May 18, 2022

Guide to Children’s Book Design

Book design is crucial when you create a book for a young reader. The book size, illustrations, colors, and font all need to complement each other to attract your target audience. We’ll discuss all of this and more in this guide to children’s book design! As you go through the […]
May 4, 2022

How to Design a Book Jacket

Every book needs a cover. And some need a jacket, too! In order to determine whether your book should have a jacket, you first need to understand what purpose a book jacket serves and what elements it should include. Then you can decide whether to design your own and learn […]
April 20, 2022

How to Design a Back Book Cover

Think about the last time you picked up a new book to read. One of the first things you likely did was read the back cover. And why not? A book’s back cover contains great information. It summarizes the story, provides information about the author, and sometimes even includes testimonials. […]
April 6, 2022

How to Design a Book Spine

Take a look at your home bookshelf. What do you see? That’s right: the spine of every book! Even though the spine is one of the smallest physical parts of a book, it’s often the first thing a potential reader sees. So when you’ve finished writing your masterpiece, spend some […]
March 23, 2022

How to Design a Book Cover

It takes a special writer to complete a book. So congratulations on finishing yours! Now it’s time to start preparing it for the world to see. And that includes your book cover! A great book cover attracts readers and helps establish you as a serious author. The cover design is […]
February 23, 2022

How to market a book on Facebook

Congratulations on finishing your book! Now it’s time to market it. And whether you’re a veteran author or you’ve just written your first masterpiece, Facebook is a great place to start. But before you learn how to market a book on Facebook, you should understand why you should use this […]
February 9, 2022

How to Market Your Book for Free

Book marketing is a lot of work—but it can also be a lot of fun! It gives you a chance to be creative and show each potential reader how passionate you are about your work. If you’re self-publishing your e-book and don’t have much of a book promotion budget, you […]
January 26, 2022

Book Market Statistics

Book Market Statistics All authors want to write books that people will enjoy reading. And although studying market data might not be as exciting as writing the next bestseller, it’s important to know what’s happening in the book and publishing industries. When you understand the book market statistics relating to […]
January 12, 2022

Marketing with book trailers

Marketing a Book with Book Trailers It’s hard to watch TV without running across a trailer for the latest movie or show. Enticing and fun, these teasers are a good way to rope in potential audience members and stir buzz. What does this have to do with book publishing? Well, […]
December 29, 2021

How to market a self-published book

How to Market a Self-Published Book The world of self-publishing has grown exponentially in the past few decades. Though self-publishing was once seen as a lesser alternative to traditional publishing, today it is a popular, often empowering way for authors to reach audiences all over the world. A crucial part of […]
December 15, 2021

How to Market a Book

Writing a book takes time, commitment, and a little bit of blood, sweat, and tears (though hopefully not too much blood!). With a finished manuscript and a published book on the way, you can kick back and bask in your success, right? Well, not exactly. Even if you sign a […]
December 1, 2021

How to Market Your Book on Twitter

How to Market Your Book on Twitter Social media marketing is a powerful tool for selling just about anything—including your new book! And because Twitter has tens of millions of subscribers, if you learn how to market your book on Twitter, you can reach a wide range of potential readers. […]
November 17, 2021

How to Market a Kindle Book  

How to Market a Kindle Book Publishing a book on Amazon Kindle is a great way to establish yourself as a serious author. And in order to run a successful book marketing campaign, you have to understand how to market a Kindle book. Marketing your e-book on Kindle is different […]
November 3, 2021

Indie Author Day

Indie Author Day Twenty years ago, the publishing industry looked vastly different. Indie Author Day was a distant dream. Online retailers like Amazon, where users could easily upload and publish a book, hadn’t grown into the titans they are today. Nor was there such a plethora of businesses focused on […]
October 20, 2021

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) If you’ve never heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), then you’re missing out on a great opportunity to write a novel! Many writers want to become serious authors. And novel writing is a great way to accomplish that goal. But making time to organize […]