Cover of the Month Contest is conducted by AllAuthor every month. The main purpose of this contest is to provide an opportunity for the authors to promote their book in front of thousands of readers.
Partaking in the contest is not only about winning but also holds a lot of boons for all participants. Here's how:
- An opportunity to give a shout out about your book.
- Buy links are attached for potential buyers to directly make a purchase.
- Reader can read a Sample chapters of the book.
- Exclusive prizes and offers from AllAuthor for the winner and the runners.
- The Winner will get Pro-Membership worth $59 for free and the first two runners will get featured book listing worth $24 for free.
- The winner and runners of all months will be permanently listed on a separate Cover of the Month Winners page.
- The winners and the runners will get digital badges which they can flaunt on their websites and social media.
- AllAuthor also publisize the winner and post the winning covers video through our socila media accounts.
Guidelines to participate:
- Only registered authors of AllAuthor can participate. If you are not a member at AllAuthor, Sign Up now!
- The book which you want to enter in the contest has to be added to your Author Profile.
- Only those book covers can be submitted for which the author has the sole copyright.
- Only one book cover can be submitted by an author in a month.
- Any book cover can be submitted irrespective of the publish date.
- Although erotica books are allowed, pornographic, salacious, obscene covers are not allowed for participation.
- Only covers of single books are allowed and it shouldn't be entered as a box set.
- If you have already submitted your book cover for any of the previous 'Cover of The Month' contests (and did not come under the top 3 winners), you can submit the same book cover again after a period of 3 months.
Note: Please note that AllAuthor reserves the right to take the final decision for approving or rejecting a book cover's entry into the contest.
What is the contest's process?
The contest is divided into four rounds throughout the month. Each round happens for one week; hence the total duration of the contest is four weeks.
|Rounds||Book covers entering the round and available for voting||Duration|
|Round 1||All approved book covers entered in the contest||1st - 7th|
|Round 2||Top 100 book covers from Round I||8th - 14th|
|Round 3||Top 50 book covers from Round II||15th - 21st|
|Final Round||Top 24 book covers from Round III.||22nd - Month end|
Top 3 most voted book covers will announced as a Winner
For every single book cover, first 100 votes can users vote with or without registering at AllAuthor. After that particular cover has obtained 100 votes, any further users who wish to vote for that cover have to be a registered user of AllAuthor or new users can register and then vote for the cover.
It is absolutely FREE for all registered authors to participate in the contest.