Tips For Writing An Ebook/Workbook for your small business. Whether you need a small or medium sized ebook for your customers there are a few essentials you need to get started. These tips are helpful and basic, but of course you can add your creativity to the ebook. THESE ARE Tips For Writing an Ebook/ Workbook For Your Small Business. There are many other articles on the web for the structure or ebook ideas. These tips are my own!
If you have ever wanted to write a little ebook but felt overwhelmed I want to encourage you it isn’t as overwhelming as it seems. Add your words, a few graphics to go with your theme and get started.
Remember English class in school? Every story has a beginning, the body and the conclusion. This keeps it simple. This is your basic game plan. Rather than getting upset that you don’t know how to write an ebook, learn how! Don’t quit. Learn the basics and get started. LEARN HOW.
Tip #1 for Writing an Ebook/ Workbook for your Small Business is to Write a basic Topic outline. If your ebook for example were “How to Cook and Make Amazing Burritos” you would make an outline that starts with gathering the ingredients, the supplies needed for making the burrito, the recipe, the ingredients, supplies needed, process of chopping, dicing, measuring your ingredients. Then the cooking process. Are all the ingredients cooked in one pan, and for how long? The outline would contain the list of topics, ideas, steps, process of the basics covered in the ebook. Filling in the outline comes at the end as you begin writing.
- Amazing Burritos
- Supplies Needed
- Process, Measuring, Preparing
- Steps involved to Cook the ingredients
- Create the Burritos
- Serve the Burritos
Tips For Writing an Ebook/ Workbook For Your Small Business-Tip #2
Decide on the Look you want for your ebook/ workbook. Choose a Font and Colors. If that is overwhelming to you then start with basic fonts. No need to stop yourself with this before you get started.
Keep in mind if you are giving directions, or how to do something you want a font that is basic and easy to read. An easy way to get ideas to do this is to go to Canva.com and type in the search bar ebooks, or ebook covers. There you will see several ideas for ebooks, and you can choose the look that appeals to you.
Free Canva Account for Creating your Ebook
If you do not have a Canva account it is simple to sign up and get a free
Canva account! You will love all the options that Canva offers to you even in the free account. You can create an entire Ebook, choose colors, fonts, free images and elements and start today selling your ebook on your blog or website. CLICK HERE. You can choose from their free Ebook templates and pages. Then add your subject, your wording to their remade pages. It really is a simple way to accomplish what is inside you and needs to be written down.
An ebook text and font should be simple to read so that your information is understandable. You do not want a decorative font that you would use for decorative art type signs. Rather you need to choose an easy to read font. The Ebook is for your customer, your family or ladies Bible study to get your information out and be able to understand it.
An ebook that is simple to read, clear and concise. That is the best way to get your information across to those who will ready your ebook.Debbie Booth
This is a simple ebook front title page. Clear. Concise. Easy to read font. Gets your point across.
The ebook title page below has pretty font, but takes time to read. If someone were scrolling ebook titles on their phone, they may scroll past because it takes time to look and figure out what the title says.
Below is a simple side by side comparing the look. They both say the same thing. However one is simple to read and know what the ebook is about, the other is not clear.
The Ebook is to get your information written down and those who read it are able to understand it.Debbie Booth
Tips For Writing an Ebook/ Workbook For Your Small Business- Tip #3
When writing your Ebook/ Workbook break up your wording, sentences into easy to read, scannable paragraphs. It is better to write in bite size segments so people that scan articles can glance at each paragraph covering the information they want to land on. People often scan before reading. Keep that in mind.
Write down all the ideas. Then organize your ideas into sections. Those sections are great places to add a photo, diagram, graphic or design.
Tips For Writing an Ebook/ Workbook For Your Small Business-Tips #4
Write and create the content before adding your photos, elements, quote marks, etc. All of the additional elements can be added once the content is written. Tips For Writing an Ebook/ Workbook For Your Small Business include the following: When writing your Ebook/ Workbook you can leave little marks where to add additional pictures or elements by adding XXX or PICTURE GOES HERE. When you are ready you can look back over your writing and where you see XXX or PICTURE GOES HERE, RECIPE GOES HERE, FREE CHECKLIST you will know to add more wording or elements
Tips For Writing an Ebook/ Workbook For Your Small Business-Tip #5
Tip #5 is to start with what you have in mind. Write the content you want to write about first. If you continually change your mind, then your Ebook will reflect that. Stay in one lane on the road.
Once you start writing you may experience, lots of thoughts, more thoughts about other topics, a doctor appointment you forgot about, a bill that needs to be paid. Don’t stop writing, just jot those things down on your to do list ( I provided one below you can save and print out to use). Then tend to those to do items after your writing session. If you. need a productivity planner be sure to see THIS ONE It can help you track your process, where you paused and stopped so that you can come back to it and start fresh.
Ideas May come rushing in!
“However, keep a notebook handy while you are writing your Ebook. You will find that your thoughts begin overflowing with ideas for other Ebooks/ Workbooks. In fact they may come rushing in!”Debbie Booth
Finally, start writing. You may not know where to start, or where to end. Do a little homework and look at #ebookideas, #ebookcoverdesign #ebookcontent #ebooklength #ebookdesign #ebooklayout. Once you get a basic idea of the look, the length, the design you will find your way. But you have to begin to find your way.
Remember a few things when the overwhelm starts to settle in: You learned at some point how to dress yourself, read, learned your multiplication tables, how to drive, how to make coffee or tea, cook an egg, open a door, use a key, and use a cell phone. If you can do those things, you can learn how to do other things you don’t know how to do…YET.
That is it for now! Keep checking in, I have so much more to share with you. Be sure to check out my post for PLANNING – 10 Tips for Planning Your Day Better Planning Checklist Included. A little bit of planning, writing, making goals will get you closer to the you that you want to be!