Posts tagged with ‘ebooks’

  • Selling E-books on Your Author Website [Podcast with Princess Jones]

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 30, 2015
    In this week's podcast I'm joined by Princess Jones (with whom I had a previous and entertaining conversation about crazy authors attacking book reviewers). In this episode we discuss some of the issues around selling your e-books (and physical books) directly through your own website. View the show notes or listen now.
  • How One Weekend’s Work Led to Thousands of Dollars in Freelance Writing Gigs

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 12, 2015
    Before the holidays I was talking to a few colleagues about my very first e-book. It sold reasonably well, or at least much better than I expected it to at the time, bringing in a little over $4000 in the year and a half it was on the market. It led to lucrative freelance relationships bringing in thousands of dollars […]
  • Revenue Streams for Writers: Blogs and E-books (Podcast)

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 8, 2015
    Today I released the first podcast episode for 2015 (and sixth overall). In this episode I mostly deal with the topic of revenue streams for writers. First, I run through eleven blog revenue streams you can use to monetize blogs of your own. Then I tackle a question about e-book revenue (and share a story about my own first e-book, […]
  • Amazon Tries to Manipulate Indie Authors in Hachette Dispute

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 9, 2014
    Warning: If you have a problem with profanity, this post isn't for you. For any of my readers who are sick and tired of hearing about the Amazon-Hachette e-book pricing bullshit, let me start with an apology. I'm sorry for bringing that topic here. I'm sick of it too. I've tried to stay out of the issue thus far because […]
  • How Writing E-books Can Save You From a Low Pay Rut

    By Jennifer Mattern on September 25, 2010
    We've talked a lot about using e-books as platform pieces for freelance writers. And we've looked at how they can be used as residual income streams to complement your freelance writing work. But they can do more than supplement your writing income. If  you find yourself stuck in a low pay rut, e-books might even be your ticket out. Let's […]
  • 14-Day E-book Writing Challenge

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 7, 2008
    This is the official 14-Day E-book Writing Challenge post. This post will be updated before and throughout the challenge to feature new articles on e-book publishing, updates on the challenge, and more. Challenge Details The 14-Day E-book Writing Challenge will begin on Friday, January 18, 2008, and run through January 31st. You don't have to have experience writing e-books to […]
  • How to Market an E-book

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 27, 2007
    I see a question asked repeatedly by writers and webmasters... "How can I market my e-book?" Well for starters, that's something you should have thought about before writing it, now isn't it? But OK... you'll see the same responses surface each time: Launch an affiliate program. Write a long sales letter. Get testimonials. Submit to article directories. Start a newsletter. […]