Ebookology - Amazon Kindle Strategies
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Complex e-book development and promotion strategies made simple
3.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
19 students enrolled
Created by Linda Leon
Last updated 5/2014
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What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will be able to:
  • Understand strategies for setting up your design and pricing
  • Understand income producing writing strategies
  • Understand how to create a story
  • Understand the concept of target marketing
  • Understand the concept of serializing an e-book
  • Understand general ways to bring exposure to the e-book
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  • Course is not for hobbyist
  • Course is designed for those that want a good foundation for advancement of their book

This course is designed to help create marketable writings. We provide the step by step knowledge of formatting, setting up an e-book on Kindle and the foundation for creating a writing business. There is a test in each module to make sure that you understand the concepts. You will learn how to:

Format and set up an e-book

Design a cover

Establish an income in writing

Identify the top writing markets

Set up story elements

E-book strategies

Bring exposure to your e-book

We have designed this course to be quick and targeted. You should be able to complete it within a few hours and no more than 2 days.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for writers and authors.
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
Getting Started
1 Lecture 00:44

Welcome to E-bookology. This exciting course is going to put you on the road to getting that book out of your head and publishing it. Not only will you learn what it takes to successfully publish and market your e-book we will also share with you on setting up a writing career that can change your life.

Preview 00:44
Sucessful Formatting and Design
3 Lectures 23:56

In this module you will learn different ways to format you e-books. Contents include DIY formatting options, using an aggregator, and tutorials. You will learn the most common formatting outputs. You will learn how to get paid using KDP and will understand the perma free strategy.

Preview 06:28

Do you know the importance of using the KDP system? KDP is designed to help you get ahead with your e-book business. Understanding what is available to you can greatly improve your chances of selling your book. This course covers the basic mindset you should take to setting up your book so that your book has the greatest chances of being found amongst the competition.

E-bookology - KDP Set Up

Covers really do help sell books. Not all covers are designed properly. We are going to provide excellent tips on how to design your covers and show how certain of our books have made the Amazon Best Sellers list as a result of the cover design strategies that we use.

E-bookology - Cover Design
DIY Covers for Quick Uploading
2 Lectures 05:14

The best thing that you can do for yourself is get your book uploaded quickly. One of our strategies is to use a temporary cover and then update with a professional one later. Because unless your book is online it cannot make a sell. We will teach you how to make a quick cover in this section.

E-bookology - Making A Kindle Cover

In this module we will show you how to properly size your Kindle cover so that it will not create an error during your upload.

E-bookology - Sizing a Kindle Cover
Areas of Profitability
2 Lectures 21:46

If you could write and get paid $5,000 or more for an assignment, would you do it? Learn how this could happen to you. This module is about the power of freelance writing and structuring your e-book into a business format instead of just writing a book. This course can change your life but especially this module.

Preview 09:29

If you want to sell a book you have to start off with a book people want to read. You can have the best book in the world but no one will buy it if it does not fit certain criteria. The most critical criteria is understanding book genres and reader expectations. This module provides concepts for structuring your book properly, understanding genres and providing you with solid examples on how use story elements.

E-bookology - Story Elements
E-Book Marketing
1 Lecture 11:32

The purpose of bookmarketing is to bring exposure to your book. This module provides various ways to draw attention to your book so that people can find it and purchase it. We will discuss the importance of social media and how to use it, provide examples on target marketing, give insight into how to maximize KDP free days and more. The concepts taught in this section are designed to give you an edge in marketing your book.

E-bookology - Exposure

This quiz will cover formatting.

E-bookology - Formatting
9 questions

This quizz is on properly setting up KDP.

E-bookology - KDP Set Up
9 questions

This quiz will review strategies for setting up a winning book cover design.

E-bookology - Cover Design
4 questions

This quiz is on how to make a Kindle Cover

E-bookology - Making a Kindle Cover
3 questions

This quiz is about how to properly size a Kindle cover.

E-bookology - Sizing a Kindle Cover
2 questions

This quiz is a review of concepts for developing a book/writing business.

E-bookology - Writing for Business
7 questions

This quiz will review the essentials needed for structuring a book.

E-bookology - Story Elements
10 questions

This quiz will review marketing concepts.

E-bookology - Exposure
12 questions
About the Instructor
Linda Leon
3.0 Average rating
2 Reviews
19 Students
1 Course
Book Marketing Specialist, Author and Ghostwriter

My life changed the day I realized that I could make a living in writing independently. For me it was about having personal freedom and being home for my children. That was years ago and it has been an incredible and wonderful journey. I worked over 12 years in broadcast television, was a columnist for UPI, and had an excellent background in ghostwriting. I harnessed those talents and hit the entrepreneur road. The course that I am presenting will give you a glimpse of that journey, help you to produce and promote your e-book and hopefully inspire you that you can succeed in writing profitably.