What's the first thing an ebook buyer sees? Your cover. That makes your cover the number one draw to get that buyer interested in your ebook.
Clarissa Draper has posted a series at her blog to help you put together a dynamite cover. She has sections on background colors, background pictures, fonts, layout and the series covers.
Read the Ebook Cover Series at Clarissa's blog. The series is broken into sections. Click on the sections and learn how to put together your cover.