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Import Content From Google Doc, Word Docx, Youtube, Blog Posts & More - VIDEO
Import Content From Google Doc, Word Docx, Youtube, Blog Posts & More - VIDEO

How to import content to create and eBook From Google Doc, Word Docx, Youtube, Blog posts & more.

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Hi, welcome to Designrr.

In this video we'll show you how to create an ebook by importing your content into Designrr.

On the Designrr homepage there are several ways to start creating an ebook. You can click new ebook, or you can select from one of these options to import your content, or click the create button in the upper right corner.

In the project creator select an option from the project dropdown. For this example, I'll create an ebook.

Next, choose in which format the ebook should be published. There are several different options. You can always change it before publishing, or you can decide later. I'll go with PDF.

Now, we can import the content that we have for the ebook

Select upload file or insert link. You can import from a Word docx by uploading the file from your computer or pasting the URL into this field.

A Google Doc can be imported by adding the URL.

You can import a YouTube video by pasting the URL. The audio will be transcribed and screenshots will be taken from the video and entered into your ebook.

A podcast can be imported by uploading a file or entering the URL. Again, the audio will be transcribed.

To import a blog post, simply enter the URL.

You can import a PDF by uploading the PDF file or entering the URL.

Any photos included in the blog post or PDF will be inserted into your ebook.

A video can be imported by uploading the file or pasting the URL. Again, the audio will be transcribed with screenshots taken from the video.

For this example, I'll upload a Google Doc, so I'll add the URL here. If you have more than one URL, you can also add them.

Next, select the theme for the topic of your book. When you're importing content, you don't necessarily have to choose a theme. This one is about writing an ebook, so I'll select the author theme.

Now, choose a template for this book. At the top, there are filters for the book format, such as type, theme - which I've chosen author - page size and orientation.

Before making a selection, you can preview a template to see if it fits your needs. You can always change the template later or make design changes.

To choose a template, click Use this template. Your content is now combined with the template and opened in what we call the design editor. Here you can begin making changes to the layout of the ebook. Start from the top and work down because our technology will constantly update pages.

When you change things like fonts, images, or add and remove paragraphs, it will keep re paginating your ebook so that everything is laid out correctly.

We cover customizing your ebook in more depth in other videos, but take note of these important points.

Looking at the left hand panel, you can adjust font size, style, and spacing.

Note the make changes to all elements toggle. If you want to make global changes, then keep it to all elements, and if you want to make changes to just one element, then switch it off.

You also have the ability to add and adjust images, change the cover page, add headers and footers and so much more.

Be sure to watch our other tutorial videos for more details.

When you're happy with your ebook, it's time for the last step: publishing,

All you need to do is click the publish button, choose a format that you want your ebook to be in, for example, PDF, and then click export. Of course, you can go back into your project, make more changes, and publish again at any time.

Thanks for watching this video. To learn more about how to use Designrr, be sure to watch our other tutorial videos.

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