How to Create a product in one day or less for FREE and make money to boot

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Hi All,

Here is a very easy way to create your own eBook or eReport.

It's called The IM Interview. In this case IM does not stand for Internet Marketing. It stands for the other IM, that is, Instant Message.

You can use AOL instant message, Yahoo, Google or even Meebo.com. If you don't know about Meebo.com, it's an instant message service that uses AOL/AIM, MSN, Yahoo and Google Talk instead of using them on on your PC you use theirs online. You use your user name for your particular IM service but you can use this service from any PC.

Find an expert

Now this part won't help at all if you are a chicken or egg, which came first stickler. The truth is you can think of a niche first and then look for an expert or you can find the expert first and talk about his/her niche.

For our example here, lets say you want to write a 30 page eBook on Coffee. Your target market might be coffee lovers, eBook resellers who want to break into the billion dollar coffee market or you might even strike up a deal with a gourmet coffee house chain to advertise their business in the eBook and just give the eBook away for free.

You could charge the coffee house corporation a few thousand dollars to distribute the eBook to "millions." Make it viral, and start giving it away for free on sitepoint, digitalpoint, the Warrior Forum etc.

How ever you want to market it you now have to come up with the eBook and that is where the interview process comes in.

Search the web for coffee forums. Contact the owner of the forums or other experts that post on the forum.

Tell the expert that you want to interview them in exchange for ??? (A byline, further establishing them as an expert, a fee, a cut of the sales, whatever, you decide.)

Prepare questions for the expert. You come up with questions, find questions that have been asked on other coffee forums and this is very important, Ask the expert to provide you with some questions he would like to be asked.

Set up a meeting time where you will open up an Instant Message chat and start out by typing in something like. Hi, you know I'm interviewing you for an eBook I'm writing and you give me permission to use this interview in the eBook, right?

If he answers to the affirmative simply start typing the questions.

Ask
Answer
Ask
Answer on and on

your name or user id will appear by each question and the expert's name or user ID will appear by each answer.

In an hour or so you will have THOUSANDS of words to save to your desktop. Save the chat, copy it and save several different copies just in case you mess one up.

Cut and paste it in a word doc. Edit it, adding pictures of steaming coffee, biscotti, happy people drinking coffee, etc.

Keep the eBook in interview form or edit to straight info using the answers to inspire your writing.

Go back and use the interview to write 5 or six 250 - 450 word articles as teasers in forums, article marketing, or as part of the package if you are pre-ghostwriting it to sell.

Double check any "facts" the expert stated that don't have the ring of truth. Also double check numbers and statistics using Google. Does one pound of ground coffee beans "really" make 2.5 gallons of brew?

Add the usual disclaimers RE: Nothing in this book is gospel. Everything is accurate to the best of my knowledge. Use at your own risk etc.

Save the word doc. Open the doc with Open Office and hit PDF. (I compose in MS Word and then open it in OpenOffice. You can start with OpenOffice (free) and cut out MSWord if you want.

You now have a product.

It's really that easy.

George Wright
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  • Profile picture of the author laurieslegends
    That is a really great idea, George, and you covered each step of the process, so any one should be able to follow it.

    Now the trick is to take action on the idea and do it.

    Laurie
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  • Profile picture of the author Ian Seth
    "Tell the expert that you want to interview them in exchange for ??? (A byline, further establishing them as an expert, a fee, a cut of the sales, whatever, you decide.)"
    This is what I don't really get. I mean, how much especifically should we pay the expert and what is "Byline"?




    Thanks. Great post.
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    • Profile picture of the author George Wright
      Hi,

      Nothing is certain except death and taxes. Everything else is negotiable. So how much you pay the interviewee is up to you and her. I've never paid upfront. I've just shared in the meager earnings.

      Byline= Credit given to a contributing author. (this might not be the exact proper use of the word but someone correct me if I'm not Wright)

      This credit given is all many people need as it further establishes them as an expert and what ever other boost it gives us/them is valuable.

      Originally Posted by Ian Seth View Post

      "Tell the expert that you want to interview them in exchange for ??? (A byline, further establishing them as an expert, a fee, a cut of the sales, whatever, you decide.)"
      This is what I don't really get. I mean, how much especifically should we pay the expert and what is "Byline"?




      Thanks. Great post.
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  • Profile picture of the author Andyhenry
    excellent advice George - I say the same thing myself whenever people tell me they don't know how to make a high ticket product.

    Great reminder for people who need to find something valuable to sell.

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    • Profile picture of the author George Wright
      Thanks Andy,

      By the way. I'm going to steal your sig file and frame it for my desk. This will REALLY make certain people MAD. LOL

      Originally Posted by Andyhenry View Post

      excellent advice George - I say the same thing myself whenever people tell me they don't know how to make a high ticket product.

      Great reminder for people who need to find something valuable to sell.

      Andy
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  • Profile picture of the author DougBarger
    Andy's sig IS hilarious. (Now watch it be changed a few years from now to something more serious and this comment still be here although I'm sure Andy,you're serious about decreasing the expense of labor in favor of increasing the profits so in that way it is serious but you know what I mean. nevermind)

    George, brilliant. Wouldn't care to have a skype and a coffee about pulling money out of thin air sometime would you?
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    • Profile picture of the author George Wright
      Doug,

      I hadn't thought about Andy changing that sig file. I hope he keeps it clean if he does. LOL

      When I reach my second million you can be the first to interview me.

      By the way, I'm working on my second million because I just gave up on my first million.

      George Wright

      Originally Posted by DougBarger View Post

      Andy's sig IS hilarious. (Now watch it be changed a few years from now to something more serious and this comment still be here although I'm sure Andy,you're serious about decreasing the expense of labor in favor of increasing the profits so in that way it is serious but you know what I mean. nevermind)

      George, brilliant. Wouldn't care to have a skype and a coffee about pulling money out of thin air sometime would you?
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    • Profile picture of the author Steven Wagenheim
      George, I finally found the thread you were talking about.

      This is really freaky
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  • Profile picture of the author George Wright
    Hi Steven,

    Sure is. I'm assuming your post was RE: Telephone Interview and an audio product.

    Of course I'm speaking of a print interview.

    I'm looking forward to seeing the marketing of your interview.

    Thanks,
    George Wright
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  • Profile picture of the author Takuya Hikichi
    Thanks George, this is really thinking outside the box isn't it?

    I just looked at my Skype list -- let's see who is online?

    • Product Creation Expert
    • Blogging Expert
    • Video Marketing Expert
    • Software Creation Expert
    • Graphic Expert

    I am sure everyone's list has similar results, depending on how many friends people have made through this wonderful forum.
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  • Profile picture of the author ptone
    Wow George! This is really good stuff. I now have tons of ideas circulating around in my head.
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  • Profile picture of the author Oliver Hart
    Hi, George.

    Nice thread with a great content.

    Your product creation method, together with Jack Duncan's "question extractor" will be a killer for sure.

    Than you will have questions people really want to know the answer to, and an expert to give the answers.

    You just collect the money .

    PS. Do you don't know that this kind of advice is for the "war room", and not for the warriors in here?

    Take care.
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  • Profile picture of the author David_Thompson
    George a most excellent post on relationship building, JV'ing, product creation, it's simple and sweet and can make you a lot of cash....

    Product creation doesn't have to complicated like most people tend to
    make it or write in their ebooks, what you have outline here is what i
    talk about a lot to my list and add into my products...

    Excellent post

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  • Profile picture of the author George Wright
    Thanks All,

    You are right David. Product creation does not have to be complicated. It also does not have to be hard. I've worked 10 days fulfilling a ghost writing article assignment and I've worked for one day writing an eBook.

    I sort of cringed when I read the thread on $2 an hour labour. Truth be told I've worked long and hard for much less. On the flip side I've worked short and sweet for MUCH more. It all balances out if you just keep on.

    You are right it really does not have to be complicated.

    Thanks,

    George Wright
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    • Profile picture of the author David_Thompson
      Originally Posted by George Wright View Post

      Thanks All,

      You are right David. Product creation does not have to be complicated. It also does not have to be hard. I've worked 10 days fulfilling a ghost writing article assignment and I've worked for one day writing an eBook.

      I sort of cringed when I read the thread on $2 an hour labour. Truth be told I've worked long and hard for much less. On the flip side I've worked short and sweet for MUCH more. It all balances out if you just keep on.

      You are right it really does not have to be complicated.

      Thanks,

      George Wright
      George, sometimes the hardest part is overloading your
      product with too much content as I see it...

      Creating a product in a day that has really good quality
      can and has been done so I don't see any reasons why
      other members on this forum should be struggling to come
      up with a product to sell..

      It's a bout looking at solutions rather than just focusing
      on the problem all the time.

      --David
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      Originally Posted by polimedia View Post

      See, this is the sort of thing I like about these posts.

      There's three key elements here.

      1. Geting to those filthy rich corporations. Who are they ? How do you get to them ? How do you beat all the other people obviously trying to do the same thing ? Etc.

      2. "Make it viral", why sure, why not. I make viral like I shit, I am after all God. There's no luck involved here, either. /sarcasm

      3. How to conduct an Instant Messenger conversation. We learn the important point that the answers will be the answers and the questions will be the questions, much to our delighted surprise.

      How about this super duper method of making a lot of money on crack for dummies :

      Go find a lot of valuable shit like under the ground or lost somewhere and by someone who doesn't want it back or whatever, and sell it to someone else for like, way more than it's worth anyhow, and then go to the bank.

      Once in the bank make 3 steps forward, nod to the guard, take two steps to the left, put all your money on the desk there, talk to the lady saying
      "Hi I would like to open a deposit" USING THESE EXACT WORDS!!!

      She'll give you some paper to fill and there you go, home free, rags to riches,

      Please if you copy this don't forget to link to my blog page and beembo profile kthx.
      WOW.

      What a flying start at WF.
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    • Profile picture of the author George Wright
      Hi All,

      I made the OP in this thread, mostly to help ones who were having trouble thinking of a product that they could call their own and sell or give away to help others and more importantly to get their feet wet in IM.

      Sometimes simply starting and completing a project, such as an eBook or eReport does wonders for ones confidence in him/herself.

      As Poli so colorfully pointed I left some details out. Conversely it seems she felt that in one case my details were too obvious. I'll attempt, (I'll probably regret this ) to explain the how/s and why/s of a couple of points and explain why I stated other obvious points.

      I couldn't possibly spell everything out in this post and my incorrect assumption was that because the finer points of marketing are talked about over and over again here on the WF that most would be capable of filling in the blanks.

      Sorry for that. Sadly, it's inevitable that I'll leave out something still, but, here is my attempt to "fill in the blanks."

      Did I say filthy rich corporations? I did say "chain." I said chain because they would have more than one location. I deal with mostly Mom and Pop businesses so I specified "chain" just to denote more than one location.

      Q: Who are they?

      A: I had in mind (in my example) coffee houses that compete with Starbucks. There are several in my area.

      Q: How do you get to them?

      A: You walk in, order a cup of their most expensive coffee, compliment the brew if it is good and then you .... (it's called marketing or selling, what ever you want to call it.) If you are not at the location where the decision maker hangs out you find out where he is and you walk in and order a cup of his best coffee and you....

      Q: How do you beat all the other people trying to do the same thing?

      A: a. You don't beat them, you BEST them. If you don't have something of quality to offer, get out of the business.

      b. I've never had to race anyone to a location. There are not many guy's out selling this stuff door to door.

      Q. How do you make it viral?

      A. In my coffee example, you write a report about 101 of my favorite barista brews By ...(The company owner or president or head barista). You hook your eBook to a KILLER domain name (as of this post baristabrews.com is available.) You tell some coffee break jokes, you list 10 places people can buy gourmet coffee online. In the beginning and end of the eBook you put a "presented by" advertisement for the chain coffee house who paid you to do the project. You make the eBook brandable, so enterpirsing marketers will get something out of giving it away. (I just thought of this idea myself not) (search brandable on the WF) You give it away for free at all the coffee forums, food forums and of course IM forums. You have the coffee chain put a WWW . com on their wall and menus touting the FREE "secret recipe" Barista Brew (did I mention baristabrew.com is available?) Inside the eBook you TELL the readers to send this GREAT Barista Brew eBook to all their "COFFEE LOVING" friends. (people do what you tell them to do) i.e. "act now," "don't delay," "get it today," "send this to 4 of your friends and receive a $25 gift certificate from (advertiser)" etc.


      Q: Why did George explain how to conduct an instant messenger interview?

      A: I'm old. Sometimes I forget that everyone knows how to do everything. Sorry. I guess I'm the odd man out. When I was a newbie I wouldn't have thought of using IM to conduct an interview.

      I know of an Internet Marketer named Martha, She once said, "Let your idea make money now." I like that.

      Did I make money with this "idea?" Yes I did.

      Who are my customers? I beat you to them. Can't tell you because you might have something better to offer. I found them. You find them.

      George Wright, P.S. My customers' were not Coffee Shops. (Did I mention BaristaBrews.com is not taken? If it is still avaliable tonight I just might grab it. Coffee anyone?)

      Originally Posted by polimedia View Post

      See, this is the sort of thing I like about these posts.

      There's three key elements here.

      1. Geting to those filthy rich corporations. Who are they ? How do you get to them ? How do you beat all the other people obviously trying to do the same thing ? Etc.

      2. "Make it viral", why sure, why not. I make viral like I shit, I am after all God. There's no luck involved here, either. /sarcasm

      3. How to conduct an Instant Messenger conversation. We learn the important point that the answers will be the answers and the questions will be the questions, much to our delighted surprise.

      How about this super duper method of making a lot of money on crack for dummies :

      Go find a lot of valuable shit like under the ground or lost somewhere and by someone who doesn't want it back or whatever, and sell it to someone else for like, way more than it's worth anyhow, and then go to the bank.

      Once in the bank make 3 steps forward, nod to the guard, take two steps to the left, put all your money on the desk there, talk to the lady saying
      "Hi I would like to open a deposit" USING THESE EXACT WORDS!!!

      She'll give you some paper to fill and there you go, home free, rags to riches,

      Please if you copy this don't forget to link to my blog page and beembo profile kthx.
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        • Profile picture of the author Nightengale
          Isn't this more or less the same method discussed on the "30K in 30 Days" DVD? The only difference is the vehicle used to interview: here you're talking about using instant messenger whereas the DVD talks about using teleseminars).

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          • Profile picture of the author George Wright
            I Don't know Michelle,

            I don't have the $30k in 30 day DVD

            I do know that I wrote this method up in an eBook a couple of years ago. The title of it was. "How to write an eBook." It Did Very well as a WSO and had good reviews by all. This was only one method I wrote about in that eBook.

            George Wright

            Originally Posted by Nightengale View Post

            Isn't this more or less the same method discussed on the "30K in 30 Days" DVD? The only difference is the vehicle used to interview: here you're talking about using instant messenger whereas the DVD talks about using teleseminars).

            Michelle
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  • Profile picture of the author David_Thompson
    I'm running a survey on my blog you guys can
    see it in my sig file the first link...anyway I've
    notice something almost 98% of the people
    don't have a product and don't know how to
    create a product.

    They aren't making any money, they don't
    have a list, they have issues creating a
    list or haven't started...

    Again George this is an excellent thread.

    --David
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  • Profile picture of the author Lloyd Buchinski
    Just to add to the thanks button, I'm probably not going to use the
    main idea you are talking about here, but you said a couple of other
    things so interesting I pasted the post into a doc and started a file
    called GW. What an enthusiastic guy.
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      • Profile picture of the author Lloyd Buchinski
        Originally Posted by polimedia View Post

        You know why I couldn't select the whole thing ? Cause your entire text field, title y compris is pushed about 20 px left, outside of the screen, on my monitor.
        Thanks, I really appreciate knowing when something isn't working.
        I just checked the site with ff3, ie7, safari and chrome, and all the
        text and the header title are lined up perfectly. Which browser
        and screen resolution are you using?

        I've been meaning to download Flock for another perspective, and
        to try it out, and I guess I'll get at that right now. Thanks again
        for the info.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nick Brighton
    Good idea, but I would also say that it's quite a challenge to find an expert who is willing to sit and type long extended answers into an IM screen. Some people, at least in my experience, have specifically asked to do a phone interview...and in my opinion, audio always has a higher perceived value and can be scaled down to text via a transcription service. Text only has no breathing space in that regard.

    Still, thank you for the timely reminder of how easy product creation can be.

    I think many folks get caught up on it because they think the product has to be some 72 week home study course, where in reality it just needs to give the practical and straight shooting answer to their reader's burning question/s.
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    • Profile picture of the author George Wright
      Nick you are right if you are talking about IMers and gurus. I'm talking about experts not necessarily guru experts.

      Many experts are ready and willing to give an interview.

      Here's one for you. If you can't find anyone to interview on IM. IM yourself. Seriously.

      A very profitable (for me) eBook was written this way.

      George Wright

      Originally Posted by Nick Brighton View Post

      Good idea, but I would also say that it's quite a challenge to find an expert who is willing to sit and type long extended answers into an IM screen. Some people, at least in my experience, have specifically asked to do a phone interview...and in my opinion, audio always has a higher perceived value and can be scaled down to text via a transcription service. Text only has no breathing space in that regard.

      Still, thank you for the timely reminder of how easy product creation can be.

      I think many folks get caught up on it because they think the product has to be some 72 week home study course, where in reality it just needs to give the practical and straight shooting answer to their reader's burning question/s.
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      • Profile picture of the author Nick Brighton
        Originally Posted by George Wright View Post


        Here's one for you. If you can't find anyone to interview on IM. IM yourself. Seriously.

        A very profitable (for me) eBook was written this way.

        George Wright
        Huh? That's an interesting angle. Beyond my comprehension I'm afraid! Care to enlighten my stupid late night brain?!

        Finding experts is the easy part. It's asking the right questions that takes some time to figure out.
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        • Profile picture of the author George Wright
          This is one of the things I talked about in my eBook. OK, I'm crazy. Now that that is out of the way, it's JUST a method to break through the brick wall of writers block. Anything that works should be at least considered.

          You open up two instances of AIM, I use meebo and AIM.

          You type the questions to your other self and your other self answers the questions.

          Save the conversation to desk top and you have a 30 page Interview.

          I NEVER published the interview with me as is. I edit it into a straight eBook. Any Warrior who ever bought one of my How To Pull Money Out Of Thin Air eBooks or one of the others received a product at least partially written this way.

          I did publish this so it should be no secret to old Warriors. In fact some told me they used one or more of my crazy methods.

          Hey, You asked!

          George Wright

          Originally Posted by Nick Brighton View Post

          Huh? That's an interesting angle. Beyond my comprehension I'm afraid! Care to enlighten my stupid late night brain?!

          Finding experts is the easy part. It's asking the right questions that takes some time to figure out.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joe Campbell
    Good idea and I'm thinking you could do your questions in advance and this way your all prepared and then you'd just paste them in as the questions are being answered.

    This way you're not fumbling around and it would be a faster interview.
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  • Profile picture of the author dageniusmarketer
    this is a most excellent thread guys. Im glad I found it. I believe I will be employing this strategy in the very near future
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  • Profile picture of the author xlfutur1
    Very interesting idea and certainly doable. Here is another angle too: Have someone interview you on your expertise.

    Maybe its building niche sites with Joomla, or getting alot of free traffic, or using you tube to sell affiliate products. You could simply give someone a number of questions right up front, and they can start from there.

    The exchange of comments between the two would spark other ideas to explore as well. I use Dragon Naturally speaking with google chat and it works great.
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  • Profile picture of the author jazzyjeff
    George,

    Do you speak on the fly with your gurus? Or do you have a set of standard fill in the blank questions that are ready to ask? Hmm...maybe it is time to watch more Charles Gibson or Diane Sawyer to get an idea of how they conduct interviews.

    Jeff
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    • Profile picture of the author David_Thompson
      This thread got me thinking a lot more than what other thread have
      and one idea that pops into my head was most people on here newbies
      as well as vets has most of the tolls needed to create instant products
      in any niche.

      Instant messengers
      Open Office/Microsoft
      Audio recording device
      Video editing/recording device
      Internet access
      Free FTP clients
      Free conferencing lines
      Free online video recorder - Jing
      Access to experts

      Do I need to say more all these tools
      or resources are readily available to
      every single marketer.

      --David
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      • Profile picture of the author George Wright
        Hi David,

        Nice list.

        I'd add to that list a couple of graphic programs that lets anyone create professional enhancements to their products. You don't need PhotoShop to get started.

        UnFREEz (makes ani gifs.)

        ImageForge (GREAT graphic creator) Edit Pictures, Scan, Animate, Retouch and more

        IconForge 30 day free trial, unlimited icons. Edit Pictures, Scan, Animate, Retouch and more

        There are many more just for the taking.

        George Wright
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        • Profile picture of the author David_Thompson
          Originally Posted by George Wright View Post

          Hi David,

          Nice list.

          I'd add to that list a couple of graphic programs that lets anyone create professional enhancements to their products. You don't need PhotoShop to get started.

          UnFREEz (makes ani gifs.)

          ImageForge (GREAT graphic creator) Edit Pictures, Scan, Animate, Retouch and more

          IconForge 30 day free trial, unlimited icons. Edit Pictures, Scan, Animate, Retouch and more

          There are many more just for the taking.

          George Wright
          Hey George,

          those aren't bad yourself man.

          images are a great thing for salesletters
          for breaking it up and painting ideas into
          the visitors mind...

          --David
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Oksa
    Great post George.

    Here's my take on the interview questions.

    1. Have a few "must know" questions ready to go. These are the questions you really want answered. You may only need five or six of these if you do these other steps.

    2. Ask open-ended questions. These are questions that need more than a yes or no response. Where, why and how are good ways to start. There's nothing worse than an interview where all of the responses are only one or two words. Besides, if you are asking closed questions, then you need to know at least as much as the exper, and that's not the purpose of an interview.

    3. Get out of your own way. Don't interrupt your expert. If, during an answer, they raise a point that you want to know more about then make a note of it and ask when they are done responding. This is done for professional courtesy, and to get better answers.

    4. Have a few "explain more" questions. This is how you draw out more detailed answers from your expert. After they answer one of your open-ended questions, ask things like "How so?", "Wha made you realize that?" and so on.

    5. I really wish I didn't even have to write this tip, but...Be polite and business like. I don't care how "acceptable it is nowadays", don't use curse words during the interview. Welcome them, thank them and mind your manners.

    All the best,
    Michael
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    • Profile picture of the author David_Thompson
      Michael, these are some kickass tips you're
      giving here I do hope members do take it to
      heart and go for it...excellent stuff.

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    • Profile picture of the author George Wright
      Michael,

      With your post there is no need to have a lack of questions. I like your list. Thanks for your input. Following your guidelines one step at a time and formulating questions ahead of time will produce a nice product for most if not any and all niches.

      Thanks,
      George Wright

      Originally Posted by Michael Oksa View Post

      Great post George.

      Here's my take on the interview questions.

      1. Have a few "must know" questions ready to go. These are the questions you really want answered. You may only need five or six of these if you do these other steps.

      2. Ask open-ended questions. These are questions that need more than a yes or no response. Where, why and how are good ways to start. There's nothing worse than an interview where all of the responses are only one or two words. Besides, if you are asking closed questions, then you need to know at least as much as the expert, and that's not the purpose of an interview.

      3. Get out of your own way. Don't interrupt your expert. If, during an answer, they raise a point that you want to know more about then make a note of it and ask when they are done responding. This is done for professional courtesy, and to get better answers.

      4. Have a few "explain more" questions. This is how you draw out more detailed answers from your expert. After they answer one of your open-ended questions, ask things like "How so?", "What made you realize that?" and so on.

      5. I really wish I didn't even have to write this tip, but...Be polite and business like. I don't care how "acceptable it is nowadays", don't use curse words during the interview. Welcome them, thank them and mind your manners.

      All the best,
      Michael
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  • Profile picture of the author WinsonYeung
    This is cool ! iIM interview, but it do not suit me yet.
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    Amazing Tips! Thanks for sharing George....
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  • Profile picture of the author Ben_Curtis
    That was a generous-lotta-info. And if you can be schitzo and interview yourself, that takes away all the excuses, doesn't it?
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  • Profile picture of the author Franck Silvestre
    Guys, this work.

    I've used this method last year to create an ebook, and it mades me more than $4000 to date, without JV partners.

    This works very well, try it.

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