20 Websites to Sell and Publish your Ebooks

The internet presents us with so many amazing opportunities to build profitable visibility through media and publishing, and one of such is the opportunity to publish ebooks.

With ebooks, you can reach more and grow your audience from any location in the world, so you are never short of those who can have access to the value you provide.

Whether you choose to give out your ebooks for free or at a price, you’ll find this list truly relevant in helping you decide on which platform to work with, to get your ebooks published and/or sold.

With this list, you sure can never run out of options for where to publish your ebooks.

The amazing websites on this list are easy to use, and we have thoughtfully created a step-by-step guide on how to use any to publish or sell your ebook, if you do feel you want to learn more about any of them.

Here you have them –

1. Payhip

Payhip is an e-commerce website that gives you the ability to sell any type of digital material, including ebooks. You just need to create a customizable sales page on Payhip which is for free and it gives you the tools you need to sell your product. Payhip only takes 5% of the sales you make, cool right?

2. Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing

Amazon is one of the biggest online store where you can publish your ebooks easily and for free. You even get a chance to be seen by a great number of people and of course you also keep up to 70% of the total sales price.

3. Blurb

Blurb gives you the tools you need to create that perfect ebook you desire. You can create reflowable ebooks or fixed layout ebooks and blurb will format the book automatically for you in your choice format. You can also sell the ebooks to different markets.

4. Lulu

If you need a complete guide on creating perfect ebooks and then converting them into EPUB or PDF format, then Lulu is your best shot. If you can’t do it yourself, then Lulu also offers personal service of doing it for you for a tiny fee. You can also sell to different publishers at their own royalties.

5. Tradebit

Tradebit is almost similar to Payhip as it let you create a sales page and then helps you sell your ebooks (or any other downloadable material). You can also make use of an affiliate program, set up custom price, and sell ebooks on popular markets such as eBay.

6. Barnes & Noble (formerly Nook Press)

Barnes & Noble offers all the tools for free to create and publish your ebooks. The created ebook will be published to millions of Nook, Barnes and Noble readers.

7. Kobo Writing Life

Kobo lets you publish your ebook in 5 simple steps. Your books will be published on Kobo website for millions of readers. There is no fee or charge for creating and publishing your ebooks, but they keep a commission on sales.

8. Smashwords

Smashwords gives you great visibility by publishing your work to others including Kobo Barnes & Noble, OverDrive, and Smashwords. No fee is attached in the publishing process and you get free tools for protecting and formatting your ebook.

9. Scribd

Scribd is a paid reading service that hosts ebooks and other related content which members can read via subscription. When readers read your ebook, you will be paid as it was sold to them.

10. Payloads

PayLoads is another website that offers you great tools to host your ebooks and sell them online. PayLoads costs $19.95/month with a 2.9% to 4.9% fee on each sale.

11. E-junkie

Another amazing service to host your ebooks which also does all the hard work of selling them for you. All you need to do is create a sales page and use tools such as multiple payments support, discount offers, Google Analytics and lots more.

12. Feiyr

Feiyr is a paid promotion service for ebooks and music. You can easily upload your ebook to Feiyr and it will be made available for sale on over 165 online stores. What you need to do is pay a one-time fee of €9.90 and start publishing, and you also get to keep 90% of the sales price.

13. Selz

Selz offers highly customizable packages to create your own sale store and sell products. With a free account, you can list 5 items and access various tools.

14. Gumroad

A flexible platform that helps you setup your online shop, Gumroad lets you personalize your store to your liking and gives you amazing selling opportunities. All of this comes with a $10 monthly fee and just 3.5% fee on each sale.

15. Podia

Podia is a free service that provides everything you need to sell courses, webinars, downloads (including ebooks) and community.

16. Clickbank

Clickbank has a very strong affiliate network of 500,000 marketers that will boost your sales. It is also a product-selling website and gives you the ability to create custom forms and others.

17. BookBaby

BookBaby is an expensive service though it offers top notch quality and let you keep 100% of the sales. From writing, formatting, and designing to distributing and completing sales, everything will be handled by BookBaby for a token of $149/ebook.

18. Shopify

You can access all of Shopify tools to create a fully functional online store for $29/month. You don’t need any coding skills, it is easy to use and gives you templates and themes you need to quickly create a perfect online store.

19. Sellfy

Sellfy is one of the most easy-to-use e-commerce solutions not just for eBook authors but also for content creators who wants to sell their awesome work too. In Sellfy you can host and sell more than eBooks. You can sell any kind of digital download, courses, subscriptions,etc.

20. Fiverr

Fiverr can be amongst one of the most popular places on the web to sell eBooks as well as any digital product or service. It is a great platform to launch your ebook; coupled with the fact that it is a trusted and hooge website in the marketplace.

Yeah, so there you have it.
You should also try as much as possible to do your own personal marketing, cause there are some places and people you can reach that these websites can’t reach.