BEYOND EBOOKS - 10 Powerful Alternative Infoproduct Formats Part 1 of 2

Written by Jeff Smith

here are literally hundreds of new information-based eBooks being released every day.

Isrepparttar market saturated? Do you stand a chance? How do you make your product stand out fromrepparttar 117517 crowd?

No doubt, there is still very good money to be made with eBooks. But, it is getting more difficult to stand out fromrepparttar 117518 crowd.

You have a topic, you haverepparttar 117519 knowledge, you know that people will want to buy what you have for them, so how do you get to them?

The answer, alter your format. There are many different information products you can use to package your knowledge. Even better...

Many of these can be far more profitable thanrepparttar 117520 oft- used eBook.

Here are 10 alternatives to eBooks you can use to sell your knowledge - 5 inrepparttar 117521 first part, and 5 more in repparttar 117522 next part.

1. Special Reports

Highly focused documents used to address one specific topic. Provide readers with essential information they want or need right away. Range from a few pages to 20 pages or more. Typically sell inrepparttar 117523 range of $5 to $25 or more depending on value ofrepparttar 117524 information.

2. Booklets

Similar to special reports, but generally sold as tangible products (paper and ink). Same price and page range as special reports - with added benefit of expanding markets to offline as well as online customers.

3. E-course

BEYOND EBOOKS - 10 Powerful Alternative Infoproduct Formats Part 2 of 2

Written by Jeff Smith

Continuing where we left off inrepparttar first part of our goal of differentiating how you deliver your information to get more sales at higher profits.

Here isrepparttar 117516 last 5 alteratives to eBooks that will put more money in your pockets.

6. Audio Interviews

One ofrepparttar 117517 key disadvantages of eBooks, newsletter, special reports, etc... is that they are non-interactive. Many people learn better by hearing examples, discovering information in an interactive setting. Get someone to interview you about your topic and record it. You can recordrepparttar 117518 interview overrepparttar 117519 phone, in person or by using a third-party conference service. Once again, you can offer your information via recorded interview for a premium over what you would charge in eBook format.

7. For-pay Newsletter

If you have experience, knowledge, contacts, or any other constant value you can add to a specific target market, then a for-pay newsletter can be an excellent source of income. Many established newsletter publishers - even those with just a few thousand subscribers, are converting to a beefier "for-pay" model. Even if they only convert 500 to subscribers at $47/year, that's $23,500 revenue PLUSrepparttar 117520 ability to market products to that group AND collect renewals overrepparttar 117521 years. One example of a top quality, for-pay newsletter is Jonathan Mizel's

8. Pay Members-Only Web Site

An alternative to a "for pay" newsletter is a "for pay" private website. Here you can provide various forms of content and services to your customers in exchange for a monthly, quarterly or yearly membership fee. What would you provide as content? Here are some examples:

Articles you write, results of research you conduct periodically, survey results, news updates from various sources, case studies or success stories, interviews, digital audio files, private newsletter, private discussion board or networking board, quality products at a discount or free, discounted services you provide through joint venture partnerships, etc... One ofrepparttar 117522 best membership sites I have come across on repparttar 117523 topic of online marketing is Terry Dean's Netbreakthrough's site found at:

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