A Million Steps
Turning a life-changing personal journey into a business opportunity and beyond
Our process begins by researching similar titles and subject matters and investigating current sales in the market. After reading the manuscript, identifying the competitors and potential market, we set about creating cover concepts that capture the essence of the story while setting the book apart from it's competitors. We pride ourselves on fast, flexible, responsive service and happily provide answers to all your questions about self-publishing. Our goal is to give you the best product possible, and help you avoid mistakes along the way. Rest assured that we are here to guide your through the process, and will make every effort to give you a book you’ll absolutely love.
Not only will we help you create a impactful, beautiful cover - but as a full-service virtual agency, we'll also help you reach your audience! A beautifully designed and well written book can never succeed if people don't hear about it. To help sell your book, 3 Dog Creative can help craft a comprehensive book-marketing campaign that combines boonline and offline components, which if done right, amplify and strengthen each other.
A book cover is not merely decoration, it is an important business decision. A well-designed cover and jacket is the first assurance the reader has that the book is high quality and worth purchasing. The cover has the power to either scare away a customer or lure them in. Bad covers, with pixelated images, watermarks, badly formatted or aligned text, and so forth, suggest to the reader that the interior of the book will be equally sloppy. 3 Dog Creative's award winning designers will ensure your book is professional, and has high visibility amongst readers.
Kurt Koontz wanted to capture the life-changing experience of his adventure on the Camino through images and words, and share his thoughts about the journey.
3DC created an impactful cover design which speaks to the transformative effect that Kurt experienced on his journey. The interior layout includes maps and photos to help paint a more vivid picture in the reader's mind. To reach the largest audience possible, we created an ebook version for distribution on iTunes, Amazon and Nook and other ereaders and distributed print copies through CreateSpace. Additional print material to support the book tour included event posters, tickets and PR releases.
Kurt's book has received great praise, and has been featured on many radio shows and webcasts. Kurt is currently touring the US giving talks to promote his book, and sales have been steadily increasing as a result of our efforts.
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