Dress up your blog with video and explore vlogging
Use a blog to build relationships with customers
Want to start blogging? Have a blog that could be better? You've come to the right book!
If you've been thinking about starting a blog, today's the day! This book shows you how to launch a hosted blog in about 10 minutes. And if you've already started blogging but want to improve your technique, keep reading. Learn to target your content, use video and podcasting, market your blog, monetize it, and use it to promote your business.
Start your adventure — get acquainted with the blogosphere, decide on a topic, and learn blogging essentials
Select software — follow step-by-step instructions to set up your blog using Blogger, WordPress, Tumblr, or Squarespace
Tune it up — decide what goes on your blog, get ideas from other bloggers, and learn how to appeal to your audience
Content is king — learn what your audience wants, how long your posts should be, when to post, and the style that works best
More than words — see how to increase readership with photos and podcasts, or experiment with videoblogging
Promote your blog — get going with RSS and Twitter and learn to track your stats
Blogging for dollars — put ads on your blog, form relationships with sponsors, and use affiliate programs to make a buck