Author archives: Robert Taylor

Making Flipbooks is Really Simple

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There I sat thinking, “What am I going to do?” I have to get this PDF file turned into a Flipbook. Sure, I could load it up onto the Internet as is, but then people wouldn’t be able to read it. You see PDF files are not easily searchable, so the best solution was to try making a flipbook magazine from the PDF. Still, this was a complex project. “How was I go[...]

How Yumpu.com Solved My Flipbook Problems

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I had heard so much about it from friends and co-workers that I finally had to give it a try. I couldn't be happier with my choice. This website is perfect for any designer, publisher, or Photoshop user looking to break into an online environment. Flipbook animation problems I kept running into the same several problems when I tried out other flipbook anim[...]

What is a Flipbook?

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After researching for a short period of time, I was able to stumble upon a site called www.Yumpu.com. My primary question, upon viewing there site, was what is a Flipbook? Perusing their site informed me that Yumpu.com is a website that offers a publishing service that will take PDF files and turn them into ePaper publications. These publications will be in [...]

Jquery Flipbooks for Non-Digital Artists

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I wanted to create a jquery flipbook to show off to potential agents and clients. Sending out photocopies of my work in a hard copy portfolio to potential clients and agents is increasingly becoming an ancient practice. In some cases, it is even considered unprofessional. Can you believe that? An artist sending out paper images is seen as an amateurish move.[...]

How to make a Flipbook - Step by step

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Since the flipbook was mainly to be used for marketing purposes, it was important to me that the flipbook could be integrated into a Twitter page and Facebook account. Additionally, I wanted the flipbook to be optimized for Google and Yahoo search engines so potential clients could find it easily, whether they were using a desktop computer, or a mobile phone[...]