How to Design Killer eBook Covers (Even for $5)

Affiliate Marketing for Beginners in 2012I’m sure you’ve probably used for different things in your affiliate business.  Odds are you had mixed results.  Some gigs went well and others didn’t.

Fiverr is one of my favorite places to find hidden talent in different areas.  Primarily I use it to get affordable graphic design.

Case in point, last week I bought an eCover gig for my forthcoming Kindle book: “Affiliate Marketing for Beginners in 2012”

The result?

I got back a pretty slick looking image that only cost me a five spot.  (See the above image)

Not bad if you ask me!

I’d say the quality is on par with eBook cover designs you’d get with Odesk or eLance…But at a fraction of the cost!

Now, there is a trick to Fiverr microsourcing for graphics work.  You can’t buy a gig and assume the service provider knows what you want.  Instead, I recommend you use my three-step process for getting great eCover graphics…

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6 Eye-Catching Graphics that ALL Blogs Need

Graphics for Blogs

Graphics for BlogsI don’t claim to be good at making graphics.

Nor do I have an ounce of artistic talent.

In fact when I was 8, my art teacher wouldn’t let me have a pair of scissors because I was too clumsy <— True story!

With all that said, I’m a firm believer that images can enhance the quality of any blog.

That’s why recently I’ve been working hard to improve the overall visual experience for readers.

The following are six types of graphics I’m currently using on this blog.  Each is specifically designed to enhance the quality of the written content:

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