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How I Wrote a $30000 eBook (And You Can Too)

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You are here: ViperChill » Business » How I Wrote a $30,000 eBook (And You Can Too) How I Wrote a $30,000 eBook (And You Can Too) Written by Glen, this post has 125 Comments Everywhere I look it seems people are releasing eBooks and trying to cash in on their audience. On launch day, the eBook brought in over $4,000. Why Write an eBook? The result?

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Creating and Selling Ebooks Webinar


This webinar (available in full for members) features ProBlogger Marketing Ninja Shayne Tilley outlining the strategy for getting the best return on your efforts creating and selling eBooks. Creating and Selling Ebooks Webinar. It covers: Sell Sheets: Do you need one? What is it? How to make a good one. An effective book outline. Thinking about your audience. General

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How to Tell if Your Idea for an eBook or Course Is a Profitable One


” To truly answer the question my blogger friend would need to create and launch all of the products – but it got me wondering if there might be some ways to test her ideas before creating the products to see which might work best as a product. The other example I’ve spoken about in presentations I’ve given over the years is the story of our photography eBooks at dPS.

5 Ebook Publishing Hurdles, and How to Beat Them


During the journey of writing my first ebook, there were many roadblocks and sudden realizations that I faced; it’s only right for me to share them with you so that you can avoid undermining your ebook’s true potential, or at least starting from scratch. Below you will find the crucial issues that you must overcome when it comes to writing the ebook and marketing it. Answering these questions mindfully will help you stay on track, deliver a compelling ebook, and prepared you as best as possible. asked myself some questions: What is this ebook about?

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How to Beat Amazon eBook Competition


This is a guest contribution from The Blogger, Greg Narayan. If you’ve tested your luck in the eBook industry you probably have noticed one thing: the scene is a total mess. While it takes years to publish a hard cover novel, we can now whip off a PDF eBook in the time it takes to make a PBJ sandwich, then start selling it online. Yep, eBooks are about doing. ?

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16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media by Pam Dyer on February 3, 2010 Share Whether you’re keeping up with family members or growing your company’s brand, social media has become integral to many aspects of our lives. Here are some ebooks that can get you started on your path towards social media success or help you kick things up a notch if you’re already active on the social Web. His ebook is a collection of some of his best work and is an insightful read. Content , Cory Doctorow. link].

PB161: 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To


In today’s lesson, I will highlight 3 things that I see a lot of bloggers ignoring – or not paying enough attention to – that could be limiting the potential of their blog. While we do each need to work out our own priorities with our blogging, these are 3 things I think most bloggers wanting to build traffic and income should focus their attention on. AWeber. MailChimp.

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7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog


This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Today I want to dig deeper into some specific things to DO to build community on your blog. 1. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.

Sell $20,000 Worth of Your Next Ebook


then you can expect to sell at least $20,000 worth of ebooks if you do a few simple but significant things (assuming the ebook has been written, edited, and is ready to go with content people need ). Involve your community in the ebook process. The more you involve your community, the more your community is going to want to be a part of what you’re doing. Some things you could do to get your community excited about your ebook: Have them come up with the title or subtitle of the ebook. Get your ebook on Kindle and Nook.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers


HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. It is amazing the kind of relationship you can build with your community simply by following and listening to your readers. Get More from Twitter – Twitter Marketing eBook Review.

8 Steps to Building Your Blog Into a Community


All successful blogs are communities and if you want to turn your blog into something special, something that will grant you financial freedom, and something that will help countless people then you must create a community out of your blog. There are a lot of great blog posts about creating communities , but this one is different. Build your community on a single powerful idea.

4 Ways A Superhero System Will Make You A Better Blogger


And yet, here I am: now a pro-blogger (750 published posts, most of which are 2000+ words), and a published author! I’m not saying this to brag, but to prove a point: I didn’t rely on motivation, but instead put a superhero system in place to make sure I stayed on target. Ask yourself: is this Batcave designed in a way to help me get closer to crushing it as a blogger, or farther away?

Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+


Rather, I’d like to share a few first impression thoughts on how I see it as being useful for bloggers. Community plus. For example, last night (1.07am … yep, it was a rough night) I asked those following me on Google+ for their thoughts about ebooks. What other bloggers are saying about Google+. Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+.

7 Tips for Busy Bloggers on Finding Time to Blog


Last week I tweeted a question asking my Problogger followers to share the biggest challenge that they face as a blogger. Around 50 replies came back and a couple of themes emerged – the biggest one centred around ‘Time’ Finding time to blog is something that all bloggers struggle with. Building Community. Tips for Busy Bloggers on Finding Time to Blog.

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15 Bloggers to Watch in 2013


Welcome to the 2013 edition of Bloggers To Watch. My work has changed a lot over the past year – I’ve been focused a lot on the Australian blogger community, and on curators – so this post is very centered on those communities. believe her archives have a lot to offer beginner bloggers. Her free ebook, 20 Ways to Create Your Best Life Ever.

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How to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you have a brand or product for parents, targeting and partnering with mommy bloggers is a great way to get exposure. I run a website for parents written by kids called, and when we first started, we had 2 unique visitors: me and my mom. For example, if you have a product for teenagers you would not want to pick a pregnancy blogger. Here is the list I use.

9 World-class Bloggers Share Their #1 Email List Building Tip


wondered the same thing, so I asked major bloggers for their advice. Partner with other bloggers. Partnerships with other bloggers can help both blogs reach new audiences and build their reach. Ebook. Armed with these ideas, you’re ready to reach out to the bloggers you brainstormed earlier. Here are some ideas to consider: Ebooks. Guest post. Podcast.

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Bloggers To Watch: Jen Bishop talks about how to become a full-time blogger


In this interview, we discuss what she has accomplished since becoming a full-time blogger. You became a full-time blogger earlier than planned. How did you get people to trust a ‘new’ blogger? Vignettes is a creative online community centred around Instagram. Bloggers To Watch: Jen Bishop talks about how to become a full-time blogger. Never!

The 5 Must-read Books for Bloggers in 2011


The author, Michael Stelnzer, focuses on the “Elevation Principle.” He talks about how to give away digestible how-to content that creates a loyal, well-fed business community. This book will resonate with bloggers who are struggling to launch products from their blogs, or who are shying away from aggressive launch tactics. Many bloggers are embracing the concept of the human curator.

PB136: The Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger


Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. Further Resources on Evergreen Content the Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger. What New (and Old) Bloggers Need to Know about SEO. Evergreen content is also the type of content that you’ll find other bloggers will want to link to as well. What is the best age to go to Disneyland?

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PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger


In Today’s Episode How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger. Promoted eBooks and products for other blogs. First one was an eBook – For Digital Photography School – It took me 4 months and I had to learn about shopping carts and everything else involved. Launched an eBook on ProBlogger. We have since launched 35 eBooks.

The Post Your Fellow Bloggers Don’t Want You to Read

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Your fellow blogger does not want you to see this because these simple tactics are guaranteed to help you make more money from blogging, and (possibly) reduce the potential income they can make themselves. And then bloggers look at how they can make money with products as well. Strategy One : The Community Pre-Sell. guess my Cloud Blogging strategy has merit *wink*. The Result.

A 10 Step Guide to Becoming a Better Blogger – Starting Today


Instead of trying things out at first, guessing, hitting a wall and then becoming discouraged, this post is a ten step guide to becoming a better blogger than you are right now. In my case, it was a free ebook that began drawing new readers in, but for you it could be something different. This is a guest contribution by Adam Smith. Right? Prepare a plan. Focus on your content.

Not Every Ebook is a Success, But it’s Always a Lesson


This guest post is by Chris The Traffic Blogger. Ebooks have played a vital part in my business for all three of the years I have been operating. What I’d like to do for you today is go through a history of the ebooks I’ve written, and explain what I’ve learned along the way. Ebook case study 1: $2030 in one day. My first ebook was written about World of Warcraft gold (the in-game currency for players) and how to make as much of it as possible, as quickly as possible. always find it interesting how people assume ebooks have to be … well … books!

9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog


In fact one of the most common questions that I hear from bloggers is: “How do I get my readers to interact with me?” But first – today I’d like to talk about WHY community and interaction on a blog is so important. The impact of adding more and more opportunity for community engagement on the site was immediate and big. Why Build Community on Your Blog?

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PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger


In Today’s Episode How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger. Promoted eBooks and products for other blogs. First one was an eBook – For Digital Photography School – It took me 4 months and I had to learn about shopping carts and everything else involved. Launched an eBook on ProBlogger. We have since launched 35 eBooks.

40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011


Welcome to the 2011 list of bloggers to watch. A few caveats before we launch into the list: This is my own list of the people I’m watching. I was approached to do this list because of my work as a professional connector. It was where thousands of the world’s best bloggers met to network and learn. Jordan Cooper is a blogger that I highly respect. Discovered at BlogWorld.

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same. Bloggers can be fickle and often work to the beat of their own drum. I get dozens of pitches a day.

9 Powerful Tips To Help Freelancers and Bloggers Sell Digital Products


But, in order to create an income safety net and truly enjoy the benefits of freelancing, you need to combine freelance client work with your own digital and information based products (eBooks, training courses, guides, tools). Here’s a snapshot from the landing page of Tom Ewer’s, a freelance blogger, PaidtoBlog course. 5. Freelancing can be a liberating career choice. Conclusion.

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Why Every Writer Needs an Online Community


these people need supportive communities in order to develop their craft. While writers and bloggers may have a mystic reputation as hermits, they need people. Bloggers want people to love our blogs. That’s where online communities come in. Online writing communities, like Writers’ Café , Writers’ Beat , or my company’s Foboko , enable bloggers to get help throughout the process of creating an ebook, a short story, a report, or any other blog post. The size of online communities is limitless. Why Every Writer Needs an Online Community.

The Team Behind My Blogs: From Solo Blogger to Business


The goal of being a full time blogger grew. December 2004 : We made a decision that things were at a level I could go full-time as a blogger. guess the transition of moving to more of a business model began with the starting of b5media —a blog network that I began with a small group of other bloggers in 2005. These have largely been ebooks to this point. Today: the team.

A Community Starts with 1,000 Members


It’s easy to see the successes bloggers like Darren Rowse and Chris Brogan are having with social media and think, “I want that.” Vibrant, engaged and growing social media communities are not the average. They don’t reach the starting point of 1,000 members to form the seed of a community. Communities start with 1,000 members. Only 1% of an online community are active content creators, the rest are not. 90% of a community is silent. They’re the kernel of your community. Grow your community through your network. They simply consume.

SoundCloud: for Bloggers, Not Just Musicians


This podcast really reminded me of what we bloggers know only too well: online services that make technical tasks easy really do reduce barriers to entry. As the podcast reveals, SoundCloud is its own community—like YouTube—so by hosting your podcast there, you can reach an audience whose attention you might struggle to get otherwise. SoundCloud: for Bloggers, Not Just Musicians.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Community Management/Engagement. Today, I turn 30. Enjoy! Social Media: Measurement and ROI.

The Only Blog Post Idea List You’ll Ever Need


Needless to say, it’s been tricky coming up with this many ideas. I’ve read all kinds of different suggestions on how to overcome blogger’s block, but each person’s experience is different. Here are 20 techniques we’ve used to help counter blogger’s block. Solicit guest posts: Try to build up a bank of guest post submissions from other bloggers. Compilations of other bloggers’ posts: If you want to become an authority in your niche, you’ll need to read other blogs relating to the same niche. National Pancake Day?

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Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

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You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Written by Glen, this post has 83 Comments Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon. With StumbleUpon, it’s all about the users and the content that the community enjoys. Home What the F

Why Your Readers Want Homework (and How to Give it to Them)


As a blogger, you don’t want to simply produce content that people enjoy reading … and then forget about. Let’s run through some ways in which different bloggers give homework. Note how, again, framing homework as a “challenge” can make it more exciting – and also help develop a sense of community around it. Build CommunityBy ProBlogger Expert Ali Luke. Homework.

Review of The Twitter Marketing Ebook


Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Jade Craven @jadecraven Review of The Twitter Marketing Ebook 5 I’ve devoured a lot of information products about twitter. The Twitter Marketing Ebook is my favorite twitter product under $20. That’s cool. Great tips.

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There is a trend among many new (and even old) bloggers. Yet many bloggers who have not even spent up to a year on their blogs keep complaining about not achieving any results. Further, if we also take a close look at some of the domains, you will notice they try to establish a type of authority for the blogger. Get his free ebook on how to make it online. Clearly!

Repurpose Content with These Six Tools

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For example, if you’re a blogger, reaching and attracting new audiences is probably on your goals list. But, at the same time, you already have a community of readers you’re writing for  and you write for that loyal group first and foremost. If you turn those posts into presentations, visuals or eBooks, you can reach new readers across a variety of platforms. Say what?

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