Write your first eBook and take the most crucial step in shaping a rewarding career for yourself. Your influence on your readers goes far beyond the last page of your eBook. It could be the turning point in your life and will eventually direct your path to successful endeavors ahead.
Take insights from these surefire tips on how to write your first eBook and surely nothing will go wrong:
a. Set a goal and equip yourself. Knowledge and skills are the primary requirements to launch a career in writing. Know what you want to achieve and how to do it. Set a goal based on your capacity and set reasonable targets. Expect the possibility of additional income from it but don’t focus on the monetary aspect. Compensation follows after a good job.
b. Think of a topic for your eBook. Not just a topic that interests you, but something that others may find relevant too.
Remember, you must have a target audience and later target buyers. You must be familiar with it and have adequate knowledge even before you started research works.
c. Think of a Title. It must be catchy and should encapsulate all ideas contained in your eBook. You can think and consider several titles, consult your target readers or your advisers. Titles are extremely important because your eBook will be carrying that name. So give it due attention.
d. Finalize the outline. Organize the flow of ideas and the possible contents of your eBook. Define the subtitles, chapters, down to the contents of each section. The outline must give you a clear picture of what the finished product should be and it also determines the direction of your ideas from beginning to end. Set boundaries, know the highlights and identify what to exclude.
e. Start your research but set a strict period within which you have to finish gathering data. Find a space to write, free from distractions, log-out of the social media, your emails and other communication channels. Writing requires 100% concentration and zero distractions. Stay focused, let your ideas flow. Finish your first draft.
f. Tap the services of an editor or do it yourself. Polish your work, check for errors, and be ready with the final copy.
a. Plan for cover designs. It must carry the image of your eBook. Design it in such a way that audience will take a second look. It must be interesting.
b. Once finalized, have your eBook formatted in multiple file types if possible. This would allow easy access to the readers.
c. Market your eBook. Remember those target clients you have in mind before you start writing on your eBook? Inform them that it would be available soon, advertise and send personal emails to everyone in your directory, including those accessible in the social media.
d. Tap somebody to do a book review on your project. Look into comments, suggestions and reactions. You will need those to improve your quality on the second eBook.