This is the second in a three-part series of blog posts designed to help you get ideas for e-books to supplement your income as a resume writer. The first post in the series focused on Google.
Next up: Amazon.com
From the world's largest search engine we move to the world's largest bookstore. At Amazon.com you'll really get your creative juices fired up.
Again, you'll want to search the listings by entering a keyword or keyphrase into the search box on the main page at Amazon.com.
You'll get a returned listing of numerous books, courses and other periodicals. Search these listed items for ideas for your own ebook.
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If you were to search for "Job Interview," you'd find a variety of ideas just waiting in the listing of books
available, including: an ebook with common interview questions & answers, how to research an employer before a job interview, preparing for an interview using LinkedIn, creating a portfolio to use in a job interview, preparing for a virtual job interview (Skype, by phone, etc.), and avoiding the most common job interview mistakes.
Any of these ideas (and the dozens of others listed) would be great ideas for the topic of your next ebook.
Pay particular attention to the first page of the listing. Amazon ranks their listings based on popularity of actual sales volume. In other words, #1 is a better seller than #50. This is a ready-made indicator of demand!
This is book #1: Acing the Interview: How to Ask and Answer the Questions That Will Get You the Job by Tony Beshara (Paperback - Jan 23, 2008)
This is book #49: Everything Job Interview Book: All you need to make a great first impression and land the perfect job (Everything Series) by Joy Darlington and Nancy Schuman (Paperback - Jul 1, 2008)
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