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How to get someone else to write an eBook for you and should you?



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How to get someone else to write an eBook for you and should you?

How to get someone else to write an eBook for you and should you?
Ebooks are perfect for so many things, especially for storing and sharing information. Information that can be bundled into an eBook of some kind, and then sent to someone as a file they can download and open in any eBook reader that supports that format. That was after all, the original concept behind an eBook (Electronic Book). So that people could store and send information, written things, images etc and have them on hand, to read and open any time, any place, even without an Internet connection.

For eBooks can be read both online and offline as well. That's one reason I love eBooks so much. And probably partly the reason one of my HDD's is full up of eBooks that I've downloaded and saved over the years. I like to collect eBooks that are how-to-guides. diagrams, white papers, tutorials and stuff like that. But I've also collected a lot of novels over the years as well. Stories from many different authors. All those great books you never got to read but wanted to as a kid. And some of the latest authors as well. I like to read them on my phone when I'm not too busy and I find I prefer to read when waiting for something than play a game that just annoys everyone around me! lol

But if you wanted to write an eBook, but didn't actually want to write it yourself. Can you get someone else to write it for you? Well of course you can! You can get anyone to write anything for you today. Whether it's an article or something. You just tell them what you want the article to be about, give them some keywords and leave it with them to do it for you. Couldn't be simpler right?

So where to get an eBook written for you? Well right here on WordClerks of course! All you have to do is start a new WTB and request it. Then someone who has those skills that you listed will get a notification about it and then be able to bid on your WTB and then you can place an order with them for it. Then you just give them the details to it and they can do it for you.

You can also do something else as well in case you didn't get many bids. And that's to go through the list of writers here and see if anyone has those skills you need that can do it for you. Then you can just contact them by sending them a message on here and then telling them about the project details and what you want the eBook to be on and about and they can do it for you.

You'll have to agree to a price and everything first, and they will then be able to make you a custom service which you can then order and they can start working on it for you. And provided you've told them enough about what you want the eBook to be on they should have enough to go on, along with the skills and experience needed to do that for you. Some writers will charge per word so where they may charge $5 for 500 words. A 5000 word eBook would cost you around $50-75 dollars. Since they have to add a little to actually compose and format it and make the eBook file for you whatever format it may be.

But to help you with all of this, and so you can be happier with your end eBook. And so they will know what your eBook should be like, what pages it should have, what topics it should cover, any links etc etc. Here's some things to ask and tell them first.

  • Have you ever written an eBook before and do you have experience making them?
  • Do you have any samples of any eBooks that you have written before I can read?
  • How much do you charge per word and can you make an eBook that is 5000+ words?
  • Will you learn about the angle I'm trying to take with this eBook so you'll know how to word it?
  • Will you add several high quality and unique images or do you need me to provide them?
  • Will you create all the links to my site and add them in the right way without being spammy?
  • What format do you deliver the eBook in? PDF, PPT etc and will you provide the master file too?
  • How long will it take you to write the eBook and will there be a deadline to work by?
Are just some of the questions you should ask anyone first before you hire them for such a task. Considering some eBooks can be 5000 or more in words (that's about 5-7 pages). And some eBooks can have many pages in them. You're not going to be paying small amounts for en eBook creation. For some eBooks that have up to 10+ pages you could be looking at paying around $150 or more for it. So it's not something you just want to give to anyone without asking these questions at least!

And should you hire someone to write and create an eBook for you? At the end of the day, it's you that knows what you want the eBook for and you that would be able to word it the best. But if you can convey and express that point to the writer and make them understand the reasons you're writing it and what for, and the angle you're trying to take, and they happen to be an expert writer as well with years of experience in this sort of thing. Then absolutely you should!

Absolutely you should. And it could turn out to be very profitable for you since eBooks can be sold, sold and sold again. IF you sell an eBook for say, $10.00. And you sell 100 of them. Well that's a grand. Minus your $150 outlay, that's $850 in your pocket. And you can of course go on to sell even more of them over and over again and just make a passive income from them! How to get someone else to write an eBook for you and should you?

I don't need to tell you how profitable some Nook Kindle eBooks are for those story tellers on Amazon do I? Some of those guys are making thousands every month from selling story eBooks. And the crazy thing is, some of them didn't write a single one of them themself! That's mad crazy. And the carrot that I leave dangling over your nose.

Have you ever hired someone to write an eBook for you and how did it go?

Is there someone you would recommend or do you prefer to keep them to yourself?

Or, when it comes to an eBook, do you prefer to write it yourself?

Thanks for reading.

How to get someone else to write an eBook for you and should you?

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galegatling

I haven't been into this e-Book business thing and if ever I do, I'd probably write them myself. If ever someone would request a specific topic from me, and if it's not rush too, I'd probably research everything about it. Writing e-Books are fairly easy these days since you can almost find everything such as any information on the Internet. It's just a matter of how well you would engage it to your potential buyers.




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Barida

If you're writing for someone, I think you should take out time to analyze things in a way that you don't make mistakes and avoid bad ratings as well. Researching about how to go about the work is going to be great.




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Barida

I'm happy to read about ways that I can get someone to write an eBook for me. I've been wondering the criteria I should use to make it happen and learning about these ways look amazing to me.




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Judas2018

Ghost writing is okay but I think you should try and write your own e-book first before you consider raising money for a ghostwriter. There's something more genuine about an author who writes their own material.




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NERLJ

Writing an ebook is not difficult. Writing a quality ebook that others will appreciate and choose to read is a different story. This post seems to be addressing many topics which do not necessarily fit together. A skilled writer may not be as skilled with technical aspects and marketing. The type of ebook an individual would like to request and have written may require the skills of more than one other person. Possessing excellent writing skills and having true creative talent is much more rare than the technical skills. If I decided to have another person write an ebook for me I would very likely go to two or three different sources for the different required skills and I would start with finding a talented writer for the topic I chose, if I was not able to write it myself.




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Pixie06

I think in my case I will prefer to write the eBook. Many times I get new and better ideas while writing and I then incorporate these into my article. I also like my work to be perfect and that's one reason I don't like delegating or outsourcing. I once hired a writer for my blog and he wrote such a poor content that I had to re-write it again. It was a waste of both time and money.




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Kakashi2020

E-Books are quite popular and easy to sell, it depends on the niche and the market. For a small investment you could hire a Ghost Writer to make several ebooks that can turn to easy profit. When I say several it's because it's better to order a variety of topics to eliminate any risks in its marketability. Another thing is $50 for a 5000 word Ebook??? That's pretty low!




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stbrians

The best feature i love word clerks is that you can get people who can do things for you. Another thing is that you can sell your services too. I love it here. I will seek somebody to write me an EEbook




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Kakashi2020

Getting the services of a ghostwriter, which is a popular service that can be procured through various writing sites is a smart way of creating ebooks. You'll get all the rights without doing anything and the money involve is quite low. You can hire a ghostwriter to make you 4-5 ebooks for only $100 and that is pretty cheap.




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Jeane

For me whether I'd hire a ghost writer or not would depend on why the book is being written in the first place.

There are people who hire ghost writers to write books for them and it is profitable for them anyway because they have a ready market for the books once they are published. If I was like one of these people, I most certainly would hire a number of ghost writers to work for me.

Currently though I'd rather write my ebooks myself because I wouldn't spend $200 or so on an ebook if it will take a long time before I actually make any profits from that ebook.




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