In this excerpt, discussed are the 7 things I learned about how to price ebooks when I spent a year writing and publishing 50 ebooks on Amazon.
Yuwanda Black, Publisher
Ready, Set, Publish!
In December 2010, I set a goal of publishing 50 ebooks on Amazon in 2011. I did it — and boy, did I learn a ton about pricing ebooks to sell!
A) My Ebook Writing Success and Failures in 2011. In the summer of 2011, I fell way behind and was in danger of not making the deadline of finishing 50 ebooks in one year. I started blogging about it to get myself back on track. All fifteen parts of that ebook writing series is detailed here.
B) How to Reach Your Ebook Writing Goals: 18 Things I Learned from Publishing 50 Ebooks in One Year. I learned a ton of things about ebook writing this year. Here, I list the top 18 that kept me motivated and on track. Some of them will surprise you!
C) How to Price Your Ebook to Sell Online: 7 Things I Learned from Publishing 50 Ebooks in One Year. Pricing your ebook correctly is by no means the only thing you must do in order to make sales, but it’s one of the most important. Here, I dispense the seven things I learned about it that have allowed me to consistently earn four figures per month selling ebooks.
D) A Year of Selling Ebooks on Amazon: The Numbers. In this section, I go through a year of numbers – yep, how many I sold on Amazon.com, how much I earned, how much I averaged per ebook, etc.
Delving into the sales numbers was enlightening. I’ll outline some lessons I learned from keeping a keen eye on the numbers that will help me to sell much more this year.
Following is a complete Table of Contents.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PREFACE, Page 2
SECTION I: MY EBOOK WRITING SUCCESSES AND FAILURES IN 2011, Page 4
SECTION II: HOW TO REACH YOUR EBOOK WRITING GOALS, Page 57
18 Things I Learned from Publishing 50 Ebooks in One Year, Page 57
SECTION III: HOW TO PRICE YOUR EBOOKS TO SELL ONLINE, Page 68
7 Things I Learned About Pricing from Publishing 50 Ebooks on Amazon in One Year, Page 68
How to Set Ebook Prices: My Pricing Formula, Page 72
SECTION IV: MY FIRST YEAR SELLING ON AMAZON – THE SALES NUMBERS, Page 74
4 Reasons Sucky Ebooks Sales Are OK – Really!, Page 75
Self-Publishing: Why I Drank the Kool-Aid from Jump, Page 76
Make Money with Ebooks: A Guaranteed Way to Make a Living as a Writer? Page 76
CONCLUSION, Page 77
ABOUT THE AUTHOR, Page 78
ENDMATTER, Page 79
NOTE: This ebook pullout is 10 pages long.