Source: The Book Designer
Writing a book is the cheapest part associated with self-publishing if you want to do it right.
From the original article:
“How much you spend on publishing a book depends on how much you are willing to invest in its quality. Quality sells, and quality costs money. If you go cheap, you run the risk of ending up with a book that doesn’t sell well.”
While it is tempting to try and cut corners, the money you believe you are saving could actually be costing you not only profits but also potential readers.