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Hi Jacob – I’m an editor who’s worked with several first-time authors who want to use their book as an effective “business card on steroids”.

Whether to include your business name on the front cover depends on several factors – who your audience is and what they expect, what other authors in your specific space tend to do, and the extent to which you, the author, are writing as a representative of your business vs as a private person separate to it.

For what it’s worth, most of the authors I’ve worked with have only included their business name in the bio (and sometimes throughout the book where it reads naturally to include it), but that doesn’t mean having it on the front cover is an absolute no-no.