Cover:

Simply put, this is the clothing for your eBook. Clothing nonetheless that has to provide that air of professionalism.

Your cover should scream "I am worth reading", thus being able to convince your website visitor that it possesses some sort of value and is worth them having a copy.

Structure:

This section, basically speaks to the correct layout for your eBook. This layout, as in the case of many eBooks, takes on a title, chapters, content pages, conclusion, resources page etc. This allows your reader to have an outlined, yet detailed step by step schedule on how to move forward through the book and its contents.

Images:

Remember that 1st eye catching encounter? If so, good...cause that took place with the very 1st image being the eBook cover (the Front Cover or Face). From this point, images are needed in the actual eBook (in the content pages) to make it pop so to speak, giving it life and some vibrancy.

This also, makes one's eBook an interesting read - by providing that balance between words and images.

Solutions:

Answers, answers and more answers is what it pretty much boils down to. Your eBook has to provide answers or solutions. Once this is achieved -your eBook WILL be deemed VALUABLE because it is able to solve problems through tending to the needs and wants of your readers, who will later become customers (due to this valuable added effect).


Get YOUR eBook Designed!

1. If you are great at designing...then, I'd say design it yourself.

2. If you are not as adverse in the design arena (like myself)... then the next best thing to do is to get this job outsourced to a professional. The image above was designed at "fiverr.com" for only $5 (the price differs based on your desired waiting time - 1 day delivery, 3 days etc.).


Fact and Did You Know

Fact:

There are millions of copies of eBooks online that are downloaded by people all over the world from various websites, for different reasons and respective purposes.

Did You Know:

Did you know that even though you may have an eBook on your website,used as a FREE GIFT, it does not guarantee that someone who visits your site and receives a copy of your book will actually read it?

Note: Some people only download books for the sole purpose of downloading them. Surprising but true!

A compelling eBook, i.e., YOUR eBook, WILL stand out amongst other eBooks on someone's computer's hard-drive at home, due to its professional design and as a result, your reader is converted into a customer for your online business.



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AfqmBiz Premium
Terrific ideas, thanks and since I have noticed that I am yet to follow and add you as one of my networking friends at WA.

No worry, I already follow you just now
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GiftsGalore Premium
Fiverr is a great place to have many things done. Your post is one that has value, and that - speaking personally - is what makes a good eBook, Website and/or Blog worth reading. I wrote and had a book published, but the company that initially published my book made more money than I did. Suggestion, offer your readers alternative ways to publish their book so they don't waste money.
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SarimArshad Premium
Another grt piece of info. Thanks v much.
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Keane Premium
Happy to help, Sarim! Just glad to know that this bit content was of benefit to you.

Be well and stay well, my friend
Keane:-]
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EricMhlanga1 Premium
Hi Keane. Thanks for this useful information. It will surely come in handy when I come to designing my own eBook. Thanks ever so much for sharing this.
Rgds
Eric
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cblackston Premium
Excellent and Informative post Keane! Thank You! :)
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ESmall2017 Premium
Keane, great info, I have all the e-book info but just didn't know how to put it together
Great informative post, thanks again
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Keane Premium
Hey Eric! Thanks so much for stopping by my friend. I really appreciate you taking the time to.

Gonna PM you - this evening - a few suggestions that may come in handy whenever your e-book creation time comes over.

Hope you have a GREAT evening,
Keane:-]
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Lunaria Premium
Keanu you rock for this =) thanks so much!
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Keane Premium
Hey Christina! Thanks for taking the time to stop by here. I really appreciate the visit!

And you are most welcome Christina, as I'm happy to know that this training was of such great value to you.

Stay AWESOME as always!
Keane:-]
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Lunaria Premium
No problem :)
I really can't wait to publish my first ebook.
Thanks you too!
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SamiWilliams Premium
Keane, Thank you for including me in your network. I also appreciated the information in The power of Free,
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Keane Premium
Hey Shelly! You're very much welcome...was my pleasure to add you really. Thanks for your kind words on this training page too (really appreciate it)!

Stay AWESOME Shelly,
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mathteacher Premium
Hi Keane.

Maybe you can help me with a problem I have with Open Office. I am in the process of creating a web site to teach differential calculus, and I use Open Office to draw graphs. The problem I have is that, when I save my drawing as a GIF file (using the export command), the image has a blue background, but I want a white background. I have tried to get rid of the blue background (which seems to be some kind of default setting or something) several times, but I have not succeeded so far. It seems to me to be such a simple thing, I don't know why it is so difficult.

Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.
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Keane Premium
Hey Mathteacher. I'll PM you to assist the best way possible in a sec. Also, thanks for stopping by this page and for raising that concern of yours.

Best as always,
Keane:-)
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mathteacher Premium
Hi Keane.

Actually, I have that problem solved now. The solution is quite simple. I add a white rectangle that covers the whole page, and I put that rectangle in the background.

Best wishes.

mathTeacher
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TonyMonzon Premium
hey Keane, thanks for the training, i was thinking about downloading this program to give it a try.once i download it i will come back and follow your steps. thanks for sharing!
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hmasters Premium
Very neat and well done and informative. Thank you.
Harold
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veteran Premium
Thanks for this Keane. Best wishes to you.
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Kav Premium
Thanks for informative piece.
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JeanR Premium
Hi Keane, Great info. Thanks for sharing. Actually Thanks for the Freebie. These day Free is all good. I've read e-books before, but your e-book got more of my attention than others.
Thanks as always
Much Success
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RoseG1 Premium
Great information. I wondered how I could turn my blog into a book. Thank you so much for being generous with your knowledge. Looking forward to learning more.
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rob3 Premium
You're right, Open Office is the best program to create eBooks in - so much better and more user-friendly than MS Word!
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Keane Premium
Hey Rob. Thanks for stopping. And yes, Open Office is better for this type of work compared to Microsoft Word.

Will update you on the rest!
Best as always,
Keane:-)
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KatieMac Premium
very useful information
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Hey Katie. And thank you. Hope you have a great day. Thanks for stopping by.

Best as always,
Keane:-)
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Christabelle Premium
Thank you Keane for this great information! This is definitely something I plan to do in the future! Christa :)
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Hey Christa:-) Thanks for stopping. And you are most welcome for it. Wishing you a very FUNtastic day.

Best as always,
Keane:-)
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catsev Premium
Thank you, Keane. Valuable, useful and helpful. I will check back as I begin to create my first ebook. Cathy
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Thanks Cathy. And your most welcome:-) Will update you when the rest is added. Wishing you the very best as always...

Thanks for stopping by,
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catsev Premium
Great. I look forward to the future updates, Keane!
Cathy
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whos Premium
Thank you for the info. Very informative!!
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Keane Premium
You're most welcome Edward. Stay tuned for the rest - they're coming soon. Just had a few details. Thanks for stopping by! I really appreciate it!

Wishing you success in abundance,
Keane:-)
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steveo5770 Premium
Great tips Keane. I've bookmarked this for when I'm ready to write an e-book.
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Hey Steve. Thanks for stopping by. Thanks for adding this course too. I really appreciate it! Wishing you success in abundance...

Your #1 FAN,
Keane:-)
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Thank you
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You're most welcome Phyllis. Sorry for any inconveniences, this delay may have caused. Thanks for stopping by. Keane:-)
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Thank you for the information. Sorry about your setbacks. Have a great day.
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Hey Dynamite:-) Thanks for your understanding. Will add a little something about the hurdles I had to overcome and my accomplishments in the process, of just getting here.

Best as always,
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cubandane Premium
Very Cool Mr.Keane! I have bookmarked this for down the track. Thank you for the lessons. But you never did say Why we need Open Office. Is it better than Microsoft Office?
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Keane Premium
Thanks Cubandance. Had some set backs but still adding the training. Thanks for stopping by too. Thanks for pointing that out too. To answer your question, Microsoft Word isn't a good a editor as Open Office, especially when it comes to eBook creation and export of of one.

Open Office is a strongly recommended program by many online experts, based on the ease of use features - allows for conversion to a pdf document when completed etc.

Also, the alignment features when it comes to adding a eCover and wording allows for a much smoother transitioning.

Thanks for stopping - as always,
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