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15 Questions Your Book Designer Should Ask (& Why Each One Matters)
If you’ve been around this blog for very long, you’ve undoubtedly seen us discuss all of the ins and outs of self-publishing many times. Perhaps you’ve even been hard at work completing your own manuscript, long awaiting the day when you’ll be ready for the next step.
And what is that next step for an author? Typically, it’s hiring a developmental editor, if needed, then a copyeditor. After that, the natural progression is to hire a professional book designer…
Read the full article here to learn more about why you should hire a professional book designer, how to do it, and what to expect when you do.
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How to Write Book Acknowledgments: Thanking Those Who Deserve It
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Barnes and Noble Audiobooks officially launches
“Barnes and Noble has been testing audiobook integration for the past couple of months. They have shuttered the dedicated Nook Audiobooks app for Android and iOS, in addition to the old website.”
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The first impression you make on potential readers is through your cover. You only have a few seconds to convince a customer to pick up your book, and most of the time, you accomplish this by having a stunning cover that stands out from the crowd. Fortunately, 1106 Design is here to ensure your book isn’t lost among the others on the shelf.
We’ll have your initial cover concepts ready for you in 7-10 working days. With our Premium and Advantage Plus plans, you can have up to 3 front cover concepts to review, and we’ll refine your favorite of these concepts until you are completely satisfied with the finished product.
Our video production team specializes in creating dynamic, engaging book trailers. Because videos gain more engagement than text or static images, book trailers are ideal to share on social media, and they can also be shared on your Amazon author page and on Goodreads.
We offer a range of plans to suit your audiobook needs. For instance, at $1,430, our Pro Plan provides:
60 Second Duration Video
Royalty-Free Music & Video
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