Entry #17 - Book cover design - by Hamza Shaikh

Performance Publishing Company picked a winning design in their book cover contest

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Performance Publishing Company needs a new print or packaging design


Custom Book cover package

Purchased for $195

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By William Newman
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Design brief

Organization name

Performance Publishing Company

Description of business

We are a new publishing company that produces books for the management development market.

Organization industry

Business & Consulting


We need a book cover designed for a new title we are launching. The title is called: Leading Meetings - Achieve outstanding meeting results.

This will be targeted to the business executive or anyone who is required to attend or present at many meetings. The reader will be both male and female, professional with an age range of approx 25 years old to 50 years old. We want the appearance of successful people gathered together for a positive outcome. A professional design is key, but we want it to appeal to both low level and senior management.

Further requirements

The spine width will be 0.21" or 5.33mm.
We would like to see the title and author name on the spine.
The back cover will read as follows:

The way we conduct ourselves at meetings can make or break our career.

In this unique new book, an acclaimed management consultant will show you how to tackle this crucial part of business life.

Meetings can be powerful and effective when conducted properly and this book has identified proven strategies and techniques that will assist you in planning or attending your next important meeting, regardless of the size.

About the Author: (photo to be supplied as approx 1" wide and 2" height)

Bill Newman has worked for over 30 years with many Fortune 500 companies and various government agencies. He is one of the most sought after management training consultants in the country and offers unique insights into the many challenges facing managers today.

After numerous requests over the years, he is now offering a few of his more popular workshops into book and e-book formats.

Workshop programs include:
 Leadership Development
 Effective Management Training
 Improved Communication
 Leading Meetings
 Organizational Change
 Continuous Improvement
 Team Building

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