Creating an on-going income from e-books is possible…no matter your age, background, or skills. To prove it, here are some of the actual results from people who have done it.
The story of Margie Garrison is a great place to start. A 74-year-old Florida grandmother, Margie suffered with arthritis for 43 years. After being told she’d soon need a wheelchair, she found a natural cure for living free of arthritis pain. She turned her experience and findings into an e-book that she’s sold around the world from a simple website. To date, Margie has sold more than 242,000 copies, netting her a nice seven-figures.
Mike Geary hated his corporate job and was desperately looking for an alternative source of income so he could indulge his desire to ski and travel. When he decided to create an e-book he was holding down three jobs, including working 15 to 20 hours a week as a personal trainer at a local gym.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that his passion for personal fitness led him to the creation of a fitness information e-book called The Truth About Six-Pack Abs.
His e-book has been one of the best-selling fitness e-books in the world over the last 10 years, having sold more than 500,000 copies (at $40 each). More importantly, the e-book has helped him build a subscriber list of more than 680,000 that helps him generate a seven-figure income…every month.
It also helped him realize his dream. He travels at least 10 to 15 days every month, doing such fun things as heli-skiing in Chile, zip lining in Costa Rica, dry suit scuba diving in the Silfra Ravine in Iceland, and tropical scuba diving throughout the Caribbean.
And just to show that age is no barrier when it comes to e-books, meet Tony Waters. Tony was a teenager who wanted to be a pro skateboarder. He was disappointed with the skateboarding videos and books he found, so he decided to create his own skateboarding tips and sell them as an e-book. His fellow skateboarders went bonkers for it and the sales earned him more than most Americans make in a year.
But even those with more modest results still achieve successful outcomes.
Charlene Christie reports that her e-books exceeded her expectations. “My first royalty deposit was $56, the second, $107. I made over $200 in November and this month I have sold over 500 books and am looking at a royalty of between $600 and $700.
“I can’t quit my job yet, but this is more money than I have ever made online after spending over $30,000 on failed projects, and I can see my way clearly now.”
The commonality of these experiences is that the authors kept it simple and they published on topics they were passionate about.
But there’s an even more important commonality—they took action. It’s the beginning of a New Year and a great time to ask yourself the question, “If not now, when?”
As New York Times best-selling author, H. Jackson Brown, Jr. said, “When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did.”
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