I am about to embark on my first IM venture!
I plan to write an ebook in the stock market investing niche and sell it on my site, and I will offer a free chapter as a "mini guide" or "mini report" to build my email list. I will probably make the home page of my site the squeeze page with the opt-in form offering the free chapter, and once people opt-in, I will redirect them to the sales page for the full ebook. I will also follow up with an autoresponder via email to sell the ebook.
I have not decided yet whether I want to try to integrate this into a blog-like site so I can write and post articles on it to drive traffic.
However, as I know being successful in the internet marketing field is hard for beginners, should I spend the time to write my own ebook as my first venture? Or should I try something else to boost my confidence and knowledge?
To be completely honest, it would be incredibly discouraging for me to spend all the time to write a complete ebook and not make any sales.