How to Market an e-book online: Sell your e-book!
How to get started on e-book marketing
If you love writing, you can put your great passion into a profitable niche activity which is known as e-book marketing. However you should know one thing: you need to write a good and informative e-book. Quality is key!
There are many factors you must consider in order to get the maximum profit out of your e-book. On this article, I would like to give you some book marketing tips so that you can get a lot of customers and therefore achieve your dream of becoming a successful e-book writer.
Writers: Freelancers or Competition?
First of all, you must remember that you can easily find good writers who are actually venturing into writing blogs, eBooks, press releases, making ad copies and more with the hope of getting money out of it by using their writing skills. So, you need to strive and outwit competition by knowing how to get on top.
The harsh reality is that success in the e-book industry is not based on writing only as you need to market your product successfully. If you know how to market it but don’t know how to write it – hire a freelancer!
How to promote your e-book:
Ok, so how do you promote it?
You can promote the eBook online by displaying its links over social networking sites like twitter and facebook. You need to describe all the key points that the eBook covers in these sites to sprout the attention of customers towards buying it. It may help if you allow people to know what is inside of the book and also learn whether it includes the answers and question they are usually searching.
E-book marketing works like movie marketing: in the movies, trailers are usually shown in order to pique public curiosity.
But wait a minute, first of all you need to develop the website that you can promote and successfully do E-book marketing from. Remember that the display of the site is not enough; you also need a steady number of visitors so that you may actually convert a good sized amount. The efforts you put to get more visitors online is not enough as you need to convert these visitors into good profit, meaning - sales!
Diversify your options
First of all you need to invest some time in order to participate in different forums relevant to E-book marketing. People usually go to these forums in order to discuss something or to get clarification about any doubt they may have. If you join these forums, you can easily participate there and help other people who need answers – therefore earning the right to ask questions that are relevant to your eBook topics too.
Secondly you can find some good directories wherein you can submit your book. These directories make your book visible to visitors accessing that site so you can get a good amount of customers from there.
It’s probably a good idea to sell your book at auctions and online stores like E-bay. There are many others sites that allow you to sell your book – take advantage of all the opportunities you can get. You may explore some affiliate marketing in order to promote your e-book too – try clickbank for example.
In short, E-book marketing is not a tough thing; you just need to follow these tips and add in a little effort!