Why are E-books Important?

An eBook is a book in electronic format. It is downloaded to a computer, PC, Mac, laptop, tablet, smartphone or any other kind of reading device, and is read on the screen. It can have numbered pages, table of contents, pictures and graphics, exactly like a printed book.

eBooks offer many benefits and advantages, and this article shows a few of them.

Importance of E-book 

Faster 

You can produce an Ebook much faster than traditional printed brochures, pamphlets, or catalogs. 

Accessible

An electronic book can be easily accessed from virtually any device that is connected to the internet.  Smartphones, tablets, e-readers as well as laptops and desktops can access an Ebook.

Reusable 

Without a complete rewrite, you can leverage your Ebook in multiple channels such as social media, industry events, and your web site.  You can also send your Ebook to your email subscribers once a year, making only minor revisions where needed.

Printable  

if you desire to have a print version of your Ebook the effort is relatively simple. 

Interactive  

Interactive with an Ebook online you can request readers to provide their comments and feedback.  This is an invaluable marketing tool that lets you respond more personally to those who could be converted to customers.

Inexpensive 

The cost to produce an Ebook is relatively inexpensive when compared to other marketing material productions. 

Flexible 

you can include links to YouTube videos, presentations, and other online resources as part of your Ebook.

Money Time Saving

The ethics behind initiating the concept of e-books was to save time and money. One of the most coherent benefits of using e-books is, they save a lot of time and money. Gone are the days when students would spend hundreds of dollars on buying novels from bookstores. Furthermore, they also had to travel from one town to the other to get the required content. Today, with e-books in their pockets, everything is accessible to them within seconds.

One Device, Many Books

eBooks are portable and lightweight, making it easy to carry around. Instead of carrying multiple bulky books, one eBook reader can hold thousands of eBooks. It saves a lot of space- in your home and in your bag. One doesn’t have to worry about the storage limit. 

Environment Friendly

eBooks are environment-friendly. It totally eliminates the paper printing process, saving printing cost for the publishers. Approximately 2.2 million books are published each year, using around 3 million trees.

If these paper printed books were to be replaced with a digital eBook, it could save all those trees from being chopped down. Apart from cutting trees, it also adds to the carbon footprint by transporting the raw materials, production process in the mill, and the final shipping.

All these processes can be eliminated with the help of eBooks.

Even though book reading always helps in gaining or learning something new, irrespective of the purpose, i.e. personal, professional, or educational. There is a fine line of difference between printed books and audiobooks, with respect to cost, availability, and features. A consumer has to weigh the options so as to arrive at a decision, concerning the kind of format they like to prefer.

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