Digital Content Lockdown
According to Mark Monitor’s recent online piracy and counterfeiting report, there are over 50 BILLION visits a year to rogue websites. That’s more than Google and more than Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube and eBay combined!
What are all these people doing at these nasty sites? Downloading digital products and information just like yours. In fact, yours could be listed on one or more of these sites for free download right now without you even knowing it.
The sad truth is, if it isn’t already on one of these sites, it will almost certainly be uploaded before too long. Sometimes your products will be shared innocently by people who mistakenly think they have the right to do whatever they want with your ebooks, videos or other documents after they purchase them.
More likely than not, your hard work will be shared maliciously by content pirates who break into your server. These criminals hijack your products in order to sell them themselves and keep all the money. Or they will upload them to rogue sites and be paid every time someone downloads your work.
How Much is Digital Content Theft Costing You?
If you sell a $27 ebook that gets stolen or uploaded to a sharing site and 1,000 copies are given away free, you’ve lost $27,000! Would you spend less that $50 to save thousands?
Do not let the thought of cybercrime stop you from creating your information products, digital coaching programs or any other online product! There are steps you can take to make it harder for spammers and thieves to get to your work.
Once they realize your site is secure and your products aren’t easy targets, they’ll most likely scamper off to find some low-hanging fruit that is easy to steal.