Welcome to the NASW Marketing and Publishing Resource. These articles aim to help NASW members take advantage of the new opportunities for marketing and publishing their articles and books, whether they self-publish or work with a commercial publisher.
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If you do not feel comfortable taking on the tasks of managing production of your book -- for example, hiring and supervising an editor, designer, indexer, printer, etc. -- consider using a book packager or consultant.
The design of your book's cover and text is critical to its perception by readers as a quality book. Such design, if done correctly, will require a significant investment, but it is a one-time cost that will pay off handsomely in terms of sales and your reputation as an author/publisher.