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What You Should Know Before Hiring a Book Designer

by Cheryl Rogers

Smashwords Edition

Copyright 2011 Cheryl Rogers, Tampa, FL

Smashwords Edition, License Notes

This ebook is free and may be copied, printed and given away for non-commercial uses as long as it distributed in its entirety, without changes.


Like most writers, youre probably not thinking too much about how your book will look. Youve been busy just focusing on what it will say. But if you are planning to self publish, youll need a professional book design, inside and out.

Its likely youll want a professional designer, one who will help you capture your readers attention. Thats true even for ebooks; the book cover needs to attract interest in a virtual store.

What You Should Know Before Hiring a Book Designer tells you in ten easy steps what you show know before you hire anyone.


So, that gem you are writing is almost completed. Youre thinking ahead. You want to publish soon and you want to begin work on the book design.

While you are putting the finishing touches on your manuscript, and gathering feedback, you’ll want to begin shopping for a book designer. You’ll want to find someone whose style appeals to you, someone whose skills match your needs. You’ll want someone who is capable of creating a professional looking book cover that attracts your target audience and entices them to buy. You’ll want to hire someone who is capable of capturing the heart of your book, in one image.

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