Make More Money Self-Publishing Special Reports

Written by J. Stephen Pope

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Is there a market for moneymaking information like this? You bet there is! Just check outrepparttar business opportunity magazines atrepparttar 129666 newstands to see that this is true. Use internet search engines to find moneymaking or other how-to subjects and to learn about what your competitors are doing.

The key to making money from your self-published information is to write on a subject that is of interest and benefit to your reader. There must be a sufficient number of persons interested in your subject in order for you to justifyrepparttar 129667 time and expense required to undertake writing about it.

You must be able to reach these persons economically (throughrepparttar 129668 internet, magazines, or other means). Most important, what you write should address a concern, want or need of your reader. Providerepparttar 129669 benefits implied in your title and advertising. Provide good value forrepparttar 129670 money charged, and your customers will be happy and buy other products from you.


It is likely that you already possess information, knowledge, and skills in areas of interest to others. Meditate on what you already know. Sometimes we assume that other people already know what we know. This is notrepparttar 129671 case. If this knowledge can help others save money, increase their income, improve their health, be better liked, improve their happiness, or give some other important benefit, you can use this knowledge asrepparttar 129672 basis of producing your information product.

As well as your own expertise, you can consult other sources to add to your knowledge. Research atrepparttar 129673 public library, in bookstores, onrepparttar 129674 internet, through personal interviews of experts, and by taking educational courses on your chosen subject will all help you develop additional expertise needed to write your folio.

As for writing ability and skill, practice makes perfect. Get constructive criticism from others. Have a friend proofread your report. Check your grammar and spelling. Use simple sentences. Don't get too complicated or you'll lose most of your readers.

Use of a personal computer will help you immensely. Prepare your document in text format so that you can use your information in different formats, such as for your website, in electronic books, for e-mailing to a printer, et cetera. If you wish, you may export a copy ofrepparttar 129675 text file you used to prepare your own Special Report to a word processing program to format it for printing. Only printrepparttar 129676 copies needed to fill orders.

Writing any information product requires self-discipline. You must find a suitable time to write each day. Buy outrepparttar 129677 time from less important activities such as TV viewing or idle conversation. If you have specific goals and stick to them and your schedule, you are likely to accomplish your objective of making more money with self-published special reports.

If, for example, your goal is to produce one Special Report per week, you will need to schedulerepparttar 129678 required time for research, then writing, editing and corrections.

Be realistic about your goals. If you can only produce one special report per month, don't be discouraged. Adjust your goals to what reasonably can be accomplished. Just think! Producing only one Special Report per month would produce a line of twelve different products in a year and could formrepparttar 129679 basis of a newly published book!


Writing, although hard work and akin to giving birth, is only part of repparttar 129680 battle. Now you need to sell your Special Reports.

Remember, you didn't just write on any subject that interested you. You deliberately chose a subject that was marketable. You wrote a subject others were interested in. Otherwise, you wouldn't be able to sell it.

Whether you use a website, magazine ads, direct mail or other methods of advertising and promoting your Special Reports, make sure that all your communications stressrepparttar 129681 benefits torepparttar 129682 target reader. They must be convinced that your folio is a product that is needed by them and is worthrepparttar 129683 money.

Don't forget to take advantage of free publicity for your products. Send press releases and try to get your publication reviewed or featured as a new product in appropriate magazines or other media.

Special Reports can be adapted as articles that you can offer for sale to magazines. Some consultants and professionals use Special Reports to promote their own business and to establish credibility as experts in a certain field.


>From small beginnings come big things. Your following through onrepparttar 129684 information in this report could result in many benefits. A steady production of appropriate Special Reports will give you control and ownership of profitable products in high demand. These products can create income for years after they are produced. They can also form repparttar 129685 basis of other products: books, audio tapes, videos, courses, internet content, software, and other salable, unique products. Establish your credibility as a respected expert in your field.

Don't delay; follow through. Best wishes to you in building a profitable and enjoyable information empire!

J. Stephen Pope, President of Pope Consulting Inc., has been helping clients to earn maximum business profits for over twenty years.

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Write Your Book

Written by Andy Walsh

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If it's 400 words, then you'll write 2000 in a week and you'll have your novel finished in about 10 months. If it's 800 words, you'll be finished in 5 months.

And that's how I go about writing a novel. I work out my workload, break it down into easily achievable sections and just keep at it. It's called discipline.

It's amazing howrepparttar work mounts up. You don't feel too overwhelmed because your daily schedule doesn't push you too hard. You write your novel one step at a time.

3. Don't worry about what you're writing.

If I worried aboutrepparttar 129664 quality of what I was writing in my first draft, I'd give up. It would be too hard.

Instead, I try and getrepparttar 129665 story down as quickly as possible. No outlines. No chapter-by-chapter headings. I just tell a story.

I know that when I come back to it, there will be lots to improve and to work on. But by that time, I'll have written my book. I'll just be editing it and redrafting it.

I hope these tips help. It's been part ofrepparttar 129666 technique I've developed to help me to get torepparttar 129667 end of each novel. They are not golden rules - feel free to break them. They just work for me.

Andy Walsh is a househusband and writer living in Cumbria in the UK. He writes novels, short stories, articles and poems some of which you can read at Check out 'PROMOTE YOUR WRITING' at

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