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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

A Guide to Ebook Writing and Publishing

Ebook, otherwise known as electronic book, ecobook or e-book, came to the scene almost a decade ago. With the fast moving society towards a digital age, it was easy for the ebook to get accepted by the techno savvy readers. The Internet being the principal form of communication these days, the popularity of the e-books is growing leaps and bounds among the readers.

There are many authors out there who have attempted writing and publishing ebooks. Especially, for people who aim at freelance writing, this is a way to earn extra bucks. However, it is not that easy to create a successful ecobook and satisfy the audience. If you want to write your e-book and exhibit quality writing, you need to understand the key of writing it.

Select the best topic:

Selection of topic for your electronic book is really important to make your readers spend their money on it. Select a topic that most of the people are interested in or else you won't be able to generate sales. Again, consider a topic you have an in-depth knowledge on so that you will enjoy writing on it and also you can offer people the information they are looking for.

Provide an appealing title:

Whether online or offline, it is the title that has the power to draw the attention of the visitors. So try to develop a title that is appealing. If the title of your ebook is able to generate the curiosity among the reader, it is the first step of your success as you can get visitors.

Develop good content:

Your expertise as a successful e-book author can be proved only if you are able to create informative content for the reader. That is why it is important that you should have through knowledge of the topic. Moreover, the content should be well-written and easy to understand.

Maintain a conversational approach:

Generally, electronic books are more popular than their traditional counterpart because of their conversational tone. The Internet has created a platform where you can share your knowledge in the same manner as you talk to your friend. This tone can make difference to your presentation

Creating an attention grabbing ebook cover:

The covers of your books play a crucial role in capturing the attention of the readers. By selecting proper color combination and graphic design you can make it visually appealing for your prospective clients.

After writing an electronic book, the important part is to get it published. If you want your e-book to get sold like hotcakes follow these easy publishing tips:

1 - The first step towards publishing your e-book on the Internet is to choose a picture that represents your book. It is better to create a unique image for you book by uploading a picture or asking a professional to do that for you. Alternatively, you can find a wealth of images on different websites that are available free of cost.

2 - Before publishing your ebook, make sure to convert it to PDF format, Raw HTML format or windows executable file. The PDF format is the most widely used format for distributing your book as the format can be access on any platform.

3 - The final step is distribution of the e-book.

Finally, it is essential that you should consider about the security of your book across the web. Publishers use different safety methods to prevent any unauthorized access of their electronic books. You need to collect proper information about it for a successful publication.

Roberto Sedycias works as IT consultant for PoloMercantil

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