Print Book Sales Up in 2014

Sales of print books in the U.S. were up 2.4 percent during 2014 over the previous year. Total sales of printed books was over $635 million.

Though the rise is relatively small, the Nielsen BookScan data shows that print books are selling better than they have since 2010 when ebooks first ...

Book Design Guide: Front Matter

When designing your book, it is easy to get so focused on the design of the main body of the book that you neglect the front matter - the information and pages that precede that main portion. However, since this section will be a second impression of sorts for your book (...

Book Design Tips: Page Number Layout

Thinking of the page number layout for your book may seem like something of an afterthought for many self-publishers. However, there are actually a few things you’ll want to keep in mind to ensure you have a professional looking final project.

Here we’ll explore a few things about page numbers (also known as folios) and how they should be incorporated into your design.