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:

Home Business Operation Basics

Written by JC Anderl

One ofrepparttar least talked about, yet very important aspects of running an online business isrepparttar 117515 organization and actual operation ofrepparttar 117516 business.

Any successful business, offline or online, needs to be organized fromrepparttar 117517 beginning. Even a one-man operation like Red Lion Books needs to be organized. Here are a few tips on staying organized and keeping your business running smoothly.


Before you jump into any online venture, you should take some time to plan it out. I know from experience,repparttar 117518 first draft of looked totally different than it does now. I usedrepparttar 117519 remains ofrepparttar 117520 first, half-completed site as a plan for this site. It was like a list of allrepparttar 117521 parts that were going to come together to make this site. I recommend that you start by making a checklist ofrepparttar 117522 essential parts of your future site.

Write It Down

When I first started out, I thought that everything could be filed away on a spreadsheet in Excel. I had one spreadsheet for article promotion, another one for ezine promotion, and so on. Although this is only a personal preference, I think that good old paper and pen is great for organizing your promotional efforts.

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