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What Does a Book Designer Do?

In this video, book designer Joel Friedlander talks with BookBaby president Brian Felsen about what exactly a designer does to help an author or publisher realize their vision. A book designer's specific involvement in a project can vary depending upon the job, and can include everything from assisting in the finalization of the manuscript (recommending developmental editing, copy editing, or proofreading), coming up with a design strategy and concept, working with vendors, creating a marketing plan, and more.

The Most Common Printed Book Design Mistakes Self-Published Authors Make

Book designer Joel Friedlander talks with BookBaby president Brian Felsen about the most common mistakes self-published authors make when it comes to designing their own books, including incorrect numbering of pages, numbering blank pages, and putting running heads on chapter openers.
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How to Design an eBook: 3 Tips for Creating a Cover That Sells

We’ve all heard the old cliché “you can’t judge a book by its cover.” But the fact is we humans are a visual species, stimulated by compelling graphics and imagery. And not only do books with cool covers stand out because of their visual appeal, they can be one of your greatest sales tools as well.

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