Tuesday, March 27, 2012

How important is the book cover?

I know the old adage "Don't judge a book by its cover".  But when you are talking about e-books, there are hundreds - thousands to choose from and everything/anything you can do to attract a potential buyer - including an attractive cover is imporant.
I'm not proud.  I admit I'm drawn to the pretty covers first.

which would you buy of each of these two pairings. Yeah, okay, this is skewed to the female reader.









3 comments:

  1. I try not to judge on the cover. I go by the blurb, but an attractive cover can draw me to a book. I'd choose the first ones in each pairing.

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    1. That is good of you. I'll read the blurb before hitting "buy" but the cover is the thing that attracts me to even open the description.

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  2. A good cover always make a difference because it is the first thing people will see. Take for instance, the book "Lady Lawbreaker" by G.J. Fuller (You can see it's cover on Amazom.com); that book's cover hooked me instantly. It's simple, but really gets your attention. So yes, the cover makes a big difference.

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