Blogging for Dummies
by Susannah Gardner
and Shane Birley
Pub. date 1/24/12
Description: Now in its fourth edition, Blogging For Dummies is fully updated and more practical than ever for today’s bloggers. Whether you’re just beginning or are already a full-tilt blogging maven, you’ll find the up-to-date information you need in these friendly pages. Want to integrate your blog with social media? Jump into the fast-moving world of microblogging on Twitter or Tumblr? Choose which blogging software to use? Optimize your current blog for search? This detailed book guide covers it all, and then some. Buy the book, build a better blog, and blog about it!
This book is a fantastic resource for experienced bloggers, new bloggers and those of you are are thinking about starting a blog. It applies to any type of blog whether you want to do it for fun or for profit.
Blogging for Dummies is set up like the other for Dummies books. Everything is organized well and presented clearly. There are charts, illustrations and a detailed index that make it very user friendly.
The book takes you from the initial idea that you may be interested in starting a blog all the way to fine tuning and upgrading an existing blog. This is the 4th edition of this book, so it’s been updated with the latest information for this constantly evolving online world.
Some of the topics covered include:
- Compare and use the newest blogging tools
- Find your niche and gain an audience
- Integrate your blog with social media
- Explore the ways you can earn money with your blog
Beginners will appreciate the detailed information on how to get started. Experienced bloggers can also pick up helpful tips to make changes that will help their blogs grow.
WHERE TO BUY – The book is available at a discount on Amazon.
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