Updated May 2023 When you self-publish your memoir, you get to select your cover art. And it’s important to accurately reflect your genre, because your book cover is your most effective point-of-purchase marketing tool! Get it right and readers will be hitting the...
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...
Vanity Presses and Self-Publishing: What’s the Difference?
Some people use the terms vanity press and self-publishing as if they are interchangeable. Unlike traditional publishing, where the publishing house covers the cost of bringing a book to market, with self-publishing and vanity presses it is the author who takes on the...
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