A Beginner's Guide to Kindle eBook Cover Design & the Sourcing and Manipulating of eBook Images

David ✏ Ault, The Writer Teacher

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19 Videos (50m)
    • An Introduction to the Course

      3:50
    • The Types of Images You May Use Within The Content of Your Book

      3:14
    • A Word About Licensing

      0:58
    • Taking Your Own Photos

      1:41
    • Getting Photos from the Public Domain

      1:12
    • Getting Photos from Creative Commons

      0:57
    • Paid Royalty Free Stock Photo

      1:35
    • Overview of Image Manipulation

      1:54
    • Introduction to PicResize

      5:51
    • Resizing Images - Basic Image Manipulation Using PicResize

      3:08
    • Cropping Images - Basic Image Manipulation Using PicResize

      1:12
    • Rotating Images - Basic Image Manipulation Using PicResize

      2:07
    • Changing the File Size of an Image - Basic Image Manipulation Using PicResize

      2:57
    • Overview of Illustrating Your Book

      1:39
    • A Look at Sketcher

      6:44
    • Why Your Book's Cover is So Important

      1:13
    • Getting a Professionally Designed Cover

      2:26
    • Alternative Options Available for Your Cover Design

      3:50
    • Designing a Cover Yourself

      3:07

About This Class

In this Beginner's Guide to Kindle eBook Cover Design & the Sourcing and Manipulating of eBook Images, 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.

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.

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David ✏ Ault

The Writer Teacher

Currently, on the How To Publish An eBook website, I am giving away a FREE online course for anyone who is interested in making a living (or at least a part-time income) from self-publishing.

I also teach classes about course creation, online learning platforms and teaching, and recently, I launched the Writer Teacher Facebook Group as a place where self-published authors and online teachers can hang out to discuss how to make a significant income from your writing through the ...

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