Paper Raven Books got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Non-fiction book about achieving personal and professional goals
Check out Paper Raven Books's Book cover contest…
Level Up: How to Use Your Unique Strengths to Develop Your Competencies and Reach Your Goals
Michael C. Oster
Michael Oster helps high achievers and those with high potential become more successful and live more meaningful lives. Utilizing his 20+ years of experience as a CEO and Board of Directors leader to profit and nonprofit organizations, he lives his Level Up Method as the Founder of Level Up Advisors. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
At an early age, you are taught to improve your weaknesses. You are told that you must beat your deficiencies with repetitive training and hard work in order to succeed in life, but is that the most efficient way to become your best self? In Level Up, you’ll discover a new way to solve that problem. Instead of dwelling on your weaknesses, you’ll focus on how to use your unique strengths to unlock your full potential. With this Level Up method, you’ll thrive in your personal and professional goals by developing the competencies you need in order to succeed. This easy-to-use, 7-step framework will keep your vision on top of your mind and will offer you specific guidance for how to use your personal strengths to achieve your goals. This book will help professional high-achievers and those with high potential to optimize their time, expedite their personal development, and live more meaningful lives. After reading this book, you’ll be able to: Recognize your strengths and take action to achieve your goals See significant projects through to their successful completion Make better decisions and focus on what matters Be not only powerful but specific in your efforts Use what you’ve got to get where you want to go It doesn’t matter what your strengths are. Level Up is here to show you how to recognize your natural talents and how to use them to excel on your path. Once you prioritize this method, you’ll be one step closer to living the fulfilled life you were meant to lead. Are you ready to Level Up?
This book will help professional high-achievers and those with high potential to optimize their time, expedite their personal development, and live more meaningful lives.
Book cover type
White gloss cover, embossed Title and red Level Up line Black/ dark blue lettering for Title, Subtitle, Author, and back cover Red image of our Level Up line. I suggest we use an arrow in one of two places to indicate motion: -at the end of the arrow, as above -As an extension of the L or U in the title, Level Up One concept for layout– Title (black/dk blue) Line (red) Subtitle Author
What to avoid
Please avoid stock images that readily show the subject’s race or gender. I am open to suggestions on colors other than brown or green. In the past, yellow was the ‘look at me! color and red/orange were popular on books about change. To me, white and shaded blue are the best cover colors now for books that communicate self-improvement in a professional way.
US$799 Gold package
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at $399.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
Paper Raven Books collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
This was my first 99 Designs contest, and I have to say, I am very pleased with the experience.
All of the designers I engaged with were highly communicative, and especially U.T.
U.T. delivered multiple options to choose from, and was fast to provide requested edits along the way.
If you're seeking a design expert for your project, you can rest assured that U.T is a great person to choose to work with.
Thank you for your help!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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