book cover design

From Cinderella’s evil stepmother to The Parent Trap‘s Meredith, there’s no shortage of despised stepmoms in the stories we encounter every day. But for many people, stepmothers are the pillars …

Kids’ book covers do double duty: they have to attract not only kids but also the adults who actually buy the books. In this PickFu poll, a user tested two …

Have you ever run a split test only to end up with inconclusive or statistically insignificant results? You might think of it as a failed poll, but that isn’t the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …