5. Create your cover

If you don’t have the perfect photo right now, don’t worry. Use the tips below to choose a great photo. Use Canva to create a greate cover.

Tips and examples

  • Think of your first photo and title as a book cover—it’s the first thing people will see
  • Go with active, candid images
  • Try to take the photo in a well-lit space
  • Photos with a vertical orientation work best
  • Don’t use a flash or heavy filters
  • Don’t upload blurry or distorted images
  • Photos cannot feature children, logos, or alcohol
  • Don’t upload images with text overlaid
  • No posed portraits

Experience title

A great title is short, clear and descriptive. Try starting with a fun or unique verb.

10 characters needed

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