An ebook is a valuable tool to build credibility, generate leads, and grow your business. But regardless of whether you’re a writer, marketer, or entrepreneur, researching and writing an ebook takes time.
AI content writers—like Jasper—act as brainstorming tools and beat writer’s block. There are several reasons to use AI to write an ebook, including:
Jasper is an AI writing partner that helps you create original content 10x faster. With over fifty templates, Jasper streamlines the process of brainstorming, writing, and marketing your ebook.
Here are ten steps to create your next ebook using Jasper.
First, identify a list of topics that will resonate with your audience. Start by looking at frequently asked questions and common pain points. Or consider expanding on well-performing blog posts if you have one.
You can also use Jasper’s Blog Post Topic Ideas template to help you generate ideas.
The template asks you to fill in several inputs, including
Be as descriptive as possible when filling in the inputs. Detailed inputs will help Jasper better understand your objectives and produce better results.
Here’s an example of a fictional gardening store writing an ebook to market the business.
Here are a few of our favorite topics generated by Jasper:
Next, conduct research. Look for similar books on the same topic. How can you differentiate your content based on your background and experience?
Help your content stand out by sourcing relevant statistics from reputable sources. You can use the following resources to conduct research:
It’s easy to get overwhelmed after researching. The research process likely produced a lot of information and sparked new ideas. The next step is to organize your findings.
First, create a new document in Jasper. Then copy and paste The Perfect Non-Fiction Book Introduction & Outline recipe into the Editor.
Next, fill out the content brief on the left-hand side. There are three parts to the content brief:
Now it’s time to create your outline. Click on each heading in the recipe and press Generate. Jasper will create outputs for the following sections:
As Jasper generates outputs, refine them to meet your needs. We recommend including at least three sub-points for each chapter. You can also add quotes or statistics to your outline.
As you fill in the outline, you can also communicate with Jasper. For example, you can ask Jasper to expand on an idea or suggest alternative sub-headings. Type a command in the Editor and press CTRL+Enter on a PC or ⌘+Enter on a MAC.
After you’ve completed your outline, it’s time to write your rough draft. When you begin writing, don’t worry about being perfect. If you find gaps in your research, make a note in your outline and continue writing.
Jasper can also help you if you get stuck. If writing in the Editor, you can chat directly with Jasper, just like above. You can also use the Rephrase of Explain it to a Fifth Grader tools.
Alternatively, you can refer to other Jasper templates to help you write, including
When you have a rough draft, it’s time to edit. There are several editing frameworks. Regardless of your chosen method, break the editing process down into steps.
Imagery improves readability and engages the audience. By using images, infographics, graphs, and charts, you can break up large sections of text and better convey information.
Several sites help you source and create interactive imagery, including Jasper Art where you can create AI art or images that complement your writing in seconds.
When writing your ebook, it’s okay to judge a book by its cover. Since the cover is the first thing people often see, a well-designed cover is critical to conveying your ebook’s content and tone.
First, look for inspiration. Check out best-sellers in your genre to see what covers stand out. You can also save ideas on platforms like Pinterest.
You don’t have to be an artist or designer to create a professional book cover. Today, you have several options regardless of your budget, including tools Jasper Art to generate a unique book cover in a few clicks.
After you’ve finished your manuscript, you’ll need to format it for readability and e-reader compatibility. This includes:
Once you publish your book, don’t forget to promote it. Share it on social media, promote it on your blog or website, and send it to your email list. And don’t forget to share your ebook with Jasper’s private Facebook community.
Use Jasper Art to design your own book cover or add images to your book.