Did you write a book? Want to make money with it? Here’s how! Writing the book is one thing, marketing it is another, but making money is really the end goal, isn’t it? Well, for many of us, it is. We’ve got bills to pay, right? How many ways can you “spin your book” into “making money?” Well, let us count the ways together! Check out these awesome ideas for making money with your book!

1. Advertising 

Sell ads in your book or on your website based on its popularity!

2. Affiliate Marketing

Mention products in your book, which you make an affiliate commission.

3. Audio Recordings

Sell your book in audio format online and offline.

4. Book Sales In Small & Large Quantities

Sell your book, of course, to individuals and companies in bulk!

5. Book Signings

Sell your products/services at book signings locally, across the state, country, and even the world over!)

6. Book Tours

Plan a book tour and sell books wherever you go! Book tours can be live in-person events or over the telephone to different groups. They can be local, county-wide, state-wide, cross country, or around the globe!

7. Virtual Book Tours

Sell your book via tele-seminars and webinars online and over the phone!

8. Bookstores

Sell your book in all types of bookstores online and offline!

9. Coaching/Consulting

Turn your book knowledge into a consulting/coaching business for extra income!

10. eBook 

Create an eBook out of your print book and sell it online! Sell it on Kindle, Smashwords.com and on your website.

11. eCourse

Create an 4-8 week eCourse out of your print book and sell it online!

12. eZines/Newsletter

Sell your book to new eZine subscribers who join your eZine!

13. Home Study Course

Make MORE money with your book; create a home-study course!

14. Membership Website

Turn your book into a membership web site and sell subscriptions!

15Product Bundling (Idea#1)

Bundle your book with other people’s books and make money that way!

16. Product Bundling (Idea#2)

Sell your book Bundled with other people’s books for added value!

17. Public Speaking

Turn your book into a speaking career and make money that way!

18. Other Languages

Translate your book into foreign languages for even more money!

19. Seminars/Workshops/Classes

Turn your book into a seminar make money that way!

20. Tele-Seminar & Webinar Trainings

Convert your book into a series of tele-training calls or webinar sessions you can conduct over the phone or the computer for money to different groups selling anything from your book, other products and services.

21. Licensing, Movie Rights, etc.

Does your book have the potential to become a movie? How about creating products around your book which you can license to others for pay? The movie idea is an easy one. Take your book, write a script, act it out, film it, post it on YouTube and see if some studio doesn’t contact you for the rights!

Can you think of more ways to make money from your book? Write them down! Add them to your marketing plan and start selling your book in more ways than one! Also, print this page out and start highlighting those marketing tactics you’ll put into action first, second, third, fourth, fifth, etc. Do it! Sell Sell Sell!!!