Deciding Where to Sell Your eBook {From Idea to eBook}

Once you write an ebook, how do you decide where you want to sell it? Should you make it available for sale on your website or list it exclusively with Amazon? How exactly do you sell an ebook on Amazon anyway? In Module 6, we're talking about the different formats and outlets available for selling…

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The Importance of Good Design {From Idea to eBook}

After spending a few week on high-level topics like choosing a topic and exceeding expectations, we're getting into the nitty gritty of creating an ebook, and while writing and editing (which we covered last week) are among the most important aspects of publishing an ebook, design is pretty high up on the list as well!…

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Outlining, Writing & Editing {From Idea to eBook}

In some ways, coming up with an ebook topic, hiring an editor and designer, deciding on formats, and marketing your ebook are the easy parts...writing is the part that takes the longest, is easiest to put off and is really the most important! In Module 4, we're talking about the writing process, including: The importance…

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Not Just “Good Enough” {From Idea to eBook}

There are a lot of areas in life where "good enough is enough" and it's important to let go of the idea of perfection. While it's important not to let perfection paralysis stop you from getting your ebook published, it's also important not to just throw content together quickly with the hope of making a…

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Deciding What to Write About {From Idea to eBook}

For many people, actually writing enough words to fill an ebook isn't the issue; choosing a topic that they want to write about and will sell well is. Although I'm always kind of thinking about potential ebook topics, blog series and business ideas, I don't often sit down and try to force myself to come…

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Why Write eBooks? {From Idea to eBook}

In 2008, Shaina, Tara and I published our first ebook, Transcription 101, which we wrote from our combined 10+ years of transcription experience. The market was completely different at that time, and while I'd love to tell you that that ebook was so wildly successful that I couldn't resist writing more, that unfortunately was not…

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Take Your Writing to the Next Level with This Week’s Bundle! {BundleoftheWeek.com}

Are you a writer? Do you want to be a writer? If so, this bundle is for you! With five incredible resources from well known and successful authors, this collection is packed full of inspiration, practical tips and strategies to help you take your writing to the next level and earn an income from your…

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From Idea to eBook: An Online Course Help You Make It Happen

Five years ago I co-authored my first ebook, General Transcription 101, with Tara and Shaina. Although that ebook was not wildly successful, it served as a gateway into this whole "making money online" thing, and I learned a lot through the process. Several years later, I launched How to Have Your Cake and Eat It,…

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Editing: When to Do It

The following post is from James of¬†Brooks Web Services: You are writing an important article that needs to be absolutely perfect. You know it needs to be edited and proofread until it is totally free of mistakes, but how exactly would you go about doing it? There are two basic styles of editing - you…

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How to End Your Posts Well

The following post is from Amy of Blogging With Amy: When it comes to crafting blog posts, you'll find a lot of information about writing catchy titles and opening with engaging first paragraphs. Indeed, those are vital elements to a successful post, but I'd like to talk about something many people overlook: the end. While…

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