Guest Post: How to Make Professional Looking Covers for Your Ebooks with DesignCap

By Rita Fong

Self publishing is now getting easier than ever. Here the question arises: how do you make your ebook stand out from massive others? As an old Chinese saying goes, Clothes make the man. An eye-catching ebook cover will help you to hook people to read. But here is another question you need to consider: How do you make your ebook covers? Hire a designer, do it yourself, or choose from images at hand? Hiring a designer would be a heavy price tag for some indie authors and picking from images stocks would save your money but not match up your ebooks perfectly. There is good news: DesignCap gives you a hand to fully custom your covers to attract your readers.

What is DesignCap?

DesignCap was developed by PealMountain, a software company specializing in graphic design, which has progressed other brands including FotoJet and DesignEvo. DesignCap is a free online graphics tool created to help people make striking posters and flyers with great ease in three simple steps.

What are the key features of DesignCap?

  • Hundreds of poster and flyer templates available
  • Thousands of resources including clipart images, shapes, fonts, and backgrounds
  • Fully customizable that you can make your unique poster and flyer
  • Convenient and quick: no download or registration required

How to make arresting covers with DesignCap in three steps?

First, start from ready design templates

There are various templates available in DesignCap for you to pick your favorite one. Click the template menu to see themes consistent with your book. DesignCap provides you with hundreds of different themes templates including music, sport, food, travel and health, etc. A great cover could reflect what your book is. Choose your template or you can begin with a blank page.

Second, customize your ebook covers with a collection of element resources

After picking your acceptable template, you can further perfect your cover design. And all elements of the template you select are adjustable. Also, DesignCap enables you to personalize your stunning covers with very user-friendly editors fully. As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” DesignCap provides multi-resources for you to choose featured images which you could import images from your computer or Facebook, or input your keywords to search from Pixabay’s 580,000 free images. You could customize them the way you want by changing the font, adding clipart, and transferring background and effects.

Third, save and download

When you finish your work, you will find how easy it is to make professional covers. You will enjoy the design process and be satisfied with your work. The most exciting news is you get them free. So how do you get your free amazing covers? You just feel free to share DesignCap on your social media. These brilliant covers are going to help you establish your readers’ base.

Here is my work:


Though, they say don’t judge a book by its cover, the fact is that people tend to be attracted by a book with a funny or a fantasy cover. So it is of great importance to make strong covers for your ebooks. DesignCap is here to give you a hand to make startling ebook covers. Check out the website at DesignCap and see exactly what they have to offer.

Rita Fong is with PearlMountain Limited. She likes trying new things. She’s interested in catching the latest tech and entertainment news.


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