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An e-book, or electronic book, is a digital format or a soft copy of a printed book. It makes a traditional book readable through various electronic devices like computers, portable readers, PDAs, mobile gadgets, phones and more with the help of various e-book reading software.
There is no set turnaround time for e-book conversion and production. We work on a first-come, first-served basis. Rest assured, however, that we are committed to helping all our authors get their e-books out there in a timely manner so they can tap into the continuously-growing market of e-book readers as quickly as possible.
Legaia Books USA recognizes that e-publishing is an important market for ourselves, and our authors, to branch into. For this reason, we have decided to offer free e-book conversion to help our authors reach as many potential readers as possible. This initiative may change in the future, but at this time, we would like to facilitate the entrance of as many titles as possible into the e-book market.
All authors who have purchased publishing packages that did not have e-book availability are qualified for the digital conversion project.
Absolutely nothing. We are converting all titles that were published under a Legaia Books Packages which did not include the e-book format as part of that package. We will email you once your book has been converted into a digital format.
You can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the high volume of messages that we receive, please bear with us if you experience a slight delay in our response.
The e-book Customer Service Team entertains questions regarding e-book conversion and status update requests.
The e-book conversion covers books published by Legaia Books USA.
There is no set turnaround time for e-book channel submission or distribution. We work on a first-come, first-served basis. Rest assured, however, that we are committed to helping all our authors get their e-books to all the relevant retailers in a timely manner so they can tap into the continuously-growing market of e-book readers as quickly as possible.
We do not provide a set list of channels as we work with multiple partners and each partner maintains a very dynamic list within its network.
While we submit your e-book to as many channels possible, please understand that each channel or retailer reserves the right to refuse listing.
Among our list of vendors are Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Rakuten Kobo Inc., and Google Play Books. There is no guarantee though that your eBook will appear on each of these sites. To see where your e-book is being sold please use a search engine to see which vendors are carrying your e-book.
No. Legaia Books USA e-books will be distributed to as many vendors as possible within our network, including future partnerships that we and our partners acquire. It is then at the vendors’ discretion whether or not they list the e-book titles we submit to them.
Yes, your e-book will have a separate ISBN.
No. It will be provided for each converted e-book.
The royalty for e-books is 50% of the net payments received by Legaia Books USA.
All e-books have a default price of $3.99. Pricing changes will not be entertained.
Yes, the format will change for the e-book subject to technical limitations. Its version is not the same as the printed version. Therefore, differences in appearance are to be expected. For example, not all font types are supported by all e-book readers. Our team of able developers will take the liberty of picking font types that will work for most readers in the market.
No, all changes, if any at all, will only be done on the e-book file and not on the original and actual file.
Unfortunately, we are not able to entertain post-publication/resubmission correction updates at this time due to the large volume of work to be processed.
Your digital work or e-book is protected by the same laws that protect your printed book.
As for DRM or Digital Rights Management, our vendors exercise their individual prerogatives to further protect your e-book.
Yes, Legaia Books USA e-books are supported by, and are compatible with, most e-book readers across all platforms. This includes, but is not limited to, iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Amazon Kindle, and BN Nook.
Legaia Books USA offers conversion and distribution to authors who purchase any Legaia Books publishing package at absolutely no extra cost.
Please note: Due to the nature and complexity of the legal system, Legaia Books does not claim to have intimate knowledge of the specific details regarding legal questions. For more detailed information about legal and U.S. Copyright concerns, speak to a local attorney or visit www.copyright.gov for more information.