Setting Up an Ebook Affiliate Program

Written by Shelley Lowery

When you begin marketing your ebook onrepparttar Internet, you can dramatically increase your sales with an affiliate program. An affiliate program will enable you to recruit an entire sales force to market your ebook for you. The great thing about having an affiliate program is that your affiliates work for you on a commission basis. They are paid a specified percentage for each sale they make. If they don't make any sales, they won't get paid.

The key to obtaining affiliates is to offer a nice commission for each sale. The higherrepparttar 108492 commissions,repparttar 108493 more affiliates you'll recruit.

There are thousands of affiliate programs onrepparttar 108494 Internet. In order to be successful, you must sell your affiliate program just like your product. In other words, your affiliate letter should be written like a sales letter. You must persuade your visitors to join your affiliate program by packing your affiliate sales letter with benefits. Tell them exactly what your affiliate program will do for them, how much commission they will receive and makerepparttar 108495 sign-up process simple.

Setting Up Your Affiliate Program

When you're ready to set up your affiliate program, there are basically two options. The first option is to purchase an affiliate software program. Affiliate software will track your affiliate sales and enable your affiliates to view their stats. This option requires that you run your affiliate program and you are responsible for accepting payment and sending out commission checks.

The second option is to use a third party affiliate tracking company to run your affiliate program for you. These companies will track your affiliate sales, enable your affiliates to check their stats and send out commission checks for you.

Affiliate Tracking Software



Affiliate Tracking Companies


Commission Junction

Increasing Affiliate Sales

The key to developing a successful affiliate team is to keep your affiliates motivated. Set up an opt-in list to enable them to subscribe and receive new promotional methods, sales letters and articles to assist them in making more sales. This will not only increase their sales, but it will also enable you to keep in contact with your affiliates and introduce new products.

Ebook Formats (HTML)

Written by Shelley Lowery

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) formatted ebooks are simply a group of web pages compressed into one .exe file for distribution. HTML ebooks are completely interactive withrepparttar Internet and can be as simple or dynamic as you'd like. Your HTML files can contain live links, graphics, forms, JavaScript, embedded video, and more. You can easily create a dynamic presentation utilizingrepparttar 108491 latest technology.

Ebooks formatted in HTML are basically designed just like a website. They can contain an unlimited number of pages that are navigated via hyperlinks. Unlike ebooks formatted in PDF,repparttar 108492 design of an HTML ebook is only limited by your imagination.

Depending uponrepparttar 108493 type of HTML compiler you purchase, HTML formatted ebooks can have customizable fields that will enable your users to customize fields you specify. This technology can enable you to provide your affiliates with an ebook they can use as a sales tool to sell your products and services. Your affiliates can haverepparttar 108494 ability to customize your ebook with their affiliate ID and earn commissions simply by givingrepparttar 108495 ebook away.

HTML files can be distributed inrepparttar 108496 following ways:

- Internet download - CD-ROM


- Complete control over your ebook's look and feel.

- Completely interactive withrepparttar 108497 Internet.

- Software very reasonably priced starting at $30.00

- Most compilation software is easy to use.

- A wide variety of ebook compilers to choose from.


- Users must haverepparttar 108498 ability to run "Windows" programs.

- Users must have Internet Explorer 4.0+ installed on their computer.


E-ditor (Recommended)

his is a nice ebook compiler that includes a step by step interface that will guide you throughrepparttar 108499 entire process. Unlike other programs, this compiler comes with five "skins" to enable your ebooks to have a unique look. It also includes a pop-up message box that loads prior to your ebook loading when your ebook is launched. This box can contain system requirements, copyrights or whatever text you'd like.

Cost: $97.00

Ebook Edit Pro (Highly Recommended)

This is a great ebook compiler. Not only is it easy to use, but it also includes a pop-up message box that loads prior to your ebook loading. In addition, you can display your own product icon and selectrepparttar 108500 buttons you would like to be displayed such as, navigational, print and home buttons. It also has an added feature that enables you to include an affiliate ID within every ebook you create and make money for referral sales. As an added bonus for purchasing this great compiler, you will also receive an "eBrand-It" software that will enable you to set up special fields so that your affiliates can customize your ebook. A free demo is available. This is a great compile. Cost: $87.50

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