Free e-book's or Paid e-book

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  1. realitybites.in

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    as ....i have earlier .....that i am writing a e book

    what i want to know .....should i make it as paid e-book or free e book
     
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    Hi Realitybites on what topic you are writing the ebook, sorry I am not knowing. I think it is on website selling and buying, right?

    If it is very good and you have worked hard then you should sell it at your price, If it is of 7 to 10 pages then the price should be $ 5 to 6.

    If you want to just share the knowledge and do not want to earn of it then you can give it for free.

    Please update us about your decision.

    Thanks,
    Sahil:)
     
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    Sahil i am write about 6 to 7 book ......on multiple topic ....

    which will useful for the webmaster

    what i want is free e books or paid e book ...which one will be better

    according to you
     
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    As I have already told you that, it depends on you and your work, if you do some hard work for finding the information or you are sharing something unique then you should sell it.

    Or

    If you think I want to help others and just want to share it then give free.

    I think you should sell it.:)
     
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    My personal opinion is that you should not charge money for it. I say this only because I would never pay for an e-book, as information on the web is supposed to be freely shared.

    I do not plan to ever buy an ebook.
     
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    It would depend on the book, your goals for it and your target market. If you wanted to use the book to get your name known or to publicise your website, you would probably give it away for free and even encourage people to send it to their friends (make sure to ask them not to alter it in any way).

    If your primary goal is to make money directly from the ebook, then you will obviously have to sell it for a price.

    Who are your target market? Are they currently spending money to purchase the type of information you would be selling?
     
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    If you are not using the the ebook for advertisement purpose then you will have to make it paid one. But, you need to give full information on the particular topic. Many people don't go through the free ebook and if they buy it they will read each word in my opinion. But ebook is now a days only being used for advertisement of different product or websites and many ebooks only provide half information and tell us that for full information you will have to buy another ebook. I hope you will not do this.
     
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    I will suggest you to just give it for free.
    I have seen lots of people selling e-books for more than $100 and I really wonder if someone really buys from them in this time of economical crisis. Plus, they are putting their items on sale like: Original price is $400 and take this for only $70. From my point of view, it is just their tactics to earn money from what they have.

    According to Google, the keywords "free ebook downloads" have garnered 27,300,000 results. So this means that people are looking for free alternatives rather than buying it. THis can also make your website to have more traffic.
     
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    Not sure how good your e-book. If you just find the information online and summarize it, then use your wording to re-write it, better make it as free e-book. However, if your ebook is unique and helpful, then you can make it as paid e-book
     
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    In this time of recession, we all want to keep our money in our pockets. Please, if your ebook is informative and you want to help your fellow human beings then I suggest you make it as a free ebook. Your will receive heartfelt thank you's in return. The best of luck.
     
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    Ya it really depends on what you will present in your book
    is it somethings some kind secret or tips that are valuable then you can sell it
     
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    Free e books or Paid e book

    i have never been to a free comic book day because i havent read comic books since i was 8
     
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    thanks guy ...for all ur suggestions
    i have almost finished few book
    planing to launch them from next month onward ...!

    i will try few book to be available as free ....!
     
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    I prefer paying sometimes,as even i want to do business so encourage another businessman i have to buy it. Ebooks in case of travelling and attending class.
     
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    Free e-books are much better than paid ebook. Free things gain more attention than paid ones. :D
     
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    I also suggest free e-books. Because I will never pay for an e-book.
     

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