Varied packaging and distribution formats
The eBook can be packaged and distributed in more than one format. It can be packaged on 1.44MB disks, and CD-ROMs. eBooks are easily duplicated on either format and can be produced on demand
Most eBooks do not require any sort of packaging. There are two other methods of packaging and distribution that are most popular. The physical packaging and distribution costs are next to zero.
The first method is via e-mail. Your electronic book, which is saved on your computer, is forwarded to the purchaser as an attachment to an e-mail addressed to him, after payment has been secured. Cost to you is one local telephone call to send the e-mail. The second method is achieved by uploading the ebook to your website from where it can be downloaded by anyone who has made the appropriate payment arrangements.
Besides, there is no cost for reproducing eBooks.
Marketing and advertising
There are many opportunities available to advertise and market your e-book. The Internet has opened hundreds of doors to previously unpublished authors. You can now tap into the enormous world-wide market via the Internet.
Best of all, is that you will have the exclusive rights to market your e-book and people can only buy it from you. Alternatively, you could also enter into an agreement with another publisher regarding distribution of your ebook.
eBooks have been selling like hot cakes. Interestingly, if you study the eBook market, you would realize that a majority of websites or even individuals who sell eBooks may not be great writers themselves. Professional Writers can be hired at very reasonable costs to write the book. There are writing mentors or coaches out there that will assist you in that part of the process if need be. What's important is for you to bring in a knowledge, passion, or belief in your subject. That's what makes writing sell in the first place. Anyone can be taught how to put the words down; it's what is being said that is important.
Alternatively, writing the book yourself, even without prior experience is certainly an option. We would discuss several guidelines and tips for writing an eBook in the next section.
eBooks deliver complete, instantly available, expert knowledge in a single, easily handled package. Creating an eBook may not require prior experience, but it certainly requires careful planning and considerable groundwork. You create eBooks wanting ongoing, lifelong multiple streams of income. eBooks should be created with the aim of raising your credibility and trust ratings with clients or customers.