Category: Self-Publishing

How to Sell Books

Increase Your Ebook Sales: Sell Audio Books

How to Sell Books

Not so long ago, audio books were sold exclusively via physical media, often in bulky packaging to accommodate several compact discs’ worth of material. With the advent of personal MP3 players and. later, smartphones capable of playing MP3 files, audio books have become more fashionable than ever. These devices have revolutionized the audio books industry, much as dedicated ereader devices have created a booming ebook industry. Self-publishing and selling ebooks…

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Why you Don’t Have to Write Fiction to Sell Ebooks

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If you have an interest in becoming a published author and you’re following industry trends, you know that scores of fiction authors are writing their own success stories by choosing to self-publish and sell ebooks independently. Every year, thousands of new authors make their debut and earn a profit by selling ebooks they’ve written, without the support of a traditional publishing contract. While self-publishing superstars who specialize in fiction seem…

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Why Won’t My Ebook Sell? Decoding Online Self-Publishing

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You’ve written, edited, polished and formatted your ebook download, but you’re not making any real sales impact. If you’re one of the many self-published authors whose initial sales figures are lower than you hoped, don’t be discouraged; low product quality probably isn’t to blame. Even the best and most powerful novels will struggle in the online marketplace, and physical market, for that matter, if no one knows they exist. Before…

Expand Your Ebook Empire: Sell MP3 Audio Book Downloads

Once available through specialized retailers at high markups, audio books are far from a recent invention, though they’ve typically been the choice of a very small niche audience. With the advent of smartphones and high-capacity MP3 players, however, they’ve enjoyed a dramatic surge in popularity. Due to the wide availability of inexpensive audio editing programs, they’re no longer prohibitively expensive for the small business owner to produce. For the self-published…

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Sell Your Non-Fiction Manuscript as an Ebook Download

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Whether it’s advice for finding a traditional publisher or helpful hints about the self-publishing business, it can often seem that fiction authors are more frequently offered assistance on the Internet. Though fiction, especially genre fiction, is still exploding in popularity as ebook downloads due to the prevalence of tablets, dedicated ereader devices and smartphones, there’s a healthy market for non-fiction manuscripts. If you’re a non-fiction author researching the best methods…

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The Rise of the Ebook Download

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While ebooks have existed in some form since the earliest days of the Internet, the ebook download has become one of the hottest and most potentially profitable products of the decade. Though there are a variety of factors which contribute to the explosion in ebook sales, the advent of dedicated ereader devices and smartphone apps specifically designed for reading are among the most influential. Getting Started in the Ebook Download…

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How to Create and Sell Audio Books

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Far too often, self-published authors neglect a potentially substantial source of income: selling audio books. Housework, daily commutes and workouts are all times when book lovers are in need of entertainment, but need their hands and eyes free to accomplish other tasks. With the proliferation of smartphones and portable listening devices, it’s become easier than ever for authors to market and sell audio books, an opportunity which is sorely under-utilized…

Protecting Your Ebook Download

One of the most attractive aspects of an ebook is the ability to easily and conveniently purchase, share and load files into a dedicated ereader device. Unfortunately, the same ease of sharing which makes these products so appealing can present a great potential for loss and piracy among authors. Content creators who sell digital downloads must make a point of familiarizing themselves with the most popular methods of content protection,…