Category Archives: Book Cover Design

Cover Art Slip-Ups That Can Hurt Your Book Sales

Cover Art Slip-Ups That Can Hurt Your Book Sales

With all the new self-published books on the market today, it’s not surprising to run across a few cringe-worthy book covers. Some DIY authors opt to design their own book covers—and it shows in the results. Others hire graphic designers without knowing the difference between real cover artists and overconfident wannabes. Your book’s cover is… Continue Reading

Write Back Cover Copy That’s Tailored To Sell Your Self-Published Book

Write Back Cover Copy That’s Tailored To Sell Your Self-Published Book

Authors who are chasing a traditional publishing deal often consider writing a query letter to be one of their hardest tasks. Writers who are self-publishing their books don’t have to worry about writing a query letter…but they still have to write the summary for the back cover of their books—and that can be just as… Continue Reading

Self-Publishing: Why You Shouldn’t Go It Alone

Self-Publishing: Why You Shouldn’t Go It Alone

You’ve decided to take full control of your writing career by self-publishing your book. Congratulations! But along with full control comes full responsibility—and self-publishing your book is a big job. In addition to actually writing the manuscript, you’ll also be involved with content editing, proofreading, graphic and cover design, electronic file formatting, distribution management, marketing, and… Continue Reading

Publishing Is Half The Job: Promote Your Book! | Self-Publishing Relief

Publishing Is Half The Job: Promote Your Book! | Self-Publishing Relief

You may think the hardest, most important parts of self-publishing your book are the writing and the actual process of creating a book. But you would only be half right—the part of self-publishing that is vital to the success of your book is still ahead: self-promotion. Because publishing companies are devoting less of their time, energy,… Continue Reading

How To Design A Book Cover To Boost Sales

How To Design A Book Cover To Boost Sales

Book covers can sometimes be more memorable than books themselves—The Great Gatsby’s first edition cover featuring an original painting by Francis Cugat comes to mind. The power that book covers have over consumers cannot be ignored, which is why one must put the utmost care into creating or selecting a cover for his or her… Continue Reading

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