Custom-made book or magazine cover design

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  • You describe your exact requirements
  • Designers submit book or magazine covers for review
  • You only pay for the design you like best!

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How book or magazine cover design contests work

  • 1) Compile your design brief

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    • Answer some simple questions about your business and the book or magazine cover design you're looking for.
    • Decide on the amount you wish to pay.
  • 2) Review & provide feedback

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    • Designers submit concepts based on the brief
    • Review and give feedback on designs as they are submitted
  • 3) Pick a winning design!

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    • After 7 days, browse entries and pick your favorite book or magazine cover design. We'll take care of paying the winning designer.
    • Complete handover - receive final high-quality files and full copyright

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    “The design project I ran on 99designs to generate ideas for the cover of my new book Becoming Superhuman was a smashing success.”

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    “Instead of paying 1 designer for 3 versions of a book cover, we can take that same fee and work with an unlimited number of designers.”

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    “The 99designs staff have always been helpful and available and I can actually tell by their level of support that they care about me.”

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Recent book or magazine cover design contests

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Entry #112 - Book cover design - by DHMDesigns

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This is the 2nd book in my series, which blends Science Fiction & Fantasy elements into a single action adventure novel.
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Entry #309 - Book cover design - by zubimarva

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We need a classy cover design that subtly says "golf" for our upcoming golf book, Lowest Score Wins
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Entry #165 - Book cover design - by SBphotodesign

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I'm a writer of fantasy and sci-fi. I have a blog where I have posted the first chapters of a book called Ismark and ...
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Entry #236 - Book cover design - by Theother31

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The product is a book... title "Treasured." It's target audience is fathers as a whole. Fathers with a very young d...
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Entry #148 - Book cover design - by Lianam

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Design for a short military / AI sci-fi anthology, stories by Thomas A. Mays
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Entry #117 - Book cover design - by GraficArtist

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We provide wealth management to affluent clients. We manage their investment portfolios and specialize in retirement ...
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Still have questions?

How many designers will be working on my project?
A typical contest has dozens of designers competing to produce the best design. The more money you offer, the more designers you'll attract.
What if I don’t like any of the designs that I get?
We have a 100% money-back guarantee! If you don't like any designs, then simply contact us within 60 days and we'll give you a complete refund.
How many design entries will I get to choose from?
On average, we receive 90+ entries per book or magazine cover design contest, from dozens of different designers over a 7 day period.
How much does it cost to run a book or magazine cover design contest?
You set the budget! Pricing starts at $299 and in general, the more money you offer, the more book or magazine cover designs you will have to choose from.
Will the designers tailor their designs to suit my business?
Our designers create designs according to your requirements, so every entry to your design contest is tailor-made just for you!
Can I get designers to revise the designs they create for me?
Absolutely. Designers thrive on guidance, so the more feedback you provide, the better the quality of your finished product.
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