The Importance Of Having A Good Cover For Your Ebook
Being an ebook writer is one of the most promising jobs in the 21st century. You will have the opportunity to make serious money and at the same time you are also able to do what you love most which is writing.
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.
What’s good about the rise of ebooks is that authorship has become a walk in the park. Each year, more and more people are reaching their goals of becoming a published writer. 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 huge part of that “extra step” is creating the best book cover.
In this article, allow me to share with you some tips that you may use as your guide when creating an ebook cover.
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 your ebook cover, there are countless ways to make it appealing and interesting.
2. It is not wise to make your cover design too detailed.
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. Because your readers won’t be able to see all the action, you have to choose the elements you put on your ebook’s cover.
3. Don’t create a flat book.
If you are an author of an ebook, then you are aware of the fact 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 both boring and flat will not sell very well.
You don’t have to be a talented artist to create a beautiful ebook cover. Because of the technology we have and enjoy, you can now use a software program that will help you when it comes to designing a book cover. Believe it or not, you would be able to create a good cover for your book in less than an hour.