Use a Great Ebook Cover, Get More Sales!
Show, Don't Tell
You’ve just finished writing the next bestseller and you’re sure it’s going to sell like crazy, or is it?
Unless you’re able to captivate potential customers in a matter of seconds, you’re going to run into a wall, an attention wall. People’s attention spans are relatively short so if you want your ebook to stand out and make the person stop doing what they’re doing and pay attention you’re going to need some help.
It’s far too easy to slap any old cover on a book and call it a day, or worse not use any cover. After all, your audience will surely love everything you publish, right? Unfortunately in this day and age, people will literally judge your book by its’ cover. They only have a couple of seconds at most to decide whether or not they’re interested in your eBook. Luckily for you, Placeit’s book cover maker is capable of creating some amazing ebook cover designs in just a few clicks.
Promote Your Ebook on Social Media
Great, so now that you have seen how to use the book cover maker and have made one yourself, the next step is to get your book in front of people on social media. Remember, you want to avoid simply posting your book cover in a Facebook post or a tweet, we can do so much better than that! To really squeeze the value out of our beautiful ebook cover we have to create an equally good ebook Facebook ad.
Fortunately Placeit has our back once more with a broad selection of pixel perfect ebook Facebook ads. Below are some fantastic examples to inspire you and get you started. You can click on them go to that Facebook ad template.
Design Your Own Book Cover
Follow these simple steps to create your own professional book cover. Once you understand where all the options are for the book maker templates, you’ll see how incredibly easy it is to create a book cover. Feel free to open the same template in a new window and follow along using the same template by clicking on book cover maker.
Select book cover from design templates button. Pick the template that best suits your needs.
Edit text, its font and color for each line of text. Choose the frame for the text and its color.
Choose a background color and upload your an image or choose one. Choose the dimensions and download.
Facebook Ads for Authors Definitive Guide
Brilliant, now that you have a professional ebook cover design and an amazing Facebook ad to showcase your cover you’re going to want to use it in an ad campaign on a social media platform like Facebook. Not to worry, we have a step-by-step guide to promoting ebooks using facebook ads that will take the guesswork out of running effective ads on Facebook
The guide shows you how to:
Create Book Mockups Perfect for Printing
If you plan to take your sales anywhere besides social media you’ll definitely need some high resolution book mockups. These are perfect for creating print ads, banners, brochures, billboards and any other print materials you want to use to promote your ebook.
Here are some examples of what you can do when you combine Placeit’s book cover designer and book mockups.
Click on the examples to go directly to that book mockup.
Supercharge Your Ebook Ads with Video
If you’re ready to take your ebook promotion to the next level then you’re ready to use video ads. The competition is always trying to stay ahead of the curve and a major part of that is video. With most social media platforms focusing on being video first platforms, you’re going to need some help. Don’t sweat it, Placeit is your friend with a selection of ebook video ads that are just as easy to use as its book cover maker and its book mockups.
Take a look at these fantastic ebook video ads and imagine your audience trying to look away, it’s just not going to happen. These videos ads will be your secret weapon when you’re promoting your ebook. Click on a title to go directly to that video mockup.
Marketing Tips & Tactics for Self-Publishers
Great, now that you have a brilliant book cover to attract new readers, an amazing book mockup to show off your book and have started putting together your social media campaign to reach the top of the charts, we put together a list of 20 great tips & tricks to get you up to speed and selling your ebooks left and right.
The list includes tips on how to:
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