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Author Bair, Amy Lupold, author

Title Blogging for dummies / Amy Lupold Bair and Susannah Gardner
Edition Sixth edition
Published Hoboken, NJ : For Dummies, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series For Dummies
--For dummies
Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part 1 Getting Started with Blogging; Part 2 Setting Up Your Blog; Part 3 Fitting In and Feeling Good; Part 4 Going Beyond Words; Part 5 Marketing and Promoting Your Blog; Part 6 Getting Business-y with It; Part 7 The Part of Tens; Index; EULA; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Chapter 1 Discovering Blog Basics; Chapter 2 Entering the Blogosphere; Chapter 3 Choosing and Hosting Blog Software; Chapter 4 Starting a Blogger Blog
Adding Blog ContentCustomizing and Connecting; Deciding What Belongs on Your Blog; Learning from the Pros; Reaching Out to Other Bloggers; Knowing Your Audience; Writing Well and Frequently; Linking to Serve the Reader; Breaking Through a Blank Screen; Getting Interaction Going with Comments; Managing Comments; Recognizing Spam Comments; Fighting Spam with Software; Dealing with Coverage on Other Blogs; Deciding How Much Anonymity You Need; Going Anonymous; Approaching Content Cautiously; Stepping Up Security; Resources; Getting Equipped; Choosing Visuals for Your Blog; Editing Photos
Chapter 21 Blogging for CompaniesChapter 22 Ten Ways to Grow Community; Chapter 23 Ten Things All Bloggers Should Do; Making Yourself Comfortable with Blogs; Starting a Blog; Choosing What to Blog About; Creating a Successful Blog; Designing for Success; Assessing Your Involvement; What Happens When You Publish?; Blogging Ethically; Keeping Your Job While Blogging; Blogging without Embarrassing Your Mother or Losing Friends; Protecting Your Privacy and Reputation; Having Your Own Domain Name; Finding Web Hosting; Deciding on the Right Blogging Software; Understanding Hosted Blog Software
Chapter 5 Starting a WordPress BlogChapter 6 Starting a Tumblr Blog; Chapter 7 Creating a Squarespace Blog; Chapter 8 Finding Your Niche; Chapter 9 Creating Great Content; Chapter 10 Building Community with Comments; Chapter 11 Blogging Anonymously; Chapter 12 Working with Photos; Chapter 13 Starting a Podcast; Chapter 14 Diving into Vlogging; Chapter 15 Leveraging Community with Forums; Chapter 16 Making Your Blog Easy to Find; Chapter 17 Getting to Know Social Networking; Chapter 18 Joining the Big Four Social Networks; Chapter 19 Measuring Blog Presence; Chapter 20 Making Mad Mad Money
Understanding Blog Software That You Install on Your Own ServerStarting a Blog with Blogger; Writing a Post; Publishing Your Post; Viewing Your Blog Post; Selecting the Dashboard Settings; Customizing Your Blog; Choosing between and; Installing WordPress; Getting Familiar with Settings; Creating a Post; Customizing Your Design; Finding Out More about WordPress; Introducing Micro Blogging; Starting a Micro Blog with Tumblr; Creating a Text Post; Creating Non-Text Tumblr Posts; Customizing How Your Blog Looks; Configuring Your Settings; Creating a Squarespace Account
Summary The bestselling guide to blogging-- updated and better than ever! Are you ready to make your mark on the Internet with a personal blog, but aren't quite sure where to start? Blogging For Dummies gives you the lowdown on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog, and all the tools you need to get started. Plus, you'll find advice on choosing a blog topic, picking a domain name and host, writing your first blog post, planning an editorial calendar, and much more
Notes Previous edition: 2014
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Blogs
Genre/Form Blogs.
Form Electronic book
Author Gardner, Susannah, author
ISBN 1119257816