March 31, 2011
-- Today Bookbrewer, a leader in the self-serve eBook publishing movement, announced its selection of BookGenie to provide enhanced eBook conversion services to individual authors. The partnership will give independent authors and publishers affordable options to make their eBooks stand out with attractive covers and special layouts.
specializes in self-service tools that help authors and publishers quickly create and distribute content in the growing eBook market, with publishing packages starting at just $19.99. It also jointly runs Borders Get Published, which will also be able to use BookGenie’s services.
Ebook technology makes it easier than ever to publish a book, but that’s only the first step, said BookBrewer’s CEO Dan Pacheco.
“It’s one thing to make your eBook available in retail channels, and quite another to get it to sell,” said Pacheco. “BookGenie has a great track record helping larger publishers create eye-popping layouts and visual designs that drive sales. We’re excited to be able to make those same services available to individual authors through BookGenie.”
) has worked extensively with publishers in various fields, including K-12 education, science and medicine, technical and trade sectors. Its services include typesetting, layout, data conversion, ebook conversion, OCR scanning and much more. “We help authors do all the things they need to do to look more professional, but aren’t necessarily set up to do themselves, all in a cost-effective way,” said Pratap Chowdary, BookGenie’s Chief Marketing Officer.