Your online ebook distribution would usually comprise of a variety of distribution channels. Today, ebooks have gone beyond the traditional ways of marketing and promotion. There are many ways in which an ebook can reach the hands of the consumers all around the world. All you should do is choose the ideal platform that best suits your needs and meets your expectations.
If you decide to do it yourself and once you have the ebook ready for distribution, you can choose any of the following online retailers:
- Barnes & Noble
- NOOK Press
Doing your own ebook distribution will reduce the cost but you have to invest some time, since you’ll be doing all the work yourself. This is a big challenge for online authors and has to be thoroughly researched and carefully done. You will have to go through all the offers that these platforms give and read the conditions in order to decide which one you’ll pick to list your ebook on.
If self-distribution is something that you’ll rather skip and assign to someone else (so-called agency or distribution platform), then maybe opting for a mediator is your thing. There are dozens of them that will make sure your ebook get distributed to the right places and get to the right consumers. Some of them are:
The beauty in the distribution process is that you can choose to cover couple of websites yourself and do most of the work to reduce the cost of the process, but also join a distribution service and let them cover the rest of the market. The choice is yours, but this strategy really does seem like the perfect combination.
With the emergence of the internet, the distribution process of your ebook has become much simpler. By taking help from the steps mentioned above, you can efficiently distribute your ebook to a large number of readers.