If you recently started blogging for your business, a client or for personal reasons. There are a few good books that have solid information, tips, and ideas to get you going in the right direction.
Like anything worth the effort, blogging also has a set of guidelines and best practices to consider and put into action. These books include:
Blogging For Dummies – the line of Dummies books is always informative and come packed with lots of information. This book digs deep into every conceivable topic as it relates to blogging and no stone is left unturned. It’s a MUST for your collection on how to create a winning blog people like to visit, spread, and subscribe to. In other words, how to blog better.
Problogger – this book is written by one of the most popular bloggers on the web, Darren Rowse. His story is an interesting one as he built his blog from a humble “tell all” about his blogging journey into a full blown million-dollar empire, without any prior knowledge or education on the topic. The book became an instant hit when it first came out and still inspires many with smart insider info and secrets to a successful blogging journey.
The Digital Mom Handbook – for women who wish to create a blog, this is the book for you. It discusses topics beyond blogging such as social media, videos, the business side of blogging and working from home. The Digital Mom Handbook was written by a fellow blogger named Audrey Mcclelland who runs several blogs successfully from her home. It’s a fun read aimed at any woman who is serious about creating a blog that creates a splash in her intended niche.
No One Cares What You Had For Lunch: 100 Ideas For Your Blog – This title speaks volumes to what a blogger does. A blog owner’s most important duty is to create content, plain and simple. As a blogger you will have a niche and this niche will attract an audience that is seeking either information, entertainment, or both. The rest you will learn as you go – which includes SEO, marketing, traffic, link building, ads, developing a community, social media, and technical aspects to managing a blog such as learning WordPress. This book will give you endless inspiration for new article ideas so that you can keep your audience happy and the content flow going.
Even though there’s loads of information online on the topic of blogging, a book has it all there in one neat format and nicely filtered. Way less time consuming than searching endlessly on Google for what may (or may not) apply to you in your specific blogging journey. If you need further guidance, then why not consult a brand strategy agency such as www.reallyhelpfulmarketing.co.uk/specialist-services/brand-strategy-agency/