How to Make an ebook to Generate
Writing and selling ebooks can be a very lucrative strategy in
generating website income.
The only investment you need to make is a chunk of your time and in
return you receive a 100% per sale profit margin.
An ebook is identical to a hard copy or paperback book except it is
distributed in an electronic format.
The eBook marketing part
is a matter of promoting your ebook and offering it for sale or as a
on your website.
If you are like most people, you are probably rolling your eyes and
thinking that you couldn't possible write, publish and sell your own
Well, you might have to trust me on this one, but quite honestly
learning how to make an ebook isn't nearly as difficult as you might
After all, it's not like you have to be a writer like Shakespeare or
Mark Twain to start self publishing ebooks.
Start with an outline of all the steps involved in
reaching an end result. Use each step as a chapter by clearly providing
the specifics instructions involved that leads to achieving the desired
Then of course, there are literally a gazillion other types of ebooks
including recipe books, inspirational quotes, advice, ecourses and
eguides that have become quite popular and aren't that hard to write
Use your imagination!
Here's a quick step-by-step how to make an ebook
and ebook marketing
"How To" guide:
most popular and reputable eproduct marketplace sites are:
- or other
I'll leave this step entirely up to you. . .
if you need some inspiration this is an excellent resource that will
help you get your ebook rock'in and roll'in along: Write and Publish an eBook in 7 Days
.PDF files are
readily recognized by people all over the world, it is a preferred
digital format. It also happens to be one of the easiest and most
convenient ways to create an electronic version of your ebook. Open
Office offers free conversion
software or try the
free version of the PDF995
The free version of the later option has an annoying number of
pop-up ads but if you are only going to use it on occasion, it's
Once you download the free software, you simply use the "print to PDF"
option to convert your word document into a PDF file which can be
protected for digital distribution.
If you don't mind investing a few dollars then you can purchase an
ebook compiling software package that has all the bells and whistles
like Ebook Compiler. (You
can test drive the
free version first!)
- Customers need to have a
representation of what they are thinking about purchasing. You can
either design and make your own cover purchase an ebook cover
Since I don't happen to have any artistic ability what-so-ever, I
personally use Killer Covers. They are very
the designs are amazingly professional and they are great to work
with. They have a money back guarantee, if you are not happy with
the cover they design for your project.
(Tip: If you are a SBI website owner, Killer
Covers gives you a discount too!)
- Direct your visitors to the
via a link on your website and/or create a web page (sales page) that
discusses the uniques benefits of the ebook you created or a ClickBank
eBook that you have chosen as particularly beneficial for
Create a sales page on your website to showcase and market your
ebook. To write a sales page that will actually generate sales then the
free ebook "How to Make Your Words Sell" is a
- Sign-up to be a vendor
(Think of a gigantic online shopping mall that specializes in
In addition to giving your eproduct lots of exposure, most
online digital marketplace distributors also offer programs that
provide you the opportunity to recruit and build your own sales force
of affiliates who want to promote and sell your eproduct for you.
Resources and ToolsFavorite Freebies:
I have eproducts
listed in all three marketplaces.
It is very
site since they differ significantly from each other!
OR. . .
Once you have mastered the art of writing and selling ebooks then
you'll be ready to move along and start creating eproducts that
generate reoccurring income such as e-learning installment issues,
newsletters, clip art collections, video instructional courses, and
whatever wonderful electronic product you can dream up!
Here are some other
resources that I have found very helpful as you contemplate
all your ebook marketing strategies and the array of other
eproducts that you can offer on your site:
Download the free ebook on Affiliate
Marketing by Dr. Ken Evoy. It is
a step-by-step guide of the entire affiliate and ebook
* The FREEBIES
free website building tools has several wonderful helpful
site building ebooks. They are all Free so don't be shy to
take advantage of all that precious information!
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