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How To Create A Ebook For Free

We devide it into 8 Steps to Create a eBook For free…



Step 1: Creating your eBook

Step 2: Formatting the eBook

Step 3: Proof reading

Step 4: Get a cover that sells your eBook

Step 5: Converting your eBook

Step 6: Adding your eBook to your website with Selz

Step 7: Promoting your eBook

Step 8: Keep track of your sales


Step 1: Creating your eBook

This may well be the most challenging, but also the most fun part of your journey.

Decide on your topic
Think about what you’re passionate about and what content would help your target audience. You also need an original edge. The best ebooks share a personal story or experiences. Why? A personal story is engaging, builds authority and creates empathy with the reader.

Tip: a great way to gauge what your audience responds to is to look at which of your blog posts and social media updates currently get the most comments or shares.

Before finalizing your topic, do some research on your market by looking at potential competitors who might already be selling eBooks on Amazon or their own site. Consider ways in which your story and view on things can help you to stand out. Get creative, and consider how to approach your unique perspective.

To be known, you don’t have to be a subject matter expert. But you must have the determination and patience to become one. A professional is simply an amateur who didn’t quit.

Come up with a killer title

Make it specific –Jitendra Vaswani from Bloggersideas talks about a successful post he wrote called “Get The Hustler Mindset With My First Official Book” that could have been easily been called the less interesting “How to Sell a Blog”

Joanna Penn, of The Creative Penn talks about her own experience with this. Joanna changed her book title from “How To Enjoy Your Job” to “Career Change” and suddenly sales took off.

(Try some of these handy tools collated by Kindlepreneur Dave Chesson to help generate your very own killer title.



Writing the eBook
The key to sharing your knowledge is to write simply and clearly.

People will buy your eBook because they want to learn how to do something. Start with the desired result first and then work backwards.

People will buy your eBook because they want to learn how to do something.

Set yourself deadlines and focus on one chapter at a time – you can find more tips on cultivating an eBook writing workflow.

Overcoming writer’s block

At some stage, this is going to happen. You’ll sit down to write in front of your screen, your brain goes blank, and you don’t know what to write next.

This is a great piece of advice from a more experienced writer on how to overcome writer’s block:

Stop writing mid-sentence to ward off writer’s block – Kevin Purdy on Lifehacker


Step 2: Formatting the eBook

Keep your eBook exciting and interesting for the reader by using consistent formatting and use a simple font like Ariel or Verdana at size 11 or 12.

Less is more, so don’t go overboard on the formatting. Stick to a

Stick to a simple color scheme. Try to keep two to three types of headers, plus use lots of short paragraphs and lists.

Use great images

When people hear information, they’re likely to remember only 10% of that information three days later. However, if a relevant image is paired with that same information, people retained 65% of the information three days later.

If you’re creative or an amateur photographer you can take your own photos easily enough with your smartphone or DSLR Camera. But if you’re like me and know that your photos would look pretty awful, you could buy them from a image library. Be careful of the license on each image. Some places for free images with no attribution to check out are Gratisography, UnsplashPicJumbo or DeathToStockPhoto. shutterstock.


Step 3: Proof reading

Check your draft before you get your eBook proof read.

Check for spelling mistakes and do any necessary editing. Then read your eBook out aloud. Reading it aloud helps pick up on things that you might otherwise miss. I miss things when proof reading my own work that others see – almost as if my brain automatically seems to fills in the gaps, corrects typos or the wrong words.

So you’ve poured in your sweat, blood and tears and now have your draft finished.

Don’t make the mistake of giving it to your partner or mom to edit. Find someone that will help you amp up your eBook and is objective (i.e. someone who doesn’t love you, and therefore wants to avoid hurting your feelings).

Don’t be offended if they suggest deleting paragraphs of your book. Their goal is to help make your eBook even better, so trust that.


Step 4: Get a cover that sells your eBook

Book covers help sell books. It is a cliche but also a fact. Prospective buyers will judge your eBook by its cover. This something that publishers have known for a long time.

Prospective buyers will judge your eBook by its cover.



A good book cover can make people feel it is a professional quality book that is worth buying.

Look at your competitor’s book covers if you want to get some ideas, but here are some of the elements of a good eBook cover:

  • Make the title a different color than the background
  • The title needs to be a large, easy to read font
  • Images or artwork should be 300 dpi
  • Beware of copyright – don’t use images or design elements that you don’t have permission to use
  • Use good images – avoid cheap standard stock photography

I would suggest that you look at getting someone to create the eBook cover for you.

You could try a service like eBook launch, whose professional eBook covers start from $99.

Or you could try a freelance designer on Fiverr prices start from $5. If you really want to give it a go yourself, I’d recommend a tool such as Canva’s Free Online Book Cover Maker, or Adobe Spark’s Book Cover Maker (also free).


Step 5: Converting your eBook

For Amazon Kindle, the file format is Mobi. For other readers, the universal eBook format is Epub, which is accepted by Barnes & Noble, Apple iBookstore, Kobo or good as an option for selling it direct yourself. You can also sell your book direct as PDFs as this is convenient for readers. If selling direct, you can easily have all three formats available for the person to choose which format they want.

If you fancy doing the conversion yourself, first check out this good introduction by Kobo books on “Converting a Word or OpenOffice Document to Epub format PDF”

Alternatively, pay someone on Fiverr to do the formatting it for you.


Step 6: Adding your eBook to your website with Selz

Now it’s time for the seriously simple part.

You can upload and then start to sell your eBook directly from your website, blog, or via Facebook and Twitter in the time it takes to grab a coffee.

Selling your ebook with Selz is seriously simple.

How to sell your eBook on your website

This video shows how simple it is to sell your eBook using Selz:



 

Selz provides a lot of useful features for selling an eBook from your website:

  • Quick and easy set up
  • Instant and automatic delivery
  • Secure, expiring download links
  • Upload ePub, Mobi, PDF files
  • Customizable buy button, widgets, or embed an online store
  • Securely processes credit card and PayPal payments without any changes to your site
  • A simple and quick checkout for your customers to use without them having to leave your site
  • PDF stamping to personalize each copy with your buyer’s name
  • Pay What You Want option means giving your customers the freedom to choose how much to pay
  • Download to Kindle or Dropbox option for customers
  • Customers receive an automated order confirmation with link to the eBook
  • Integrates with AWeber and MailChimp making building a customer email list easy

Step 7: Promoting your eBook

Now you need to tell the world about your new eBook. Build a buzz amongst your audience and drive sales.new eBook. Build a buzz amongst your audience and drive sales.

Build a buzz amongst your audience and drive sales.

One way to do this is to do ten to 20 guest posts for sites that your niche read. This isn’t for the purpose of SEO links, but to generate interest. You don’t have to directly mention the eBook, but the subject of the post should relate to something about your book. The aim is to get someone interested enough to land on your website and to then consider buying your book.eBook, but the subject of the post should relate to something about your book. The aim is to get someone interested enough to land on your website and to then consider buying your book.

Give away some copies to bloggers in your niche if you have a relationship with them or if it’s where you already hang out. Simply request that if readers enjoyed the book, could they share it with their network. Don’t bombard people with requests for reviews or to share your book without getting to know them first.

Use visual content channels like Instagram and Pinterest to get traction with your audience, and of course, don’t forget your email list of contacts as an invaluable resource.

Combine your outreach channels to promote your ebook.

This is an excellent source of practical tips on how to promote your eBook on social media by the awesome Peg Fitzpatrick, who is co-authoring The Art and Science of Social Media with charismatic Guy Kawasaki.


Step 8: Keep track of your sales

This isn’t as hard as you might think. If using Selz to sell an eBook, you can log in to Selz and see how many sales you’ve made and where they are coming from on your Analytics Dashboard.

Keep track of your ebook sales easily using Selz.If you’re into your data, you can connect Selz to Google Analytics for more in depth analysis.


We hope you guys must know how to create your eBook for free.

 

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