There is a platform that is rarely discussed in the marketing of ebooks and audiobooks. It is a growing platform that should be used much more as a platform for selling your material. It averages 25.25 billion views a month and is the second largest search engine. Last month visits were up 12%. Few people know how to leverage views and it is not for every book, but it can be highly useful for many. The bounce rate is at 27.1%, mobile and desktop usage is almost split, but most importantly— 16.34% of views come from America. Although this A LOT of people, there Is something to consider regarding your ebook or audiobook… Could I speak to other audiences interested in my subject?
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Our statistics show a very interesting trend. Although women buy and read more books than men, our data shows that most websites devoted to the promotion of author books and readers have a split audience. For example, a website called http://www.discountbookman.com has 59.93% males and 40.07% female audience. http://www.booksprout.com has 51.16% male audience and a 48.84% female audience. This is an ongoing trend throughout our research.
They charge e-books based on megabytes. This means that it is not worthwhile to publish books on Kindle that contain a lot of pictures or graphs. Their fees for file size can get costly and eliminate your income. Meanwhile, websites like Apple iBooks allow up to 2 Gigabytes of data without penalty. AND YES! What we are talking about applies to digital sales! It can go up to .30 cents a megabyte. Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing
There was an article that got my attention. I was observing a conclusion that experts made on the pictures people favored. These reports are monumentally crucial in the marketing businesses because we design photos for advertisement, videos, and cover art for ebooks, and audiobooks. Images can play a huge role in marketing, and those that are attracted to the image are equally valuable components. This paper is going to get technical, and I hope you read the full paper; to an odd conclusion. It is a conclusion that should be valued and assessed.