Used a simple Financial model to analyse costs & potential sales for eBook .
- Describe a common process for a buying an existing book. Look at it in terms the different organisations involved, how they get paid, how you get the book.
- Describe the process you would go through to get your book onto an online store such as Amazon.
- Give one example of when you have experienced good customer care (it could be anything)
- Give one example of when you have experienced poor customer care.
- How important are reviews to you when deciding to buy something on-line?
Give one example of how you would provide customer care for your book
1a) Before you can download anything from Amazon you need to set up an Amazon account , then once that is done then you can download the kindle reading App for free.
They would get paid through royalties which consists of a percentage of the cost of the book.
If you publish through a traditional publisher it can be as low as 5% – 10% self publishing can be as high as 70% .
You can get the book through the Kindle App, Amazon use a service called whispernet to send the eBook to the device .
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B) The Kindle app is available for most major smartphones, tablets and computers. That means with our free Kindle reading apps, you can buy a Kindle book once and read it on any device with the Kindle app installed*. You can also read that same Kindle book on a Kindle device if you own one.
http://ebookarchitects.com/learn-about-ebooks/distributors/ ….. Here is a link to some other places where you can obtain different Ebooks.
Good Customer care
I experienced good customer care from Ebay. I got my Pen drive from someone and they had a lot of good reviews about the person and also how quick and efficient the person was.I then bought the item and it came when they said it would. I was very happy with the service. I gave them good feed back.
Bad Customer Care
I went online to purchase an item which never came. I contacted the person on many occasions with no joy. The person i contacted had deleted their account and after i had waited for well over the date it was due. I then contacted Paypal who recovered the money. Was not happy with the person involved.
2 ways to providing customer care
Watch reviews so we could see what people think of the book.
Communications through emails or through social networking etc.
2 ways to promote the book
I think that if you can design a cover that can stand out well then that is a good way to promoting the book. Another way is through social networking sites such as Facebook that way people can see the finished product and people can give you good reviews on the Product.
Took cut outs of different circus acts. Then colored them in and took step by step photo,s of each individual piece. Then imported each photo onto Premier pro then uploaded it onto you tube.
Here is the link for you to view …..https://youtu.be/tU8h8HAi_OU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfAzr0GWknU here is a link from You tube to make a Zeotrope .
The above link is an example off a Zeotrope
Google has pledged to give €150m ($163m; £107m) to European news publishers and journalism-focused start-ups over the next three years.
The funds – which are part of a wider package – will be used to support the organisations’ efforts to earn money from their own online coverage.
The Financial Times, the Guardian, Spain’s El Pais and Germany’s Die Zeit are among those backing the initiative.
But several media groups that have been critical of Google are not involved.
Publications belonging to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and the Berlin-based Axel Springer group are among those absent from a list of “founding partners”, although Google has said they are welcome to join.
The US company previously agreed to set up a similar fund to support French media organisations in 2013 in order to settle a dispute about its right to show headlines and text culled from their sites on its Google News facility.
At the time, analysts said the agreement “opened the door” to similar agreements in other countries where newspapers were also seeking licensing fees.
Organisations that do accept funds from the firm may need to assure their readers that they have taken steps to avoid a conflict of interest in their subsequent coverage of its activities.