Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Web Secret #20 - SharedBook.com
Many mental health and other professionals have accumulated wonderful articles, lists of resources and other material on their websites or even in a series of word documents.
Bottom line: There's a huge amount of content on the web that users would like to keep in a more permanent form.
Enter SharedBook.com. SharedBook's "reverse publishing" capability allows users to select content and assemble it in book form. With a few clicks, a book is formatted and displayed; it can be purchased as is, or photos and text can be added for further personalization. Better yet, you can sell your book on line and SharedBook handles the entire transaction. You don't put any money up front, but everytime you sell a book, you share in the proceeds with SharedBook.com.
Perhaps even more amazing is their Blog2Print platform - aka "Got a blog? Make a book!".
Next time you feel like selling a printed version of your blog - how about "My Best Blog Entries of 2008", go to Blog2Print, where they you can print your blog and turn it into a professionally-published book.
With just a couple of clicks, you choose a cover, the posts you'd like to include, and you're on your way.
Wanna try? Go to Got a blog? Make a book! Type your blog URL in the space provided, and click "Print my blog". Wow! Talk about instant gratification! You can even SELL copies of your Blog! No cost to you, and you get 20% of each copy sold.
Passive income - that's the Web 2.0 way.