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#IndieChat – A Chat with Hugh McGuire of Pressbooks on Best Practices for Converting your Blog into an EBook

by Samantha Knoerzer •  February 12, 2015  •   Follow SamanthaKnoerze

Published in Events  •  5 comments

We’re excited to have Hugh McGuire as our guest on Tuesday’s #IndieChat on 2/17/15.

Hugh McGuire (@hughmcguire) from @Pressbooks will be joining us on #IndieChat to talk about the best practices for converting your blog into an ebook.

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Every week we host #IndieChat on Twitter and invite industry experts and authors to discuss and share tips on the indie and publishing landscape. #Indiechat is held every Tuesday at 9pm EST. You can check out our previous chat logs on BiblioCrunch Storify.

Need instructions on how to join? Here’s how.

A member of the BiblioCrunch team will be hosting from the BiblioCrunch Twitter account (@BiblioCrunch)


About Hugh McGuire:


Hugh McGuire has been “hacking book culture” and its relationship to the web for nine years. Hugh is the founder of the Pressbooks ( platform (built on top of WordPress), which enables indie authors and publishers to produce professional-looking books for the ebook and print-on-demand markets. Previously, he created Librivox (, the world’s largest library of free, public domain audiobooks. Hugh is also the co-editor, with Brian O’Leary, of Book, a Futurist’s Manifesto:
His work has appeared in various places in print, bits and audio, including: the New York Times, Forbes, the LA Times, BBC Radio, the New Yorker, CBC Radio, NPR, Techcrunch and Pando Daily.

About Samantha Knoerzer

I am the Social Media Coordinator and Author Relations Manager for BiblioCrunch. And I love to read, OF COURSE! From the classics to YA and children's, you can find me reading it all. I have a masters in publishing from NYU's Print and Digital Media Studies masters program, and have undergraduate degrees in music, marketing, and english. I have a passion for reading, music, and travel. My goal is to travel to as many places around the world as possible. If you need to find me, you can catch me traveling all around the world at any chance I get – always with a book in hand!