Showing posts with label Book. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Book. Show all posts

How to become an: Author


If you have a great idea for a story to tell or valuable knowledge to share, becoming an e-book author and self-publishing your work is an excellent way to reach a global audience. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the step-by-step process of writing, self-publishing, and promoting your e-book for success. From crafting engaging content and formatting your manuscript to selecting the right publishing platform and implementing effective marketing strategies, you'll be equipped with the essential knowledge to embark on your journey as an e-book author.

Choose Your E-book Topic and Target Audience:

Before you start writing, select a topic that aligns with your passion, expertise, and target audience's interests. Research market trends and reader preferences to ensure your chosen topic has a demand. Define your target audience to tailor your writing style and content specifically to their needs, ensuring maximum engagement and reader satisfaction.

Craft Engaging and Well-Structured Content:

Focus on creating compelling content that captivates your readers from the first page to the last. Develop a well-structured outline that organizes your thoughts and ideas effectively. Write clear and concise chapters or sections that flow logically, maintaining reader engagement throughout. Incorporate storytelling techniques, provide valuable insights, and use examples to make your e-book informative and relatable.

Edit, Proofread, and Polish Your Manuscript:

After completing the initial draft, dedicate time to editing and proofreading your manuscript. Correct grammatical errors, improve sentence structure, and ensure consistency in tone and style. Consider hiring a professional editor or utilizing editing software to polish your work further. A well-edited and error-free e-book enhances your credibility and delivers a more enjoyable reading experience.

Format Your E-book for Digital Publishing:

Formatting is a crucial step in preparing your e-book for publication. Choose a suitable file format, such as EPUB or MOBI, that is compatible with e-book readers and platforms. Pay attention to formatting elements such as font styles, headings, and spacing to ensure readability across various devices. Add a professional-looking cover design that captures the essence of your e-book and entices potential readers.

Select the Right E-book Publishing Platform:

Numerous self-publishing platforms are available to help you bring your e-book to the market. Popular platforms include Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), Smashwords, and Apple Books. Research and compare the features, royalties, and distribution reach of each platform to make an informed decision. Consider factors like ease of use, marketing tools, and audience accessibility to choose the platform that aligns with your goals.

Optimize Your E-book Metadata and Keywords:

To increase discoverability, optimize your e-book's metadata and incorporate relevant keywords. Craft a captivating book title and write a compelling book description that entices potential readers. Research keywords related to your topic and incorporate them naturally into your metadata and book description. This optimization improves your e-book's visibility in search results and increases the likelihood of attracting interested readers.

Implement Effective E-book Marketing Strategies:

Promoting your e-book is crucial for gaining visibility and attracting readers. Create an author website or blog to establish your online presence and showcase your work. Leverage social media platforms to engage with your target audience, share snippets from your e-book, and build anticipation. Seek reviews from influential book bloggers or online communities to generate buzz and credibility. Consider running promotional campaigns, offering limited-time discounts, or participating in e-book giveaways to attract new readers.

Becoming an e-book author and self-publishing your work is an exciting endeavor. By following these step-by-step guidelines, you can confidently write, self-publish, and market your e-book for success. Remember to choose a compelling topic, craft engaging content, polish your manuscript, and format it appropriately. Select the right publishing platform, optimize your metadata and keywords, and implement effective marketing strategies to reach a wider audience. With dedication and perseverance, your e-book can become a valuable contribution to the digital literary world.



Paul O'Mahony is a social media expert, entrepreneur, author, and public speaker specializing in digital marketing, mind-set and wealth management. He has been a columnist for the Sunday Independent and Examiner newspapers. With nine years of experience working for a US multinational corporation, Paul set up his first company in 2010.

This company was formed after having phenomenal individual success in generating income from a variety of social networks. For example, on only his second day attempting to sell using Twitter, he made his first two online sales and had 30,000 followers in just one month. Paul is a highly sought-after, international speaker for his unique insights into mind-set and social media digital marketing. This allows him to provide a perspective that provides outstanding clarity to his audiences with clear, actionable takeaways. Paul will teach you cutting-edge techniques in mastering social media to optimize how you, or your business, can make the absolute most out of the social media phenomenon.
Rethink Social Media teaches you that, regardless of your experience, you can be making money using social media. Discover how to use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to access billions of people every single day. Generate thousands of followers and learn the cutting edge techniques to mastering social media and create a job-replacing income.
In this guide, you'll learn the proven systems and processes to making money online, all you have to do is connect with people.

Rather than being the target of marketing messages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you could be making money and changing your life instead, all through harnessing the power of social media. 

Imagine logging onto Facebook in the morning to find out how much money it made you last night. How much better would that make your social media experience?

Stop wasting time. Start earning money. Now is the time to rethink social media!

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Rethink Time Management - G.O.D.’s Guide to Heaven on Earth

Have you noticed with every month that passes that you are continuously getting busier? Are you finding your life has become a constant battle to “find time” to do the things you truly wish to do? You are not alone!

In today’s world, we are mostly living among a community of highly stressed individuals “busy” rushing from one task to the next. The advice we mostly receive is that we are struggling with our “time management” skills. Rethink Time Management challenges this idea and instead gives you an alternative approach to mastering your life rooted in timeless truths and wisdom.  

You are about to discover the keys to living a much more productive and happier life and experience a little heaven on earth!  

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NEW: "Facebook: The Inside Story"

By Steven Levy

The definitive history, packed with untold stories, of one of America’s most controversial and powerful companies: Facebook

As a college sophomore, Mark Zuckerberg created a simple website to serve as a campus social network.
Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from its first, modest iteration. In light of recent controversies surrounding election-influencing “fake news” accounts, the handling of its users’ personal data, and growing discontent with the actions of its founder and CEO—who has enormous power over what the world sees and says—never has a company been more central to the national conversation.
Millions of words have been written about Facebook, but no one has told the complete story, documenting its ascendancy and missteps. There is no denying the power and omnipresence of Facebook in American daily life, or the imperative of this book to document the unchecked power and shocking techniques of the company, from growing at all costs to outmaneuvering its biggest rivals to acquire WhatsApp and Instagram to developing a platform so addictive even some of its own are now beginning to realize its dangers.

Based on hundreds of interviews inside and outside the company, Levy’s sweeping narrative of incredible entrepreneurial success and failure digs deep into the whole story of the company that has changed the world and reaped the consequences.

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Rethink Money for Children and Teens

This is the best book you could ever buy for your children - the gift of Financial Freedom!

Rethink Money for Children and Teens

by Paul O'Mahony

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education” – Mark Twain

If ever this quotation had a relevance, now is truly the time.
Almost half of the world’s population earn less than $5.50 a day... and even in first world countries, many adults are heavily burdened with the shackles of debt.

Clearly, what we study in school, does not provide us with the tools needed to manage and master money as adults.

Our best hope is to EMPOWER our YOUTH long before they leave home and enter the “real” world.  ==>>READ MORE...