April Results and May Plans

April Results

How to Achieve Any Goal

My eBook is done! Hooray! Go to accomplishingyourgoals.com to check it out!

I worked very hard in the month of April to finish this book and get it online. It has been online for a couple days now and I haven’t seen any sales, but I know . . . → Read More: April Results and May Plans

Writing a Disclaimer

Writing a disclaimer has been the most worrisome aspect of writing my eBook. I am totally paranoid about being sued! I scrapped together bits and pieces of other peoples’ disclaimers and then had an intellectual property lawyer review it. It turns out the lawyer was not worth the time and money.

I rewrote the disclaimer . . . → Read More: Writing a Disclaimer

How to Manage Multiple Test Readers

If you’re working on a large piece of writing, it’s a good idea to have a some “test readers” read your work. Test readers can help you find problems (like typos and grammatical errors) in your work and can also give you good, honest feedback about it. Did your writing draw them in? Did it . . . → Read More: How to Manage Multiple Test Readers

Using Affiliate Programs to Make Extra Money

You can easily make some extra money online by joining affiliate programs and promoting other people’s products. First let’s use a simple example to explore how affiliate programs work.

Make a business arrangement with affiliates to share profits.

Joe invents a widget and is trying to sell it for $20 profit per widget. He . . . → Read More: Using Affiliate Programs to Make Extra Money

Adding Flair to your Writing

There are several ways you can add nice touches to your eBook (or any other writing) to break up the monotony. You don’t want your book to seem like a long essay, right? You should make it a pleasure to read so people don’t get tired of it and put it down (or close the . . . → Read More: Adding Flair to your Writing

Why Outsourcing Makes Sense

I had some trouble outsourcing the design of my eBook graphics and web site. At first, I wanted to do it myself. I came up with some good ideas for graphics and I know enough about web design to make a simple web site. I could save a lot of money this way. But after . . . → Read More: Why Outsourcing Makes Sense

Taking a week off

I won’t be writing my usual two blog posts this week. I have a lot to do in my eBook and a lot to do at my day job. I also found out today that a good friend and mentor of mine died in a car accident, so I am in no mood to be . . . → Read More: Taking a week off

April 2010 Plans

My plan for April is to finish my eBook and get it up for sale by the end of the month. In March I focused on content, which was a single, consistent task; in April I need to do the tons of little tasks required to bring it all together. I think this is going . . . → Read More: April 2010 Plans


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