Capture Readers with a Free Custom Cover!

We have all been in a bookstore and picked up a book with an author and title we didn’t know simply because the cover appealed to us in some way. When you’ve completed a book that you’ve poured your heart, your soul and countless hours into, it’s important the cover shows the same care as much as its interior. And fortunately for today’s authors, we live in a digital age when designing a book cover an exciting process … especially for a self-publishing author!

No matter who your audience is, you want readers to be excited the moment they see your book cover. You want to stop them in their tracks in the bookstore or online. Your cover should pique their interest. The best covers offer captivating images that communicate the scope of the stories within.

As usual, Outskirts Press has you covered! This month, we are offering self-publishing authors a tool that will ensure readers judge their books favorably: Free Custom Cover Design. Authors who publish with Outskirts Press now will receive a free Custom Cover Design valued at $399 with the purchase the Ultimate or Full-Color Publishing package during this limited-time offer. To enhance a book with a sales-boosting, professional custom cover, authors just need to place the publishing package of their choice in their Outskirts Press shopping cart and enter the promo code JuneCustom-Free at checkout.

Not sure what you need to get started publishing your next book and designing its cover? Visit us online at to chat with a Publishing Consultant or call us at 1-888-672-6657 to find out how to finish your manuscript and get it ready for publication.

Run for (Your Custom) Cover!

First impressions matter in the world of book publishing, but self-published authors sometimes find themselves at a disadvantage. To the uninitiated, there’s often more to a book cover than meets the eye.

A book’s cover speaks volumes about its content and style. Cover art and typography give prospective readers instant data they can use to assess the value of your book:

  • Book genre — from romance novel to a science fiction to a spiritual memoir or historical nonfiction
  • Intended audience — children or adults, men or women (or both)
  • Book title, author, whether it’s part of a series and more

This visual shorthand is designed to intrigue and inspire readers to investigate further … but even with all that in mind, these aren’t the only functions of a book cover! Every cover is replete with ISBN numbers, biographical snippets, blurbs, summaries and other vital components that must impart essential information, yet integrate seamlessly with its visually appealing elements. With so much at stake, how is a self-published author supposed to construct a cover that can hold its own among the thousands of other books out there on the market?

A custom cover can help your book reap all the benefits of making a powerful first impression. And for a limited time this October, we’re offering a FREE Custom Cover Design (valued at $399) with the purchase of our Ultimate or Full-Color Publishing packages.

With this promotion, your book will:

  • look professional, lending you credibility as an author
  • be visible, hooking potential readers’ attention as they browse through their options
  • reach your ideal audience, and be encoded with all of the subtle visual hints specific to their favorite genres
  • be informative and comprehensive, providing all of the necessary components to make your book marketable, including details like ISBN numbers and details to convey your book’s story, characters, themes, motivations and underlying messages

To claim your free Custom Cover from Outskirts Press, follow these two steps:

  1. Enter the promotional code FreeCover-October at checkout
  2. Then, once you connect with your Publishing Consultant, you will receive the activation code you’ll need to add the custom cover to your purchase

If you want to more information about this offer, or about our Ultimate or Full-Color Publishing packages, get in touch with your Publishing Consultant. There are three convenient ways to connect:

  1. Call us at 1-888-672-6657 (OP-BOOKS)
  2. Live-chat with us via our website
  3. Go online to schedule an appointment
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