Digital Downloads: An Introduction
Modern website builders can make things quick and easy for an amateur computer user to make an online store. Through your own web store, you will be able to sell just anything on the internet. You may sell tangible goods. Various items can be shipped to buyers like crafts, collectibles, coins and stamps. Or you may go for selling the intangible products, which are the electronic files that are available for downloading like the videos, e-books, digital photos as well as music files. Many of the online stores would sell only shippable products. So that you can stand out from the crowd, you may go for selling a type of downloadable file online. Based on your expertise or ideas, you may actually think of other downloadable files that you will be able to sell.
A file is what the electronic media is about. This means that you will be able to sell any type of file such as text, music, pictures, graphics and videos. You can also sell programs, pdf files and more. So what files you must sell? This would depend greatly on the interests, hobbies and also the line of work that you have. Here are some downloadable items that you might want to sell on the website.
When you are an author, the you may go for writing a pamphlet, manual, book on a topic which you are quite familiar with. You can have this as a pdf or doc file and sell this on the internet. What must you write about? You could write about any kind of topic 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 require so many choices 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 can sold them individually or you can bundle various songs in a zip file so that you can sell them a higher cost. You may even include lyrics and the digital photos of the band in the bundle.
For those photographers out there, they can sell stock photography in the selling sites that would let them upload the photos. One will just have to pay 25 cents for each dollar per 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.