Free ebook formatting tools and templates
There are basically two kinds of ebooks.
The first type is the nicely-designed PDF file you use for a lead-gen offer or optin bribe.
You’ll want to get it formatted, mostly like in 8.5″x11″ size, which you can do in MS Word or Adobe InDesign.
You’ll also need a cover, and then you might make a 3D mockup or promo image with that cover.
Then when people optin or sign up, you’ll take them to a page they can download the ebook, or attach it in an email.
If have some templates for this kind of ebook at www.diybookformats.com
Kindle or iBooks or Kobo…
If you want to distribute your ebook so readers can buy and download it to their devices, you’ll need to format your ebook to .epub or .mobi files.
The automatic ebook converter on this site will help with that – you still need to do some basic formatting to your document so that the ebook will convert well, but it’s the fastest and easiest way to to make your ebook files for online bookstores.
You can either upload them directly, or use a service like Draft2Digital to distribute your ebook for you.