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Dan Eldridge is a journalist and guidebook author based in Philadelphia's historic Old City district, where he and his partner own and operate Kaya Aerial Yoga, the city's only aerial yoga studio. A longtime cultural reporter, Eldridge also writes about small business and entrepreneurship, travel, and the publishing industry. Follow him on Twitter at @YoungPioneers.

Now that Amazon has announced that it's selling more books in digital form than in print, it's only logical that even the smallest of independent publishing houses are racing to make their entire backlist available as ebooks. Book Business solicited a wide range of advice about the ebook conversion process from digital publishing pros. Here's what they had to say:

On Demand Books, the company behind the Espresso Book Machine, launched its SelfServe web-based upload earlier this year to allow self-published content to be available in print at point of sale through their growing network of machines. On Demand Books is now partnering with BookBaby so these authors (and the EBM operators some work through) can convert their print books to ā€œeā€ and have them available via all major e-tailers.

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