Using online publishing service to make digital e-catalog
There are some many free services available that can let us make a digital edition of catalog and share online. One I use is free.yudu.com.
1. Prepare your PDF catalog. If you already have launched the print catalog, you certainly have the digital copy. If your print catalog was made by others, you can also ask the providers to give a digital copy to you. And then you can use the Office tools to save the digital copy catalog as PDF. But if you don’t have a digital copy, you need to design and create your own.
2. Go to website free.yudu.com, register a free account if you don’t have one. After active your account, you can start to create your flip digital catalog. Click the Publish button, and upload your PDF file, type the related information about the catalog, and then publish. Wait moment, you can see your publication online, and just click the EMBED ITEM button, you can get the embed code, copy the code to your website page and embed to the source code where you want to display.
Using digital publish software to make digital catalog from PDF with downloadable edition
Step 1: Download a digital publish software from website, for instance, you can download Kvisoft Flipbook Maker pro from the kvisoft.com. And then install the software on your computer.
Step 2: Run the software and import the PDF file to the software. If you want to edit the pages such as adding links to webpage, video and image for enrich the content, just click the Page Edit button on the top menu, and click the corresponding elements to add your content.
Step 3: After editing, you can also customize the appearance of your flip e-catalog, just click the Design button, you can choose a template, and then click the advanced setting button to do some settings. Such as you can add title and your webpage URL from the main setting option, and you can also add LOGO and link to the output publication to brand your brand business. And Click the button setting option, you can find a Download element, check it available, and click the Edit button to add your download link, it will pop up a window, you can copy your PDF download link to the blank box. You can also do other settings such as tablet of contents, bookmark, background music, etc.
Step 4: After all settings done, just click the publish button. Publish as HTML format. After the publish program finished, upload the whole output folder (includes one “index,html” file and one “files” folder) to your website server, and get the link of the index.html file, and you can view your digital catalog with page flipping mode. You can also embed the flip e-catalog to your own webpage, just copy the embed code the pages source where you want to display, and here is one tutorial showing you how to do create e catalogue from PDF: http://www.kvisoft.com/tutorials/make-e-catalogue-from-pdf.html . And when visitors click the download button, they can also download your PDF edition of catalog to save offline.
These two ways to make digital edition of flip catalog are all cost effective, why not choose one to change your print catalog to digital flip catalog. The digital flip e-catalog not only keep the feel of print catalog by page turning, but also it will let you get more business opportunities through the exposure in the more and more web users.