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Is it still possible to make money by writing ebooks?



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Is it still possible to make money by writing ebooks?

As a writer, I have writing as a guest blogger for some time now and that has made me improve the way that I write. Just recently, I began having thoughts of writing an ebook on relationship and how it can work perfectly once some steps are taken.

However, I don't know how and whether we still make money selling e-books. So, what do you think about making money writing ebooks?

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BenjoRamos29

It is possible to make money out of ebooks, you can earn millions and millions of money if you love writing ebooks, the factors you need in order to get the life you have been waiting for making it as a passion of making ebooks, if you do not have a passion of creating ebooks, you just get bored out and not completing a whole 300 page book so you need passion to make ebooks, you also need to have the inspiration to make these kinds of books, as the saying says "Look down for concentration, look up for inspirations, but don't look around for information".And lastly, you need to practice and make books as much as you can, this means that this is your passion for creating books is your life, it would be nothing if you do not work on it so that's it have fun creating books, adios.



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jeffreyjose48

I think so. I believe you can earn a lot of money by writing an eBook. You can really earn if your eBook becomes the best seller.



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MomoStarr16

Hey, It is possible to earn money from eBooks. I know a man who earn millions because of his eBook. He has a lot if seminars and video that teaches everyone how to start selling eBook. Just find an interesting topic and sell it with low price. Start with that and gradually your earnings will grow.



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bienn05

Yes, there is a money in making eBooks. Just make sure to be copyright your books. Post your eBooks from any websites and put your price in it. I see eBooks with price when I am doing my thesis. So, definitely there are money in eBooks.



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Steve5

I've also seen many out there. It's like a sea of eBooks in the internet. I guess that's the thing with the digital age. Information is readily available.



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zgecolea1797

I also experienced that. Thesis are there real MVP. Without thesis, I don't think that many people will buy eBooks. I believed that they are just needed in doing some research. For proof purposes.



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RhealaineS

I've read that you can earn while writing eBooks but I never thought that you can earn that much. But maybe if you will write eBooks that will catch the interest of a lot of readers, then you will earn a lot of money. Though I know that most writers are not after earning a lot. Most of the writers I know are writing because it's their passion.



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Steve5

It's kind of the thing. Most writers who earned a lot from eBooks had quality writing in mind instead of going after money. And by doing that, they've earned their readers and gotten lots of profit from their hard work.



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Steve5

Do you know the movie named "The Martian?" It was actually first published in the author's website. He had no choice since everyone rejected his book. His submissions weren't accepted by any publishing house.

So he posted it there for free. Eventually, people began to read his works. They became fans of his writing. His fans asked him to publish it as an eBook and bought copies of it to support him. And they did this despite the free copy available on his website.



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clairmatin

Of course you can make money selling your ebooks! Millions of ebooks are sold every year. But trust me that takes a lot of effort!
I would just advise you to write in your niche! Write about the things you know and love. There are a lot of online guides that would help you start this project from scratch. Before you start writing, do some research to understand how people are making money selling ebooks. It would be great if you'd learn some graphic designing so that you'd make an attractive cover because trust me, someone people out there buy books just because they like the cover! I wish you the best of luck.



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fishbate

I agree an overall representation of your E-book is essential aside from the content. People tend to see the content by just checking the cover and how it is represented by the physical features and advertisements.



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clairmatin

Yup. I'm guilty of that myself. I tend to evaluate content by its physical representation. A great cover will get to me to wonder what this book is about and is it worth it. But an ''ugly'' cover will usually make me lose any interest I have in that book, but this is not true in all cases.



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Steve5

Same here. I mean, we actually judge books by their covers. It's part of human nature. But I still read the information regarding it sometimes to give the book a chance. Not all ugly covers contain a badly written book.



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Steve5

Me too. Design makes a huge impact on potential readers. So you need to add professional covers instead of doing it yourself. It takes a lot of creativity to create the perfect cover.



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DenisP

"Before you start writing, do some research to understand how people are making money selling ebooks."

I would just be wary about where he's going to be doing this research. There are probably hundreds of people out there selling ebooks about how to sell ebooks. And you know what you learn from them? You learn how to sell them the exact same way that they sold them to you. It's like a never ending loop of people selling the same get rich quick ebook schemes, so it's important not to fall for that when researching online. The whole ebook selling scheme is almost as bad as multi-level marketing (pyramid schemes).

Remember to keep your content original when writing ebooks!



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clairmatin

Yup, there are a lot of people that are selling ebooks on how to sell ebooks, but the research I meant was to just really google it and read other people's experiences. And it really differs according to the topic he's trying to make an ebook about. He should take that into consideration and really understand that most people don't get rich overnight. It takes time and effort and maybe even failure.
There are a lot of websites that actually have great information for a beginner, for free.
And I agree, original content is a must. I don't think he'd be happy selling other people's ideas. This is unethical.



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bienn05

Yes, almost all of the students around the world refer on eBooks especially when it comes to thesis. eBooks is such a great help for references of study. I personally experienced having to buy eBook because there are no free version available.



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Steve5

This is true. I've heard lots of people sharing their tough journeys. Writing and publishing are both difficult projects. Not to mention marketing your books once you're finished writing.



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mdayrit

Having a good book cover design would definitely increase the chances of people to take a look at your ebook. Most people are visual so the more attractive the cover is, the more you would standout from other ebooks out there. After getting attracted to the covering, people will then read your title. This is why you should be able to also pick a catchy title.



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jennyfermanuel

Yes. There is money in writing ebooks! Just keep it up and try searching how you'll develop your writings.
There are several writers who actually earn millions because of the stories they made on ebook.
I am not saying that you'll end up like them that fast. But with great effort, enthusiasm and knowledge about it, might lead you to become one.
My niece loves writing stories about relationship as well. That's how addicted she is on ebooks. Mostly, teenagers are fond of reading ebook stories, I suggest you search about what the youngsters are fond of reading, or what kind of twists are they looking for on a certain story.



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Barida

Thanks for the important tip on going on a deep research. I should try to get good points when we are talking about starting an ebook writing since it is going to make it sell fast. Also, I would wish to understand how to market the e-book really well as it is one way to ensure that I get good returns as soon as I can.



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Steve5

Same here. I've heard so many success stories in selling eBooks. I find them inspiring. Though, it's really hard to get to that point. You'd have to spend months. Years even. Just to succeed.



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jennyfermanuel

Yes. Well there's no success without hardships and sleepless nights. The most important thing is that you are dedicated and passionate on what you are doing.



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aeon

Yeah, that's right, this is very helpful. We should choose our target or audience and create the story applicable for these young ones. These teens are very aggressive and adventurous specially about love.



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Kakashi2020

Yes there is but you need to make a good one and spend time and money to market it. In my experience, if you're a relatively new author, it would be harder to sell your books unlike if your a well published one. But there are some enterprising individuals who makes money by making lots of ebooks in a several related niches. What's good in creating short ebooks is that it easy to make. When making ebooks always address a problem and target a particular group of people or niche.



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Barida

Targeting a set of people is a good way to ensure that the aim of writing the ebook is achieved. I have come to notice that ebooks written by popular authors always sell fast as you can get to see that they have become quite popular. I am saving up to start writing the ebook and I'm sure that it is going to be great when I am done.



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fishbate

Yes it's possible to earn and i think it's a good way to have both passion and profit at the same time. But of course creating a successful E-book is not easy specially with competition. You just have to be consistent in creating good contents. Eventually everything follows.



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Barida

Thanks for the advice on being consistent. Do you have an idea on sites where I can get to market the e-book when I am done with it? I will be expecting your reply.



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Martinsx1

You have a very good point about mentioning the presence of competition in the market for ebooks. Remember, we are in the era of digital technology and digital everything in almost all we do. So, ebooks is a hot trend that when you don't offer better and standard services, it's definitely not going to sell well.



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Barida

That is the fear as there are a whole of people that are going to offer an e-book for free just to get some traffic into their site. However, I am looking at using sneaking marketing strategy and hope it works well for me as arousing the interest of the people.



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Corzhens

I know that the competition in e-books is very stiff when you consider the countless e-books that are being published every day. But in fairness to the e-book writers, they have the people in their circle for support. For those with a dynamic social media account, they can promote the e-book there and they can seek the help of their followers in spreading the news about the new e-book. I guess if you will promote it properly then you can still earn from your e-book.



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Barida

I agree with you that using the social media always help when we are looking at marketing our e-book that we have taken out time to write. One important thing that I have come to notice is that you are going to relate better with your friends on those social media accounts before you can able to make them buy those books from you.



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treecko142

Definitely, you just have to really be a good writer and work on topics that will still be relevant always, since if you just go by the trending topics then the book may already be obsolete when you release it.



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Barida

I have done a lot to ensure that my writing skills are classic as I have come to see that the way that I write has greatly improved. I should look at ways that I should find trending topics on the internet which should be a hit for my ebook.



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ELENA2018

I've also started developing my own Infoproduct. It's not a ebook. It will contain lesson plans for teachers of English (power point presentations, worksheets, charts, flashcards, etc.). I put much effort and time in this project and I don't know if it brings me money or not because there are tons of materials on the Internet. But I will do it anyway and I hope someone will need it because I will offer lots of things all in one place to save teachers time in their preparation for the lessons. I am planning to finish the work in a year or so.



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fishbate

I think it's a good product and very marketable. It's good to know that you identify your target market, the only thing to do is find that market and use all available resources possible to advertise it like social media and other platforms. Eventually your product will gain popularity because i think its essential.



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Barida

Visual information is another way that we can make money. The thing with using power point presentation is that people have not yet gotten bored of watching you demonstrate some of the things that they feel that it is going through benefit them. I believe that once you market it properly, you are going to earn from selling the contents.



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DenisP

Of course it's still possible to make money from writing eBooks! If it weren't then there wouldn't be as many eBooks floating around on the internet as there still are. I myself have also thought about writing an eBook in association with the website I'm starting. However, I think that the first eBook I write, I'll be giving it away for free so as to more easily attract a decently sized fan base. I'll probably make donations available in case someone wants to contribute towards the making of the next book, haha.



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Barida

That's a great plan! I have never thought towards this direction as all my mind is focused on how to make money while writing the e-book. However, it seems that this is one of the nice moves that I am going to make when we are looking at writing. You can easily link it up to your site and use it as bait to get people coming in to get it for free.



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Kakashi2020

The thing I like about Ebooks is that even with all the Ebooks being sold online nowadays there's always the opportunity that anyone can make money on his or her book. All one has to do is write a good one and sell it in a good site.



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MomoStarr16

Yes you are right. If you are lucky enough to find a good paying site for your eBook then that's it. Totatlly there is money in eBook.



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DenisP

That's one of the most beautiful things about the internet. People now have a platform where they can self-publish their work, and putting out your content is simpler and cheaper than it has ever been. Just look at YouTube. People are starting their own shows which are more popular than some traditional television shows, and all without the help of any networks. At the same time it's also a negative, because this massive availability has also resulted in a really crowded market. It used to be that even trash would sell simply because a publisher promoted it, but now even the best work can get lost in a sea of content.



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mdayrit

You can definitely earn in writing eBooks especially now there are people who are relying on their gadgets to read books. You just have to find the right topic that is timely and most people will relate and look for. I am not really sure where to sell eBooks but I would also want to try someday to finish one and sell.



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fishbate

I agree, your target market is really important. It's either you go for a popular topic with huge market but high competition or A not so popular topic but no competition at all. You just need to make a very well made and enticing e-book to make it work along with good advertising strategy.



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jaymish3

I think it depends on the topic and the solution you provide in general to the public. I think e-books is a very popular format for books these days especially because you don't have to get the books physically. You suggest that you want to write on relationships, I think this is a popular idea, look at the success of books like He's not that into you, Chicken Soup of the Soul, Sick of Chicken soup. People are in distress about their relationships. If you can help people will definitely spend money on your book.



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Barida

When I went for a training on business few months ago, the speaker at the event pointed out some key areas where we can focus our teachings on the internet, if we are looking at making money quickly. Relationship teachings is one of them as we can see that this type of teaching is never going to die off in a short time. Thanks for the tips once more!



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MomoStarr16

eBooks containing "How To" topics sells a lot to the people needs instruction. I think this will best sell but needed a good range of surveys.



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Martinsx1

Well, writing a shallow and shabby ebooks will never sell because it's not going to contain the necessary information that people are looking for when considering buying such ebook online. This is actually why it's encouraged to carry out a detailed research on the topic you are working on before finalizing your work. It's the only way to ensure that the ebooks would sell.



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Martinsx1

Well, from my understanding and experience, the world is in its digital format at the moment with just about anything we do today. I have seen some academic institutions scrape using of hard copy printed textbook but now shift to using only electronic books. This is a very good sign that ebooks will be seriously rivaling hard book copies and it means that a lot of money can be made off such ebooks.



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Barida

I am not writing only to make money as I am looking at that situation where I will become a bit popular with my book. I have begun talks with some experts on the best way to go and I'm hopeful that it is something that will bring better fortunes towards my way.



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Martinsx1

Well, it's good that you're not looking at making money first as your main priority, this way it will make you focus on putting in a good job with your work. Although the underlying truth is that as you get famous, so will the money come because publicity and popularity comes with its perks which money is part of it.



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Barida

This is absolutely correct as we can see that it is never easy for anyone that is looking to make enough to first of all focus on money. I always try as much as I can to ensure that I am concerned about making a quality work instead of having to think of making money from the beginning of my journey.



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mitan143

If you are really into writing and if you really feel like creating a beautiful and worthy ebook then it do not hesitate to try it right away. You can still earn money from it, you just search on different websites that offer earning money from your book and I would suggest the site Patreon because it is definitely a good place for writers creating a book as well as it helps you sell your book. You also just make sure that your book is good to read so there will be good profit on it.



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Martinsx1

Exactly. If you're a good writer, then there is a huge chance that you can make a decent amount of money from selling your ebooks as long as they have something worth it to offer to the readers. Information is power and people now pay very well to acquire valuable information. So, if your ebooks offers credible information, it's definitely going to sell and fetch you decent fund.



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Barida

Thanks for the suggestion of the site: Patreon as I have been looking for a website that is going to give me the opportunity to sell my e-book when I am done as well as getting to have that feeling of relating better with the other writers.



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Russet

Anything is possible, that doesn't make it a good idea. You have to look at what content you can create, what audiences will pay for it, and what is the best way to deliver that content t its audience. It doesn't matter how good your ebook is if it is on a topic people want to watch in video form (e.g. gaming tricks) or read in print paper format (e.g. YA fiction). Time spent on an analysis in the beginning pays off more than any amount of effort made after you have already chosen an inefficient strategy.



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Barida

I am looking at doing a video version that will come with the ebook as this is one way that I am going to make things work pretty better for me. The issue now how long will the video be as I am still thinking of which way to go as regards that kind of videos. Should I make it for. 15 mins or more?



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EfficientNinja

It is still possible and I think there are more opportunities now. Since many people are opting for online shopping, many will surely browse through the ebooks section and there's a high chance they'll pick your ebook if there are high ratings and reviews. Although there are lots of competition now since many writers saw the potential of earning through selling ebooks online.



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Barida

The competition is something that I am looking at scaling through at the moment. My mentor has really encouraged to go for it since I have the drive, but the thing is that the fear of failing when I start out is something that is seriously disturbing me at the moment.



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Steve5

It's very much possible. The thing is that you'd need to do a bunch of stuff. You'll also need to be consistent with your work ethics. It's not a quick cash grab. Dedicated effort coupled with relevant knowledge is needed in order to succeed.



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Barida

I am not looking to grab the cash that quick and that is one reason I am looking at the long term. Writing ebooks is one way that I can keep making money for the foreseeable future which to me, is really a good way to go.



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aeon

I think yes, It's still possible to earn money from e-books. I just watched documentary recently in our country about the guy who earned million by selling his e-books and encourages the people here in our country to attend to his seminars to learn.



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Martinsx1

Exactly. Recently I came across one ebook online which is about cryptocurrency. You are very aware how trending cryptocurrency are in our today ever since Bitcoin broke out in 2009. There have been so many other cryptocurrency that exist today but people lack the full knowledge on what and how they can invest in these digital currency and trade to earn from them. This is actually why I'm considering buying this ebook on cryptocurrency.



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aeon

That's the best thing to do, to spend money on ebooks to study instead of investing immediately. Some people not aware about the benefits of reading, and the funny thing is, they don't want to spend a little money on knowledge, but willing to risk big amount by investing on things they don't know.



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lei08pineda

I think so. I have a college professor who is now into writting and I think she do write ebooks. Well, I don't really know if she is earning a lot from it or not but she wanted me to also try doing it so I think she is really earning from it. I haven't tried it myself but I was thinking about doing it soon. If I cannot earn money from it at least I got to share my ideas.



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Barida

That's another point to that as even if we fail to make enough money from writing the ebook, we can as well share our ideas to people in ways that it can assist in solving their problems. This is something that is not possible, if we don't start making plans to write such ebooks.



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aeon

This is the good point. Some of the ebook writers doing this job just to earn something and not by sharing your story and appreciate the readers even not earning much. This the reason why so many ebook writers become disappointed, their priority is just to earn.



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edencaga

I think you can earn money by creating ebooks. Their are people who creates business by sharing their knowledge thru ebook and videos for example, what are the ways to become successful entrepreneur or ways to become rich. They create ebooks about the ways to become successful entrepreneurs and the effective way to become rich something like that.They will send you introductions first through emails or advertisement. You get entice by their ways of advertisement so sometimes you buy their ebooks. I know some ebook sites and a lot of good stories were present their which will require you to pay so I guess authors really earn money there.



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Barida

Ebooks about how to become successful in one way or the other always sell and I feel that I should be very rich before I could even contemplate about writing ebooks on how to become successful as well. The way to achieve such is by ensuring people believe that what you write actually works as well.



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Kakashi2020

A lot of authors nowadays are publishing ebooks because of the worldwide appeal. There's this local chef which earns a lot through his ebooks. What he did was rehash his old books and republish it in parts. So a single book was made into 5-7 ebooks and all he did was to edit it.



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Barida

This is great and something many of the professors that we have around should as well look at doing. I am not sure how much profit that can be gained from this, but this is a sure sign that ebooks sales are still that huge in the market and online stores.



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Promodrone

This is a topic that could be debated, ad infinitum, due to the open-ended nature of the question. BUT, as someone who has a direct and current stake in the matter (lol!), it behooves me to comment on this.

Barida, you surely still CAN generate income with eBooks, but you have to think outside the box in order to cultivate new sales markets and target different, yet similar types of niches. It also helps if the material is as unique and interesting as possible. When I mentioned before that I had a stake in the matter, I just put to market an information product that I was able to format twice; the 1st instance being an information compilation, and a 2nd instance as an eBook for writers, with the compiled information being the bonus of the eBook.

I have no doubts as to the merits of the product and am steadily pushing right now to promote by using;

- Other Microjob Freelancing Sites
- Safelist Advertising Sites
- Classified Advertising Sites

and more resourcing that I've built up as a promotional armory. Your eBook/info-product promotion has to be set on constant, and in the areas that your laser-targeted market lives, works, and plays. This is one of the ways that those products and services you see kicking around on Social Media sites manage to capture eyeballs and purchases - because they're ALWAYS at it. Only way build your sales? Perseverance...



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mitan143

"Only way build your sales? Perseverance..."

That is true. If you have already the idea, resources, and the skill to do what you are about to, then it follows perseverance to succeed in your goal. This actually applies to all kinds of work you are doing. We may encounter failures but do not ever give up easily.



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Barida

You have made a nice point that I should remain resolute after writing the ebook as this is one of the ways that I can get to enjoy a better income generation from selling the contents. Also, there is need for me to think out of the box as regards getting more people to buy from me.



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Promodrone

Another point, Barida, is that you have to bring yourself to the markets. To be fair, I'm sure you're a great person, and what you have to say in the text of your writing would be of benefit to many people, but this is the first time I'm encountering your personage.

As I'm getting to know you through this communication, I'm now aware of your existence. BUT, I wouldn't have stumbled across you if I wasn't genuinely interested in the text of your discussion.

Get yourself in as many of the forums here on Ionicware as possible (as this is a separate forum from CodeClerks et al), get involved in other, relevant discussions where you have valid points to make that other posters may have missed, and just raise your profile in general.

Spread yourself out to other forums, and just be prepared to run-and-gun as much as possible. I've managed to get some traction over the years by exploiting Social Media resources and so on, but I also advertise and promote until I can't stand it and have to switch to another aspect of my digital enterprise.

All I can tell you is to believe in yourself so hard that Success is your only focus, then work harder to achieve it. Sorry, if I'm coming off like, "Put me in, Coach/I'm ready to play" (lol!), but I feel like this discussion will help you grow somehow and wish you nothing but the best of luck in the future, Barida.



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Kakashi2020

E-Books are still very profitable if and only if the E-Book topic is deemed relevant to people. If the E-Book uniquely addresses a particular problem of a certain niche.



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Barida

The importance of anything that we do is how the thing is going to be necessary to those that are going to make use of it. I have come to realize that what we should truly focus our energy on is how to discover what the society needs and try as much as we can to focus our writing on that part of the e-book as this is the way that people can easily part with their money to pick those books.



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Kakashi2020

I think that Ebooks is a good way to showcase a startup writers talent. A writer can set up his own site and post his ebooks there for free to get noticed and then he can sell his other works by promoting it and posting it in other portals. E-Books in my opinion is a good equalizer in terms of launching books by new and unpublished writers.



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Barida

This can always work when such writer is trying to sell the books in industry that is not that popular and yet untapped. This is one of the ways that such writer can make the people in such industry understand that there is a lot that coming from his website as well.



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Youngshark

I would advice you to go for it. We live in a competitive digital age and your efforts will largely determine how successful you get to be. Also the content needs to be catchy as people will easily read more to get some more of it.



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Barida

Thanks for the encouraging words. I am not scared of whatever the result is going to be as I am set to go for that which I believe is definitely going to help me earn passive income. I am doing everything to ensure that I write a book that has got a whole lot of quality information.



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naha01

It is possible if you love to write and create or in other word you need interest to create and I can tell you you can earn more than you think unlike me, I know I can be better with that but since I don't have any interest of creating ebook but there's one thing I know about creating ebook, you need your self-esteem and if there is a chance don't think and grab it. ????



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Barida

I'm elated to have gotten this type of morale boosting tip. One thing that I always know is that winners don't quit and this is one thing that have kept me going all through my life. I am looking at getting better with what I do as I am sure that things will always work better for us.



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Jeane

I don't know whether we can still make money selling e-books. What do you think about making money writing ebooks?

Most people no longer read "paper books" because:

- they are more expensive.
- if you can't find the book you want in a local store and you buy it online, you'll have to wait a while before you get the book you ordered.

The fact is, many people read ebooks. That is why writers can and still do make money selling ebooks. However if you write an ebook and do not promote it, you may not make any money from it. So when you write an ebook, next step is to find out who will be interested in reading that book and tell them about how your ebook will solve their problems.

It's that simple. People are looking for solutions to their problems. Convince them you have that solution and you'll make some decent money from your ebooks.

All the best!



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Barida

Thanks for that contribution about taking my time to market the e-book after I am done writing it. The thing is that you get to the point where you have to realize that with proper marketing, you can get to that level of selling almost everything that you plan to sell.



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ajahcuizon

I believe it is possible to earn money in writing ebook especially when you have fan readers that really supports your contents. It may not be easy on start but time will come and your ebooks will gain attention. Also, most of the people have access to the internet and I believe that more people prefer on downloading ebooks because it is way cheaper and convenient to read. You can promote it through your social media accounts. Just continue on making good and meaningful contents and your sucess will come on your way.



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Barida

Thanks for the good advise. I have always believed that we are going to make a whole lot of efforts towards getting better with the way that I write as this is one way that I can improve on how my e-book will be of high quality.



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superlicca

I believe that you can still earn money by writing ebooks. Writing ebooks is almost the same as how you would write traditional books. How much you will earn will also depend on how your ebooks will attract customers/readers. I heard that some writers earn a lot by writing ebooks. I think you just need to know the things to consider when writing and publishing your ebooks. And do a research of Mistakes that you need to avoid when writing/selling ebooks.



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Barida

Ensuring that we do a whole lot of research before taking the decision to start the e-book writing is an excellent move to make. This is going to avail one the opportunity to decide critically on how to make the most out of the situation.



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rlpzbeermoney

I don't think writing e-books would net you much profit though. People online who want to expand their pages/brands would give out their e-books for free. I've seen this on many occasions. All they want in exchange is your e-mail address so they can send them the e-book. The e-books that I do see though that are on sale online are crazy expensive. I wouldn't pay $30 for an e-book and I doubt people would either.



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Barida

There are people that are known as copywriters that I am looking at giving the job of marketing my e-book when I am done with it. It is remaining the last part and I believe that I can make things happen as well. It is one of the plans that I can use to sell them.



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Gilgamesh

You can earn by making ebooks there is no doubt about it, the question is, are you a knowledgeable enough to make an ebook? Are you a persistent person to publish an ebook?
You must have an informative ebook to earn money. Also keep in mind that we must be consistemt in updating it's contents and making some other ebooks because you will not earn by jus making one.



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Barida

So, you mean that I am going to be doing a kind of revised version for the e-book? I am already thinking that I should try as much as I can to write a unique one e-book that is going to sell as high as possible. I have always looked at doing this in a way that it will benefit even the people that will help me sell it.



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Kakashi2020

You can earn money by writing and selling ebooks even if you're not a well known author. But you won't earn much and you'll find it hard to market your ebook effectively. Like physical books ebooks success really depends on the author's following and reputation. More fans means more money.



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Kakashi2020

I think yes because even I have been buying some ebooks on my preferred niche. But I think it could be hard for new authors unless they are an authority on their niche.



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Barida

Yeah, it is going to be a difficult way for me to earn at the moment since I am starting out. I have come to notice that people would want to make sure that you are going to offer them value with the book that you are writing. One thing that I feel that it will do is that once I do better research, I can be able to make things work.



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jayjaydimson

Yes of course, because you will invest your time and effort in writing it. And nobody works for free, so yes you can earn money from it.



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Barida

That's it as it is going to cost me time and money to make the e-book and since I am starting out, people shouldn't expect this book to be given to them just for free. I am still working on it and I know that when it is done, it is going to sell for an amount that many can afford.



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Aeolos

Many authors nowadays would like to publish their work in e-book format for so many reasons. They still get paid and and little resources are being used. Although your ebooks must be good enough to be able to reach the masses for it to become profitable. Maybe write something which commonly consumed by a lot of people. Teenagers would like romance novels, young adults like adventures and it really depends on who is your target.



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Barida

That's true as the audience is what really matters. I have always believed that we can't write enough of romance books and this is the reason that I am gathering as many information that I can gather to make sure such things work better at the end.



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Promodrone

Barida, what you want to do if you want to plumb that part of the market, forget about the notion of trying to appeal to masses or just focusing on the broadest part of the "romance" niche, and drill down into the potential problems inherent in the nature and structure of relationships (the end-goal of Romance).

THIS is where you'll be apt to hit paydirt as far as selling eBooks all the livelong-day. Focus on what you hear people talk about in the context of romance or what the perceived notions that are addressed for the readers of this type of content.



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coolavender

It's quite possible for newbie authors to make money from ebooks. If you have specialized knowledge that could be of interest to people, you can make money out of it by writing ebooks on the subject. Your ebook must provide value to buyers if you want to succeed and build a solid reputation as an author. Of course, you'll have to exert efforts to promote them which isn't too difficult and costly these days with the proliferation of social media sites and social bookmarking platforms.



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Barida

It is all about value as that is one of the ways that we can be able to work things out at the end. I have always seen the need to ensure that each book is packed with content that at the end of each reading, the reader will be able to recommend the book to another person as well.



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beerthooyah

It is still possible to make money selling Ebooks as long as the topics of your Ebook is popular and has a market niche. Ive read an article before on how to sell your ebooks. It states that you should write about "how to' subjects because such topic are quite easier to sell to the people.



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Jeane

"How To" ebooks can sell well provided the information contained in the ebook you write can't be found elsewhere on the net. There are so many blogs posting tutorials showing people how stuff is done and then there are free videos too.

Before writing a "how to" ebook do your research well so you don't create an ebook that contains information that can be obtained free elsewhere on the net. However if this free information doesn't have what it takes to solve someone's problems then write that ebook.



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jayjaydimson

Yes of course, because you will be sharing your thoughts there.



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Barida

Thanks for the input. I believe that experience that is shared on books will always be essential for people that will coming up in the future years. We can never learn it all and this is something that is giving me the belief that I can sell them well.



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romyter013

Its really great to know that with all all your hardship finishing your story and sell it is awesome. To have an option to sell it on ebooks are way good too. You just continue what you really love. I know they will love the book that you will sell and you will earn 2 things here: First you will make them happy and enjoy reading you story and second besides loving you with your story because of your passion, you earned money too.



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Barida

Yeah, I have always have that passion to keep writing and I am looking at using this passion to make money by writing the e-book. I always believe that it may not start giving money from the beginning, but it is something that is going to happen soon.



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theresajane

You'll earn a lot of money through writing ebooks. But, getting a lot in just one writing could be near to impossible. In order to get to that level, you have to undergo through hardships. Just continue to be consistent and don't ever give up.



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Jeane

You'll earn a lot of money through writing ebooks.

While it is possible, there is no guarantee that you will make a lot of money from ebooks. If it were that easy, everyone would be writing ebooks. Nonetheless it is possible to earn a decent income off of ebooks.
You'll earn a lot of money through writing ebooks. But, getting a lot in just one writing could be near to impossible

Agreed. You can't write just one ebook and expect to make lots of money from it. Odds are your first ebook may not sell that well. You second may not fare any better but the point is since these books are already written you could sell them years after they were written meaning that time you spent writing them was wisely invested.

p.s And a second option is to whilst writing your ebook, sell other people's books on your blog. That would make you some money too and serve as motivation you need to keep (you) going.



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DISTEFANO115

If you put in the effort and consider the interest of people, know the target market, it is possible. Maybe post it for free first and then sell the upcoming ones so viewers would know what to expect. Or maybe create a website and put up your E-books in that site and run advertisements. Try all sorts of things and don't be afraid to fail, just like Michael Jordan says.



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Barida

Yeah, I am still afraid failing as I believe that what matters is the way that I try to runs the ads that will boost the e-book sales. I think that you can make more when you focus on giving some of the contents for free while selling some afterwards.



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cks003

I believe it is still profitable to write and sell e-book. Writing is the oldest and most noble profession and the question of whether there is still demand for book never arises. No matter how developed and advanced a civilisation has become, people always search for new ideas and inspirations. It can come in the form of book, cd, e-book etc, the demand for book is always high. The question is what topic can most excite the readers.



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