What to think about before creating an e-zine.
Decide on what you want your e-zine to be about- For example: If your e-zine is about teens, do you want it for eating disorders, homework help, teen relationship help?
Cost- Will you have a cost to subscribe to your e-zine?
Advertising- Where will you advertise your e-zine to attain subscribers? You e-mail signature? On message boards? E-zine directories?
Mailing list- Who will you sign up with for your mailing list management? Free or paid service?
Ads- Do you accept ads? Paid or free? Swap with other e-zines?
Format- Will your e-zine be in PDF, text or HTML?
Deliveru- Will your e-zine be weekly, bi-monthly-monthly or quarterly?
Material- Will your material come from paying contributors or from free article directories?
Contact- Make sure you have a public e-mail address for others to contact.
Links- Will you provide additional places for your readers to check out regarding your content for that e-zine issue?
Creating an e-zine can be fun and profitable, but there are no guarantees. Good luck!
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