Distribute Your Self-Published Book Online 8 Ways (Part 2)

Written by Judy Cullins


Distribute Your Self-Published Book Online 8 Ways (Part 2) Judy Cullins c. 2003 All Rights Reserved

If you are discouraged because traditional methods of book or product distribution haven't brought yourepparttar profits you wanted, think Internet distribution. This Online promotion method is good forrepparttar 129281 long haul and costs you little time or money.With Online distributionrepparttar 129282 self-published author or Web business site gets to keep allrepparttar 129283 money.

Whether you have a Print on Demand (POD) book, traditionally printed book, or an eBook, you can become your own distributor these ways:

1. Distribute through two-step email promotion campaigns.

You don't need a Web site to sell products. Benefit fromrepparttar 129284 easy and preferred way to buy by three trillion in 2002.

First Step: Send a freebie to your different email lists. Think of your email groups--customers, clients, ezine subscribers, ePublishers, teleclass groups, and networkers. Offer to give them a free answer to one question. Offer a free "Special Report," or an excerpt from your book. These give your relationship a good start, because increased sales come from trust developed during relationship marketing more than anything else.

Second Step: Follow up with your book sales letter . Each sales message includes: headline to capture attention, background of problem, whererepparttar 129285 potential buyer wants to be, benefits and features of how to get there. Add testimonials and be sure they are credible and sincere.

Be sure to ask forrepparttar 129286 sale and include several easy ways to buy: toll free number, fax or mail by an order form placed atrepparttar 129287 end ofrepparttar 129288 sales letter, or if you have a Web site, a link to where they can buy with a secure provider.

2.Distribute through your own ezine.

Write your own ezine if you want to attract more credibility, trust, and sales. Because your potential clients and customers expect a lot of free information, include a lot of useful content such as a feature article, editor's note, resources and tips. You'll get to be well known asrepparttar 129289 "expert." In each ezine, add your sales messages for your products or service. Keep your ezine regular- once every two weeks or once a month to start. Keep it short--a real challenge to many of us.

3.Distribute by submitting how-to free articles to top opt-in ezines.

Online readers love free information. They subscribe to ezines you can submit your well-written article to. After learning acceptable article formats from a book coach, start subscribing and submitting them. Collect 5-10 edited articles before you send. Thousands, even 500,000-targeted potential buyers will see your article with your signature file on it every time you submit it.

Be sure your product is up on a Web site. Many Web publishers will take your e or print book, sell it, and distribute it for you for a commission of 60% or so. This is great for people who do not have their own site.

4.Distribute through your signature file on every email you send.

Top Seven Tips for Writing Articles on the Internet

Written by Judy Cullins


Top Seven Tips for Writing Articles onrepparttar Internet Judy Cullins 2003 All Rights Reserved.

Online readers love information, but be sure your information is crisp, clean, clear and concise.

1. Keep your paragraphs short, even a line or two. Online readers will ignore long batches of words in long paragraphs, whether in an ezine or at a Web site. That costsrepparttar 129278 author a lot of book sales. Respect readers who want material short and sweet.

2. Write tips in their correct format. First, use a verb command, such as "do this." Follow this byrepparttar 129279 benefits of doing it or byrepparttar 129280 cost of not doing it. Then, end with a how-to, Web resource, book title, or recommended coach. Use this three-sentence formula to bringrepparttar 129281 curious to you.

3. Make your heading compelling. If you haven't tested it on associates, or haven't edited it at least five times, it says "lackluster." People will delete it or click on to something new. Which one will you read? "How to Write an Article," or "Sell 300 Books in One Month by Writing a Short Article?"

4. Get torepparttar 129282 point quickly-inrepparttar 129283 title andrepparttar 129284 first line. Keep your introduction down to a sentence or two,repparttar 129285 same for a conclusion.

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