Making Money Online: How to Write and Sell an Ebook

Patrick Fluke
3 min readJan 17, 2023

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You’ve got an idea for a great story? How about information that you think the world needs to have? In either case, if you do, you might just be able to benefit from the world of online writing. Writing online, you can write and sell an ebook, and get your words out to the people!

Getting started in the world of online writing doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when it comes to writing ebooks. You probably have all the knowledge you need to write your story or book already, you just need to get started! Just remember to write in a simple and easy-to-understand way so that you can target the largest audience possible! You know your story best!

When your story is finished, there are many things you can do with it! You can distribute it on platforms like Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing or similar sites. You could sell it directly on your website, or you could even offer it as a prize in a bid to attract more followers on social media! It’s entirely up to you how you put your book in the world!

If you’ve got the idea and the internet, with online writing you have the means. Get started working towards your dreams today!

Getting Started with Online Writing an Ebook

To get started sharing your vision can seem daunting but I promise it isn’t. The first thing you’re going to have to do is pick a topic and medium. If you’re telling a story then you’re likely writing a book. If you want to share technical knowledge then maybe you’re going to write a how-to guide. In either case, you’ll want to make sure you have your topic and how you envision the world seeing it decided as early as possible.

Next, you’ll want to create an outline for you to follow. While you may be thinking, “It’s all coming from my head anyways, who needs an outline,” an outline will help keep you on track and finish your project that much quicker!

The next step is to just start writing! This will be your first draft, there’s no pressure to make sure it’s perfect. Just remember that you can’t edit an empty page. Keep…



Patrick Fluke

Freelance Writer and Programmer. Usually writing about programming or game development, but quite often side tracked. Stick around!