by Kristen Eckstein
If your cover looks like it was created in Microsoft Word, your book sales will be directly affected and even your credibility may be at stake.
Most people, especially those who spend hours online, are visual creatures. When we’re searching the web, an interesting thing happens. Pay attention to your own browsing habits.
When you browse through eBooks on Amazon, how many times do you click on the picture of the book cover image versus just the title that usually appears next to it?
We almost always gravitate towards clicking the picture because that’s what we’re looking at. Our eyes are drawn to the image. If they can’t see the image clearly in that tiny little thumbnail in an Amazon search, then potential buyers are going to pass right over it.
So if your cover, especially as a thumbnail image, is so important, what are the secrets to making it stand out from your competition?
The secrets to a killer eBook cover can be boiled down to five key elements: [Read more…]