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How To Get Cover Design And Formatting That Fits Your Story: My Self-Publishing Experience...

This is the sixth entry in a series in which I detail the entire experience of self publishing my book. The goal is to offer tips and strategies so you can learn from my successes and mistakes. This week: cover design and interior formatting.
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Image Formatting and Cover Design Advice

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.
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Your Book Needs Editing, Design, and Marketing (even if CreateSpace no longer offers these...

When my first self-published manuscript returned from an editor's desk carved in violent red ink, I learned one huge lesson: a book simply won’t be publishable without professional author services like editing and design.
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Why Lauren Lynne Chose BookBaby For Her Self-Published Young Adult Novels

"When I was first trying to decide who I wanted to work with, I did quite a bit of research. I didn't want to have to figure out the cover art, and I sure didn't want to have to figure out the conversion, because I'm not a computer genius, I'm a story teller. I was so glad BookBaby was willing to work with me and really listen to my ideas."
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How To Make The Most Of Your Holiday Book Sales

Ready to get your book sales cranking this holiday? Your book cover, storefront, metadata, and marketing plan should all work together to make your holidays bright.
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Check Out The Latest BookBaby How To Videos

While the end of the holiday season is growing closer, the "How Do I?" season for self-published authors never really ends. We've produced three new BookBaby How To videos to help get you through the self publishing process.
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Focus On Your Book’s Back Cover

Think of your favorite books in your personal library. Aside from the titles and authors, what usually come to your mind? All those beautiful covers? Some covers tell a story in and of themselves. So what about the other side of the book? I'll wager that nobody remembers what’s on the back cover of their favorite books. And yet I believe this is the most important – and most overlooked – book marketing real estate for self published authors.

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