Covers Sell

Covers Sell

New York Mar 24 2008

Posted by Scott On June - 7 - 2010


This classic cover earns high marks for its “radical clarity”, humour, and less-is-more approach to cover design. The black border signals it is an important cover. The white background lends “pop” factor. The circulator’s arrow device finishes the job.

This risky cover paid off with sales that were 35% better than their average for 2008.

New York Mar 24 2008, is it Hall of Fame worthy

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Scott Bullock is a veteran circulation expert with over 38 years experience in both Canada and the United States. He has worked on trade titles such as Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal, School Library Journal and Small Press in the USA. In consumer magazines, Scott was the Circulation Director for D Magazine (the city magazine of Dallas, Texas), and in Canada he was the Circulation Director for Toronto Life, Fashion, and Canadian Art. From 2000 to 2004, Scott was a partner at Coast to Coast Newsstand Services. Scott has also held the post of VP Sales & Marketing, for CDS Global, Canada. Currently, CoversSell.Com is Scott’s circulation consultancy. Active clients include: Fly Fusion, Canadian Geographic, Canadian House & Home, Canada’s History, Canadian Real Estate Wealth, Canadian Woodworking, Canadian Cycling, Canadian Running, Canadian Scrapbooker, Legion, Harrowsmith, SkyNews, and SuperTrax.

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