A digital product is any product you market online that doesn’t have a physical form.
A digital product is limitless; you never have to replenish your inventory. If you’ve ever downloaded a music file, a PDF guide, or an ebook, for example, then you’re already using digital products.
The following are 60 digital products you can sell online:
1. Membership site:
Set up a site with exclusive content that customers can access through a monthly or yearly subscription.
2. Planners and journals:
Share your lifestyle tips and routines in a printable PDF.
Interview influential people in your field and share insider tips and ideas. Here are some of our favorite digital marketing podcasts, for inspiration.
4. Downloadable guides:
If you’re a lifestyle blogger or a handicraft expert, for example, you could create an ebook or PDF guide to show your followers how it’s done.
5. Self-assessment tool:
We love this downloadable scorecard by One Step Outside. Their blog offers career and business advice, so they created this quiz to help their audience along.
6. Beginner’s guide to freelancing:
Write an ebook on how you started as a freelancer.
7. E-learning course:
Create a certified course on your profession.
8. Online community:
Her SuiteSpot has created a platform of mentors and resources for female entrepreneurs and freelancers.
9. Paid newsletter:
Share meditations, guides, and tutorials via a paid newsletter subscription. Read this article to find out more about how to start and run a paid newsletter.
10. Meditation audio:
Sell 10-15 minute audio recordings of meditations and mindfulness exercises.
11. Video courses:
Create a video series of coping strategies, grounding techniques and wellness tips.
12. Printable journals and wellness trackers:
We love this wellness planner being sold by IlluminateCommunications.org.
Everyone loves a nice background for their desktop or smartphone.
Why not create some unique emojis for your customers to use so that their messages can stand out?
Get arty and design printable posters for your clients to decorate their space.
Create some special text styles and fonts and sell them to your audience.
17. Photoshop templates:
You could offer product mockups, effects, layouts and more.
18. Business card templates:
Help your customers to look extra professional with some stylish business card templates.
19. Infographic design templates:
These are great when people want to clearly present a lot of data and information.
20. Presentation templates:
Give your customers a presentation design that stands out.
21. Invitation templates:
These are great for people who want to make an impression at their big event—especially for weddings!
22. Comic templates:
Graphic novelists and comic artists will be fighting to get their hands on these!
23. Printout origami:
If you enjoy origami, you could create some printable templates for others to share in the fun.
24. 3D printer design files:
Share your 3D printable files with your online community.
25. Icon sets:
Give people some unique icon sets for the website or landing page.
If you’re a whizz at doing animations, you could sell them to video creators and YouTubers.
27. Premade graphic designs:
Graphic designers are highly sought-after, but you can reach your clients straight away with some ready-made designs.
28. Create a website design checklist:
Like Alberta Designs, which offers a website essentials checklist below. Their main role is website design, but they also offer this guide so that they can reach a wider audience with their products.
Once you’ve designed your mobile app, you can either add a pricing plan or have in-app purchases.
30. Video games:
You could create a video game series, which customers can either buy, pay a monthly fee, or purchase features within the game.
31. Website themes:
Sell some premade themes, for WordPress for example, which customers can download and use straight away on their own website.
32. Browser plugins:
Create software additions to customize the browsing experience.
Provide a web server where clients can store their files and data.
34. Code snippets:
Share a small region of reusable code for your customers to use on their own sites.
For example, take a look at Collect.Chat, which offers a 24×7 chatbot integration.
36. Business podcast:
Audio content is more popular than ever, and it’s easy to produce! All you need is a USB microphone and an internet connection.
37. Resume templates:
Sell CV templates to help your customers get hired.
38. Careers advice ebook:
Write an ebook about your experience and insights when building a successful career.
39. Goal setting worksheets:
Help your audience to map their career goals with a printable worksheet or journal.
Share your specialized knowledge in an e-learning series.
41. Online communities and resources:
Take Spark for example, which offers an online membership network with exclusive access to practical resources and training.
42. Fiction and non-fiction ebooks:
This may seem obvious to authors, but your book is a key source of passive income, so make the most of it!
43. Deleted chapters, spin-offs, short stories, and extra scenes:
If your book is especially popular, you could share some extra snippets of the story for your readers to buy.
44. Self-publishing guides:
More writers are interested in self-publishing but may feel overwhelmed by having to do their own cover design, promotion, marketing, and so on. If you’ve already been there, share what you learned.
45. Novel planning sheet:
Many people have great ideas for books, but they aren’t sure how to map them out. Create a downloadable planning sheet to take out the guesswork.
46. Private proofreading community:
Set up a private Facebook group where writers can join, share their projects and give each other constructive feedback.
47. Ebooks about writing:
Similar to Jess Lourey’s VIP Reader newsletter below, you could create a book writing kit for your audience to download, detailing top methods and tips to get the first draft done.
48. Painting video tutorials:
Create a video series on how to paint. You could create different levels for different abilities.
49. Drawing guides:
Make a series of step-by-step PDF guides on how to draw. Your customers could have different themes to choose from, such as architecture, animals, or portraits.
If you can sew, share the patterns online so that your audience can give it a go. Or if you’re an expert at sculpting, share the designs.
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