How to Write and Sell an eBook in 3 Steps [Video]

I gave this short 5 minute video presentation about how to write and sell an ebook in 3 simple steps at Harvard for a course I’m taking about public speaking.

The objective of the speech was to inform the audience about a specific topic (I chose ebooks), and I had to fit the entire speech in 5 minutes, which was a little bit tricky given that there is a lot to talk about, but I got it done :)

Click play below to watch it.

Here are links to the websites I talk about in the video (some of those are affiliate links):

  • My eBook – the one I sold a copy of on my way to class :)
  • Bluehost – for creating a website for your ebook (they give you a free domain name when you sign up)
  • PayPal – for accepting payments
  • E-junkie – for delivering your ebook automatically to customers after they purchase it

I’ll be going into a lot more detail about ebooks and how to make money from them (including how to choose a profitable topic, the writing style you should use and how to market ebooks) in future blog posts.

I’ll also be giving a couple of more talks at Harvard related to making money from online side projects, and I will be posting those on my blog as well, so make sure you subscribe to get notified by entering your email below if you haven’t already.


  1. Zeynep Belge says:

    Great job Hassan! Loved the topic and the presentation itself..

  2. Awesome Hassan; great little summary, and you presented it really well!

    Was this recent?

  3. Hassan thanks for the video. Concise and very informative. Plus you are obviously already accomplished as a public speaker. The summary of the use of PayPal and E-junkie was a light bulb going off for me. Thank you.

    By the way I saw your name on Corbett Barr’s Think Traffic site. He was interviewing Chris Ducker and Chris mentions you. I was pleasantly surprised to see my name there as well under @adventureboomer.

    I am looking forward to reading more of your posts.

    • Hassan Osman says:

      Hey Michael – thanks for your comment and the kind compliment! Glad you found the video helpful, and I hope you’ll find the future ones I’ll be posting useful as well.

      Great to know that you found about my blog through Chris Ducker’s blog post on Corbett Barr’s Think Traffic site – they’re both excellent bloggers. A lot to learn from them.

  4. Great presentation. Tx for sharing this information!

  5. Thanks Hassan – Good work!

  6. Hi Hassan,

    Your video is very helpful to me but i have one question for you.

    If i have written two ebooks on separate topics, do i have to create two separate domains on bluehost?


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