Apr
25
2014

How Are Readers Manipulated to Buy Books

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Self-published authors slowly realize that in order to sell more they need a professional book cover. Even if DIY book covers are very popular among indie authors, a unique and catchy cover made by a professional will always sell more. Believe it or not, publishers use various guidelines and techniques to attract reader’s attention and [...]

Mar
26
2014

Marketing Tips for Your Book

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Marketing a book or a product in general, can be a very daunting process. Readers might not be interested in your book. Start with small steps. Begin with building a website (functional and clean), a good description of the book, reviews and the rest will come. Here are some marketing tips for your book that [...]

Mar
13
2014

Copyright Issues for Book Covers

Copyright Issues for Book Covers

When I design a book cover, I’m usually very concerned about the license of the stock photo I use. Copyright laws are open to interpretation and rules are made to be broken, but you still need to get permission in order to avoid any lawsuits. Let’s see what things you should take into consideration: Will [...]

Mar
5
2014

What Are the Misconceptions That Indie Authors Have When It Comes to Book Cover Design

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Indie authors often receive contradictory advices when it comes to their book covers design. Usually authors choose to believe whatever they like, ignoring important things. Whatever the reasons, two things are for sure: not many indie authors make a living from writing and the majority of the self-published books out there have awful book covers. [...]

Feb
26
2014

How To Boost Your Creativity in 6 Easy Steps

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Do you feel like your creativity has left you? Often, those working in the creativity industry have experienced at some point a getting stuck feeling. There are many ways to boost your creativity, so here are some ideas: Switch Think this way: what if you change the colours? Try changing your techniques, use different styles, [...]

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