Tag: Book cover design tips

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A Bad Book Blurb Can Kill Your Book

Want to guarantee that no one but friends and family will buy your book? It’s easy: just write a crappy book blurb for your back cover.
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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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You Can’t Skip Hiring A Cover Designer

Readers are basing their book-purchasing decisions on a single image with a few pixels. That's one reason you need the services of a professional cover designer.
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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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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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Book cover design tips for independent authors

We spoke with two graphic designers to get some insights on what makes for great design and why your book cover design is more important than ever before.
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Printed Books 101: the components of a book (and where they go)

For quick reference, here’s a cheat sheet of common components used in book design. Remember, most books don’t have all of these, so use this glossary to get the parts you DO have in the right place.

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