If you're not enough good with graphic design, get someone to make an e-book cover for you. You'll find a lot of graphic designers want to do it for you on pretty low budget on various freelancer websites. The cover must provide general information about the e-book's topic and give reasons for someone to want to read it.

For example, a title might be 'MECHANIC'S TOOLS', then below 'Every tool and know how needed to fix your car at home'. Both informations should be useful and make the reader want to find more about those topics. That's a know-how/help type of book. If you're writing a novel, it will be totally different.

Image on the cover should relate to topic of the e-book. In this case, perhaps a wrench with a blurred car in the background, or something similar. This is quite simple and worn out, but it's enough so you get the point.

As mentioned before, there are plenty of graphic experts who can do this for you real cheap. Don't spare money on this, because cover is really important. It should catch the eye on other's websites if you're gonna do some promotions, or affiliate offers. It should also look modern.

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skyhigh4 Premium
Excellent information. Thank you so much!
DavidArturo Premium
Hey, very informative and weel put together thi spost of yours! Well done!
Thank you David!
Salem Premium
Great article. I would also suggest publishing it on Amazon/Kindle. It is free and you can get all the help you need in the form of templates and even a cover maker. Worked great for me. You can find how to publish on Kindle here
sherbet penny Premium
Nice one for the link to SA
mama2karsten Premium
Well written, informative article... nice job! I have been thinking about getting back into writing... this may just be the little nudge I needed.... thanks for sharing.
I'm glad this helped! I wish all the best!
reefswimmer Premium
I agree ebooks are an important source of revenue for us---so long as we give really strong value to the reader.

You might want to look on Amazon for how to publish/market ebooks on Kindle----they are a goldmine of ideas.

Look to your eventual publisher before you write so you use the correct formatting for , your specific publisher. On Amazon, for instance, there's simple ways of publishing ebooks if you use Wordpress to write your content..

In your training, I really liked the part at the end, where you talk about leveraging your ebooks. Never want to just assume you write an ebook, publish it, and that's it.
Seems interesting. Definitely worth taking a look!