Hey Guys! Nicole Gabriel here! I’m the host of the Let’s Get Your Book Published podcast. I’m also the author multiple books, a Book Designer, and a Publishing Coach as well as an intuitive Business Coach.
I’ve been in the book business for awhile now and I’ve helped many clients get their book published over the years. On this podcast I share personal stories, client stories, and the truths about the publishing industry….
Today’s topic: Setting Up Your Book on Amazon - The Good, Bad, and Ugly
When people think of books nowadays the first thing they think about is Amazon. It used to be so different when we had real local bookstores. It really does sadden me because people really gravitate toward Amazon now. Some of you see the complete picture of the pitfalls of Amazon, but most just don’t care. There is a monopoly on all things sold and many businesses are suffering as a result of it’s...
Hi Guys! A rainy dark almost spring-like day here in Utah! I saw flowers blooming out on the trail hike yesterday! How exciting it’s almost spring! Happy daylight savings day!
On today’s episode we’re gonna talk about how to best work with a book designer.
There are multiple levels to the book design process. There are many moving parts from the time the manuscript leaves the editor to the time you hold the book in your hands. The book’s cover is the first time you see your book come to life. A professional book designer will always do far more than just a book cover!
As a book designer for the last decade myself, I am often approached with people telling me all about the artistic components of the book they envision creating. But, honestly, I wouldn’t be doing my job right if I didn’t re-focus my authors on what they are trying to achieve rather than how they want it to look. A proper designer is looking at all the pieces to the...