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The Biggest Mistake People Make In Giving Away Free Ebooks And How You Can Overcome It.

May 22, 2008
Ebooks are growing in popularity every day, and that is because people love information. However, the only thing that they love more than information is to be able to get information fast! Thus, you get the reason why ebooks are all the rage today. Ebooks are a great way to share your ideas and your stories with people, and you can share them with people rapidly.

However, there is a big problem that people are making with ebooks that could be costing them a lot of money. That is the fact that they are always giving these ebooks away for free! Most online ebooks you can get on the Internet are free, and that is money that the makers of the ebooks are losing. The first thing that you have to know to be successful online and to overcome this big stumbling block is to understand that people are willing to pay for information; it's as simple as that.

A lot of people like to give ebooks away for free, because they do not cost too much to make. You write one ebook, and then you can mass produce it and give it out to everyone. Well here lies the problem. Just because it's cheap to make does not mean that people are not willing to buy it. That is because information does not come cheap. Selling your ebook online is something that is easy to do, and it's something that people are willing to pay for. People can not tell you what to write; that is something that you are going to have to come up with on your own (unless you hire a writer). However, whatever you do choose to write about is information, and its information that people out there will pay for.

So why don't people just go out and buy a real book instead of an ebook? Well first, let's point something out. An ebook that you write may only sell for a few dollars in the real world. Say that you make it a hardback book and put it up for sale. It's not going to sell much. However, when you put that same book online, you are going to be able to sell it for ten times that amount. This has to do with what we talked about. People want information, and they want it fast.

When people are online, they know that they can order an ebook and get it right away. However, if they want to get the book as a hardback, then they are going to have to order it (which takes time) or go out to the store and get it (which also takes time). Getting this information online right away is something that people are willing to pay for. People are willing to pay for quality information, sure you can distribute your ebook for free (specially for viral marketing purpose) but keep in mind that you can also make money by selling your ebooks.

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Do you want to learn more about Internet Marketing? I have just completed my brand new guide to Search Engine Marketing Success: ''How To Consistently Drive Thousands Of Targeted Visitors Every Day With Search Engine Optimization''.Download it free here: Search Engine Optimization Success.Serge DaudelinAffordable Search Engine Optimization Services.comSerge Daudelin is a Search Engine Optimization specialist and consultant who has written over 300 articles in print and 5 published ebooks. Serge is dedicated to helping others and offering the best information on how to make more money online.
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