The use of ebooks as an affiliate revenue stream can be a solid business platform especially for a virtually hands-free business providing residual income.
Many businesses utilize some form of affiliate revenue source for products they either dont want to carry on items that have a solid track record.
There are two primary types of ebook affiliate revenue programs.
The first is a traceable link that provides an accounting for all sales derived through your specific web link. The residual income is derived through a percentage or flat rate on each ebook sale. The ultimate sale is conducted through a third party site with a check or electronic transfer made when sales reach a certain threshold or they can be made monthly (depending on the ebook company). This scenario may not require any upfront costs.
This program allows you to pick ebooks that you feel most comfortable with. You can purchase as many, or few, as you want. You can place these ebooks on your site and keep all the income derived from the sale of the ebooks. This scenario requires full payment for the resell rights to the ebook, however the...