Amazon Kindle Books versus eBooks on Lulu.com (Part 1) www.channelgoods.co.uk

Posted on February 06, 2010

Amazon Kindle Books versus eBooks on Lulu.com (Part 1)

So, you wrote an e-book! Great, now what do you do with it? As an author who focuses on the web, instead of print, you have many options. Two popular e-book selling options include converting an e-book into a digital text Amazon Kindle Book to sell on Amazon.co.uk and selling your e-book on Lulu.com. So, which approach should you take? Both.

You are encouraged to list your self-publish book for sale on Lulu.com and the Amazon Kindle Store. The more places you sell your e-book, the better. You reach a larger market and increase your earnings. But, which should you do first? Which website should you market the most? Which marketplace gives you the biggest profits? Continue reading on to find out.

In terms of ease, it is easy to list an e-book for sale on both websites. For Lulu.com, you create a free account and login. Then, start a new publishing project. Choose the project type, which would be an e-book in digital media format. Describe the e-book. Provide a summary. This is what buyers see so make sure it is informative and captivating. Next, upload the e-book and cover. Finally, set your selling price and review the listing.

As for selling an e-book on the Amazon Kindle Store, visit Amazon.com. Create a free account. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the link titled u201cSelf-Publish with Us.u201d On the next page, choose Amazon Kindle. You will be brought to the digital text platform. For e-books to be readable on the portable Amazon Kindle, they must be in digital text format. When you upload the document, it will automatically convert. To get started, enter your description, upload and preview your e-book, and set the selling price.

Since it is easy to list an e-book for sale on both websites, you can choose either option first. It does not matter. The entire process should take you less than one hour for each site. In fact, spend a day and do one right after the other. This way you have your e-book listed for sale right away on two different websites.

Tomorrow we will cover more on the Kindle. Channelgoods.com is building it's Kindle leather cover collection. Please visit our website for details on our Kindle covers.

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