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This page features a list of ebook production and distribution services. Please note that this list is a work in progress. If you know of other ebook conversion service, ebook distributor, or ebook publisher who should be added to this list, please email John Kremer.

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All Books Free - Free ebooks: novels, short stories, poetry, and children's books.

Amazon Kindle eBooks - Allows you to upload ebooks from Word docs to the Amazon Kindle reader sales program. You can upload Kindle ebooks ready for sales in less than one hour.

Amazon now offers a Kindle program to allow anyone to read a Kindle ebook via the web. Details:

Read the above Amazon page because it also tells you how you can embed a Kindle ebook sample on your blog or website and earn referral fees from sales.

=> 44% of Kindle owners make more than $80,000 a year (Nielson)

=> 83% of their parents would allow or encourage their children to read books on an e-reader (New York Times).

=> 27% of Kindle owners have Master’s degrees or doctorates (Nielson).

=> For every 100 hardcover books Amazon is selling, it sells 143 Kindle ebooks (Jeff Bezos).

=> Some publishers are now considering including advertising in their ebooks (Wall Street Journal).

Baen Books - This science fiction publisher offers many of its titles as ebooks.

Barnes & Nobel PubIt! - A digital self-publishing platform that allows authors and self-publishers to publish ebooks for the B&N Nook platform. The neat thing is that PubIt! will convert your Microsoft Word, text, or HTML files to ePub format at no cost! PubIt! support:

BB eBooks Thailand, Paul Salvette, Managing Director. Email: Provides authors and publishers ebook creation solutions, technical advice, and assistance in distributing their ebooks. Ebook conversion services for Kindle and epub start as low as $50.

Belle Étoile Studios, Jamie Kerry, Raleigh NC; 314-260-1880. Email: Book design, page layout, logo and identity design, print production, and ebook design and creation.

Blue Feather Web Design, Sandra Marie Hall, Editor, Florida. Email: Book editing, production, print, ebooks, web publishng, Facebook, Twitter, and more. Offer both print and ebooks.

Book Baby - For $99 set up and $19 per year after the first year (per book), they will convert your ebook and distribute it to Amazon's Kindle, Barnes & Nobel's Nook, Sony's Reader, and Apple's iBookstore. You keep 100% of the money that comes in after the four ebookstores take their cut. Guidelines for getting your book file ready for ePub conversion:

BookBrewer - Allows users to create ebooks from manuscripts or blogs. $89.99 for an ISBN number and your ebook sent to various online stores. $199.99 for an ePub file that you can sell anywhere you want. - Specializes in non-fiction how-to. Offers an eFulfillment service.

Books Gone Digital - Online sales site for digital books (primarily PDFs). But very low traffic for the website.

Books Should Be Free - Free audio book downloads in mp3, iPod, and iTunes formats. Lots of audio books, especially copyright free books. Also ebooks.

BookTango - Another Author Solutions ebook company. They claim to pay 100% royalties, but their extra fees are very high (promotion, covers, etc.).

Calibre - A downloadable software for managing and converting ebooks. Outputs epub, html, mobi, pdf, and text files to epub, FB2, OEB, Mobi, PDB, PDF, TCR, and text (among other formats).

Di Angelo Publications, Sequoia Di Angelo, President, 2800 Post Oak Boulevard #4100, Houston TX 77056; 832-390-2352. Email: Their clients pay them to put together their product and publish it via print-on-demand and ebooks.

Digital Pulp Publishing, Genene Miller Coté, 877-382-2100; Fax: 760-406-4276. Email: Ebooks by authors, self-publishers, and independent presses. Ebook store plus conversion services for ebooks. Ebook store at Low traffic website.

Digital Scanning, Chip Musson, 344 Gannett Road, Scituate MA 02066; 781-545-2100. Email: and Scans out-of-print books for authors and converts them to both mobi and epub validated ebooks. Also works with Microsoft Word files.

We can scan to PDF, RTF, HTML, XML, DOC, CSV, as well as traditional image formats such as JPEG and TIFF.

eB Format - Converts from most file formats to mobi, epub, pdf, CreateSpace, and Smashwords formats. - Features ebooks for sale.

eBook Architects, Joshua Tallent, Austin TX; 512-939-3466. Email: Also: Specializes in formatting and converting books for sale on the Amazon Kindle ebook device. Fiction and nonfiction, easy or difficult. User comment: Joshua is Great! He formatted my book into Kindle as well as all the other e-book formats at a very good price. I liked him a lot.

EbookArtist - An ebook design and conversion company specializing in photography books and children's books. Also offers interactive multimedia ebook design.

Ebook Conversion, Bob Mehta, Supremus Group, 855 SE Bell Court #300, Waukee IA 50263; 515-865-4591. Email: Converts book to various ebook formats.

Ebook Enhancers, a Kindle ebook conversion company.

EbookIt, Bo Bennett, CEO, 365 Boston Post Road #311, Sudbury MA 01776; 855-326-6548. Email: Allows authors to convert their books into ebooks and distribute them via digital retailers. Partners include, iBookstore, Google, Reader Store, B&N, Kobo, Borders, and more. $149 per book from a .doc file to $249 per book from a .pdf file. Discounts for 10 or more titles.

Ebook Services, Dhiraj Aggarwal, India; 91-98100-50809. Email: Ebook creation, copyediting, proofreading, typesetting, etc.

E-Books Publisher, James Douglas, publisher. Email:

At E-Books Publisher, your manuscript will be proof-read by us and our graphics department will work closely with you to make sure the front cover is exactly the way you want it.

EbooksTalkToMe, Wanda Carruthers, 2363, Lakeside Drive, Birmingham AL 35244; 205-733-2684; Fax: 205-980-1745. Email: An ebook publishing company. - Offers nonfiction and reference books in ebook format (PDF or HTML formats). Sells ebooks to corporate, academic, school, and government markets.

eCub - A simple free epub creation tool. Very basic, not a lot of formatting options.

eDition Digital, Eddie Coffey, Managing Director, UK; 386-064-166-856. Email: eDition® Digital is a professional multiplatform publishing service that enables publishers with the ability to create innovative and engaging publications across all platforms. Based in Slovenia since 2001, eDition Digital has helped 167 publishers produced over 4,800 issues delivered to 4 million readers worldwide. It provides publishers with the tools to create, manage and track engaging products, reading experiences offering rich, interactive experiences, and products that can be easily branded, customized and personalized.

EPubBud - Allows you to create an epub version of your book for free. As well as sell it. Allows you to include YouTube videos into your epub books. Really neat.

eStarPublish - Offers the eStarPublish ebook conversion service where PDFs, Word docs, and other publishing files are transformed into formats compatible with Kindle, Kobo, Sony, and iPad. Plus they offer distribution for the ebooks.

FastPencil, 3131 Bascom Avenue #150, Campbell CA 95008; 866-960-9401; Fax: 408-540-7572. Email: Offers free writing software to publish books and ebooks, with simple professional book templates. Must pay for POD publishing or ebook publishing (POD, Pdf, or Kindle) and distribution.

The Fiction Works, Ray Hoy, Publisher. Offers an ebook formatting service.

Folium Book Studio, John McAlester, eBook Evangelist. Email: or For $30, they offer "an easy-to-use ebook conversion tool with robust formatting and professional design features built right in." Users can upload a variety of file types and export unlocked and fully usable files for Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble's Nook, and Apple iBooks.

Four Colour Print Group, George Dick, President, 2410 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY 40206; 502-896-9644; Fax: 502-896-9594. Email: Ebook conversions.

Free Books for All - A collection of free nonfiction ebooks: business, cookbooks, self-help, reference, quotations, computer, travel, etc.

Get Free eBooks - Free ebooks. You can list yours here. Alexa rank: 22,035 in April 2011.

Illuminated Pages, Amy Gilbert; 310-849-5972. Email: Graphic designer specializing in book covers, book and ebook interior design, web pages, and advertising flyers.

Ingram Content Group, Drew Bordas, VP of Business Operations, One Ingram Boulevard, P O Box 3006, LaVergne TN 37086-1986; 615-213-7392; Fax: 615-213-5811. Email: Ingram Content offers ebook conversion and distribution services.

INscribe Digital, Larry Norton, SVP Business Development, 55 San Francisco Street, Suite 710. Email: INscribe Digital provides conversion, distribution and marketing services providing hands on service for published authors and independent publishers.

Irving Street Press, Amy Pogue, Development Director; 503-318-1422. Email: Ebook conversion with a personal touch. We pride ourselves on our working closely with each author to ensure that their eBook is exactly how they envisioned it, including the cover.

Jutoh - A multiplatform software solution for creating ebooks in the following formats: epub, html, txt.

Kiwi Yarner Conversions, Jo Frederick, New Zealand. Email: Converts manuscripts to ebook formats. Based in New Zealand but accepts projects from every part of the world.

Library Tales Publishing, Usher Morgan, CEO, 244 5th Avenue #Q222, New York NY 10001; 718-247-9414 or 347-394-2629; Fax: 917-463-0892. Email: Andrew Monroe, Editor; Email: Ebooks on many topics.

Libre Digital - Motto: Freedom to publish, freedom to market, freedom to sell, freedom to control. Provides ebook publishing, marketing, and distribution services to many large publishers. A service of R R Donnelley.

LibriVox - Free audiobooks of public domain books.

LinkEbooks - Ebooks retailer for multiple formats and all categories. - Features ebooks in many genres, all free.

Middleton Book Conversion - Converts manuscripts into ebooks for various ebook platforms.

Darla Mittler Virtual Services, Darla Mittler, 2238 Dundas Street W #59075, Toronto, Ontario M6R 3B5 Canada. Email: They do not conduct business via the phone. Ebook formatting for epub, mobi, PDF, and other ebook formats.

MrLasers, Email: Offers a hand-crafted approach to formatting and converting books to all major ebook formats.

M-Y Books, Jonathan Miller, 187 Ware Road, Hertford, Herts SG13 7EQ, United Kingdom — Ebook publishing, distribution, and marketing service based in the UK.

My Ebook, David Henderson, South Africa. Email: Ebook conversion and publishing company in South Africa.

My Tablet Books, 2410 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY 40206; 502-896-9644. Email: Distribute your eBooks direct to your customers and save money. Personalized eBookstore available.

NetLibrary, Boulder CO; 800-413-4557. Currently offers 13,000 titles from more than 150 publishers. Its titles are offered via libraries around the country as well as on its web site.

NetRead - This publishing portal tries to make it easy for writers to publish their books in all formats: printed, on-demand, ebooks, and audiobooks. - Offers free audio books, primarily episodic fiction.

Open Ebook - Develops standards for ebooks.

OverDrive Systems, 440-519-0877. Overdrive is an ebook developer for PCs, the Internet, CD-ROM, and Softbook. Offers ebook and audiobook outsourcing to many libraries.

PDFtoEPub - Allows users to convert PDF ebooks to Kindle and ePub ebooks (for use on the Kindle and iPad). $39.95 download.

Pinnacle Technology - Provides ebook formatting and distribution to the key ebook outlets (iPad and Kindle). Clients include Dover Publications, NYU Press, World Public Library, Fry Communications, and Columbia University Press.

Pragamatic Author - Allows you to track your book sales via Kindle (and regular book sales via, Nook (and regular book sales via, CreateSpace, and Smashwords - all in one location via a graphical interface. This service is free during its beta period. And they are looking to add other ebook sales sites for tracking as well.

Project Gutenberg - Attempting to put all the classics and other copyright-free books on the web for anyone to read or download.

Publish & Prosper Press, Sharon Lampert; 212-772-8601. Hardcover, softcover, and ebooks. 75% royalties on wholesale price. 24-hour updates and revisions.

Publishers Row, Alexander Gendler, President, 9001 Keating Avenue, Skokie IL 60076; 847-568-0593; 888-81E-BOOKS. Email: $95 to turn your print PDF file into a professional prepared Kindle and ePub ebook. If you have more than 50 titles to sell, they will build you an eBookstore for free.

Questia, Linda Cunningham, Vice President of Content. With $45 million in venture capital, this company intends to make the content of 250,000 educational texts available online. Students will be able to license parts of a book or the entire content. 60 publishers have already signed on.

Reality Information Systems, Building No 4, Block A, Office No - 001,
The Manjari Stud Farm Pvt Ltd, Pune – Saswad Road, Phursungi, Pune – 412 308, India; 91-20-4060-4800. Email: Converts Microsoft Word, PDF, HTML, text, and other formatted books into ebooks for the ePub standard, Kindle, and other ebook formats.

Reality Premedia Services, 4A, SEZ, S.P. Infocity, Pune, India; +91-20-4060-4800. Email: Provides eBook conversion and assists distribution to Amazon, Nook, and iBookstore.

RealRead, Email: This site brings the bookstore experience online. Web shoppers can review tables of content, page through indexes and view text and graphics just as they appear in the original.

Romeii LLC, Steve Delmont, Director, Hudson WI; 888-465-8272; Cell: 651-206-7888; Fax: 651-344-0609. Helps authors to be published in Apple iPad and Amazon Kindle formats.

The Round Thing, Morgan Burns, The Seashell Press. They are looking to publish the latest in alternative and controversial science. They convert, produce and publish ebooks including conference proceedings for free in exchange for an annual royalty. The author keeps their copyright, and they publish with a nonexclusive license.

SamEnrico PLC, Sam Enrico Williams. Email: We offer output solutions for ebooks, digital magazines and newspapers which can also be used with the kindle publishing suite offered by Amazon.

Sandman Studios, Mark Sproul, VP of Marketing, 610 South 850 East, Lehi UT 84043; 801-450-3533; Fax: 801-438-1225. Email: Designs ebooks, digital apps, book covers, visual effects, websites, book trailers (including book promotional videos for Neil Gaimon and Lemony Snicket), video games, etc.

Eldon Sarte Design, Eldon Sarte. Specializes in ebook cover designs. $124 for an ebook cover design.

Sigil - A WYSIWYG ebook editor with metadata and table of contents support. Imports text, html, and epub files; exports to epub or SGF (the Sigil native format). A Google service.

Signalman Publishing, John McClure, President, 3209 Stonehurst Circle, Kissimmee FL 34741; 407-343-4853; 888-907-4423. Email: They take an book, no matter how complex the formatting (tables, photos, graphs, etc.) and format it so it looks great on Kindle, Nook, iPad, Sony, and other ereaders. They also help clients get ebook distribution.

Smashwords, Mark Coker, Founder, 15951 Los Gatos Boulevard #16, Los Gatos CA 95032. A digital self-publishing platform for independent ebook authors. Authors retain full control over how their works are published, sampled, priced and sold. If an author wants to charge one dollar or ten thousand dollars, or give it away for free, they have that freedom.

StoneGarden.Net Publishing - Kristofer J Stamp, Owner, 3851 Cottonwood Drive, Danville CA 94506; 925-984-7867. Email: "High quality ebook publishing since 1997. All authors and all genres welcome."

TranslationPanacea, 204, Kalpavruksh, S. No. 46, Hissa No. 1C /1 plot B Karve Nagar, Pune 411 052 India; 99 75 57 85 62. Email: An ebook support service to publishers and authors.

We offer ebook conversion and help our clients to distribute it through various readers. Our other services include translation, editing and pre-production, rights management, book scouting, book review, subtitling, voice over, and others.

Twenty or Less Press, Chris Jensen, Director. Email: A full service ebook publisher of short fiction under 20,000 words in all genres. They pay royalties and never charge fees to authors. For accepted submissions they provide editing, illustration, formatting and distribution to all major electronic outlets.

Untreed Reads, K D Sullivan, 415-621-0465; 800-318-6037. Email: Providing solutions for ebook publishing and distribution., Christian Fowler. Email: Offers on-demand B&W and color photo books in a range of hardcover and paperback sizes as well as photo-sharing and PDF publishing tools.

Zinepal - Allows users to convert a blog or website to a PDF, ePub, or Kindle ebook. Try it out. See if it works for you.

See also page-flipping ebook services and sites.

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