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Write an E-Book to help you get noticed

Are you well versed in a particular topic? If so, have you ever thought about writing an e-book? Most are written on simple PDF files that can be sent via email or downloaded for easy distribution.

The thought of writing something that others will read can be scary, but in reality, most e-books are 20 pages or less. I'm working on an my own e-book that I plan to have ready by the first of December and is entitled "How to Social Right".  I write on several blogs, so I'm pretty comfortable putting my words on virtual paper. If you're not, then try this, on a piece of paper, write down topics that you are comfortable talking to others about, such as your friends and family. Now scratch out those that you'll have to do a little research on to fully help others understand what you're talking about, then pick the one topic that has the most promise and in which you have the most interest. Start with a few sentences, writing down or typing everything that comes to mind about your chosen topic. Now look at what you've written and if you think you can write more, keep going. This was the exercise that pushed me to keep typing my thoughts and should help you as well.

If you write a good e-book, it can benefit you for many years to come. You can give away your new e-book as a gift to those who join your blog or whom enter their email in a contact form (this works well to help build a quality lead list). Or you can sell your book on a number of websites or through your own site or blog. (Helpful website links are listed at the end of this post) If you decide to sell your e-book online through one of the many services, you can expect to earn between 60% and 100% of the profits from each e-book sold. Some charge to help you format and distribute your e-book and others just take a percentage of the profit. And of course you can publish your e-book, sending out finished PDF copies via email and direct download links on your website.

I'm not going into the nitty-gritty about writing your e-book other than the start off writing exercise I mentioned above, but do have a few sources below and a suggested reading list that will help you make sense of each step from start to completion of your e-book. I will say that whatever you decide to write about, make sure to include website links, blog posts, references, and stories that lead the reader back to your website, blog or mailing list signup page. By doing this you can almost guarantee a dramatic boost in your overall business marketing efforts and reach.

Suggested Book Reading List:

How To Publish An Ebook On A Budget - An Author's Guide

How To Create, Format, Publish, Promote & Profit From The eBook Opportunity

Publishing E-Books For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks - All for FREE: Ebooksuccess4free

Make A Killing On Kindle Without Blogging, Facebook Or Twitter: The Guerilla Marketer's Guide To Selling Ebooks On Amazon

How Writers Work: Finding a Process That Works for You


Here's a few website links that you should find very helpful:

PayLoadz -  We provide a service to sell downloadable items such as: Software, eBooks, music, movies, digital art, selling online, file selling, download software, affiliate website, sell file online, affiliate downloads, selling downloads, download, sell files.

Publish Green - They offer real, human formatters, author revisions, there are no style guides, help when you need it and a 100% royalty profit structure.

LuluAt Lulu, it’s free to publish, and authors can create everything from hardcover books to eBooks, photo books to calendars. Authors keep all the rights to their works and retain 80 percent of the profit they set when their books sell. 

Kindle Direct PublishingWith Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) you can self-publish your books on the Amazon Kindle Store. It's free, fast, and easy. Books self-published through KDP can participate in the 70% royalty program and are available for purchase on Kindle devices and Kindle apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PC, Mac, BlackBerry, and Android-based devices.

To read more of my post check out my free blog: "Cheap Business Marketing for Allhttp://cheapbusinessmarketing.blogspot.com/

And to reserve a free copy of my e-book "How to Social Right", head over to my website:
http://www.howtosocialright.com

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