In the previous articles we covered the mistakes we make during the planning and marketing stages, the final stage is the design stage.
For those of you who have not seen the previous articles here are links to them:
We will review what are the three critical mistakes that most people make in their book design phase and what actions we need to do in order not to repeat them.
01. Thinking You Don’t Need an Editor
When writing your first ebook, it’s easy to convince yourself you don’t need an editor or proofreader, but that’s not true.
After you’ve worked on the project for a while, you’ll be too close to it to know whether it really works for your target audience. If you want to be sure you’re delivering the message you want, and delivering it clearly, you need an editor.
In many companies, the editor and proofreader are the same person, but proofreading is still important. An editor checks your ebook for structure and content. A proofreader makes the final check for mistakes so you end up with a professional-looking ebook. You’d typically proofread your ebook after it’s been designed just in case there are errors when laying out the text. It’s a good idea to check graphics with text overlays, too.
If you’re running your business alone, and need help with proofreading, you can ask the people on your email list. Some of them would love to get an early look at your ebook in return for giving you a feedback about your ebook.
02. Unclear book cover
They say do not judge a book by its cover.
and they right you probably write an amazing content but if no one is going to download your book its not worth anything, you must create an amazing cover that make the user know he want to download your ebook.
You can also choose images that bold your message, images that crisp and sharp, and most importantly, that you’re allowed to use. If you’re on a budget, you can find great images on Unsplash, Pexels and Pixabay. its for free!.
there’s no rule that says a business ebook has to look boring and not attractive. Get your ebook cover right and make a plane on how its going to be, and it will attract even more leads, and increase your sells.
03. Don’t Be a Perfectionist
it’s very easy to stuck on the little things to make your ebook perfect, but if you this you will never going to finish him, let other users look at your book and give you a feedback, so you know where you stand.
Don’t be afraid if you have any mistakes since its a digital product you can fix the problem always and send new updates to the clints how already but your ebook,So let go on perfectionism and make the ebook available so it can start generating leads and money for you.
So now You know the must key mistakes to avoid when writing your first ebook so you can get yours right at the first time. When you’re ready to use your new ebook as a lead magnet that generate money.
If you have any questions please let me know at the comments below, and I will reply to you soon as possible 🙂