book cover design

A header image showing two book covers and saying "Which One Won?"

It’s wild how one or two details in a book cover can make a big difference in how people respond to it. That’s what one PickFu user discovered after testing …

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The smallest details can make a big difference when it comes to book cover design. So what happens when you have three wildly different cover ideas and you need to …

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When you’re designing a minimalist book cover, it’s smart to split test your options. Minor changes are often what make a cover sink or swim, as one author discovered in …

An image showing two book covers and saying "Which One Won?"

When it comes to book cover design, it might seem like only the major details matter. But as one author discovered in this PickFu poll, the most minute details can …

A cover image that says "Which One Won" and has two options, orange "A" and blue "B," with two different cover images inside.

Is there a secret to creating a book cover that attracts both well-worn travelers and those who love the occasional adventure? This Ranked poll asked 50 frequent and occasional travelers …

Which One Won: shirtless man on romance book cover

Every romance novel has to have a gorgeous hunk on the cover, right? This PickFu poll comparing two book cover designs confirmed as much — but the user running the …

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Caleb Kaiser at Reedsy.com for contributing the following guest post. The publishing world earned its reputation for being opaque. If you want even basic data points, …