When it comes to professional book production, the interior formatting is absolutely critical. Whether the pages have two columns or one column, the type and size of font that's used, the spacing... all of that is very important.
There’s a blazing hot sun parked overhead and you can hear the kids splashing in the pool. Your backyard grill is fired up and ready to go, while the dog has settled down for a nap on one of the few patches of cool shade. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Or at least it should for self-published authors who want to take advantage of the holiday selling season to launch and sell their next books. And here’s why.
If you’re looking to put serious effort into a campaign to promote your self-published book, this infographic can help guide you in your quest to build your author platform. From building a website to embracing social media, from holding a contest to starting a blog, here are 10 ways you can build momentum, publicity, and attention as you launch your book.
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.
Do you know how to market with book metadata? You’re a writer, and you probably hate all those geeky computer terms that people toss around when they’re trying to point out something you haven’t done. But metadata is important if you want your book to go far and wide. So what is metadata, and why do you want to take advantage of it?
This video gives instructions on how to format your book using Microsoft Word on a Mac. Interior Templates are also available on bookbaby.com.