6 Ebook Writer Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Become An Ebook Writer

Here are some real life success stories of starting a ebook writer:

1. PM-by-PM ($204K/year)

Praveen Malik, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), started his eponymous blog, Project Management by Praveen Malik, in 2014 to enhance his reputation in the professional training world. Over time, Malik learned about blog monetization and transformed his classroom training into an online business, selling his own eBooks and marketing third-party project management training programs through his blog. The blog has grown substantially since its inception, with an average revenue of about $17K per month and a target of achieving 100% revenue growth by the end of next year.

How much they make: $204K/year
Current team size: 2


How I Started A $17K/Month Business Selling Project Management Ebooks And Courses

Praveen Malik shares how he started a $17k per month project management blog business in 2016 with negligible revenue, and grew his gross profit margin to about 80% by selling his own eBooks and marketing third-party training programs through his blog.

Praveen started PM-by-PM about 8 years ago
Praveen grew the business to $17K/month
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Learn more about starting an ebook writer:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start an ebook writer?
-> Pros and cons of an ebook writer

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established ebook writer
-> Marketing ideas for an ebook writer

Other resources

4. SourceForge

Free, secure and fast downloads from the largest Open Source applications and software directory - SourceForge.net

Where they're located: Aurora, Colorado, USA
Website traffic: 25.9M/month


5. Wattpad

Wattpad connects a global community of millions of readers and writers through the power of story

Website traffic: 207M/month


6. VitalSource

Students can save up to 80% with eTextbooks from VitalSource, the leading provider of online textbooks and course materials.

Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Website traffic: 10.3M/month