E N Brown
said 2 months ago:
Why would you think your book would be sold on Amazon for only $2.99?
First I guess I should ask what type of book it is -
1 – Fiction (novel length) – contemporary, mystery, action, literature, horror, historical fiction, crime – etc – this is a long list.
2 -Non-Fiction – reference, biography, parenting, business, finance, nature, ecology, psychology, how-to – etc – this is a long list too.
Are you prepared to do all the serious marketing? Just being a book on Amazon has it’s perks.
If you are worried about price alone, become a publisher online. Many people do this and find they get more of a break on the price of self publishing – if they are a publisher vs. an author/writer when having hard copies printed.
Let’s say you go with Amazon. You still need a website/blog and to advertise everywhere – Facebook, Google+, Twitter – many authors have really done well with twitter. You send everyone to Amazon to buy.
If you are doing it on your own you have the exact same scenario except you send them to your own website to buy.
There is lot to research and know about this – just a few tips here. But of course you said “ebook” so I’m wondering what’s it’s about. Is it a “how to” book? Not an ‘e-published’ book but an ebook – there is a difference.
Ebooks are usually PDF format for download – E-published books can be hard copies, paperbacks, kindle, nook, etc.