Ebook Cover Design – Some Simple Tips for Designing

Since the time we have been exposed to the features and facilities of ebook, it has made a drastic impact on our reading. With easy availability of portable gadgets and several online websites to download books, there is a different and more convenient way of reading books and publishing your stories.
For many people, reading books, magazines etc is the most favorite hobby to while away their leisurely hours. They are the first one to buy a book whenever a new release hits the market. Though these people are quickly adapting themselves to the new-age digital world of books and readings, curiosity over the latest launch or the classic novels or epics has not died down, rather increased manifolds due to easy access to ebooks.
Now whether it is a printed version or an ebook edition, cover design is the second most important factor to entice the potential readers into making a purchase. Apart from being attractive, an ebook cover design should be in intimate relevance with the plot. In a word, it should give the readers a hint what the book is about and also stokes up their interest in unraveling the unknown.
Here are a few tips to create your ecover design as striking as possible:
Before you design your ebook cover, first think about who your target audience will be. A clear understanding of what they like will help you create a cover that they will find amazing and interesting.
The ideal cover size of an ebook should measure 600×900 pixels. 72 dpi is the standard resolution for designing an ebook cover.
If you have already earned fame as an author or your first book has done good business, choose a bigger font size for your name as compared to the book title.
The ebook cover design should be easy to read in a small thumbnail.
An image is the most crucial aspect of an ebook. Make sure to choose an engaging and most importantly, appropriate picture that excellently defines book title and theme as well.
Instead of a gaudy typography, select the right typeface for your image. Your typeface selection should perfectly match the cover too.
Don’t splash a riot of colors on your ebook cover design, it will mar the look in no time. Instead, focus on creating contrast with minimum colors. Also make sure you’re your background color selection adds to font color appeal.
After your ebook designing is finished, see its preview. Also ask your friends and family members to be sure if they are taking a like to your design.
These tips are a good guide to help you get started. With experience, you can develop many ideas to create out-of-the-package ebook cover designs that will add an edgy and unforgettable dimension to your future books, which are still in the womb of time.


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