After quite some time of hair pulling, swearing and general tantrums I succeded in making my first ebook with ebookcompiler. But still got some way to go untill perfection. I've set up a web site called the ebookstall and got clickbank to take the money. OK so far.
The actual ebook is on the 15mb of web space my own isp gives away with my account, so thats safe from prying eyes.
Is there any other way of further protecting the ebook other than password protecting it so that every one must go to clickbank first before they can get to my own isp where the ebook is.
I hope this makes sense and I hope this post is in the write forum.
Your post is a little vague on what you're actually trying to do. I appears that your web site entices your customers to purchase your eBook directly from your site. After clicking a ClickBank link these customers would be directed to your download eBook file.
If that is the case, I would suggest (if you can) set up an .htaccess file for your download folder that only allows access for you and from the ClickBank web site.
When the customer pays for your eBook, ClickBank directs them to your "Thank You" web page. The "Thank You" page could be placed in your download folder and it would contain the link to your eBook file(in the same folder). This .htaccess restriction would prevent anyone from downloading your eBook unless they pay for it.
If you can't directly set .htaccess perhaps you could get your service provider to do it for you. If that doesn't work I'd suggest looking at a new provider such as "iPowerWeb.com" that provides great website protection and download bandwidth for $7.95 per month.
With any business, it is up to the individual owner of said business to ensure the success of the business. You may make more or less than any sample figures or results that might be quoted on our web sites or other publications. All business involves risk, and many businesses do not succeed. Further, Answers 2000 Limited does NOT represent that any particular individual or business is typical, or that any results or experiences achieved by any particular individual/business is necessarily typical.
Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for
our own company's websites, products, and services,
and for other organization's websites, products, and services.
In the case of links to other organization's websites,
our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services,
or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website.
Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services,
is based on information provided by that organization,
the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should
not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question.
Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid
to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more
detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures
constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.