How To Sell Your Ebook Online Using Selar

It is the dream of every writer to publish a book, and not only that but also to make money from it. This is why you as a writer should consider writing and selling your ebook online.

The process is not as difficult as it seems, all it takes is for you to take the appropriate measures to get the job done.

More so, there are lots of platforms where you can upload your ebooks to. However, if you’d like to go the easy way, then use Selar.

Below are tips on how to sell your ebook online using Selar.

#1. Write your Ebook

To sell your ebook, you have to first write one. So think of an idea you want to make a book out of and start writing.

Also, ensure that the idea you have chosen meets a specific need and is something people will want to spend their time and money on.

#2. Choose a cover that will sell your Ebook

Prospective buyers will most likely judge your book by its cover. So using a very attractive book cover is a great choice for selling out your ebook.

In order to get inspiration, you can look through book covers in a niche similar to yours and draw ideas, but remember to be creative and original with yours.

Also, you can simply create your book cover using design tools like Canva and other design applications and software.

#3. Set a price for your Ebook 

Setting a price for your ebook is an essential part of sales. However, before putting a price on your ebook, conduct market research to discover how other writers charge for their ebooks on similar topics. 

Notice how book prices are like this: ₦ 20,000 ₦2,000. It’s all about pricing psychology and influencing your customers to see the cancellation as you giving a huge discount. 

Another method to price your ebook is by calculating the time and effort it took to create the ebook. And the amount you’d spend on marketing. You’d have a clearer picture of how to price your book. 

#4. Convert your Ebook

Thirdly, you want to convert your ebook. Chances are your book has been written using word processing software. to sell your ebook online, you have to convert it to a suitable ebook format that most devices can read, the most common formats are PDF and EPUB.

We typically recommend that you upload your books in PDF because it is a universally accepted format. Also, EPUBs are a good format to use, but not all devices can read EPUBs by default.

Read our guide on How to write and promote an Ebook to make lots of money from it

Uploading your Ebook on Selar

Follow these steps to upload your ebooks on Selar.

#1. Sign up and set up account details

If you haven’t created an account on Selar, signup, and then proceed to fill in your account details. That’s the account we’ll pay all your profits to whenever you make a sale.

#2. Add a product

The next step is to select the product you want to sell on Selar. Which, in this case, is an ebook. There are clear guides that explain the categories of each product. So, ensure you read and select carefully. 

#3. Upload your Ebook

To sell your ebook, you have to upload it in PDF format and fill in all the information on the page. Once you’re done, click on “Create Product” at the bottom of the page.

Here’s a video that shows you how to upload your ebook on Selar.

Now your product is published, you can copy and share your product link with prospective buyers everywhere, and whenever anyone buys your product, they’ll be able to download the PDF file immediately, and you’ll get the profit in your bank account directly. It’s that easy!

PS: If you do not wish to have your book up for download, Selar provides a ‘Read Online’ option where users can only read the book on the Selar website and won’t be able to download it.

There you have it, selling your ebook online made easy by Selar.