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Selling eBooks through Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest allows your fans to make the smoothest transition from follower to customer.

While selling your ebook on Amazon can be expensive and complicated, selling eBooks through Selz is simple. You supply the book and we take care of digital delivery and payment. Here’s how to do it.

Social Media Marketing for eBooks: How to Sell eBooks through Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest

  1. Sign in to your Selz account and click on Items > Add item
  2. Choose Digital
  3. Click on Choose a photo and select your eBook’s front cover.
  4. The product description is the perfect spot for your blurb – just keep in mind that you have a 500 character limit.
  5. Click on Choose a file and select your book. It’s up to you as to whether you want to sell your various file types as separate products or at different prices, or if you want to sell them all together as a zip file.
  6. Set your price, and click on more options if you need to set the quantity. If you’re selling your book at a discounted price, you might want to set Original price to show your buyers what kind of discount they’re getting.
  7. Click on Save and your product is ready to be shared.
  8. Head to the left nav in your dashboard,  then head to the Settings > Sharing page and confirm that your Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest account is connected.
  9. Head back to your Items list, and click the on the far right of your product and scroll down to Share.
  10. Select which social media networks to want to share to, write something to go with your post, and click Share.
  11. Your product will show up as a post, tweet or pin, and will be available for purchase through the link you’ve provided.

Done! Your readers will be able to buy your book through social media marketing on your Facebook page, straight from your Tweet, or your Pinterest pin using their credit card.

Image of emotional book text with title of article. Social media marketing for ebooks is simple when you Sell your ebook on facebook twitter or pinterest with Selz ecommerce for growing businesses

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About the author

Melissa Whidjaya

Melissa is the co-founder of Bloombox Co. Bloombox Co works to connect flower growers and flower buyers, creating a distribution system that reduces waste, improves profitability for growers, and removes barriers to consumption, providing flower lovers with a fresher, more sustainable product than ever before.

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