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AW Admin
05-13-2012, 04:50 AM
Smashwords (http://www.smashwords.com/) is a distributor and retailer for ebooks. They have an entire section of their site devoted to publishing with Smashwords (http://www.smashwords.com/about/how_to_publish_on_smashwords).

They provide tools for conversion from Microsoft Word.doc (NOT dock) files to various formats used.
They offer downloads from Apple's iBook Bookstores (31 countries), Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo, Baker & Taylor, Diesel, and others.

Smashwords Formatting Guides


The Smashwords Style Guide (http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/52) is free, and available in several formats and languages.

It's not only a good guide for Smashwords, it's a fair start to formatting an ebook in general, if you want to create your ebook by using software to convert from Microsoft Word.