Compiling and marketing an eBook is a great way to get your name known as a blogger or even as a professional. Believe it or not, you can design a fantastic looking eBook by using nothing but Microsoft Word. All you need is some patience and a little aesthetic sense.
So why spend hundreds of dollars on complicated software? Get started with the excellent guide from PCWorld.
If you need to create documents with drop caps, pull quotes, columns, text that wraps around images, and similar desktop publishing elements, you can do so in Word. The only problem is that these tools are scattered all across Word’s Ribbon user interface, and some are buried deep in arcane menus. I’ll show you where to find them, and explain how to make the most of them.