Your Kindle ebook’s cover can make or break sales. Before you open Photoshop and design yourself, you need to ask whether you’re the right person for the job.
An interview about ebook design and the business of self-publishing with Joel Friedlander, author of “A Self-Publisher’s Companion”.
Surveying your readers is a great way to get feedback, especially as the anonymity might lead to more honesty.
Of course a book is judged by it’s cover and why not? If you’re not willing to back yourself with a proper cover, how good is the inside likely to be?
6 things you need to tell your cover designer to get your collaboration off to a good start.
Seth Godin, author of Poke the Box, says your ebook cover design doesn’t need words. Whether you agree or not, the layout of online bookshops is something to think about in your ebook cover design. Are you unthinkingly including elements that were essential for physical bookstores but that aren’t needed in the ebook cover design [...]
If I ever need reminding of the importance of a good ebook cover, this picture is the perfect reminder. I saw these ladies at lunchtime today on a busy Sydney pavement. Their homemade lollipop sign was fashioned from a wooden stick topped with an almost-circle of thin card. On it was taped a hand-printed piece [...]