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How to Convert a Blog into a Book
If you have decided to turn your popular blog into a book, it takes more than just copying your blog entries into a word document and calling it a book. Instead, you have to take the content from your blog and convert it into content that could be considered a book. This means that the content needs to read like a book and not just like random blog entries. To ensure that your blog is converted into a well-written book, there are some important steps to follow.
Step One: Prologue
Writing a prologue is a vital step in turning a blog into a book because it gives the writer a place to tell the reader a bit about the blog, the reasons for making it into a book, and the point of the book. This is the spot where you convince your reader that the book is worth reading and provide any important information that would make the content make sense.
Step Two: Organization
Once you have written your prologue that explains a bit about the blog/book, it is time to create the organization for your book. Your blog will need to be converted into chapters and/or sections that are in an order that makes sense. For example, if your blog is about how to make money online as a college student, then you would want to break your content down into sections and chapters. Your book might have three main sections with three chapters in each section. Here is a sample chapter layout for a short blog to book conversion about how to make money online as a college student.
A: Everything You Need to Know About Making Money Online
1. Do’s and Dont's
2. How to Find the Right Sites
3. How to Avoid Scams
B: Craigslist Jobs
4. What to Watch Out For
5. Different Job Types
6. How to Make Sure You Get Your Money
C: Exploring Other Avenues
7. Finding Online Employers
8. Reaching Out About Online Jobs
9. Best Online Employers
Step Three: Copy, Paste, and ReWord
Now that you have a basic layout of your new book, it is time to copy, paste, and reword your blog entries into content that can be read and understood in a book. Your blog entries might be written casually and you might even talk directly to your readers, which is fine for a blog, but not for a book. These call outs and casual language needs to be reworded and reworked to allow the content to flow smoothly within the pages of a book.
Just wanted to reach out and thank all of my loyal readers for sticking with me even though I’m not updating as frequently due to mid-terms. That aside, I have some great tips for making money online on Craigslist for you today as well as a Craigslist Do Not Do story.
ReWorded for Book:
Craigslist Jobs: Chapter 4 What to Watch Out For
When searching for online gigs and jobs on Craigslist, there are some important facts that users need to be aware of to avoid getting scammed. The tips that I am going to share with you were all hard learned from my own experience.
Written by Readers’ Favorite Reviewer Sefina Hawke