Are you looking for places to sell your eBooks online? Well, you’re in luck! Check out these 8 amazing eBook selling platforms just waiting for you!
You know what?
One of the greatest feelings you get as a
writing and publishing your first eBook
You feel an even greater
sense of achievement
when you eventually get to
make your first sale
If you’ve experienced your first eBook sale already, then you know the feeling I’m talking about,
It’s just amazing.
If you’ve just finished writing your first eBook, huge congratulations to you, really, I applaud you.
I know how much time and effort goes into creating an eBook, especially if you’ve created it completely from scratch yourself, so give yourself an extra pat on the back from me.
I have just one eBook available for sale
via my website. Well, it’s more of a workbook actually.
Over the years, I think I must have started to write around a dozen or so eBooks, however, most of them have just ended up sitting on my hard drive doing nothing, or just waiting to be completed.
Can you relate to that?
Are you ready to sell your eBook online?
When it comes to promoting and selling eBooks online, we’ve never had it better or easier.
I guess that’s why so many
bloggers and entrepreneurs
are doing great with their eBook writing and publishing right now.
Just cast your memory back to 5 or even 10 years ago. There weren’t really many great places to sell your eBooks on the web, even though eBooks were just starting to get popular.
Giving it away on your blog or your website was just about the simplest thing you could do,
and it still is today.
you want to sell your eBook
Of course, you do.
Thankfully, today there are dozens of great platforms on the internet where you can
sell your digital books
and make money.
So, without further ado, in this post, I want to share with you 8 of those great platforms.
Pick a couple of them below and start selling your eBooks now.
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8 amazing websites to sell your eBook on
is the site that I’m currently using myself to host and sell my eBook on.
The site allows me to not only host my eBooks but to also create
using their promo tools.
I can also create affiliates and get other bloggers and marketers to promote and sell my eBooks for me, whilst they earn a commission for themselves.
Payment is conveniently handled through
and the company takes
only 5% commission
on each eBook sale I make.
There are no setup fees, no monthly fees, or even
to concern myself with.
Another big plus point with
is that they also report and pay
on my behalf.
I would highly recommend checking them out to sell your eBook on.
I’ve never personally used
to sell eBooks on, however, I have purchased eBooks through them many times in the past.
A couple of friends of mine do quite well with
is much more than just a place to host and sell your eBooks on. The site provides authors with a complete eCommerce solution, plus marketing tools and resources.
Here’s what you get –
Monthly fees start from just
$17 per month
, and there’s also a
Standard & Pro
plan to choose from
In addition, the company only takes a
2% transaction fee
, as well as a small processing fee.
is probably one of the most popular places on the web to sell any type of digital product or service.
The site is a great platform to launch your eBook on, in fact, I’ve had some good sales with selling my eBooks on Fiverr in the past.
The built-in tools and features in
are useful too. You get a complete dashboard for managing your customer communication, orders, and sales.
The only annoying problem I found with
is that you have to manually email deliver the eBooks yourself each time you make a sale.
You also have to
maintain your profile
so that your gigs don’t become deactivated after some time, so that means logging in every few weeks or so.
The fact that your
aren’t delivered automatically when someone makes a purchase can be a huge pain in the backside as an eBook seller.
The other pitfall I found with
selling eBooks on Fiverr
is that they take
per transaction, so if your eBook is priced at
, that’s a whopping
If you don’t think that’s too bad, compare that with services like
The benefit of selling your eBooks on
, however, is that the platform is a pretty large place. You’re leveraging the popularity of the website to promote and sell your eBooks.
there might be a lot of competition
out there, the site gets a ton of traffic, and
you have every opportunity
to make a sale of your eBook.
Amazon is probably
the most popular place on the web
for selling eBooks right now.
Now, I have never used the
to sell anything myself. I have purchased a lot of eBooks and books from Amazon, though.
One of my goals in 2018, is in fact, to write and sell an eBook on Amazon.
I’ll let you know if that actually happens!
As an author, you can earn between
35% and 70% royalty
for your eBooks sold on the Amazon platform, depending on your location and pricing structure I believe.
Because Amazon is such a massive and extremely popular platform, it’s probably the most likely place for blog writers, authors, and entrepreneurs to want to sell their eBooks on.
The site is also a great place to get real verified sales feedback for your eBooks too.
Now again, I have had no experience with selling my eBooks on
. I’m adding the platform to this list as another option for you.
The company states that they’ve been around since 2006, and from what I’ve read through my own research and on online forums, they’re a great place to self-publish and distribute your eBooks on.
Registration is free,
however, there is a small account activation fee, around €9 I think.
There is no monthly or yearly cost with
earn 80% commission
on sales of your eBooks, which probably means
goes to the site.
Blurb is a cool site where you can not only sell and distribute your eBooks on but also actually create your eBooks to start with.
It’s a complete eBook creation, promotion, and selling platform.
Your options are that you can sell on their own platform,
Barnes & Noble platform
, and the
Apple iBooks Store
The site has some really cool software features you can use to create and style your eBooks before promoting it and selling it to your target audience.
You can also create quality printed books and magazines using Blurb, should you wish to. You can
learn more about the site here
If you want to make your eBooks available on the Android platform, there’s no better place to start than
50 billion users
, you’re bound to make a great impact with your eBook here.
Getting set up is pretty simple. You can
, upload your content, set your price and begin promoting your eBook to the whole world.
Finally, we get to good old
. This is where it all began for me as an eBook author many years ago now.
E-Junkie is the place to sell digital downloads.
The platform keeps things very simple. They don’t charge you for sales of your PDF eBooks, you only need to pay a monthly fee for hosting your eBooks.
Fees depend on how many eBooks you want to host with E-Junkie.
The platform offers a host of marketing tools, options, and features, including PDF stamping of your eBooks, affiliate tools, sales reports, and more.
So, that’s it!
I do hope these 8 platforms will keep you busy for the time being.
It might be worth trying each one out to see which gives you the best ROI for your eBooks.
I will update this post in the future when I find more great sites to add to the list.
If you happen to know of a great platform that you think should be on the list above, please
to get in touch with me and let me know about it.
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