Blogging for Authors

Blogging for Authors

by Barb Drozdowich

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Overview

Do you want to find more readers for your book?

Do you feel uncertain about the technology or what to blog about?



Technical trainer Barb Drozdowich has been blogging for the better part of a decade & knows what authors need.



Finding readers is the key to success. One of the best ways to connect with these readers is through the establishment of a blog - one that isn’t just a billboard for sales & releases, but a method for establishing long term relationships with readers.



In award winning Blogging for Authors, Barb teaches not just how to set up a blog but how to turn it into a powerful tool of communication with readers. She brings several decades of teaching experience to help even the beginner author.



In this book you’ll discover:


  • How blogging can help with communication with readers
  • How to create powerful topics to blog about that generate shareable content
  • How to create optimized blog posts that will get people talking
  • How to protect & backup your content to keep your site safe for years to come


Through a series of free tools & helpful hints, Blogging for Authors helps you choose the right platform, understand the technical aspects & get started today.



If you like an easy to understand book that cuts through the technobabble that exists in many tech manuals, this book is for you!



Pick up this great deal today & start connecting with readers right away.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780993879586
Publisher: Barb Drozdowich
Publication date: 09/14/2018
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. What is blogging?

2. Why do I need to blog?

3. What is Branding and What are Keywords?

4. What to Blog About AKA Keywords?

5. Blog vs Website - Pros and Cons - Do You Need Both?

6. The Blog Platform - Pros and Cons of the Choices

7. Upfront Costs & Hidden Costs of Operating an Author Blog

8. The Blog - What Should it Contain?

9. What’s the Difference Between Post and Pages?

10. Blog Posts and Parts and Pieces

11. The Ideal Structure of a Blog Post

12. Tags and Categories

13. Plugins & Widgets

14. Blog Sidebars

15. Automating

16. Copyrighting the Blog Posts

17. Using Amazon and other Affiliate Links

18. Understanding Stats

19. FTC Statement

20. Maintenance of Your Blog

21. Networking AKA Finding an Audience

22. Being More Social

Conclusion

Technical Help

Sources of Pictures for Blog Posts

Glossary

About the Author

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