To catch readers’ attention so you can sell books, you need an awesome cover. Intimidated? Don’t be. You don’t have to be an artist to come up with great book cover ideas. Sometimes, all you need is a little inspiration.Read More
Your cover is arguably one of the most important selling points of your book. As authors, however, we often face tight budgets. Deciding where to spend our money and where to tighten the belt isn’t easy. Covers are one of the more expensive aspects of production. Pre-made covers often start at $100, and custom, full-spread…Read More
Whether you hire a book cover designer or make them yourself, there’s a good chance that your book cover will use stock photos. While you may think you’re fine because you paid the designer or the stock photo site, what you’ll learn from reading this article is that you may not be safe at all.…Read More
Writing a children’s book is not something to go into lightly. Sure, it may sound like less work because they’re typically fewer words, but there are things to think about you may not be prepared for. But if you have ever thought about it, it’s a great market to get into. About 40 million children’s books are sold online every year.
Eevi Jones has written more than a dozen children’s books of her own and uses her knowledge to teach others the skills needed to write, publish and market their own children’s books. The tips she shares in this episode will help you think about the different factors to consider when writing a children’s book, as well as get you started in the right direction.Read More
Derek Murphy continues our discussion on book cover design. We’ve both made the mistake of trying to make our book covers stand out, but many designers will tell you that a cliche book cover may do really well because it’s what the audience wants and lets them know what the book will be about right away.
Derek has spent plenty of time reviewing what kinds of covers work better to convey what the book is about. This translates into more clicks on an ad with a cover that is intriguing to them.Read More
A lot of self-published authors create their own book covers. We all know a professional and eye-catching book cover design is key to book sales, but this can be hard if you’re not a professional designer. Well, did you know you can design a fiction book cover in Canva that looks professional — even if…Read More