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Book Cover - Take Two

OK. Thank you to everyone who voted on the book covers in the last few weeks.

In addition to comments on the blog, I had lots of emails, votes on the official voting page, and comments on Facebook. In all, about 55% prefer the first book cover (with icons; without a guy looking off a building).

There was some discussion the the icons looked old school but I never got good feedback on whether that's good or bad. I also got a few comments that they looked modern and new. I don't know enough about icons to understand the discussion.

Anyway, it looks like Cover A is the favorite. But since I had Sally start working on another design, I thought I'd throw it out there as well.

Personally, I didn't like the dark gray on Option A, so here are four options to choose from:

Option 1 A is the original.

Option 1B is a lighter color (blue). Sally will choose the actual color.

Option 1C is black, which I somehow like more than dark gray.

Option 3 is the totally different cover.

Maybe none of this matters given the cover artwork I see on Amazon - and the fact that my book will probably never actually be in a book store. But I appreciate your feedback!

Please Click to Vote!

Thank you.


About the Author

Karl W. Palachuk, is a technology consultant, author, speaker, trainer, and coach. He is the author of fifteen books. He has built several successful businesses, including two managed services companies. His books include Managed Services in a Month and The Network Documentation Workbook. Karl is a frequent trainer and speaker in the SMB Community. His popular blog can be found at He has more than twenty years experience as an I.T. professional and serves on advisory panels for several hardware and software companies.

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