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By creating and implementing a balanced marketing strategy, using both short-term and long-term strategies, you will increase your sales considerably.
To further increase your sales, list your ebook at various ebook sites.
Listing your ebook with a number of ebook sites will increase your sales considerably. Each site will pay you a specified percentage for each sale. This payment is known as a royalty. The royalties paid will vary at each site and will depend on your selling price and format.
No matter which ebook sites you choose make sure that you retain all of rights to your ebook. This will enable you to sell your ebook wherever you'd like and not be limited to just one site.
Here are a few ebook sites to get you started:
InfoPost will enable you to upload your ebook to their site, set your selling price, and provide a description of your ebook. They take care of rest. They'll host and deliver your ebook and process your payments. They pay 80% royalties and you can withdraw your earnings in cash, use it for merchandise at their sites, or even donate it to your favorite charity. You retain all rights to your ebook.
Booklocker provides you with a web page for you to refer your customers. They handle all of transactions and delivery. They pay 70% royalties on ebooks priced at $8.95 and higher and 50% royalties on ebooks priced lower than $8.95. You retain all rights to your ebook. In addition, they offer of great print on demand option. They'll print your ebooks one at a time, accept payment and ship your book directly to your customer (usually within 48 hours). They pay 35% royalties on POD orders.
1st Books Library http://www.1stbooks.com/
1st Books Library is an online publishing company that will turn your manuscript into an ebook formatted in PDF and a number of other formats. You retain all rights to your book. They provide your book with worldwide distribution and make it available in more than 25,000 bookstores such as Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com. They pay 100% royalties for ebooks up to first $300 in sales and 40% thereafter. They pay 30% royalties for paperback and hardcover versions.
Take your time and plan your marketing strategy carefully. Track your response rates for each strategy and concentrate your efforts on strategies that work best for you. If you've developed a quality ebook and have followed steps outlined within this series, you'll be well on your way to self- publishing your way to Internet success.
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