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This is a list of qualified designers, editors, marketing and community resources we’ve worked with OR been recommended by clients. The professionals and organizations listed below are not partners and DO NOT pay to be featured. If you’ve printed with us and want to recommend an awesome industry expert, email [email protected].
Print Designers You’ll Working With
Noel is an experienced ePUB Graphic Designer with 27 years of experience in the art of design, digital publishing, press production and photography. Noel has been an extension of our team for 6 years helping clients create beautiful print- ready Journal and Planner files.
Printed Planner & Journal Business Resources
Amanda’s Favorites | Planner and Journal Reviews.
Amanda shares all kinds of printed Planner options. A great resource to get exposure or ideas for your next printed planner. FOLLOW @amandasfavorites (16K fans) and her YouTube channel (27K subscribers).
Lisa Siefert of Pretty Fabulous Designs helps online businesses create Planners, Notebooks and Card Sets. Her YouTube channel features IN Design tutorials and inspiration for Planpreneurs.
The Boutique Hub is a movement of small businesses supporting one another. Their mantra is community over competition. Get retail education, live support, tools, industry news and inspiring videos.
Christie Ressel is an image consultant, trainer, and coach who helps women rise through personal style and branding.
Book Cover and Layout Resources for Self-Publishers
Travis D. Peterson is a Freelance Graphic Designer at Launch Mission Creative. Travis provides design, layout and formatting services for self-published authors. He can help with simple picture books to more complex layouts.
Children’s Book Self-Publishing, Editing & Marketing
Sheri Fink is an award winning children’s book author. Her Whimsical World online courses explain the publishing process from writing to production to marketing. Sheri’s advice can help get your independent publishing career underway.
Brooke Vitale spent nearly twenty years as a children’s book editor in NYC, working with prominent publishing companies including Penguin Books for Young Readers and Disney Publishing. Brooke knows how to get children’s books ready for print.
Lauren Ranalli is an award-winning children’s book author and marketing specialist. She provides self-publishing and book marketing coaching sessions. Grab her free Self-Publishing Guide.
Alexa Bigwarfe is the founder of WritePublishSell. She has a library of resources to help authors write, publish and sell their books.
Book Community Resources
MCRL Overseas Group is an ALLI partner and recommended printer. ALLI offers resources and support to new and established authors.
The Nonfiction Authors Association is a supportive community for writers to connect, exchange ideas, and learn how to write, publish, promote, and profit with nonfiction books.
The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) is a not-for-profit membership organization serving the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success. IBPA is the largest publishing trade association in the U.S.
Ebook Launch is a family business that works with thousands of authors from around the world from their home offices in Western Canada.
2nimble is a virtual team of experts who come together from different specialties in book publishing. 2Nimble provides affordable services and a simple process to help you turn your manuscript into a quality book.
Media & Book Reviewers
HARO connects journalists seeking expertise with people who have that expertise. A great resource to show your subject matter expertise and gain exposure for your book.
BookLife is a website from Publishers Weekly dedicated to indie authors. The site provides a free and easy way to submit self-published books for review. And offers editorial content geared toward helping indie authors achieve their goals.