How to Research Your Information Product

Written by Terri Seymour

After being an affiliate and selling other people's products for what seems like an eternity, you are finally ready to write your own information ebook. The first step is going to be research. No matter what your ebook is going to be teaching people, you want to know exactly what kind of information they are looking for and would be willing to pay for.

For instance, if you are writing an ebook that shows how to budget and save your money, you want to find out what problems and concerns people have and need information on. Things like how to save money on utilities, cutting your grocery bills, best ways to invest and so on.

You want to be very organized in your research because this is a very important process in developing your product. If you follow these simple steps, you can obtain all your information and turn it into a very successful information product.

Step 1 - Gathering Information

In this step, you want to gather information and data that will help you decide onrepparttar relevant content of your ebook. There are several ways you can do this:

Discussion Lists: Ask questions torepparttar 108462 members of allrepparttar 108463 discussion groups that you are a member of. See what concerns them in regard torepparttar 108464 subject matter of your ebook. With most of these groupsrepparttar 108465 members are very happy to help a fellow group member.

You can find all kinds of discussion lists here:

Ezine Subscribers: Write up a little survey and ask your subscribers to fill it out and see what you come up with. Of course, if you do not publish an ezine, this will not work for you. ;-)

Message Boards: Visit message boards and again askrepparttar 108466 members what information they would like to have access to and would possibly pay for. You can find boards of all kinds here:

Popular Ezines: Subscribe to and read some popular ezines and see what information they are publishing. Expand on it and provide a more in depth study in your ebook.

Surfrepparttar 108467 Internet: Find out everything possible that you don't already know about your subject matter so you can provide even more information for your readers. I find a lot of my info here:

Powerful, Profitable Topics for Your eBook - Current Events

Written by Jeff Smith

Powerful, Profitable Topics for Your eBook - Current Events

You have thought about writing your own eBook for months now, but you just can't seem to decide on an idea that will get you started?

Don't be discouraged, you are notrepparttar only one to facerepparttar 108461 daunting task of choosing a profitable topic for your information product.

As information product developers, we are always seeking opportunity triggers. Always looking for clues as to what problems we can solve or desires we can tap into.

Sometimes we try too hard. We spend weeks researching, discussing, testing and pulling our hair out over that next blockbuster topic for our products.

As usual,repparttar 108462 obvious escapes us as we make things too complex. Current events satisfyrepparttar 108463 requirements for providing a terrific source of high-profit potential (HPP) ideas. Unless you live in a cave, onrepparttar 108464 international space station or work in a university orrepparttar 108465 government (sorry couldn't resist!) you can't help being exposed to hundreds of potential product ideas each and every day.

Here are some excellent sources of current events that you can easily spin into your own infoproduct ideas:

1) Daily newspapers and weekly magazines 2) Listen to local radio stations and local cable networks 3) Tune into special interest groups in specific areas related to your interests (ie. business, economics, health, education, sports, etc...) 4) Observerrepparttar 108466 "Water Cooler" discussions - they are excellent clues as to whatrepparttar 108467 "hot" topics are in people's minds. 5) Monitor online discussion groups for topics that bring in information normally outsiderepparttar 108468 narrow scope of board content.

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