E-books are a great way to share information, build a loyal fan base, and ultimately generate revenue, but in today’s oversaturated digital environment getting your e-book to the masses can be an arduous and overwhelming task. However, there are a few things that you can do to ensure that your e-book gets the exposure it deserves, and Money Maker Discussion is here to help. Follow these five tips, and MMD guarantees that your e-book will stand above the rest.
1. Have a Quality Cover Page.
- In the age of the Internet, the time honored saying “don’t judge a book by its cover” is no longer relevant. Your cover page is the first thing readers will see, and will instantly dictate whether or not they stick around to find out what’s inside. Liken it to owning a store—chances are, a clean and exciting storefront will yield more customers (and more sales) than a cluttered, ugly one. So, conceptualize an image that best exemplifies the information that’s in your book, and make sure that the cover page is a clean and intriguing representation of that.
2. Get Your Book Reviewed.
- Just as guest posting and link sharing helps generates buzz and drives traffic on your blog, positive reviews of your book will create hype and attention. The more good things that people hear about your book, the more willing they are to read it themselves.
3. Support Multiple File Formats.
- Everybody has their own specific preferences when it comes to consuming information. Some will only read on their desktop, while others prefer their phone, and some an iPad or Kindle. Regardless of how people are enjoying your e-book, the fact of the matter is that all of these devices support different file formats. So if you want to maximize your readership, take care to distribute your e-book amongst all existing platforms.
4. Offer Limited-Time Discounts, Exclusive Content, Bonus Content, etc.
- Just like online advertising for consumer products, offering extra content or a discounted price will drive up the value of your book. If customers think they’re getting more bang for their buck, they’re much more likely to spend money on it—it’s a time-tested method that works.
5. Use Social Media To Spread The Word And Generate Buzz.
- What better way to promote your e-book than a free platform that has millions of connected and engaged users? Social media is a great tool for reaching a wide and varied audience that might otherwise be outside of your specific network By sharing teasers such as screenshots, reviews, and summaries, you can create interest and hype for your book via social media and word of mouth marketing. And the best part is, you don’t even have to pay for it.
Of course, these aren’t the only ways to boost your e-book sales, but all of them are methods that have been proven to work and will definitely help you get the results you’re looking for.