Book covers or jackets, "Inform and delight," identify and help visually sell your book. When you visit a retail or online bookstore, ask yourself why a certain book catches your eye.
Interior Page Layout / Text Formatting
All books look better after a professional book designer collaborates with you, the author. This is true even if your book has no images and consists only of type. Just compare your word processed manuscript to a professionally designed book in your library.
Which do you think looks more visually appealing and valuable?.
E-book Development and Conversion
You can convert your book to an e-book yourself. There are many tools available to assist you. If you have converted a book to an e-book yourself, you can be proud. Though after the aura of a do-it-yourself accomplishment fades, and you look at your work objectively, could your work have been formatted better?