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Kindle eBook Cover Design and Book Illustration Guide

Learn the steps for designing your book's cover and sourcing and manipulating images for your ebooks
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 56m
Language: English
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In this Kindle eBook Cover Design and Book Illustration course you will learn how to source images for use within the content of your books, as well as for the promotion and marketing of your books.
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You will also learn how to manipulate these images and prepare them for inclusion within your eBooks, as well as how to create illustrations for your books from the images you have sourced.
In the second part of the course, you will learn why your book’s cover plays such an important role in the selling of your book and you will discover the various options that are available to you, regarding the designing of a professional looking book cover that works effectively in your particular genre or niche.
By the end of the course, you will know what makes a good book cover in your niche or genre and how exactly you should go about acquiring such a cover.

You will learn

✓ Learn the best places for sourcing images for your books
✓ Learn basic manipulation techniques to prepare your images
✓ Learn how to apply special effects to transform your images
✓ Learn the different elements that make up a professional looking cover for your book


• A willingness to learn
• A commitment to take action on the knowledge learned in this course

This course is for

• Self-published authors looking to include images within their books
• Self-published authors looking to create images for the promotion of their books
• Self-published authors looking to improve the effectiveness of their book’s cover
Author, Internet Marketer & Instructor
    Having worked as a marketing manager in London during the nineties, where he also completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, David decided to leave the rat race in 2000, head east and forge a new career as an online marketer. It was during this time that he published his first book.

As a British ex-pat living in Slovakia, David has set up online businesses and written non-fiction books in a number of different niches, most notably freelance translating, ESL and all things Slovak. He also taught Business English to Slovak companies and private individuals and lectured at universities and other educational institutions, where he developed his passion for teaching.

In the last few years, from his mountain home in the heart of Europe, David has primarily focused on print on demand and self-publishing, during which time he has created over 5,000 designs and published over 1,000 books. In addition to this, David has taught online courses to over 50,000 students, mainly in the print on demand and self-publishing niches, and is currently half-way through writing his first series of YA fiction novels.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 56m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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