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Typography and its importance in book publishing

Typography and its importance in book publishing

Typography leaves its subtle mark practically everywhere: in this article, in your favorite restaurant’s menu, in messages on your phone, on product packaging, and of course, in books. Every written message, however benign, makes use of rules of graphic design, from...

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How to build a layout template for a book

How to build a layout template for a book

When you open a book, what is the first thing that you see? Words. Typically lots of them. What is easy to forget is that a lot of thought has gone into how these words are presented: their size, their look, the size of the margins, right down to the distance between...

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Speed—it’s in our DNA

Speed—it’s in our DNA

As 2020 comes to an end, it feels all the more important for us to take a look back, reaffirm our company’s vision and the mission we have given ourselves. Speed has always been at the heart of what we do, each day helping to build our reputation. Where does this idea...

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Choosing the right paper for your book

Choosing the right paper for your book

Creating a book is a complex task, as creative as it is technical. The three most important elements are the manuscript, the cover image and of course the choice of paper. The type of paper will directly impact your readers’ tactile and visual experience of your book....

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How to market your book and sell it online

How to market your book and sell it online

We speak to authors all day who ask about marketing. What is it? How do I do it? Can someone take care of it for me? Here is an article to answer these questions and teach you how to market your book. Hopefully it will leave you feeling clearer about what marketing is...

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6 reasons to use book writing software

6 reasons to use book writing software

Writing a manuscript requires preparation and structure. Back in the day, a manuscript was handwritten on paper and then transcribed on a typewriter prior to publication. But nowadays manuscripts are more often typed on a computer using a book writing software. With...

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Book cover design fundamentals

Book cover design fundamentals

The publishing world has transformed in significant ways over the past several decades—with the emergence of the Internet, print-on-demand and ebooks, each having contributed to the birth of the indie author movement. Despite these changes in the landscape, many...

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