Create a cover for an e-book using Adobe Photoshop or other software programs such as those offered on Canva.com and MyeCoverMaker.com. BetterBlogImages.com also offers a full tutorial for creating an engaging e-book cover as of 2015.
Better Blog Images offers a tutorial for using free Photoshop actions to create an e-book cover. This tutorial also lists sites that offer free e-book cover templates available for use with Photoshop. Follow the step-by-step instructions on the page, inserting your own images and templates, to create a professional-looking e-book cover.
Canva is an online program that lets you create e-book covers using an existing database of stock images and fonts. Using Canva, you can create and save your designs online without downloading any additional software. Once you've created a cover using Canva, save the design as a PDF.
My eCover Maker also offers online software for designing e-book covers. For a monthly or annual fee, My eCover Maker grants unlimited access to templates, fonts and images in the database, along with the ability to save and download finished projects. You may also sign up for a free version, and then pay a flat fee to have the company watermark removed from a cover design upon download.