It refers to a service on the internet, where files and eBooks can be stored. It has derived its essence from the concept of cloud computing.

It is a very important term in eBook publishing. In simple words, it is a parameter which marks the discoverability of an eBook. The more discoverable your book is, more popular it becomes.

It is digital Rights Management. It is a copy protection technology that makes it difficult to print or duplicate an eBook.

An acronym for electronic book. Books that can be read on electronic devices such as the Kindle, iPads, smart phone and several other e-reading devices.

It is an open industry standard eBook format. No single company owns it. Almost every retailer sells EPUB books with the exception of Amazon.

It stands for International standard Book Number. It is a unique 13 digit number given to every book. Now, eBooks also have an ISBN. It helps to accurately track and identify your book.

It is an eBook format used by Amazon’s Kindle device.

It stands for Portable Document Format. It was created by Adobe in the early 90’s and till date is the most popular eBook format.

It is Rich Text Format. It is also a popular text format, especially when you want to read on your digital notebooks. It was designed by Smashwords.

It is an eBook publication and distribution platform.