December 7th, 2020

"Buy Now" Book Covers for Independent Authors

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Author Marketing | Indie Publishing

by Penny C. Sansevieri

Practically speaking, a book cover is just a tool to bind and protect the pages of a book. But every writer – and every consumer – knows that a book cover is so much more. Your cover is a visual ambassador for your book: it’s a marketing tool, a billboard for your brand, and sometimes even a small piece of art available to the reading public.… Read the post

October 9th, 2020

Six Self-Publishing Considerations

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Indie Publishing | John Peragine

by John Peragine

I recently spoke on a virtual panel for the American Society of Journalists and Authors annual conference on why people should consider self-publishing, and why now may be one of the best times to consider doing it. I have broken down the six thoughts to consider into the acronym "WRITER."… Read the post

August 10th, 2020

Book Covers 101: Updating Your Cover

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Author Marketing | Indie Publishing

by Melinda VanLone

Book covers are a lot like fashion, except the expectations change over the course of years instead of seasons. Everyone’s seen the cover of their favorite book change over the years, whether it’s traditionally published or indie. You might even be thinking about how nice it would be to change your own book cover to something more exciting or more “now”, but something is holding you back.… Read the post


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