In this session, Ginger Marks will demonstrate the differences between non-professional and professional book design. She will cover the basics of proper formatting for each of the different types of layout including all three major digital layouts. Each attendee will come away with a resources list for obtaining photo images and recognize the importance of properly attained permissions for their use. As we explore book layout and cover design we will uncover the nuances of attractive design, how to determine what type of cover design to use to best showcase and market their book, and the effective use of the back cover as a marketing tool.
At the end of this session and when applying what was learned, you will be able to:
Florida Authors and Publishers Association annual Fall Conference is coming. We offer two exciting days of conferences and professional development sessions designed to provide authors and self-publishers with the tools they need to SUCCEED AND MAKE MONEY! Register Now!
Specializing in print book and eBook publishing through our sister company, DocUmeant Publishing, DocUmeant Designs expertice in book formatting and cover designs is apparent in the quality of design presented. We are proud to say that our cover designs have been featured on national television and our client base is global in reach.
When it comes to designing your marketing materials hiring a competent designer is the most important choice you can make. With expertice in both print and digital design the DocUmeant Designs team has the knowlege and skill to create your marketing pieces with a look and feel that you can proudly share.
Website design is a constantly evolving concept. At DocUmeant Designs we pride ourselves on staying current with this ever changing environment. It seems like just a short time ago web designers were using simple code to create websites for the hungry public's insatiable appetite. Within each line of code it was necessary to add style elements. Then along came the wonderful CSS style sheets. Now when you, our customers, wanted to change the color of an element—like your main header—it became a simple change rather than searching and replacing every occurence. As time goes on the complexity of website design has increased. We now have to consider not just the desktop environment, but a whole host of digital devices.
Read More »