Google Blogger For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 18, 2009 - Computers - 384 pages
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Are you bemused by blogs? Eager to become a blogger? Google Blogger For Dummies can help you start blogging sooner than you think.

More than 14 million people are promoting a business, connecting with family and friends, and sharing opinions with Google Blogger. This book helps you start a Blogger account, create content, build an audience, make money from your blog, and more, all without learning to program. You’ll be able to:

  • Learn the parts of a blog, what Blogger does, and how to choose goals and blog topics
  • Choose a domain name, learn to use the dashboard, pick a template, and configure settings
  • Dress up your blog with themes and find out where to get plenty of free ones
  • Learn blogging etiquette and some secrets for long-term success
  • Make money from your blog with Google Adsense, contextual and text link ads, and merchandising with CafePress
  • Set up multi-user blogs or branch into mobile blogging, podcasting, or video blogging
  • Take advantage of social networking sites and learn simple search engine optimization techniques
  • Maintain your blog with tools like Blog This! and Quick Edit
  • Moderate comments effectively, track your stats, and more

Google Blogger is a great choice for beginning bloggers, and Google Blogger For Dummies gives you the know-how to venture confidently into the blogosphere.


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Review: Google Blogger For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

User Review  - Joanne - Goodreads

probably a good book for the absolute beginner but I didn't learn anything that I hadn't already figured out myself just by playing around with the blogger site. In fact the help I was looking for wasn't in the book and I had to just play around with the settings. Read full review

Review: Google Blogger For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

User Review  - Catherine Coffman - Goodreads

VERY basic. It wasn't particularly useful for anyone who's already created a Blogger account. But, as usual with the Dummies books, the instructions are super clear, and there's a healthy dose of humor in the book. Read full review


Part I Introducing Google Blogger
Part II Using Google Blogger
Part III Making Money with Blogger
Part IV Growing Your Audience
Part V Extending Your Blog
Part VI The Part of Tens

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About the author (2009)

Susan Gunelius is President and CEO of KeySplash Creative, Inc., a full-service marketing communications provider. She is also a professional blogger and seasoned marketing and branding expert with two other books to her credit. In addition to being the Guide to Web Logs for, she authors blogs for a variety of clients as well as her own blogs, and

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