Right, let’s get into sprucing up your finished book. Sure, they say content is king, but if your cover and blurb are about as appealing as a soggy biscuit, things won’t end well.

You need your book to confidently claim its spot on readers’ packed bestseller shelves. Think of it like a secret agent’s target in a bustling crowd – it blends in seamlessly yet stands out as unmistakably significant to those with a keen eye. Your book should be that unassuming yet striking presence, a gem hidden in plain sight, waiting for the right reader to uncover its value.

Let’s look at how to choose a good book cover.

THE ULTIMATE BUSINESS Cover design & BLURB checklist

YOUR cover concept: swift… sensational… STRIKING!

“Turn Your Cover into a Reader Magnet!”

Finished writing and editing your book? Hats off to you! But hold the champagne – your cover and blurb are the red carpet to your book’s success. A killer cover isn’t just nice. It’s your book’s first date outfit – and it needs to do the job! This isn’t just about slapping on a pretty face. It’s about engineering a cover that demands attention and a blurb that builds trust and curiosity and seals the deal. Most newbie authors treat book cover design like a casual website project, happy for it to ‘look nice’. Big mistake.

Contained within 29 pages of concise and clear instructions (and time saving templates!), you’ll discover how to:

  1. Be a genre genius: Nail down importants of understanding book covers in your genre – it’s a game-changer for your cover design and overall success.
  2. Identify good covers in your genre: Learn to identify the rock star books in your genre. It’s not about good looks. It’s about what sells.
  3. Decode design success: Analyse top covers with a fine-toothed comb, from typography to imagery to composition, with my detailed 24-point design checklist..
  4. Choose your cover concept: Settle on a a cover concept that tells your book’s theme at a glance (and will sell!)
  5. Mock-up Mastery: Whip up a basic draft for your design team to refine. (Hint: Use the company I use that does Kindle and Print for just $35.)
  6. Build rapport with your designer: Extract maximum value from your designer even when you’re on a shoestring budget.
  7. Bonus: A free briefing template to bring your designer up to speed with your market research, creative decisions, and killer blurb so they create the perfect cover for your book.

Dive in risk-free. I’m all about making sure you’re chuffed with this guide. That’s why there’s a 30-day, no quibbles guarantee. Not thrilled with the guide? Get your dosh back, no fuss.

Get ready to create a stunning book cover that attracts readers and makes your book stand out from the crowd. Ready to transform your book from hidden gem to headline act?

P.S. Ready for Tailored Guidance? Dive into the guide, then let’s elevate your book project with a one-on-one “Fix It Fast” session. This personalised support will clarify your path, any tackle specific challenges you want help with, and sweep away any uncertainties. With my legacy of thousands of five-star book reviews, your author dream is in expert hands.

(If you’re not sure where to start, check out my free guide first: How to write a nonfiction book.)

Important note

This package is the bee’s knees for authors who understand that their book needs to be more than just a pretty face in the marketplace. Get it right, and watch your sales soar even after your mum and your mates have done their bit. But if you’re thinking of bucking the trend with a one-of-a-kind ‘I made this in Canva’ cover, then this won’t be your cup of tea. If you’re on a tight budget, check out my crowdfunding advice.

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