Five Ways to Sell Digital Goods Online

Vangie Beal

Updated · Jan 07, 2009

The Internet offers self-published artists considerable opportunities for marketing and selling their digital goods online.

Digital goods is the term used to describe non-tangible products such as computer games and other software, custom-designed sewing or craft patterns, e-books, digital images, music, ringtones, Web site templates — basically anything that can be provided to consumers in an electronic format.

For artists on a budget, the good news is that you don’t need a fat wallet to Set up and sell your digital goods online. Many services are free to use until you make a sale, at which time you pay a commission fee for the delivery service. Other services charge a modest monthly fee, with no additional transaction fees.

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Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal

Vangie is a freelance technology writer who covers Internet technologies, online business, and other topics for over 15 years. SEO Content Writer with high-quality organic search results. Professional freelance technology writer with over 15 years experience. - Understands the technology trends in SMB and Enterprise markets. - Proficient in email marketing and social media campaigns. - Trusted and respected voice in small business marketing via e-commerce. - Knowledgeable in how to incorporate sales initiatives and assets into articles or Web content. Experienced social media marketer. Specialties: SEO. Electronic commerce, small businesses, Internet. Computers, servers, networking. Computer science. Terms, terminology. Social media, email marketing. Mobile apps. Operating systems. Software and hardware. Interviews, tips, advice, guides and feature articles. Marketing, slideshows, how-to guides. Search engine tools.