Today we have a guest post Paul Wolfe. Paul talks about things near and dear to my heart. E-Books. More importantly, he talks about all the things you can do with an eBook once you have taken the time and effort to create one. It is all about maximizing your effort.
With an amazing 18 things you can do with an eBook once you have completed it, this post should give you even more reasons to get going on your masterpiece. Thanks Paul, take it away….
The eBook is dead – long live the eBook!
You may have heard exaggerated reports of the eBook’s apparent demise in your trawls around the old Interwebz. Those reports have been grossly exaggerated – and whilst it’s true that in some markets the focus has switched to higher value content (e.g Video), not only is the eBook not dead. But it’s gaining in popularity.
Although Amazon are notoriously tight-lipped in giving specific sales information, they were reporting Kindle books outselling hardcovers by 2 to 1 in May 2010. And analysts predict that for 2011 Amazon will actually generate more revenue from Kindle book sales, than from sales of the readers.