Is it possible to make money selling ebooks?

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  1. thisguykills

    thisguykills Junior Member

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    Just wondering. I set up an ebay auction for an ebook I wrote a while ago on how to make money online. Any success stories or are ebooks a flop?
     
  2. xl_The_Jackal_lx

    xl_The_Jackal_lx Newbie

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    You have to physically ship e-books nowadays (CD format or something) so if you have a cheap way to do that en masse then sure. Otherwise, you're SOL.
     
  3. rjohnson12

    rjohnson12 Newbie

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    I have sold a few ebooks on ebay without shipping anything, all you do is offer to ship(for a extra fee), but you don't HAVE to.
     
  4. xtc123

    xtc123 BANNED BANNED

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    Not a flop at all, but ebay bites. You'll make more $$ at WF or DP but be aware that your pdf will be copied and shared fairly quickly (but you'll still make $$).

     
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    ultimategamechain Power Member

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    If you get more that what you invested then its good enough;)


     
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    rjohnson12 Newbie

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    One Big $$$ way is to put aff links in the ebook, and try to get people to pass it around
     
  7. xl_The_Jackal_lx

    xl_The_Jackal_lx Newbie

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    I think if ebay finds out you're account will be zapped. If you're just gonna do a few here and there you'll probably fly under the radar though.
     
  8. unknown00

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    lol.. thats where all the money is.....
     
  9. mazar

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    i used to sell alot of ebooks on ebay & make a fair amount of money from them but even with putting them on disk with all the ppl that "didnt recieve it"
    & ebay ended listing for copyright issues,it became more trouble than it was worth.even if you can prove where your information has came from if a jealous ebayer reports a problem your account is suspended until you have sent them all the information they require,a very long & boring process.its quite easy to make small money from ebay selling real products if you have enough listings.when i first started i had no money to risk so i would go to the cash & carry take pics of there stock with my camera phone, list the items then if 1 sold i would go & buy 2 lol