An eBook is basically an electronic book, which you can read on your device in soft-form, like Kindle or iPad. Nowadays, people are more inclined to screen reading as compared to hard copy.
Looking at the demand, eBook writing has become a great source of income. Some ebooks are free to download. Millions of users are interested in eBook reading.
Who can write an eBook?
If your English is good and you have impressive writing skills, you can earn money from eBook writing. Otherwise, it would help if you improve your English writing and then try again.
How to Start?
Publishing eBooks is easier than writing it. A good writer has to focus on many things before deciding to write an eBook. Ask yourself, will you be able to choose a unique topic? Do you have enough knowledge of the topic and the research abilities? Can you format and edit the book in a good manner? Have you come to know the process of publishing your eBooks? etc.
You are choosing fiction or nonfiction? Find the tutorials on the niche you selected. Read similar books written by other writers. You will learn a lot. Go through the top ten most selling titles and covers of the eBooks. In the beginning, you do not need to write a lengthy book. Make it short and simple.
There are so many eBooks available online on the same topic. So, you have to distinguish it from others. Your first eBook doesn’t need to get successful. The experience will boost your abilities.
Proofreading is very vital after completing the write-up. The correct spellings, grammar, and way of writing are worth reading. Positive reviews help the readers in buying the book.
The cover of your eBooks makes the first impression on the customer. Design it carefully. Try to add epic images in the eBook. If you are not good at photography, you can get the services of a professional.
How to Upload?
Now, it is time to upload your eBook for sale. If you are going to upload it on Amazon, make sure you write a description of a minimum of 30 and a maximum of 4000 characters. It should be compelling for the readers. You can watch the video on Amazon about the uploading process. Other famous platforms for eBook selling are eBay, Smashwords, etc. They will distribute it to the Apple iBook store, Sony bookstore, etc.
What should be the Price?
Amazon offers 2 royalty prices, i.e.
Seventy percent of the cover rate, if your eBook ranges between 1.5 to 7 pounds while thirty-five percent in titles, 75 pounds price. Cheaper eBooks sell more than the costly ones. New writers are even selling their eBooks for one pound. You have to do it to get positive feedback. Later, you can increase the rate because people will trust you when they will see good reviews.
Promote Your eBook
You can promote your eBook on different platforms, such as Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter, Kindleboards, and Goodreads. You can also create your own blog and offer your eBook at a cheap rate.
Soon, you will be surprised to see how fast your ebooks sell. The quality of writing is of utmost importance. One person likes it; he will spread it to others. This way, a chain of customers will place an order for your eBook.
Some so many readers love to spend on good quality eBooks. Kindle users and iPad holders are always in search of good eBooks.
eBook writing will even make you earn $1000 per month. You can set your writing hours as per convenience. You can also work with the clients on Upwork, Freelancer, etc.
By Ehsan Jaleel (Ebook Writer)