Declining eBook Sales. What’s an Indie Publisher to Do?

It’s no secret by now that eBook sales are in decline. The Association of American Publishers found that sales of eBooks for trade publishers (i.e., “traditional publishers”) fell 14% in 2015 compared to 2014. Similarly, the Codex Group’s April 2016 survey of 4,992...

Author Story: Stephen Grissom

Sometimes it takes an author to jog our memories about what we do here at 1106 Design for authors who self-publish, and why we do it. OK, so we know what we do. We provide cover and page design, editing, proofreading and layout services to indie publishers who choose...
Self-publishing Companies Don’t Do Anything You Can’t Do Yourself

Self-publishing Companies Don’t Do Anything You Can’t Do Yourself

I’ve spoken with thousands of authors. I understand how confusing self-publishing can be: how DOES a Word file eventually make its way into an Amazon box and get delivered to someone’s doorstep? Authors know there are many steps involved in producing a beautiful...

Is IngramSpark doing your POD and distribution? If so, let us do the rest.

1106 Design is pleased to announce that it is now a recommended resource for IngramSpark, the company that provides “Big House Publishing for Indie Publishers,” and has been “digitally certified” by IngramSpark as being a book design company that formats books to...