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How to make your eReading electrify your business
The number one trap to avoid is to just start reading WITHOUT any plan or preparation. This is like trying to catch and hold falling snow flakes. Yes there are millions of them and they all look so beautiful. Alas, they only last one second in warmth of your hand. A good eBook may have a host of wonderful ideas. You are captivated by one, then in an instant that one is forgotten as you move on to next. So how can you make your eReading sessions PRODUCTIVE? Resist temptation to just rush in and start. Instead do this first:
Have a new document open in your word processor.
Scan eBook's outline of contents so you can anticipate what's coming and where book is going.
Start reading objectively. This means you are looking for something! Basically any idea or suggestion that you can apply to YOUR business should be noted in your open document. Enter page number so you can find it again. Alternatively, if you like working with hard copy, hit print button. Then use a colored highlighter on key sentences.
After your reading session, set a time to implement or investigate points you have noted.
eBook reading should be a part of your weekly schedule. Make time each day to scan or read another batch of pages. For key eBooks, return to them after a couple of months and read them again. You will be amazed how many more gems you can sift out of it. What if material in some books is duplicated in others? They still have value. No two books are identical. Does a gardening enthusiast have one gardening book on bookshelf? No. If you are serious about internet business then you need a good collection of eBusiness eBooks!
For example, a must in any eLibrary must surely be Ken Evoy's "Make Your Site Sell". (Review: http://www.vitalstop.com/ebr-myss.htm) I read sections again recently which led me to make further changes on my web site. I removed a lot of clutter from top of my web pages so a nice clean, clear header could do its work of pulling audience in to main body of page. On previous readings I had missed that point. This time it screamed at me in view of my web page design.
So get your eLibrary organized. If you already have eBooks littered around your hard disk, gather them together and build an eLibrary. Start using them. If you have not yet downloaded any eBooks, make a start today using suggestions above.
Yes, you can eLectrify your eBusiness by eReading eBooks from your own eLibrary!
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