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This ten minute article will walk you through creating a cover for your self-published title. Intentionally designed covers attract more attention, in some cases up to 51% more. As a self publisher without the support of a publishing house it’s...
How to Design a Cover That Sells from DIY to Working with a Designer
This ten minute article will walk you through creating a cover for your self-published title. Intentionally designed covers attract more attention, in some cases up to 51% more. As a self publisher without the support of a publishing house it’s...
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Read this five minute article with steps for selling your game to a local game store. Attracting the attention of a big deal game distributor is a long shot for an independent self-publisher and costly conferences are often out of...
How to Sell Your Game: 5 Steps for Selling Your Self-Published Game to Local Game Stores
Read this five minute article with steps for selling your game to a local game store. Attracting the attention of a big deal game distributor is a long shot for an independent self-publisher and costly conferences are often out of...
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Kickstarter has successfully funded over 130,000 projects, making it the place for indie creators to share their great idea. Here at PrintNinja, many of our customers are Kickstarter hopefuls who have a passion project, but need a community of supporters...
Kickstarter Showcase: Ten of the Coolest Projects We’ve Printed
Kickstarter has successfully funded over 130,000 projects, making it the place for indie creators to share their great idea. Here at PrintNinja, many of our customers are Kickstarter hopefuls who have a passion project, but need a community of supporters...
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Successfully funding your Kickstarter starts with strategic planning. The work you put in leading up to your campaign can mean the difference between getting funded and starting back at square one. We talked to 15 creators who had successful Kickstarters...
Kickstarter Strategy for Page Design: Crowdfunding Help from our Past Creators
Successfully funding your Kickstarter starts with strategic planning. The work you put in leading up to your campaign can mean the difference between getting funded and starting back at square one. We talked to 15 creators who had successful Kickstarters...
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Combining narrative and imagery unlike any other medium, children’s books have the potential to captivate and inspire readers both young and old. Finding an illustrator to bring your vision to life, however, can be a different story entirely. We’re here...
The Self-Published Author’s Guide to Finding a Children’s Book Illustrator
Combining narrative and imagery unlike any other medium, children’s books have the potential to captivate and inspire readers both young and old. Finding an illustrator to bring your vision to life, however, can be a different story entirely. We’re here...
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Let’s face it, we live in a world rife with distraction. In order to stand a chance against the millions of other books in the world (Google counted 130 million in 2010), you’ll need the help of marketing to make...
Six Steps For Creating A Winning Marketing Plan
Let’s face it, we live in a world rife with distraction. In order to stand a chance against the millions of other books in the world (Google counted 130 million in 2010), you’ll need the help of marketing to make...
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Catalogs and magazines have remained a powerful marketing tool for brands and businesses. Even today in the world of ecommerce, companies like Anthropologie and Patagonia rely on print materials to engage their customers and reassert their brand with stunning visuals...
Printing On Demand versus Offset Printing
Catalogs and magazines have remained a powerful marketing tool for brands and businesses. Even today in the world of ecommerce, companies like Anthropologie and Patagonia rely on print materials to engage their customers and reassert their brand with stunning visuals...
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The world of board and card games has seen a major shift in recent years. Independent developers have shaken up the market, gaining traction for their games through crowdfunding and social media platforms. Now more than ever, the options for...
Board Game Market Insights Whitepaper
The world of board and card games has seen a major shift in recent years. Independent developers have shaken up the market, gaining traction for their games through crowdfunding and social media platforms. Now more than ever, the options for...
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