Write a recipe ebook and sell it to the world

Learn how to turn your favourite recipes into a digital product that you can sell online
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

The cookbook industry is big business and what could be more fun that creating your own cookbook that you can share with friends and family and sell to the world?

Whether you’re a budding foodie, an instafood obsessive or just a keen amatuer cook, this course is designed for people who love to cook and to turn their creations into a professional product that can be sold to a worldwide audience.

At the end of the course you’ll have a beautifully designed, fully fledged cookbook that’ll serve as a wonderful place to store and cherish your culinary creations!

You will learn:

  1. Planning - how to create the perfect cook book plan
  2. Photography - why photography is key, how to take the perfect photo to bring your recipes to life
  3. Writing - writing recipes is a skill. Learn how to write recipes in a way that truly engages your audience
  4. Creating your book - The tools you’ll need to produce your digital cookbook
  5. Sales and marketing - the most effective ways to sell your book to a global audience online, using your own self-hosted website or blog

This course is designed for:

  • Food bloggers, chefs and instagrammers who are looking at ways to monetize their existing blog
  • Passive income enthusiasts looking for their next project
  • Foodies who love cooking and talking about food
  • Budding authors who don’t quite know how to turn their ideas into tangible products
  • Amateur photographers who enjoy taking photographs of food
  • Anyone with an interest in keeping a record of all their favourite recipes!

No prior knowledge of ebook creation is required as we’ll go through all the steps involved, right from having your first moment of culinary inspiration through to selling your book on your own website.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have a basic understanding of design and text editing software but no professional experience is necessary

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Turn recipes into digital cookbooks that can be shared with friends or sold online
  • Choose which marketing channels work best for selling e-cookbooks
  • Understand why picking a niche is crucial for the success of your cookbook
  • Create and sell a digital product online
  • Take better photographs of food, understanding the importance of composition and props

What is the target audience?

  • Food bloggers, chefs and instagrammers who are looking at ways to monetize their existing blog
  • Passive income enthusiasts looking for their next project
  • Foodies who love cooking and talking about food
  • Budding authors who don’t quite know how to turn their ideas into tangible products
  • Amateur or professional photographers who enjoy taking photographs of food
  • Anyone with an interest in keeping a record of all their favourite recipes!
  • This course is not for people who want to learn how to cook; this is a guide for turning your recipes into a digital product

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
08:01
Section 2: Planning your book
Choosing your audience and niche
Preview
05:42
Using Trello and Evernote to plan your book
12:05
Section 3: Writing your book
How to write a recipe
06:59
Managing your recipes
04:25
Useful mobile apps for writing recipes
02:30
Frame of mind for writing
01:54
Section 4: Taking photographs of your recipes
Why photography is important
02:02
Getting inspired
02:53
How to plan your photoshoot
03:12
Tools for planning your photoshoot
02:58
Taking your photographs - getting started
02:58
How to take the perfect shot of your recipe
03:02
Examples of good food photography
04:55
Top 10 tips for awesome food photography
04:19
Section 5: Designing your book
Why your cover is so important
03:57
How to create a cover in Photoshop
06:56
Using InDesign to design your book
02:47
Using InDesign to publish your book
19:42
Options for outsourcing design
02:47
Section 6: Selling and marketing your book
A brief overview of online marketing
06:16
Using social media and paid search to market your book
05:09
How to set up a Facebook ad campaign
11:20
Email marketing
03:40
Landing pages explained
10:34
Closing remarks
10:22

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Instructor Biography

Richard Holmes, Product manager, designer and lifestyle blogger

Hi, I'm Richard and by day I'm a Product Manager based in London with experience at large companies such as eBay as well as early stage startups and venture backed accelerators. I'm also the author of a few books on some of my favourite topics including: food, business and London! I love sharing some of the things I've learned over the years with others and I hope you enjoy my courses. Any Q's, comments or feedback please just ping me on the usual channels. Thanks guys!

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