eBooks are a product category that frequently performs well for affiliates. The download is automatic after payment. The gratification for the buyer is instant. In many cases the payouts are 50-75% of the sale price.
According to Jim Kukral of Digital Book Launch, publishing your own eBooks also creates a revenue opportunity for affiliates. You can sell the book or give it away – either way, there’s an opportunity to include affiliate links in the material.
I spoke with Jim at Affiliate Summit East 2012 about some winning strategies affiliates can use to generate revenue from publishing their own content for the Amazon Kindle platform. Check out the interview for some key insights on publishing for profit.
Are you generating affiliate revenue with eBooks? Share your tips in the comments.
Becky is the Senior Content Marketing Manager at TUNE. Before TUNE, she led a variety of marketing and communications projects at San Francisco startups. Becky received her bachelor's degree in English from Wake Forest University. After living nearly a decade in San Francisco and Seattle, she has returned to her home of Charleston, SC, where you can find her enjoying the sun and salt water with her family.