Publishing

Boost your book marketing efforts by using PickFu to test book titles and covers with potential readers targeted by literary preference, reading frequency, and more.

Few things are as difficult — or as important — as choosing the title for a book. If you’re writing crime fiction or a mystery, your book title should intrigue …

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It’s wild how one or two details in a book cover can make a big difference in how people respond to it. That’s what one PickFu user discovered after testing …

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The smallest details can make a big difference when it comes to book cover design. So what happens when you have three wildly different cover ideas and you need to …

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When you’re designing a minimalist book cover, it’s smart to split test your options. Minor changes are often what make a cover sink or swim, as one author discovered in …

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The Christian book publishing market is strong, but as many parts of the world become more secular, there’s growing interest in books about leaving a faith. In this PickFu poll, …

Need help choosing your LinkedIn profile and cover photos? Maybe you’re new to LinkedIn, or maybe you’re finding it harder to pick photos than you thought it would be. It’s …

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When it comes to book cover design, it might seem like only the major details matter. But as one author discovered in this PickFu poll, the most minute details can …

How to write a book title

Here’s a secret many writers don’t know before they get published: your book title might change after you sign a contract with a publisher. Depending on the publisher, you may …

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Is there a secret to creating a book cover that attracts both well-worn travelers and those who love the occasional adventure? This Ranked poll asked 50 frequent and occasional travelers …

Which One Won: shirtless man on romance book cover

Every romance novel has to have a gorgeous hunk on the cover, right? This PickFu poll comparing two book cover designs confirmed as much — but the user running the …