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Shortcovers Could Challenge Amazon’s Kindle
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You’ve probably heard a lot of hype about the new Kindle 2 from Amazon that people just started receiving this week. This isn’t the only news in electronic reading materials though. What if you could just get books delivered to your phone? That doesn’t sound too bad, and it’s exactly what Canadian Indigo Books & Music, Inc. is doing with its well-timed release of Shortcovers, which launched today.

Ebay To Stop Allowing Digital Product Sales

This is quite a big news for those who is earning a living or just some pocket money from selling digital product on Ebay.

Hello…This is Brian Burke, Director Global Feedback Policy. Digital goods are often reproduced at little to no cost to the seller. On eBay, this creates the potential for Feedback Manipulation (both real and perceived). To preserve the integrity of the Feedback system, effective March 31 all goods that can be digitally downloaded or transferred electronically must be listed using the Classified Ads format.

eBook Sales Up, Amazon’s Kindle Eyed
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Amazon remains mum on the issue; there’s no telling if we’ll ever find out how many Kindles the company’s moving.  There has been a documented rise in eBook sales, however, and it doesn’t seem unreasonable to connect A and B.

The Incredible Shrinking Book
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Have you ever read a long document on your computer screen?  I’m talking novel-length.  It’s not nearly as comfortable as paging through a book from your couch.  But if you’re brave enough to try something even more doubtful, stories are becoming available through cell phones.

Google Plots On E-Books And Games

The new year finally seems to be on track, as new rumors about Google merrily bounced around the Internet, bringing tales of e-book distribution and in-game advertising with them.

Hip and Stylish Younger Sibling to the Whitepaper

If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you are a reader of other blogs. As such, you’re probably aware of the growing number of e-books available. So what’s the deal?

The Secret Benefits of Reselling eBooks & Software

When I started out back in 1998, there was a lot of junk on the web. Really useless junk that internet marketers tried desperately to make a buck with.

Create Viral Traffic With Brandable eBooks

When I started my website, one of the first things I did was place a few free eBooks up for download in order to have something for free.

How to Copyright your Website and Ebooks

There is a lot of information theft on the Internet. Unscrupulous people think they have the right to copy your information and put it on their website or information product. To protect yourself against this theft you should copyright all your work.

Benefits of Ebooks for Your Business

No matter what type of home-based business you operate, chances are ebooks are already or should be part of it. Most of us are familiar with the term and probably have seen at least one ebook, but you may not have realized how beneficial they could be for your business.

10 Quick Tips on How to Create, Distribute, and Profit from Free eBooks

Free eBooks are a powerful viral marketing tool that can literally provide you with an entire network of people who promote your business, absolutely free. Here are a few quick tips on how to benefit from your free eBook …

Start Your Own Baby & Toddler Clothing Resale Business
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You may have started by clearing out your children’s closets and selling what you found on eBay. But have you ever considered doing this as a full-time business? Why not open your own Virtual Baby & Toddler Clothing Resale Business? People love high quality, fashionable clothing, but don’t want to pay a lot of money for it.

15 Creative Ways To Make Money With eBooks!

1. Allow other e-zine publishers or web site owners to republish small nuggets or excerpts of information from your ebook with your byline or ad included.

How to Harness the Power of Electronic Books

The underlying drive behind the Internet is the speed at which information can be retrieved — especially at little or no cost. People can literally find out pretty much anything about anything at the simple click of a mouse. They are more informed, more educated and certainly more sophisticated than ever before.

20 Ways To Profit With Free eBooks

My habit of collecting every free eBook I could lay my hands proved very profitable to me while building my business.

How to Make Ebooks Available for Download on Your Website

There’s nothing difficult about setting up an ebook (or any other kind of file) for download on your website. Just follow this simple 5-step procedure…

eBooks: Free Marketing Tools That Promote Your Product

When I first decided to publish an eBook I wanted to test the market, so I produced a free eBook just to work through the process. My aim was to do this as inexpensively as possible. This giveaway, titled “How To Sell Your Competitor’s Book Online,” is downloaded approximately 100 times a month from various locations.

Ebooks — Self-Publishing Your Way to Internet Success Part 8 Setting Up an Affiliate Program

When you begin marketing your ebook on the 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.

Ebooks — Self-Publishing Your Way to Internet Success Part 3 Ebook Formats (html)

In part 2 of this series, we focused on ebooks formatted in PDF. We will now continue with HTML compiled ebooks.

Hypertext Markup Language Format (HTML)

Ebooks — Self-Publishing Your Way to Internet Success Part 10 Developing Your Marketing Strategy
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Developing a marketing plan is an essential part of your ebook’s success. You must develop and implement a strategic plan that includes both short-term and long-term strategies in order to succeed.

Ebooks — Self-Publishing Your Way to Internet Success Part 5 Ebook Design (HTML)

When designing an HTML compiled ebook, you must create an HTML document (web page) for each page within your ebook. These pages should include all of the following: