7 Strategies for Finding Best-Seller Ebook Ideas

Written by Michael Hopkins

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A great place to start is online newsgroups, forums and so on. Visit forums on topics that interest you and see what people are talking about. What arerepparttar common questions? Identifyrepparttar 108403 common problems experience by people interested inrepparttar 108404 topic.

Leave very specific questions like "What'srepparttar 108405 hardest thing about...?", "What would you most like...?". Solverepparttar 108406 common problems these people encounter.

Follow these links to find forums, newsgroups and discussion lists on a vast range of topics:

-Topica: http://www.topica.com/ -Google Groups: http://groups.google.com/ -Delphi: http://www.delphiforums.com/

Another way to find out what people are interested in, is by finding out what they're searching for onrepparttar 108407 internet. Follow these links to see what surfers are looking for:

-Search.com Top 100 Searches: http://www.search.com op -AskJeeves: http://sp.ask.com/docs/about/jeevesiq.html -Overture Suggestion - see how many people have used Overture search inrepparttar 108408 past month forrepparttar 108409 keywords you enter: http://inventory.overture.com/d/searchinventory/suggestion/


Brainstorming is about getting a group of people together to share ideas. This technique works best when all rational judgement is suspended. Nothing should be ruled out, every idea and contribution should be welcomed. Even ideas that, at first, might appear useless may lead to other ideas or further trains of thought.

The more thoughts that are introducedrepparttar 108410 betterrepparttar 108411 brainstorming will work andrepparttar 108412 betterrepparttar 108413 chances of coming up with really good ideas. Do this with family or friends and you may find yourself wondering which book to start first.

Also, ask family and friends to tell yourepparttar 108414 things that interest them. Is there a particular problem that they would like to see solved. Could you solve it?

Often this questioning will provoke joking responses like "a big house, loads of money and a flashy car". Don't disregard flippant responses like these. They can tell you a lot about people hopes, dreams and aspirations.

If you can tap into people's dreams and make a product that will help them (even in a small way) to realize those dreams, you're on to a winner.


Go to your local bookstore and browserepparttar 108415 non-fiction sections. Take special note of which books are displayed most prominently (especially inrepparttar 108416 "how to" and "self-help" sections).

This will tell you a lot about what people are interested in. You can also explorerepparttar 108417 bestsellers onrepparttar 108418 Internet at these websites: -Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/ -Barnes & Noble: http://www.bn.com/

Try taking a look atrepparttar 108419 headlines in glossy magazines. Those guys know how to push allrepparttar 108420 right buttons to get people to buy.

You'll probably find ten things you could research and write about just by browsing through magazines that interest you (health, beauty, fitness, money, sport etc). The most inticing lines are always written onrepparttar 108421 front cover.


There are some areas of knowledge that are already well covered by numerous authors (real-estate, for example).

Perhaps, however, you can identify a specific aspect of a given subject that hasn't been covered (real estate in a particular state or region, real estate aimed at a particular type of buyer, and so on). No matter how specialized,repparttar 108422 marketing power of repparttar 108423 internet can be used to reach almost any niche market.

And there you have it! Seven ways to go about findingrepparttar 108424 perfect ideas for your next ebook.

Have fun!

Michael Hopkins is owner of BizzyDays Ebook Publications. Visit now to download original ebooks for FREE at: http://www.bizzydays.com This article first appeared in Michael's newsletter 'Ebook Times'. To subscribe visit: http://www.bizzydays.com/free_newsletter.htm

EBOOKS are books too!!!

Written by shadha kudrath ali

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An ebook is not a book you can physically hold in your hands and it can be irritating to sit in front of your computer to read an entire book while you can curl up with a traditional book anywhere but with ebook readers this make ebooks portable just asrepparttar traditional books.

You flick through pages of a traditional book but you scroll downrepparttar 108402 pages of an ebook.

You can make copies of a traditional book with a photocopier while with ebooks with just a click of a button in mere seconds you can make an entire copy of a book.

You cannot hold ebooks in your hands butrepparttar 108403 pages will never yellow no matter how long you have it nor get doggie ears no matter how much you read it. The pages will always be crisp and new asrepparttar 108404 day you bought it (unless your computer is invaded by a worm which destroys all documents on your computer).

This article was written by Shadha of www.shadha.com. Her poetry collection (THIRD WORLD COLLECTION) My Collection of Poems is available as an ebook and this is a collection of the most revolutionary, intriging and absorbing writings you'll ever read.

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