A book cover is an artistic form of communication that uses visual means to attract attention and convey the minimum vital information to entice the customer to learn more about it. It works like a peephole through which we can get a glimpse of the text inside.
Let’s learn what makes a great book cover design. Let’s remember that the book’s content and its cover are always entwined. It’s is all about the idea/feeling that you want to transmit.
Go on and tap on the blue buttons on the following book cover image created with Placeit to learn more about the important parts of a book cover.
People have been judging books by their covers for ages now. Even now that we have other criteria to evaluate before purchasing a book like customer reviews and ratings, book covers are still a compelling reason to purchase a book. A book cover offers potential purchasers the possibility of either diving inside or turning back. One must be able to imagine what a book will be about by just looking at the book cover. Placeit has plenty of different book cover templates, covering subjects as fantasy book covers or recipe book cover. Go ahead and check them out!
Here are a few great premade-book cover examples to inspire you, but with Placeit’s book cover makers you can basically create whatever book cover you’ve been imagining.
Making a book cover with Placeit takes no time and everything happens right here in your browser, no need to download expensive design software or hire a designer. There are only a few steps you need to follow:
1. Select a book cover maker from Placeit.
2. Write in your book title and author name. Choose a font and font color that goes with the theme of your book.
3. Choose a graphic (or banner depending on the maker you pick).
4. Pick a background for your book cover.
5. Download your brand new book cover!
Now that you have a book cover art file and that you probably are in the last steps of the self-publishing journey, it’s time now to super easily create amazing marketing material that will allow you to promote your book or ebook like the pros. Have a look at some of the book mockups I quickly created with Placeit!
At the moment, you can download your book cover design for only $8 USD! For this same low price, you can also get 3D book mockups like the ones above to promote your book online. Book mockup videos are only $29 USD but for the same price you can get an Unlimited Subscription that would include book mockups, book covers, and book mockup videos!
Forget about having communication problems with a remote book cover designer or having to wait for weeks or even months for a book cover that might not even fill your expectations. Get your hands on the wheel and make your own book cover art! Next step? Learn which marketplaces offer the best profit margins with the help of our ebook profit margin calculator!
A book’s success can be attributed to a good looking cover. The book cover mixes the author’s intention, the reader’s expectations, and the market’s trends. Book covers not only influence the potential purchaser but also the retailer who stocks the books on shelves, think about how important this is. Do you see how a book cover is indeed a marketing necessity?! So there you have it, wait no more, and start designing your book cover today with Placeit’s book cover maker.