Image Formatting and Cover Design Advice

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The graphic appeal of your book – both the book cover and the pages within – plays a big part in the perception and professionalism of your work.

These posts help answer questions and give advice to get your images and files ready for publication.

image formatting book cover designBook cover design tips for independent authors
We spoke with two graphic designers to get insights on what makes for great design and why your book cover design is more important than ever before.

image formatting sell themSell them with your cover design
Despite the old cliché, your prospective eBook and print buyers will judge your book by its cover.

image formatting three questions3 Tough Questions Every Author Should Ask Themselves About Their Book Cover
Let’s face it – most of your readers will view your book cover art as a tiny little postage-stamp sized image on a retail website. Does it pass the test?

image formatting six tips6 Tips for Formatting Images for an eBook
If a picture’s worth a thousand words, correctly formatted images for an eBook can be priceless!

image formatting eBook formattingeBook Formatting Tip: Resize Your Images
If you want your eBook to display content in an attractive way across all the eReaders, there are a few simple tips you’ll want to follow before your file is converted into the ePUB format.

image formatting book formattingBook Formatting and Cover Design Make Your Manuscript… a Book
You can create a beautiful book, inside and out. Once you’re finished with your content, you need to make sure your book looks as good as it reads.

image formatting book designHow a self-published author got extraordinary book cover design
Clear vision and a true collaboration with the BookBaby Design Studio makes self-published author Lauren Lynne’s Secret Watchers series look extraordinary.

image formatting design an eBookHow to Design an eBook: 3 Tips for Creating a Cover That Sells
Humans are a visual species, stimulated by compelling graphics and imagery. Not only do books with cool covers stand out because of their visual appeal, an inspired book cover can be one of your greatest sales tools.


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  1. As a prospective self published author i find these BookBaby emails interesting & informative; thank you so much..


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