An eBook business is profitable and flexible, letting you start a business from anywhere, while it is a low-cost business that is easy to start. You can make living self-publishing and selling eBooks online as long as you are ready to invest your time and money in it.
Anyone can start the eBooks business! Just choose a niche that interests the target audience, and ensure in-depth research.
Here are some real life success stories of starting a e-book writing business:
1. Content-Whale Private Limited ($514K/year)
Vaibhav Kishnani (from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) started Content-Whale Private Limited over 5 years ago.
I'm Vaibhav Kishnani, an engineer but a passionate writer by profession. I established Content-Whale in 2017 when I was in my third year of engineering. Going by the maxim that quality writing is everything, Content-Whale caters to 42 different content types that form the backstory of every company’s digital presence and marketing efforts.
I started this content agency with a mere sum of Rs. 2,500. Today, we have drawn a revenue turnover of Rs. 4 Crores! In my opinion, it is not individual progress. Instead, a start-up is about connecting with the right individuals at the right time, who keep the show running ahead with their strife for perfection.
2. The Happy Beavers ($480K/year)
Luka Karsten Breitig (from Tallinn, Estland) started The Happy Beavers about 5 years ago.
We started with just me as a freelance translator, and now we have 10 full-time employees and around 150 freelancers who work for my company The Happy Beavers regularly. We have specialized in larger clients who want to implement SEO investments through content creation. In these cases, we advise on the strategic planning, create the guidelines for implementation and then sometimes create hundreds of texts in a short period with which the client can be expected to rank highly. With this approach, we have already had many partners from start-ups to Silicon Valley companies, and this year we are placing particular emphasis on growth in our business.
Now we have 10 full-time employees and are actively looking for more, than 150 freelancers and professional service businesses with a lot of growth potential.
3. Merrative ($24K/year)
Harshala Chavan (from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) started Merrative over 2 years ago.
I am Harshala Chavan from Mumbai India - a maker, community-builder, and writer in the publishing and content industry.
Today, Merrative can provide on average USD 200 worth of projects to our talent. We generate on an average USD 1500 per month in marketplace transactions and are hungry to scale up!
Hey! 👋 I'm Pat Walls, the founder of Starter Story.
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