Books are written for a variety of reasons; fulfilling a life-long goal, sharing your unique knowledge or know-how, or, for the prolific writers amongst us, just for fun.
While making money may not always be the sole reason behind putting pen to paper, (or fingers to keyboard!), profit can and should be made from your commitment and diligent work in creating a book.
The way to make money from a book has changed over the years and it’s no longer a matter of just befriending the local bookshop owner to buy your title and place it in the shopfront window. This is a good thing because there is now a lot more opportunity for self-published authors.
You no longer need to depend on a kind bookstore owner or a traditional publishing company to decide your fate for you. There are multiple angles and scenarios in which your book can create an income for you.
Here are 7 ways to maximize your profit from your self-published book.