Digital reading devices were first introduced in 2007 with the Amazon Kindle, which completely sold out in a little over five hours. With each passing year they get even more popular. In fact, Amazon announced late last year that the sales of eBooks on their platform had for the first time surpassed that of paperbacks. Now that that the latest Amazon Kindle book reader has been released, this is the perfect time for authors to join in on the eBook craze
Before the pandemic, many Americans had already taken on a “side hustle” trying to make ends meet. Nearly half reported having a second job or a product they were selling to generate more income. The financial strain on families and uncertainty about the future caused by COVID-19 has increased those numbers among creative individuals. Many are selling their digital products online and making a very nice second income.