A Quick Guide to Digital Downloads
Modern website builders can make things quick and easy for an amateur computer user to make an online store. With your own website, you can sell just anything online. You can actually sell tangible goods. Items may be shipped to buyers such as crafts, collectibles, stamps and coins. You can also sell the intangible products that are electronic files which are available for downloading such as the e-books, videos, digital photos and music files. So many of the online stores would just sell the shippable products. So that you can stand out from the crowd, you may go for selling a type of downloadable file online. According to your ideas or expertise, you can think of other downloadable files which you can sell.
The electronic media would mean any file. This means that you can sell any kind of file that includes videos, text, music, pictures as well as graphics. Also, you can sell programs, pdf files and many others. So what files you must sell? This is going to depend greatly on the hobbies, interests and the line of work that you have. Here are some of ideas of downloadable items that you might like to sell on the site.
If you are an author, then you can write a manual, pamphlet or book regarding a topic that you are so familiar with. You can have this as a pdf or doc file and sell this on the internet. What should you write about? You may write about anything that you know best. You may write about the How-To manual regarding photography, cooking, drawing, sewing, painting, exercising, woodworking, self-help or computer programming.
The local band without a label doesn’t have a lot of options for selling their songs. You cannot sell songs on iTunes and it is really expensive to distribute and produce a CD. But, you may record the songs in the popular music format and have the songs sold on the site. You may have them sold individually or in a bundle of different songs in a zip file so that you can actually sell them at a higher price. You can have the lyrics and the digital photos of the band.
For those who are into photography, they may go about selling stock photography in the selling sites which would allow them to upload photos. One just will have to pay 25 cents for every dollar of download sale. You can upload as few or as many of the photos as you want to your website and set the price for every photo that you want.