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More Dystopia Covers Wanted!

ATTENTION, BOOK COVER DESIGNERS!

We here at The Book Cover Designer aim to provide the best marketplace so that you can sell your awesome book covers on your own terms and conditions, on your own prices, and most of all – on a user-friendly interface. Which is exactly why we would like to share with you a little secret we’ve learned about your customers.

In recent years the Dystopia genre grew much larger than we could have ever imagined. Blockbuster movie franchises and TV shows like The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Maze Runner, Iron Man, The Colony, Oblivion, The Walking Dead, The 100, and so on have sparked an interest towards audiences of all ages, which in turn, has sparked the interest of many authors. Tons of up and coming, already acclaimed or even newbie writers are trying to break into the Dystopia genre, which is why we need more Dystopia/ Post-Apocalyptic/ Disaster book covers on the website.

We have gathered a small collection of the most vivid pre-made Dystopia book covers on our website (check the attached image featuring 10 book covers). We need more covers like these! If you’re interested in rebranding your style or if you’re secretly a Dystopia fan, this is your chance to show off your new designs!

 

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P. S.: As always, it will take up to 72 hours for us to review your submissions. In case you have submitted more than a few covers at once, we will approve them in batches of 4 or 5 so that our front page won’t be overloaded by only one designer’s creations.

 

If you’d like to stay tuned on daily updates on book covers, designers and all things related to the website, you can follows us on Facebook: The Book Cover Designer and Twitter: @TheBkCvrDesignr 

 

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Massive February SALE!

 

Attention, authors and designers! We’re holding a massive sale on all Romance/Erotica book covers on The Book Cover Designer!

Till the end of February all Romance/Erotica book covers will have a 10% sale in honor of the month of love and Valentine’s Day! If you want to take advantage of this sale, you can get your discount by entering the code valentines16 at checkout. The sale is running from the 1st to the 29th of February 2016.

 

If you’d like to stay tuned on daily updates on book covers, designers and all things related to the website, you can follows us on Facebook: The Book Cover Designer and Twitter: @TheBkCvrDesignr 

 

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Happy New 2016!

Happy New 2016 to all our book cover designers and authors!

We are excited to welcome a new year filled with creativity and growth. Ever since The Book Cover Designer’s launch back in 2012 the marketplace has grown and expanded in unimaginable ways. 2015 was a wonderful year for both vendors and authors. We have reached so many milestones and accomplishments and we promise to make 2016 even better for all our designers and their clients. The Book Cover Designer currently has nearly 6,000 pre-made book covers. We are working with over 100 vendors from all over the world and they are producing high quality pre-made and custom ebook and paperback/hardcover covers. We get new submissions on daily basis, so if you’re an author and you’re reading this – make sure you keep an eye on the website and not miss the opportunity to grab your next best seller’s awesome book cover!

We wish you a great flow of creativity, success and positive experience on The Book Cover Designer website throughout 2016.

If you’d like to stay tuned on daily updates on book covers, designers and all things related to the website, you can follows us on Facebook: The Book Cover Designer and Twitter: @TheBkCvrDesignr 

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Book Cover Image Size Updates

 

Hello everyone!

 
A few days ago we introduced a small update to the website’s submissions page. As of now, each time you upload an image, which is larger than 1800px by 1800px, our system will automatically resize the image so that it won’t be bigger than 1800px by length. We know that you want to upload bigger images to that your clients can see your book covers in better detail. However, we felt like we had to introduce this update so that this way our hosting will provide more storage space for even more awesome book covers. Don’t worry, when the system resizes your images it won’t lower their resolution or quality.

 

 

If you’d like to stay tuned on daily updates on book covers, designers and all things related to the website, you can follows us on Facebook: The Book Cover Designer and Twitter: @TheBkCvrDesignr 

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A Warm Welcome To Our Newest Designers

Hello everyone!

We are super excited to give a warm, wintery welcome to all of our newest designers here at The Book Cover Designer. Our pre-made ebook and paperback/hardcover book covers have grown to more than 5,000, which is an incredible milestone for the marketplace.

It has been a wonderful year of growth and success for both vendors and authors and we are thrilled to welcome the new 2016 and see where it will take us.

If you’d like to stay tuned on daily updates on book covers, designers and all things related to the website, you can follow us on Facebook: The Book Cover Designer and Twitter: @TheBkCvrDesignr

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New Dashboard

UPDATE: There are too many bugs/quirks/niggles with this release so I’m reverting back to the old dashboard for now. Hopefully I can get them sorted within the next few months. Sorry!

Hi guys,

This is a big update to the existing vendor dashboard. I wanted to cover some of the biggest changes here.

One of the biggest is that to add products you now go to Products > Add Product and everything is on the front end. The fields are the same that you’re used to. Title, product description, short product description. Fill these in as usual. Basically everything is the same for adding products, just hopefully easier to use. NOTE: I know the way you select categories here is not ideal, but we will add checkboxes soon.

Also, please do not select more than 3 categories. If you do it only makes navigating that much harder.

There are lots of things for you fill out on the Settings tab! Like your Store Description (you can grab your old one from https://thebookcoverdesigner.com/vendors/your-store-name), your Single product page description (this shows up under the Seller Info tab on every product page).

Under Settings you can also add your PayPal address.

An important new tab under Settings is called Branding. Please please please add a Store Banner (suggested size: 700 x 150. Although you can make it bigger if you want). You can also add a Store Icon – think of it like a logo or avatar.

There is one last tab under Settings called Social where you can add your social media links if you want.

I think the rest of it is pretty self-explanatory, but there’ll be lots of tweaks coming in the next few weeks!

Feedback welcome.

Charlie

PS My email is charlie[at]thebookcoverdesigner.com if you want to get me directly. But comments would be good too. 🙂

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Site Move Complete

Hi,

Over the past 48 hours or so you may have noticed some issues with the site. This was due to us having to move the site to a new server. This necessitated some downtime as well as a period during which designers couldn’t upload covers (to avoid losing data). I’m pleased to report however that the transfer is now complete, and all functionality is back to normal.

Designers can upload covers and the site should be accessible to everyone.

If you notice any issues, please don’t hesitate to contact me on charlie[at]thebookcoverdesigner.com

We made the move because we were running out of space on our old server and also sometimes it was a little slow. The new server has much higher specs and we can scale as necessary to accommodate more traffic/covers. So hopefully we won’t have to move again!

 

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Welcome to all the new cover artists

I just wanted to write something quickly to say how grateful and excited I am by how many cover designers we now have offering premade book covers through The Book Cover Designer. I should probably mention the number: it’s nine. Maybe ten would have been a better milestone to celebrate, but I haven’t posted an update for a while, so.

We have a greater diversity of designs than ever. We’ve got digital illustrations, fantasy, horror…you name it, we’ve got it! So thank you, cover artists, for your hard work and dedication to your craft. I look forward to continuing working with you.

PS Look out for a site re-design soon! One is long overdue, don’t you think? I want the focus to be much on the covers. But more on that next time!

With best wishes,
Charlie Livingston

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Introducing Book Covers Marketplace

UPDATE: We are not going to be continuing with Book Covers Marketplace. Cover artists from all over the world will be be able to sell their premade covers here at The Book Cover Designer instead.

I’m excited to announce the launch of Book Covers Marketplace, a site which will make it easier for cover designers to sell their premades and for authors to find the premades that are right for their books.

Here’s how:

  • It will be a central place for book covers, and because they will all be in place, they will be easier to find. Authors won’t have to visit lots of different websites to search for premades.
  • It makes purchasing covers a snip. Checkout in a couple of clicks.
  • Cover artists can list their own covers, a bit like listing items for sale on eBay. This makes it easier for cover designers to get their work out there.

If you have any questions or feedback about the new site, I’d love to hear it!

Yours
Charlie

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New ownership!

You may have noticed that the site has been down for the last couple of days. This is because thebookcoverdesigner.com was sold on 9 November 2012, and is now under new ownership. We apologise if you were looking to buy a cover in the meantime, but the store is now back online. Look out for new designs and features over the coming weeks!