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.
Book 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.
Sell them with your cover design
Despite the old cliché, your prospective eBook and print buyers will judge your book by its cover.
3 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?
6 Tips for Formatting Images for an eBook
If a picture’s worth a thousand words, correctly formatted images for an eBook can be priceless!
eBook 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.
Book 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.
How 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.
How 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.