First things first, know the specifications of a book cover
2) Have a general idea of what you are looking for.
Start collecting book covers you like and save them on Pinterest or to your computer. Start taking notes. There are many little things that can decide whether you like a cover or not.
For example, some prefer if the face of the lead character is not shown on the cover – leaving it with more space for imagination. Others find their ideal model and roll with it.
3) Decide on your budget.
While nobody likes talking about finances, publishing a book is an investment, and self-publishing is an investment you have to make. You can, of course, get a good cover for free, but it is definitely worth paying for. The cover should catch the eye of your potential reader immediately.
But if this is your first book, it’s likely that you’ll have to go for a book cover on a budget. We understand that and do believe you can still get the most out of it.
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