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236 FS Your First Digital Product


Your First Digital Product

On episode 236 of The Freelancers Show, Jonathan Stark, Philip Morgan, and Reuven Lerner discuss about how you can have Your First Digital Product. Tune in, and learn what it is and how it allows you to earn while you sleep.

What is a Digital Product?

Digital products are those that don't need shipping. They have no physical form, and are can be purchased online. Examples are ebooks, videos, and audio files.

It gives freelancers the opportunity to earn apart from their usual projects with clients. In some way, they could be looking for something else and need to make money.

No Touch Sales and Delivery

One thing you'll enjoy about digital products is that it doesn't need a ton of work to be sold and delivered. Sellers can place their products for sale and earn. Other services may require some amount of work, but these products doesn't necessarily require sellers to do anything.

Freelancers can do this to leverage their expertise. They can even sell their products many times over. It's definitely a good way to earn passive income.

Physical Book vs Ebook

Jonathan recalls when he got his first physical book published in 2006. It required him a lot of work just to make $ 5,000 a day.

Ebooks are completely different. Looking back, his earnings has grown to $ 12,000. It's a worthwhile investment that other freelancers can also dive into.

To hear the rest of Your First Digital Product, download and listen to the entire episode.

Get Connected

Reach out to Jonathan by following and tweeting him @jonathanstark. Don’t forget to let him know you heard about him on Devchat.tv’s iPhreaks podcast!

If you’re short on time, here are the highlights of Your First Digital Product:

What is a digital product? (1:49)

Physical book vs ebook? (7:06)

How to choose your digital product? (21:48)

How to identify the ultimate pain? (33:43)

Tools for selling a digital product? (47:25)

Picks:

Philip – 7 Easy Steps to Write Your Book

Jonathan – On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction, JFS, Remarq, Jonathan at GitHub

Reuven – Whatever Happened to the Metric System, Cockpit Confidential

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