Why eBooks Are The Most Overlooked Path To Online Prosperity

Written by Jim Edwards

-By Jim Edwards and David Garfinkel


The ebook revolution is here! The Internet now makes it possible to come up with an idea, turn it into an ebook, distribute it overrepparttar Internet, and start making money - all in 30 days or less. Inrepparttar 148146 offline world, 30 days wouldn't typically even be long enough to start getting rejection letters back from publishers. We say this with confidence because we have both gone from book idea to book sales in a matter of weeks - not once, but many times. Between us, we have 10 ebooks currently selling onrepparttar 148147 Net. Several of our books have brought us five figures in income. Jim holdsrepparttar 148148 record between us with one release that made an astounding $43,000 in 30 days.

Here are two discouraging myths you should be aware of:

Myth #1 - It takes a lot of money to promote an ebook. Fact: It doesn't. Despite what anyone says torepparttar 148149 contrary, online information publishing is stillrepparttar 148150 fastest, cheapest and easiest way forrepparttar 148151 "little" guy to earn a nice living online with virtually no risk and very little money (less than $100).

Myth #2: You have to be a writer to make money with ebooks. Fact: You don't have to be a "writer" in order to create a best selling ebook - and it often helps if you're not!

Maybe you've heard that ebooks don't sell. That's not entirely a myth; in a way, that's true. What sells in bookstores will generally not sell well onrepparttar 148152 Internet. Although author J.K. Rowling has sold more than 100 million copies of her "Harry Potter" books worldwide, it's unlikely she would do well selling her stories in ebook form.

But ebooks sell like hotcakes when they contain PRACTICAL information in ready-to-use form. Not pages of pages of long, flowing prose like you find at Borders and Barnes and Noble. Onrepparttar 148153 Net, people buy step-by-step, cut-to-the-chase information they can use to solve problems in their everyday lives.

eBooks on how to negotiaterepparttar 148154 best price on a car, how to sell your home without paying a real estate agent, how to build muscle mass quickly, and other narrowly focused topics that solve a problem, are selling VERY well - at this very moment!

Why is this so? Becauserepparttar 148155 main reason people are online inrepparttar 148156 first place is to find information - 9 times out of 10, according to a landmark survey.

So if you can interest people in extending their search past looking for free information into purchasing an information-rich, well-organized, ready-made SOLUTION to a pressing problem, you can sell ebooks... You can sell a LOT of them.

Jim has sold more than 5,000 ebooks inrepparttar 148157 last 10 months. David's publishers have asked him not to reveal how many ebooks he's sold, but just type his first and last name into Google and you'll find more than 20,000 Web pages where his name appears. The vast majority of those pages have something to do with one of his ebooks.

To MLM or Not to MLM

Written by Rosella Aranda

Whether you want to be your own boss or you want to be handsomely rich,repparttar internet offers great possibilities. Maybe too many!

You hop onrepparttar 148051 internet only to find yourself being pulled in so many different directions that you don’t even know which way is up. Yipes! How do you go about filtering throughrepparttar 148052 masses of come-ons?

Here’s one… “Fabulous Income Immediately with Little or No Work!” Ooooh, goody!

I must admit, these ads appeal enormously torepparttar 148053 greedy, lazy parts of my humanity. Fortunately I, like most of you, know that there is no such thing as being paid just for showing up. And you don’t have time or money to lose…

So just how DO you proceed?

Rule 1 – Don’t waste your energy and money with multi-level marketing outfits. These arerepparttar 148054 ones with a forced matrix recruitment and pay-out system.

Now I’ll berepparttar 148055 first to admit that there are some very reputable MLM companies out there. Some of them are Fortune 500 Companies and some rank high onrepparttar 148056 New York Stock Exchange and trade heavily onrepparttar 148057 NASDAQ.

However, just becauserepparttar 148058 company as a whole is making money doesn’t necessarily mean that YOU will make money. Too many of us have learned thatrepparttar 148059 hard way.


Here are some obstacles I encountered, which finally led me to abandon MLMs for good.

• MLM structures have a bad reputation. That’s justrepparttar 148060 way it is. Whetherrepparttar 148061 company deservesrepparttar 148062 poor reputation or not is hardlyrepparttar 148063 point. The fact remains that you are working against widespread skepticism. (“Is this one of those pyramid schemes?”) You’re trying to swim upstream. Not wise.

• There is always a monthly purchase you are required to make, so you’re losing money from day one. (Many companies try to denyrepparttar 148064 fact that there is any “requirement” to purchase anything. They conveniently sidesteprepparttar 148065 fact that you aren’t eligible to earn any money unless you are making a monthly purchase.)

• It takes several “recruits” to just break even. And no sooner do you add one than another one bails out. It is a sl-o-o-o-o-w grow.

• Your eventual income directly hinges onrepparttar 148066 efforts of other people. Talk about giving away your power!

• Many MLM or forced-matrix structures are unstable and short-lived. The term “fly-by-night” springs to mind.

• I found myself focusing so exclusively on tracking down leads forrepparttar 148067 company I was promoting that I really wasn’t aware of what was going on out onrepparttar 148068 big playing field where allrepparttar 148069 really creative people were carving out their piece ofrepparttar 148070 pie. The internet is a much more fascinating arena once you take offrepparttar 148071 MLM blinders.

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