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Best Way to Spread eBooks?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by charlie3, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. charlie3

    charlie3 Senior Member

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    I wrote an eBook and I want to distribute it for free. Monetization is inside the eBook so I don't really need to sell it and I would rather have more people download and read it then a smaller amount of people just pay for it.

    What are the best ways to distribute something like this? I've thought about it and the only thing I can really think of is forums in the specific niche of what my eBook is about.

    Has anyone done this before or has any suggestions? Thanks!
     
  2. mate99

    mate99 Newbie

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    Any suggestions? I'm looking to spread my own f r e e eBook.
     
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  3. hatem71

    hatem71 Newbie

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    Here are a few of the best doc sharing sites. Some only accept PDFs, others accept PowerPoint presentations. But all of them can drive LOTS of traffic and help your rankings if used correctly:

    DocStoc.com
    4Shared.com
    Scribd.com
    SlideShare.net
    DivShare.com
    Issuu.com
    PDFCast.org
    Box.net
    Calameo.net
    Edocr.com
    ESnips.com
    Gazhoo.com
    MyPlick.com
    SlideBoom.com
    SlideServe.com
    Yudu.com
    To find more, you can always Google something like ?document sharing sites 2012? to get a more recent list.
     
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  4. coxi999

    coxi999 Junior Member

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  5. mate99

    mate99 Newbie

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    Thanks. Do people actually use those sites or are they just a method to get search engine traffic?

    Is it possible to get more than a few downloads if no one knows about your eBook? TPB has 12 000 000 pages and I highly doubt anyone will find my eBook if they aren't searching for the specific title.
     
  6. DrDavo

    DrDavo Newbie

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    ^^^ This. I've gotten up to a couple hundred downloads from posting to the popular torrent sites.