Tips for good ebook covers: general rules

Tips for good ebook covers: general rules

Every format has its own characteristics. Apart from the size, to design a cover for a paperback book is quite different than to do it for an ebook. Not only paper-book covers are seen – by all of us – in colors, while on our ebook reader we see them in...
Ebook Cover Size Specifications

Ebook Cover Size Specifications

Respecting ebook cover size specifications is essential. Unfortunately, many judge books by their covers. Sure enough, research has shown that the impression made by a cover has a direct impact on whether or not the book sells. This is particularly problematic for...
Ebook cover design awards

Ebook cover design awards

On a monthly basis, The Book Designer website hosts a competition to give ebook cover design awards. Hundreds of authors submit their work for evaluation every month, suggesting there is something to be said, whether to learn from the success or failings of others or...
Book Covers Clichés: general rules

Book Covers Clichés: general rules

When you design your cover it can occur you fall into some clichés, which can be images, colours, backgrounds that are used in most of the covers for some topic. Although it’s absolutely normal, you have to recognize the clichés and avoid them as much as...
The benefits of an attractive ebook cover

The benefits of an attractive ebook cover

As Aeschylus said, “appearances are a glimpse of the unseen” and, whether we like it or not, appearance does matter. Consequently, when it comes to selling your ebook it is imperative to accompany it with an eye-catching and attractive ebook cover in order to...
The importance of ebook covers in 2015

The importance of ebook covers in 2015

It’s growing, and it’s not going to stop. We’re talking about the importance of ebook covers in 2015. We live in a society that is addicted to technology. Children spend long hours in front of the computer, grow up glued to the television screen and...
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