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SOFTWARE: Deliver Your Ebooks Securely and
SmartDD is a complete all-in-one system that allows you to safely, securely and reliably deliver your ebooks and other downloadable products to your customers.
At the same time, it prevents unauthorized access to your download pages thus preventing people from stealing your products or giving your download link to others.
SmartDD is very easy to use and it works whether you are selling downloadable products on your own website or via Ebay.
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3. CREATE AN INDEX.HTM PAGE FOR EVERY FOLDER
If you don't have a page called 'index.htm' in the directory
that contains your download page, then your host server will
display a page listing the contents of that directory.
Here's an example of a directory that doesn't have an 'index.htm' page: http://bizzydays.com/example.
As you can see, the contents of the directory are there for all to see (and download).
Your 'index' page can be a regular page from your site or you
can make it re-direct the visitor somewhere else.
You can see this re-direction idea in action by visiting http://bizzydays.com/free.
As you can see, when you try to access that directory, you're immediately re-directed to the BizzyDays.com home page.
To create your own re-direct page, simply paste the following
HTML code into Windows Notepad (or your web-editing software) and save it as 'index.htm' or 'index.html'. Now upload it to the folder you wish to protect.
<meta HTTP-EQUIV="refresh" content="0;URL=FULL_ADDRESS _HERE">
<meta name="robots" content="noindex">
NOTE: Be sure to replace the URL with the address you want to re-direct the visitor to.
4. HIDE YOUR DOWNLOAD PAGES FROM THE SEARCH ENGINES
It's amazing how many download pages you'll find via the search engines if you put your mind to it. In fact, one search I just ran on Google turned up two download pages on the first page of results (albeit both from the same website).
To get around this, you need to ensure that the search engines do not include your download pages in their index.
To do this, just place the following snippet of code between the <head> and </head> tags at the top of your download page's HTML...
<meta name="robots" content="nofollow,noindex">
5. CHANGE YOUR DOWNLOAD LINKS OFTEN
This one is pretty self-explanatory. If you've followed the
steps outlined above, then you've gone some way towards
protecting your digital products. It's not 100% protection,
however, which is why I recommend changing your download links regularly. This will help ensure that, if someone does manage to access your products, and has been leaving your download links on forums or whatever, then you'll be able to cut them off.
6. PUT A STATEMENT ON YOUR EBOOK
If someone is giving your ebook away for free, it's not a given
that everyone who downloads it will be as dishonest as the one giving it away. It's a good idea to place a prominent statement inside your ebook explaining that it's not a free ebook. Ask readers to contact you if they received the ebook for free explaining where they downloaded it. You might consider offering a small 'reward' for taking the time to contact you.
Just one final point... after you make the changes outlined
above, be sure to double-check everything is working okay.
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