How To Create eBooks Without Writing Them Yourself
P. Williams Copyright © 2007
There are ways to create eBooks and reports without writing them yourself. Here's
how to do it.
Selling products online has become
very lucrative for many netpreneurs. Ebooks and special reports are
amongst the most popular type of downloadable products. These files
in written form, can be very useful when they convey desirable information.
Indeed, information is
what fuels the internet. People log online to search for information.
If you have the information they need, they will come to you. If this
information holds a lot of value, you could sell the same and make a
good profit. Since words are still the primary tools of communication
on the web, information is often conveyed in written form.
Preparing written works is not easy. For
starters, not everyone can write well. Those who can may not take the
time to embark on such an undertaking.
Fortunately, there are some alternative
routes you can take which will allow you to prepare your own eBook or
special report without having to write down a single word. Let's take
a look at 5 of these options.
Gather some articles and compile them in a single volume.
This would be the easiest way to prepare your own digital product. These
articles can be PLR works which grant you the right to alter them and
use the content anyway you please. They may be articles written by other
people, which you have compiled from renowned websites like http://ezinearticles.com or http://goarticles.com. If you choose the latter,
just make sure that you respect the terms and conditions of their usage,
primary of which is the inclusion of the original author's resource box.
Make sure that each article organically and logically flows to the next.
You can ensure this by studying the articles you want to include.
Conduct an interview with an expert and
record the same. Thereafter, hire someone from http://rentacoder.com, http://elance.com or http://guru.com to transcribe the conversation
you had with the said expert. You'd be surprised how quickly you can
compile 50 to 200 pages worth of essential reading material using this
3. Private Label Rights
Buy an existing
eBook or special report that comes with private label rights. This would
enable you to alter the contents of the same, and even name yourself
as the author of the work. You could add some materials as you feel are
necessary, or better yet, you could combine two, three, or even ten of
these PLR eBooks or special reports to come up with an encyclopedic tome
of information worthy of some notice.
Hire a ghostwriter to prepare an eBook or a special report for you.
There are many freelance writers looking for work at the websites we
mentioned above. It's just a matter of selecting the best writer for
the job at a price that will not be too daunting to your budget. Expect
to pay $200 to $1,000 for a 50 page eBook.
Join an internet marketing
forum, and ask a question. A good example would be "How Could You Profit
From The Internet With A $0 Budget." For certain, you'll get some amazingly
enlightening replies. Compile these replies until you'll have enough
materials to come up with an eBook or a special report. Ask the posters'
permission to avoid any copyright issues. Chances are, they'll agree,
provided that a link to their respective websites are included in your
Lack of writing
prowess, or the time to write, is never a bar for the production of your
own digital products. All you need is a little imagination, and hopefully,
the suggestions above have stirred up some concepts in your mind.
Footnote by Ian Traynor
I've certainly used methods #1 and #3 with
great success. My "Webmasters Cookbook" was compiled from 100 articles
on all aspects of website building. I've made it available to my
Affiliate Partners, so that they can rebrand it and promote my Newbies
Starter Kit. You can sign up for my affiliate scheme here.
my report, "Profitable PLR Strategies", was
compiled from part of a Private Label Label Rights eBook. It took me
about an hour from start to finish! This report is available in my free
Download Library, to which subscribers to my "Marketing Update" newsletter
have access. You can sign up to the newsletter on this page - see left-hand
If you use
method #4, make sure that the writer you hire actually has some real knowledge
of the subject. Some ghost writers claim to be able to write about anything,
and simply research the subject on Google. The results are not always
will only work well if you personally know a "guru". Don't expect an
expert who has never heard of you to give up their time to give you
an interview from which you alone would profit.
certainly sounds interesting! I must try that myself sometime.