Archive for September, 2011

Want To Sell Tons Of eBooks (or Books) This Holiday Season? Anyone can do it!

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

If you answered “Yes!” then it’s time to start planning because it takes 6 to 8 weeks at least to plan a solid launch.  Even if you already have some of the pieces in place like your landing and sales page and affiliate program, you’ll still have to create the pieces specific to a launch and find the right joint-venture partners, solicit them, and lock them up.  And getting your jv partners is what requires a 6- to 8-week window minimum because most potential partners plan their schedules out weeks if not months in advance.  

So if you want to do a launch this holiday season, you’ll probably have to forego finding top experts with huge lists unless you  luck out or are solid friends with them. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make some serious money this holiday season.  It will just require doing your homework, finding the right joint-venture partners who have lists that target the same market you want to reach, and getting enough of them to make your launch profitable, which is very doable.

Remember, there are millions of people on the Internet and you only have to sell 100 ebooks to make $1350 or 200 ebooks to make $2700 at $27 per ebook split 50/50 with your joint partners.  But that’s only the beginning with the right upsell, you could make thousands more. In fact,  when I wanted to prove to my subscribers that anyone could do this, I purposely did a launch without any TOP experts. 

Selling is a numbers game and when you deal with top experts they generally have much bigger lists and so you are going to make a lot of sales. I have seen people make over $100,000 in just 24 hours with all top experts. But when you target people who have lists that want what you offer, you don’t need big lists. You just need to get in front of enough eyeballs to make it profitable. (And if you want a $100,000 payday, use the holidays to practice then schedule another one in 4 to 6 months for a HUGE payday!)

So, in my launch,  I had 15 partners and most were lists between 200 and 11,000 people. We sold 144 ebooks in the initial launch.  And with a membership back- end at last count I had made over $6,000 from that launch! I also did a launch that sold 350 ebooks with a couple of emails  in the initial launch.  But again, it’s all in the quality of the lists and the number of eyeballs you reach.

So,  if you want to learn how to find the right people to partner with, how to enlist them into your launch, how to make sure your launch is profitable, and what to do after your launch, and a lot more, come to this FREE teletraining,  Monday, September 19th, 2011.  6 p.m. PDT/ 9 p.m. EDT Register now at: www.ebooklaunchsecrets.com/live And, don’t worry if you can’t make it live there will be a replay.

But try to make it live because I will be giving out a free gift to make your launches a lot easier!

Ellen Violette, a.k.a. The eBook Coach is also an Internet Strategist and author in her own right. She helps people create and communicate their message to create a 6-figure income using an ebook-centered strategy. She’s the creator of The 3-Days To eBook Cash Workshop, eBook Profit Marketing Secrets, eBook Empire Builders, eBooks For Sale in 4 Days Or Less, The Accelerated Wealth Blueprint and more. Her company also fomats and publishes ebooks for authors at www.ebookthis.com  and does social media for authors www.socialmediaexpertservices.com

How to Find the Right Angle or Hook for Your Ebook!

Friday, September 16th, 2011

You’ve done your research, figured out what you are passionate about and your best skills, and you’ve got zeroed in on a topic. The next step is finding the right angle.

That means, how are you going to approach that topic in a way that is going to grab the attention of your audience?

So let’s look at an example: weight loss. There are a ton of books and eBooks on weight loss. So, there’s no point in writing, a general topic one.

Instead you want to find a new approach to weight loss if you’re going to write about it. Otherwise, what’s the point? You’ll just be rehashing what’s already out there and that’s NOT how you sell ebooks or books for that matter!

So to find a fresh approach, what you have to do is look at what is already out there. Otherwise, you won’t know what will be new and inviting!

So, I did that and this is what I found.

“Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle”. This ebook focuses on muscle tone and fitness specifically.

Then there’s “Fat Loss For Idiots” which outlines how a permanent change in the food you eat and your eating patterns will make those pounds fall off of you.

Next, is the “Negative Calorie Diet” eBook which shows you how to use your metabolism to actually lose weight and the “Acid-Alkaline Diet” which involves adding alkaline foods to your menu in order to help you lose weight.

These top-selling weight-loss ebooks are clearly distinct from one another!

And, if you’re somebody who has trouble losing weight, chances are you will buy not one or two but several weight-loss ebooks and keep buying them until you find one that works for you!

So, as an author, you want to have a unique perspective on weight-loss so that even if your potential buyer has already bought weight-loss ebooks, they’ll still be interested in reading yours!

And this is going to be true no matter what your topic is. So always be sure to do the research and see what else is already available BEFORE writing your ebook. Find an angle that appeals to your target market that hasn’t been done before. And THEN write your ebook!

You’ll make a lot more sales and garner a lot more attention when you come up with a new angle on any topic you choose!

Ready to get started? Go to www.3dayebookworkshop.com and grab your FREE eBook Cash Start Kit!

Ellen Violette, a.k.a. The eBook Coach is also an Internet Strategist and author in her own right. She helps people create and communicate their message to create a 6-figure income using an ebook-centered strategy. She’s the creator of The 3-Days To eBook Cash Workshop, eBook Profit Marketing Secrets, eBook Empire Builders, eBooks For Sale in 4 Days Or Less, The Accelerated Wealth Blueprint and more. Her company also fomats and publishes ebooks for authors at www.ebookthis.com .