The first step towards writing an ebook is defining the topic of it.

You are a person that has been through a lot in life, probably, and learned a lot from it. Think about your best experience or your expertise, and make a list of all the topics you could say a few words about. Don't have in mind that you'll have to write plenty about one topic you choose, just write out a bunch of them. Then, select one that you currently have the most interest in.

Don't worry about if you'll have enough ideas and content for it. We'll get to it. The biggest step towards finishing an e-book is to actually start it.

You should choose a topic this way. For example, you're a mechanic, and you love doing fitness. You wouldn't believe it, but you have at least 2 e-book potentials immediately.

Choose 'mechanic' domain. Think of all the things that you're doing at work. What problems do people have with cars or motorbikes when they come to your repair shop? Can they do any of things you're doing at home by themselves at home?
The goal of e-book can vary, but most often, it is to help somebody with something.
This makes getting the topic of an e-book much easier. Simply write out 20-30 problems your customers have and write a 2 page article about each problem. You've got a 80-100 page e-book on your way, filled with solutions to people's everyday problems.

If you'd go with fitness, you'd have a totally different set of topics available. Just go deeper into what you're doing and how you're helping yourself or someone else, and turn that into ideas for an e-book.

You don't have to worry if there are e-books with similar topics around. You're about to build your own network and clients, and you're preaching your approach towards what you're writing about.

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skyhigh4 Premium
Excellent information. Thank you so much!
DavidArturo Premium
Hey, very informative and weel put together thi spost of yours! Well done!
Thank you David!
Salem Premium
Great article. I would also suggest publishing it on Amazon/Kindle. It is free and you can get all the help you need in the form of templates and even a cover maker. Worked great for me. You can find how to publish on Kindle here
sherbet penny Premium
Nice one for the link to SA
mama2karsten Premium
Well written, informative article... nice job! I have been thinking about getting back into writing... this may just be the little nudge I needed.... thanks for sharing.
I'm glad this helped! I wish all the best!
reefswimmer Premium
I agree ebooks are an important source of revenue for us---so long as we give really strong value to the reader.

You might want to look on Amazon for how to publish/market ebooks on Kindle----they are a goldmine of ideas.

Look to your eventual publisher before you write so you use the correct formatting for , your specific publisher. On Amazon, for instance, there's simple ways of publishing ebooks if you use Wordpress to write your content..

In your training, I really liked the part at the end, where you talk about leveraging your ebooks. Never want to just assume you write an ebook, publish it, and that's it.
Seems interesting. Definitely worth taking a look!