The Economics Of E-Book Publishing

acim or virtual book has become well alternative for paper book or conventional book. Every body believes e-books will reduce paper using to maintain forest because paper needs wood. Digital era will motivate everybody to use e-book, virtual book and other virtual document in everyday life or business.

Many corporate use digital document in many formats like pdf, txt, doc, etc to provide information in Internet. This is very support to make fast and smooth of business process. E-book become the alternative for author and publisher because (1) more cheaper in production cost and overhead cost, (2) more fast in delivery, (3) use to use for everybody, (4) easy updating, (5) without warehouse cost, etc.

Some publisher has portal to sale their e-book to around the world. Consumer can see, review and select e-book that they needs. Of course, they must pay with credit card or other payment system. Many peoples become rich from e-book marketing. Thus, creating e-book is very important to you if you want get money from there. Below some tips to you when you are needs create e-book and sale it on Internet.

The economics of publishing books in electronic form are too good to ignore. When you consider the cost of marketing, publishing, shipping, and returns of printed materials vs. the cost of marketing and shipping an e-book the two are just not in the same league.

The cost of having a book printed and published exceeds $20,000 for about 3,000 copies. Again the cost of an e-book is $0.

How to sell and deliver your books to the reader?

To get your printed book sold you will need to market the book-to-book stores. To get in the bookstore you need a favorable review of your book. The review process works like this:

The author sends out press releases to book reviewers representing the genre of the book. If the reviewer becomes interested in the press release, the author will receive a request for a “review copy.”

The author digs into the stash of books, pulls out a copy, attaches a reviewer or a media kit, and pays for the postage. On a $5 book that may add another $5 in shipping materials as well as postage. Many reviewers will ask you to ship your books by overnight express. The author may find himself spending up to $18 – $25 per reviewer!

Experts in the self-publishing field, state that you must send between 300-500 review copies to target genre reviewers before your book has a chance to become a hit. If you send out 500 book copies at a minimum of $10 per book, you have spent another $5,000 of your money.

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