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Digital Goods Delivery

How to Sell Beats on PayPal

Digital Goods Delivery

If you’re like most people, you’ve purchased a digital product at some point in the last ten years. You probably also used PayPal to process your payment, as it’s one of the world’s most popular and trusted ways to pay and get paid online. Because PayPal is such a popular service, there are also a fair number of misconceptions about how it works. For musicians who are curious about how…

Where To Sell Books

What You Need to Sell Audio Books

Where To Sell Books

Just as ereader devices revolutionized the ebook market, so have smartphones and dedicated MP3 players sparked a renewed interest in audio books. For the busy commuter or stay-at-home parent faced with tasks which require both hands, finding time to read a great book isn’t always an option. For enterprising self-published authors, selling audio books has proven to be a lucrative method of adding new revenue streams to their online businesses,…

Want to Sell Music? PayPal isn’t All You Need

For today’s independent musician, distributing music through physical media is largely a thing of the past. Unless you’re catering to a niche audience who appreciates novelty items, like vinyl or cassette tapes, the most viable option is digital media distribution to sell music. PayPal, one of the world’s most popular payment processing services, should absolutely be part of your business plan. What many newcomers to online sales don’t realize, though,…

Sell Tracks Online

How to Sell Beats Online and Stand Out from the Crowd

Sell Tracks Online

For music producers with experience creating beats, the next logical step is learning how to sell beats in order to make money and to begin building an industry presence. Many producers will give away their products before they begin to actually sell beats, and while this can be an effective way to build buzz, it’s not sustainable from a business standpoint. In order to justify the amount of time spent…

Sell MP3s On Your Website

What Online Merchants Should Know About Selling Ringtones

Sell MP3s On Your Website

Smartphone devices are ubiquitous, as is the desire among users to customize their devices. Phones offer users the opportunity to not only manage their daily lives, but also to project their personal tastes and interests through custom themes and tones. For developers and content creators, this collective urge to customize creates a unique earning opportunity, so selling ringtones can be a lucrative opportunity. Still, there are some things hopeful merchants…

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…

Music Digital Downloads

Selling Music in an Increasingly Digital World

Music Digital Downloads

Digital files as a format for selling music no longer make up a small share of the market. In the last decade, digital music sales have soared in popularity, while physical format sales continue to dwindle. For mainstream artists signed to major labels, this can present something of a challenge as the industry struggles to monetize digital files in a manner similar to physical sales from a historical standpoint. Independent…

Sell MP3 Downloads

How to Create and Sell Audio Books

Sell MP3 Downloads

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…