Posts Tagged "security"

digital download

Securely Distribute Your Digital Download

digital download

So you decided that you want to start a digital download business. Whether you decided to sell books, photos, documents or videos, you have an important step to cover. Not only do you need to accept payments from your customers, you need to be able to securely distribute your digital download once it is paid for by the customer, 24/7, 365 days a year. Here is how to get set…

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,…

Shopping Cart For Selling Downloads

Improve Security and Sell Digital Downloads

Shopping Cart For Selling Downloads

Online sales of digital downloads is no longer a rarity, and most Internet users have purchased products from a merchant selling downloads on a fairly regular basis. Still, despite the established practice of buying and selling downloads, it can sometimes be a risky proposition. As the number of identity theft crimes continues to rise, online merchants aren’t only charged with the responsibility to improve security for their clients; they may…

Informational Products

Sell Articles Online as Digital Downloads

Informational Products

The Internet is an infinitely valuable source of information, but it’s also dependent upon quality content to provide that information. Great online articles don’t appear out of nowhere; they’re written by content creators who may or may not make money for their efforts. If you’re a writer who’s knowledge base allows you to contribute high-quality content, you can make money by learning to sell articles as digital downloads on the…

Understanding DRM: What Digital Rights Management Means for You

As a content creator, you may not be aware of how DRM, or the lack of digital rights management precautions, can affect your business. Still, a basic understanding of digital rights management is important for everyone who sells digital products on the Internet, either as a content creator or a licensed third-party seller. What is Digital Rights Management? The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, passed in the United States, was designed…

Shopping Cart For Selling Downloads

Why You Should Secure PDF Files

Shopping Cart For Selling Downloads

Adobe’s PDF format is a popular one for documents and ebooks, especially among sellers of digital products. While use of PDF files has been relatively widespread since the format’s introduction in 1993, there are still many common misconceptions about them. One of them, that PDF files are inherently secure, can cost content providers profits by allowing plagiarism and potentially damaging brand image. Until they’re secured by the author, PDF files…

Digital Downloads Shopping Cart

Selling Digital Products Online: File Security

Digital Downloads Shopping Cart

Online piracy is a very serious problem for not only major recording labels, publishers and film producers, but also for independent sellers of digital goods. Every pirated copy of your digital products is one less potential sale, which is why its so important for online merchants to learn the best methods of protecting their digital products online. Before you lose another sale to online piracy, learn more about how you…

Digital Delivery Shopping Cart

Online Selling Software

Digital Delivery Shopping Cart

Getting started selling software You need three things to start selling software: a website, a shopping cart and a way to collect payments. If you decide to take other forms of payments, such as credit cards besides PayPal, you will need a business bank account, a credit card merchant account, a payment gateway and an SSL certificate. The SSL certificate is necessary even if you don’t accept credit cards because…