The Easiest Way to Make an Ebook on an Android Phone

How to Make an Ebook on a Cellphone – The more advanced the times, the easier it is for us to do anything, for example in the past to read a piece of writing we had to use a printed book. Now reading writing is very easy with the internet and digital ebooks.

Many writers are now writing digital ebooks, because digital ebooks make it easier, cheaper, environmentally friendly, can be read anytime and anywhere and are easily available through the gadgets we hold every day.

But that doesn’t mean that writers no longer print their writing in physical books, there will always be writers who print physical books so they can get a better feel for their work. Digital ebooks that have been created in PDF can also be printed, of course you must obtain permission from the creator.

The most popular ebook format used is the PDF format (Portable Document Files), the PDF format is easy to access on various devices and there are many applications that support opening PDF files. Other formats used in creating digital ebooks are ePub, Mobi, and DocX.

Sequence in Creating an Ebook

Before going to the ebook creation tutorial, it’s a good idea for you to know the sequence and things that have to be prepared so that the ebook you create will be of interest to many people.

1. Determine the topic

The first thing you have to think about is the topic or subject of discussion that you will write about later. For example, making an ebook ‘online shop guide’, you also have to master the topic so that it is easier for future readers to understand.

2. Create an outline

An outline is a framework for a piece of writing that will be written. To be more focused and easier to write later, you have to create an outline such as titles and subtitles first. For example: knowing what a marketplace is, what marketplaces are in Indonesia, how to sell marketplaces on Tokopedia, and many more.

3. Start Writing

If the outline has been created, the next step is to start writing. Writing to create an ebook on your cellphone can use the Google Docs or WPS Office applications. Download the application for free on Google Play Store.

4. Preparing Media

The media I mean here are images. Images or illustrations in writing can be easily understood by readers. Especially if the ebook you want to make is a tutorial ebook, it’s a good idea to add images to the text.

5. Determine an interesting ebook title

Once you know what topic you will discuss, you also have to think about an interesting ebook title. The more interesting the title, the higher the chance of interest. For example, an online shop guide ebook with the title ‘Secrets of Selling Best Sellers in the Indonesian Marketplace’.

6. Create an Ebook Cover

After creating the ebook, the final step is designing the ebook cover. Design the image that will be the front cover of the ebook.

7. Mock UP Ebook

The final step is to make a Mock UP. Mock UP ebook is a visual media design used to promote ebooks on social media or more precisely on the internet.

In general, the elements in creating an ebook are just that, if there is anything you want to add, please do so according to your individual needs.

So, for those of you who are making an ebook for the first time and don’t know how to make an ebook on a cellphone, see the tutorial below.

How to Make an Ebook on an Android Phone

The application that I will use to create an ebook on a cellphone in this article is Google Docs. With this application you will also learn how to create an online ebook from an Android cellphone.

This application is free to use without spending a penny, meaning here we will provide a tutorial on how to create a free ebook.

Make sure you have a Google account to enter the Google Docs application, this application can only be accessed by Google users. It’s easy to use, because the features are more or less the same as creating an ebook in Word. Following are the steps.

OK, let’s go straight to the tutorial on how to create an ebook in PDF format using the Google Docs application.

Here are the steps on how to create an ebook on a cellphone:

  1. Open the app Google Docs on HP.
  2. For new document.
  3. create a new ebook document
  4. Write filenamejust match it with the name of the ebook you are going to create.
  5. write the title of the ebook
  6. Arrange the layout of the ebook pages such as Orientation, Paper size, Margins And Page color.
  7. organize ebook worksheets
  8. Start writing starting from the Introduction, Contents, to the end of the Closing. Don’t forget to add images if necessary.
  9. After writing is complete, also set the page number on each page by pressing the icon + in the top menu, then select Page Number.
  10. create ebook page numbers
  11. If you have finished writing the ebook, just save it in .docx format (later you can convert it to PDF using another application).
  12. Click on the 3 dots in the top right corner → select menu Share & exportSave as Google Doc (.docx).
  13. watch the ebook on your cellphone
  14. Done, the ebook has been successfully created.

How to Make an Ebook Cover on a Cellphone

Canva will help create the ebook cover this time. Canva is an online graphic design application or tool, meaning if you want to design using Canva you have to be connected to the internet.

Canva provides a variety of design needs, including ebook cover designs. There are lots of cover templates available, so users just have to choose and redesign it according to their desired design.

The way to make an ebook cover on Canva is as follows.

  1. Open the Canva application on your cellphone.
  2. Register an account or log in to Canva with a Google account.
  3. Click the ” buttonmake new“.
  4. Select the design menu Ebook Cover.
  5. Choose one of the ebook cover designs that you want to use.
  6. Change the ebook cover design to suit your ebook theme.
  7. When you have finished designing, click the icon point 3 in the top right corner.
  8. So download ebooks cover from Canva to cellphone gallery.
  9. Finished.

After you have finished making the cover, please combine all the ebook covers and ebook writing that you have previously created, you can use Google Docs or other ebook creation applications.

Examples of Attractive Ebook Covers

The ebook example below might be a reference for your ebook cover design, I took the cover example from the canva.com website.

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example of an interesting ebook
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example of an interesting ebook cover
examples of interesting ebook designs

Is there a way to make an ebook without an application?

To create an ebook design, we need an ebook maker application or you can also use a website that provides an ebook generator tool.

Recommended applications for making cool ebooks:

  • Google Docs
  • MS Office
  • Mobipocket
  • iBooks
  • ePUBee
  • Caliber
  • Zinepal
  • Canva
  • Visme
  • Flippingbook
  • FlipSnack
  • Flip Builder
  • Crello
  • Venngage
  • Blurb
  • Lucid Press

How to Make a Mock UP Ebook on a Cellphone

You have made the ebook and ebook cover, the next step is to create an ebook mock up. And the tool that will be used is web based, so you have to be connected to the internet to make it.

The method is very easy, no need to design anymore because this tool will automatically insert your ebook cover design into the mock up that has been prepared.

Here are the steps:

  1. Open the browser on your cellphone.
  2. Visit the site https://diybookcovers.com/3Dmockups/.
  3. You can choose the ebook mock up template you want Single or Composite.
  4. Click the button Next.
  5. Click Browsethen select the ebook cover file that you created previously.
  6. If you have clicked Upload.
  7. Wait a few moments until the ebook mock up is displayed.
  8. Finally, download the mock up with the format PNG or JPG.

The final word

That’s a short tutorial on how to make an ebook on a cellphone along with how to make a cover and mock up of the ebook. It’s very easy to make your own ebook on your cellphone, isn’t it?

Please create an ebook with your best written content and the best ebook cover design possible. After you have finished creating your ebook, it is best to save the file in PDF format so that it can be easily shared with people who want to read your writing. That’s all, hope it helps.

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