Client Discovery Document 1 - Rev Feb 2016

10 Things to Know Before You Write an eBook

My number one question of all time is, “How do I start writing an eBook?” Here are my top 10 recommendations. 1. Don’t buy any software or services. Part of the reason I do what I do is to demonstrate to Authors that they really, really can do this all by themselves. As you’ll see […]

Client Discovery Document 1 - Rev Feb 2016

Designing Your eBook Cover

Why are there so many eBook covers that just suck? Here’s how to un-suck yours, and design for digital, not print. It used to be said that you had 6 seconds to sell someone on your printed book in a bookstore. Personally, I think that was an overestimation, and it’s gotten much, much worse in […]

Client Discovery Document 1 - Rev Feb 2016

Dealing with Graphic Designers

I recently had a question posed to me by a self-publishing author about how to choose and negotiate with a graphic designer. She asks, “…Pay per job, per hour or a combo of paying for the job plus a percentage of the first set # of books sold. Any opinions?” Most graphic designers, if they […]