Now that we are already in the digital age, being an ebook writer is one of the most rewarding careers out there. Not only will you make a living doing what you love most, you will also have the chance to earn serious money.
The saying “don’t judge a book by its cover”is very ironic because in the publishing industry, the cover of your ebook is the very first thing that gets reviewed or checked. This is why you must first secure a beautiful and an interesting cover when getting your book published. Plenty of readers out there will look at the cover of your book and they will use this as basis if they will read it or not.
The good thing about the rise of ebooks is that being an author of a book has never been this easy. Each year, more and more people are given the opportunity to publish their own novel. On the other hand, the bad news is that competition is at it’s highest peak. You have to take the extra mile to be recognized by the public. A big part of that “extra effort” will be your book cover.
It is the objective of this article to help book authors create the best cover for their work.
1. The fonts should be clear and simple.
It is best to use simple and clear fonts for your ebook cover because this will make it more readable. Even if you use big and simple fonts for the cover of your book, there are thousands of ways to make it interesting and eye-catching.
2. Do not put too much detail on your cover design.
Keep in mind that your readers are unable to see a full-sized cover online, instead, they will be looking at a very small rectangle. This is why it is a good idea to stick with a minimalist cover design. Since your readers won’t be able to see all the action you put on your cover, you have to choose the elements you will include wisely.
3. A flat book is a boring book.
As an ebook author, it is expected for you to know that your books do not have a spine. Because of this, it is important for your to create the depth of your design that will exist on the book itself. A book that is boring and flat will never grab the attention of your readers.
To create a beautiful ebook cover, you don’t have to be a talented artist. Take advantage of the technology we have today by investing on a good software program that will help you when it comes to designing a cover for your ebook. Believe it or not, you would be able to create a good cover for your book in less than an hour.
Let this article be your guide and you will have the perfect design for your book in no time.