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How To Sell Your Book Online in Nigeria Without A Website

Are you Passionate about writing and selling a book online and do not have a website, in this tutorial article you would learn how to write, create and sell your book, digital products without a website or pay for subscriptions to publish your book.

Where To Sell Your Book Online

Where Can I Sell My Book Online Without Having A Website or Blog?

Many Best Selling Book Authors we know of today are Amazon Best Seller and as a beginner in the writing space we either do not know how to get started selling on Amazon or have enough money to pay to publish our book on Amazon.

Before you make a final decision on getting your book published on Amazon Kindle Book, have you consider the pros and cons as a Nigerian Citizen. Every Payment transaction is done with PayPal.

You sell in dollars, accept credit card and the money is been sent to your PayPal Account associated with Amazon Kindle Account.

Talking about PayPal, You can not withdraw your money in your PayPal account to your Nigeria Bank Account in PayPal.
Why?  Paypal Restricted that feature on some country individual account, PayPal Business Account can do it but would take you a long time and stressed to get a verified PayPal Business Account fully working in Nigeria.

Amazon Kindle Book Store is not the only Website to sell your Books….

I would mention a few websites to create and sell your book and also tell you their limitation and benefits.


Payhip is an e-commerce website that offers you to sell any type of downloadable digital material, including ebooks. You create a customizable sales page on Payhip for free and it gives you the tools to sell your product, such as discount coupons, share buttons, affiliate program and flexible pricing options. Payhip will simply keep 5% of all the sales you make – simple right?

Amazon Kindle Direct Publish

You can easily publish your ebooks on the biggest online store Amazon for free. Of course, you will get a huge exposure on Amazon and you get to keep up to 70% of the total sales price.


Blurb gives you reliable tools to create that perfect ebook. You can create reflowable ebooks or fixed layout ebooks and blurb will automatically format the book for you in your choice format. You can sell the books to different markets, including Blurb, Amazon, and Apple iBooks Store.


Lulu offers a complete guide on creating perfectly formatted ebooks and then convert them into EPUB or PDF format. If you can’t do it yourself, then Lulu also offers personal service of doing it for you for a tiny fee. Your ebooks can be sold on different publishers with each offering their own royalty.


Tradebit is very similar to Payhip as it lets you create a sales page and then helps you sell your ebooks (or any other downloadable material). You can use an affiliate program, set custom price, take advantage of social media integration and sell ebooks on popular markets such as eBay.

NOOK Press

Barnes & Noble offers this self-publishing tool to write and publish your ebook. NOOK Press offers all the tools for free to create and publish your ebooks. The created ebook will be published to millions of NOOK and Barnes & Noble readers. You can check NOOK Press FAQ page for all the details.

Kobo Writing Life

A really easy to use self-publishing platform, Kobo lets you publish your ebook in 5 simple steps. Your books will be published on Kobo website for millions of readers. Kobo charges no fee for creating and publishing ebooks, but it does keep a commission on the sales.


Smashwords gives you huge visibility by publishing your work over multiple distributors, including Kobo Barnes & Noble, OverDrive, and Smashwords. There is no fee in the publishing process and you get free tools to protect and format your ebooks. You will get 80% royalty on sales from Smashwords and 60% on other distributors.


Scribd is a paid reading service that hosts ebooks and other similar content that members can read with a subscription. When the readers will read your ebook, you will be paid as it was sold to them. However, you can only sign up for Scribd using its affiliate companies, including Smashwords, BookBaby, and Draft2Digital, etc.


PayLoads also offers great tools to host your ebooks and sell them online. You will get encrypted download page, shareable buttons, ebooks listed in eBay auctions and affiliate program. PayLoads costs $19.95/month with a 2.9% to 4.9% fee on each sale.


Another comprehensive service to host your ebooks and it does all the hard work of selling them for you. You can create a sales page for your ebooks and use power tools like multiple payments support, affiliate programs, protected storage, discount offers, manage inventory, create packages, Google Analytics and more. E-Junkie charges fixed monthly payment based on your needs.


Feiyr is a paid promotion service for ebooks and music. You can upload your ebook to Feiyr and it will be made available to be sold on over 165 different online stores. Just pay a one-time fee of € 9.90 and start publishing, and you will get to keep 90% of the sales price.


Selz offers highly customizable packages to create your own sales store and sell products. With the free account, you can list 5 items and access tools like widgets, fraud protection, and analytics tools, etc. Paid membership starting from $12.99 gives the ability to list unlimited items and customize the page according to your liking.


A very flexible platform to setup your online shop, Gumroad lets you personalize your store to your liking and gives you amazing selling opportunities. You can create subscriptions, memberships, direct sales, provide extra benefits, give discounts on actions, customizable DRM and more. And all of this comes with a $10 monthly fee and just 3.5% fee on each sale.


Booktango is a free service that won’t even charge a fee on transactions. You can upload and sell ebooks and keep 100% of the earnings. Although if you use their custom covers, you’ll have to pay a certain price. Booktango sells the ebooks on its store and other retailers.


Clickbank has a really strong affiliate network of 500,000 marketers that will surely boost your sales. It is also a product selling website like others and gives you the ability to create custom forms, subscriptions, fraud protection and much more. You can either keep 50% as royalty or pay $49.95 as a one-time fee for your store and pay 7.5% fee on transactions.


BookBaby is quite an expensive service in this list, however, it offers amazing quality and lets you keep 100% of the sales. From writing, formatting, and designing to distributing and completing sales, everything will be handled by BookBaby for a price of $149/ebook. Their experts will work side by side to create your perfect ebook using advanced tools and then distribute it to different retailers including BookBaby itself.


For $29/month you can access all of Shopify tools to create a fully functional online store. You don’t need any coding skills, it is really easy to use and gives you templates and themes to quickly create a perfect online store. If you do have coding skills, then Shopify gives complete freedom to control HTML and CSS. It also offers multiple opportunities to promote your ebooks, including distributing them over different stores.

All these Websites Platform Work Best For Non- Nigerian Because their major payment transaction work with PayPal

But here, I would show you another Best Option To Create And Sell Your Book (Digital Products) Online in Nigeria without paying a Naira or Dollar.

You can use this method to sell your Digital Products to anyone in any country and accept both Dollars and Nairas. Or other African Currencies.

If you have read one of our articles on Digital Products Marketing – Sell Your Digital Products Online, you would know that you can sell anything using this method and Nigeria is allowed to use the s tree system, you receive your money after 68 hours of successful payment from customers.

Selling Online is not that easy, that is why we wrote an article on Possible Best Things To Do To Sell Your Digital Products – Why People Do Not Buy Your Digital Products.

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