The 2023 Ultimate Book Self-Publishing Master Class Bundle

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What's Included

Book Cover Design Masterclass: Design a Book Cover For Amazon KDP in Canva
  • Experience level required: Beginner
  • Access 23 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Length of time users can access this course: Lifetime

Course Curriculum

23 Lessons (2h)

  • Your First Program
  • Introduction and Welcome
    Lesson 1 - Taking Action For Book Cover Creation2:24
    Lesson 2 - Main Contents of the Course3:18
    Lesson 3 - Introduction to Our Design Platform - Canva9:28
  • Critical Elements of Cover Design
    Lesson 4 - Why Cover Design is so Important3:12
    Lesson 5 - The Key Elements of Book Cover Design5:04
    Lesson 6. Choosing the Right Color Combinations5:36
    Lesson 7. Amazon Book Cover Research9:01
    Lesson 8 - Front and Back Cover Design Elements1:16
    Lesson 9. The Basic Design Elements I Use With Canva12:57
  • Cover Dimensions
    Lesson 10 - Intro to Cover Trim Sizes on KDP2:45
    Lesson 11 - The Tools we can use for Book Formatting4:35
    Lesson 12 - Creating our Templates for Covers in Canva7:47
  • Book Design
    Lesson 13 - Section 3 - An Introduction to Book Cover Design1:36
    Lesson 14 - Front Cover Design26:47
    Lesson 15 - Back Cover Design18:32
    Lesson 16 - Hardback Formatting5:32
    Lesson 17 - Cover Design Alternative with BookBolt10:03
    Lesson 18. Ebook Cover Creation6:33
  • Final Proof
    Lesson 19 - Getting Ready to Upload and Print7:38
    Lesson 20 - Publishing Options3:56
    Lesson 21. Book Mock Ups For Free9:02
  • Project Design
    Lesson 22 - Book Cover Design Project4:17
  • Conclusion
    Lesson 23 - Course Conclusion1:39

Book Cover Design Masterclass: Design a Book Cover For Amazon KDP in Canva

Romney Nelson

Rommy Nelson | Bestselling Author, Course Creator & Entrepreneur

4.6/5 Instructor Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

Romney is the founder of The Life Graduate Publishing Group, an Amazon #1 Best Selling Author, Udemy Best Selling Course Creator, and publisher of over 350 books and resources including several books that have become Best Sellers in the USA, UK, Canada, and Australia.

He has represented Australia in sports, is an executive business coach, speaker, qualified teacher, and business owner.

Romney has previously held Head of Faculty positions in some of the most prestigious schools in Australia and has also held several senior executive positions.

Romney has dedicated the past 20 years to helping others achieve success and fulfillment in their lives through his coaching, teaching, masterclasses, courses, mentoring, resources, and books. His clients speak of his passion and dedication for self-improvement and bringing that knowledge and experience to help others achieve success in their lives.


Cover design has never been more accessible, thanks to Canva. With this course, you will learn all the steps to create professional-looking book covers for Amazon KDP on any budget and with no previous design experience. This course includes all of the essential steps from the core design principles, book formatting for paperbacks, hardbacks, and eBooks, front and back cover design, and the correct file and format to upload to Self-Publishing platforms such as Amazon KDP, IngramSpark, Draft2Digital, and Lulu.

4.8/5 average rating: ★ ★ ★ ★

  • Access 23 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn what critical elements you need to include on your cover
  • Create paperback, hardback & eBook cover designs using Canva
  • Calculate & set the proper orientation and dimensions for your book cover using free cover calculators
  • Learn Canva features & techniques that can be used for creating stunning effects and customizing fonts and backgrounds using images
  • Gain & understand the technical design terms used in cover design
  • Create & save your cover files to the correct specifications
  • Create unique book mock-ups for marketing that are FREE


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
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  • Access to Canva


  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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