Publishing Industry

Information about news and trends in the publishing industry

Basic Color Psychology for Authors

Authors often lack knowledge in the area of color psychology. Not only do they fail to employ the benefits it can provide in their cover design and marketing materials, but they often don’t even realize that color affects their audience.

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Publishing Industry Standards

IBPA provides a comprehensive industry standards checklist for publishing books that will allow your book to have a professional presentation in the market. Check out some of the key things your book needs.

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Writing About What You Know

Thoughts on the writing process and sources of inspiration by FAPA Board Member and social media lead, Diane Harper. What was yours?

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CreateSpace and KDP Becoming One Service

The expected move by Amazon to close CreateSpace was announced this week. Amazon has published a migration guide in KDP help. Are you planning to migrate? What impact will this have on your business?

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Checked out the IBPA Podcast yet?

New bi-Weekly Podcast Series, “Inside Independent Publishing (with IBPA),” Features Opinion Leaders and Innovators from all Aspects of the Publishing Industry

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In Publishing? In Florida?

The Florida Authors and Publishers Association is an organization for authors, publishers, independent publishers, illustrators, editors, printers, and other professionals involved in the publishing industry.