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Learning from a world-class designer and typographer, Erik Spiekermann

Jun 11, 2015 – Understanding Publishing, Book Design

Today, our CEO Emmanuel has the amazing opportunity to interview Erik Spiekermann. Erik is a world-famous art historian, typographer, designer and author who says he is “suffering from typomania: a sickness that is incurable but not lethal.” Erik is the designer behind many global brands and pub... Read more →

A Reedsy Success Story — Matt Bieber’s Life in the Loop

May 15, 2015 – From our Authors, Book Design

We launched Reedsy 6 months ago. Since, we’ve had an incredible amount of authors working on a daily basis with our fabulous editors, proofreaders, designers and illustrators. But we haven’t really followed up on their success. So when Matt Bieber dropped us a line to thank us and tell us about his book, we thought we’d give him a spot on our blog! Read more →

Book Design in Self-Publishing: Breaking New Ground

Apr 28, 2015 – Book Design

Self-publishing is often about pushing the boundaries, and this is what today’s interview is all about. The Perfect Capital by Karen Healey Wallace isn’t just any self-published book, it is one whose design is ingrained into its very being, both through the story it tells and through its sophisti... Read more →

Is It Worth Partnering With A Book Marketer?

Apr 13, 2015 – Understanding Publishing, Book Marketing

Expert book marketer Mike Doane explains why it can be a good idea for authors to partner with a book marketer, and how to do it in a fair way. Read more →

The Perfect Book Cover: An Interview with Graphic Designer Nuno Moreira

Apr 11, 2015 – Book Design

“The perfect cover is seductive, mysterious, puzzling.” At Reedsy, we have the chance to work with exceptionally talented and creative people. Whether they express themselves in words or images, they are always striving for their creative output to reach a level of perfection that each of them ... Read more →

New: Author Profiles on the Reedsy Network

Apr 02, 2015 – Reedsy News

A few months ago, we gave editors and designers the tools to create a beautiful profile on Reedsy. Today, we’re proud to be unveiling author profiles! Log in to your Reedsy account here and get started on yours now for free! Marketing matters - grow your followers and build up a mailing list Yo... Read more →

"Keep Going" — An Interview with #1 Amazon Bestsellers Mark Edwards and Louise Voss

Mar 25, 2015 – Book Marketing

Success doesn’t happen overnight. It is often the result of hard work put in over the years. And Mark Edwards and Louise Voss’ success story tells us as much. They are known for being the first indie authors to ever reach #1 on Amazon.co.uk back in 2011. Now with Amazon Publishing, their latest b... Read more →

Surrealist Cover Design -- Interviewing Jeff Huang

Mar 12, 2015 – Book Design

“I am fascinated by the idea of the subconscious bleeding into the conscious world” At Reedsy, we like to take some pride in the people we have been able to attract. Our vision was to create a community of truly great freelance talent and make it available for authors. Every day, as more great ed... Read more →

Reader Magnets and Amazon SEO — Nick Stephenson on Author Marketing

Mar 09, 2015 – Book Marketing

Last update: 07/06/2017 “You’ve got to think about what the benefit is for the reader.” This is what author marketing is all about, according to bestselling author Nick Stephenson, who we have the pleasure of interviewing today. We first reached out to Nick over a year ago, when he had started ... Read more →

5 Digital Publishing Questions for Seth Godin

Feb 25, 2015 – Understanding Publishing

Today we interview Seth Godin, American author, entrepreneur, marketer and public speaker. The amazing thing about Seth is that he uses all these skills for his publishing efforts. And some of his ideas for (digital) publishing are so great that we were bound to interview him. Let’s talk about th... Read more →

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