Designing an Effective Book Cover
Even a good book may never part with bookstore if the cover doesn’t attract the reader’s eye. Bottom line, how your book cover looks like is possibly the most critical aspect of the whole book design and marketing process.
Here are a few pointers to be sure you’re on the right track with your book cover mockup:
Check out similar book covers.
Go to your local or online bookstore and look at books in the same category as yours. When you go to the section of the shop where someday your book could be, what’s the first cover that grabbed your eye and why? What made the cover stand out from the others? In the same manner, take note of the covers you thought were the worst. Be sure to look into the said questions as you create your book cover mockup.
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