PORTLAND, Ore., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent eBook distributor BookBaby has launched BookBaby Cover Design, the most affordable design service for independent authors. BookBaby, which provides writers with a safe, reliable, and easy way to sell their work to be read on devices like the iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Android, Nook, and Sony Reader, now also gives independent authors the tools they need to stand out in the growing eBook marketplace.
"The cover of an eBook is one of the most important sales tools for an author," explains BookBaby president Brian Felsen. "Now independent authors have access to award-winning graphic designers who have years of experience creating compelling art for authors, musicians, and filmmakers."
BookBaby offers two levels of Cover Design Services:
- Basic Design is priced at $99, and BookBaby's design professionals will create an eye catching and unique eBook cover in as little as three days. The author owns all rights to the artwork and can use this eBook cover wherever they choose to sell their work.
- The Deluxe Design package is priced at $199 and includes more complex cover design with multiple photos, textures, graphics, fonts, or stylized text. This option gives the author multiple rounds of proofing and revisions without breaking the bank. Authors will see their first proof in just two days.
In addition to eBook distribution and cover design, BookBaby also provides self-published authors with ISBNs, file formatting, and free basic ePUB conversion.
For more information on BookBaby Cover Design, visit www.bookbaby.com
BookBaby opens the door to the electronic publishing and distribution world for independent authors, offering the highest pay-out rate for eBook distribution in the industry. Authors will receive 100% of their net sales revenue – paid weekly – generated through all BookBaby's retailer network, including all the majors retailers such as Amazon, Apple's iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Sony, and Kobo.
Book Baby is a new division of parent company CD Baby. Over the past decade, CD Baby has paid out over $180 million to independent musicians worldwide, and has helped level the playing field between DIY musicians and major labels by opening worldwide distribution channels to unsigned artists. Now, with their recently launched BookBaby division, they're doing it again for the publishing industry.