Self-publishing authors sell their books in multiple retail outlets, such Amazon.com and Ingram Spark. Covers need to be designed to sell in physical and online retail outlets, thus should be legible in color, black and white, and at thumbnail size.
As cover type and imagery can have decreased contrast when viewing covers on Kindle devices, designers should avoid colors similar in tonal value on cover elements that are touching each other.
As shown there are many elements of a book cover that need to be taken into consideration. It is a very important promotional tool, and it shouldn’t be disregarded. To get the perfect book cover design for your story, get in touch today.