You’ve heard the phrase, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” right? Well, in our experience, that doesn’t stop customers from judging your book by how it looks.
When users see your book on Amazon or on the bookshelves, your book cover can be what grabs their attention, or what makes them pass on the opportunity.
That’s why we’ve put together all of our favorite resources to help you master book design right here.
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To design a cover for a bestselling book, you can either hire a designer or do it yourself (if you have a design background). I break it down into 8 easy steps.
We’ve spent years testing tools to make designing book covers as easy as possible so you don’t have to.
Here are some of our favorites for you to check out.
Our favorite book design tools for authors who want to design great looking book that command attention.
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Coverjig is a good DIY option for authors looking to design their own book covers for Amazon KDP. They take care of all the technical considerations and make it quick and easy for you to make professional-looking covers with features that appeal to fans of your genre.
Fiverr is not ideal for making professional covers but then again, many of us can’t afford top-notch designers or software. So, if you are going to use Fiverr, then I highly recommend you read my article which was featured on Entrepreneur.com on how to get more out of a Fiverr gig for your ebook cover.
Jeff Brown is a book cover illustrator and designer, specializing in sci-fi and fantasy. He has worked on over 500 book covers and has over 15,000 hours of professional experience as an illustrator. Jeff has worked on covers for bestselling authors such as Steven Erikson, Michael Anderle, Ken Lozito, B.V. Larson, Glynn Stewart, Lindsay Buroker, Nick Webb, Dennis Taylor, and Craig Martelle. His process is very collaborative and he likes to start with a video call brainstorming session when possible. He is always taking on new clients.
If you are looking to have a professional format your book then look no further than Ebook Launch. Since 2011, they have helped thousands of authors. They come highly recommended by the major players in indie publishing. As a matter of fact, they are my preferred designer and use them for all of my books! Check out their affordable prices and quick turnaround times.
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