Blogging For Dummies

Blogging For Dummies

by Amy Lupold Bair, Susannah Gardner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119257806
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/27/2016
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 121,090
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Amy Lupold Bair is the owner of Resourceful Mommy Media, LLC, and invented the Twitter party in 2008. She is also the author of Raising Digital Families For Dummies, a guide for parents raising digital natives. You can follow her on Twitter at @ResourcefulMom.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Blogging 5

CHAPTER 1: Discovering Blog Basics 7

CHAPTER 2: Entering the Blogosphere 29

CHAPTER 3: Choosing and Hosting Blog Software 45

Part 2: Setting Up Your Blog 73

CHAPTER 4: Starting a Blogger Blog 75

CHAPTER 5: Starting a WordPress Blog 99

CHAPTER 6: Starting a Tumblr Blog 119

CHAPTER 7: Creating a Squarespace Blog 131

Part 3: Fitting In and Feeling Good 143

CHAPTER 8: Finding Your Niche 145

CHAPTER 9: Creating Great Content 159

CHAPTER 10: Building Community with Comments 173

CHAPTER 11: Blogging Anonymously 193

Part 4: Going Beyond Words 203

CHAPTER 12: Working with Photos 205

CHAPTER 13: Starting a Podcast 221

CHAPTER 14: Diving into Vlogging 241

CHAPTER 15: Leveraging Community with Forums 249

Part 5: Marketing and Promoting Your Blog 259

CHAPTER 16: Making Your Blog Easy to Find 261

CHAPTER 17: Getting to Know Social Networking 271

CHAPTER 18: Joining the Big Four Social Networks 283

CHAPTER 19: Measuring Blog Presence 301

Part 6: Getting Business-y with It 315

CHAPTER 20: Making Mad Mad Money 317

CHAPTER 21: Blogging for Companies 333

Part 7: The Part of Tens 349

CHAPTER 22: Ten Ways to Grow Community 351

CHAPTER 23: Ten Things All Bloggers Should Do 359

Index 367

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I just finished my first pass through Blogging for Dummies. I’m new to blogging and knew nothing. Blogging for Dummies is excellent. It was easy to understand and led me step-by-step. For the first time, I can say, “Check out my blog at: I’m going to go through the book again, more slowly. Jeff Bailey, author of The Defect.