Design an eBook Cover that stands out using Canva

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Design a Professional and Eye-catching eBook cover from scratch

Work with existing pre-built Professional eBook cover Templates

Weigh important design choices for your ebook like Templates, Titles and Pen names

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1 hour
Beginner-friendly
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to design an eBook cover using Canva that looks professional, elegant and eye-catching. You will be designing two ebook covers: one using Professional ebook cover pre-built templates and another completely from scratch. You will also learn about important things that as a writer you must know before choosing a Template, Title and Pen name. We will be primarily focusing on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing(KDP) although the eBook cover can also be used for other marketplaces. I myself have published 4 books through Amazon KDP available in both ebook and Paperback versions. By the end of this project, you will be confident in creating an eBook cover that is of extremely High Quality. You can just download the eBook cover and upload it on Amazon. So, whether you are a writer who is looking to self publish an ebook on Amazon Kindle or you are a Freelancer looking to get into the ebook freelancing market, you will find this guided project extremely beneficial. We will be using Canva for our guided project. Canva is a Cloud-based graphic design online software that has thousands of templates and designs to choose from. It is free and has lots of features to choose from. You don't need any prior experience in ebook cover design or graphics design inorder for you to complete this project. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Requirements

You don't need any prior experience in ebook cover design inorder for you to complete this project. 

Skills you will develop

  • kindle publishing

  • ebook cover templates

  • ebook cover design

  • ebook cover for Amazon KDP

  • Canva

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a New Canva Account

  2. Canva Dashboard Overview and Template Selection

  3. Design an eBook cover using pre-built Professional Templates

  4. Design an eBook cover from scratch

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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