Posted on 02/03/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Your book cover may look beautiful at full size, but don’t forget — that’s not the way in which all readers will encounter it for the first time.

Chances are they’ll see it in thumbnail view instead, possibly as small as 50 pixels by 50 pixels.

Derek Haines has devoted an entire post to book cover thumbnails; check it out to learn how you can assess a cover’s conversion to thumbnail as well as which sizes you’re likely to see your cover in.

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