How to decide on the best book cover

The cover of your book is a big decision.

We all want our book to stand out, to shine brighter than all the other books. Right?

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But should you design your own or hire a designer?

I used Canva for one book, but I’m considering hiring a designer for the next book. Why? Because the more I read about book covers, the more I’m convinced a book benefits from a professional’s touch.

I think Bryan over at Become a Writer Today, has some terrific tips for a successful book cover. The idea of making a Pinterest board of covers is a great idea. With this type of board, whether you design your own or hire a pro, you have an idea for what is selling. I’d never thought of that, but that is now on my to-do list.

Click on the link below and read all of his tips.

Publishing a Book? Then You’ll Need a Eye-catching Cover by Bryan

Tell me… 

Did you design your cover?

Or did you hire a pro? How did you find a professional designer?

I’d love to hear from you! Click the “write me” tab or contact me on Twitter @jeancogdell,Facebook at jean.cogdell and Amazon.com, stop by and say hey! The lights are on, and I’m waiting.

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9 thoughts on “How to decide on the best book cover

  1. Wow, that is a great idea, to have a book cover board on Pinterest. I really appreciate how open and honest you are about sharing and spreading the knowledge with we writers!

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