Create Your Own Blog: 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro

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Sams Publishing, Dec 31, 2009 - Computers - 288 pages

Want a personal or business blog of your own? It’s easy! In this simple guide, one of the world’s most experienced bloggers walks you through every step, from getting started to building a worldwide audience. Tris Hussey covers it all, from low-cost blogging tools to high-powered writing tips! Get this book, and get started fast–with a professional-quality blog that meets your goals, whatever they are!

Build great blogs like these, the easy way!

  • Personal Blogs
  • Business Blogs
  • Blogs for Podcasting
  • Video Blogs
  • Portfolio Blogs for Artists
  • Lifestreaming Blogs

Learn from a pro! Discover tips, tricks, and great solutions for:

  • Setting up your blog the right way–in just minutes!
  • Writing blog entries people want to read
  • Handling comments–even nasty ones!
  • Creating a conversation and building a community
  • Publicizing your blog
  • Choosing the right free or low-cost blogging tools
  • Avoiding beginner mistakes
  • Earning cash from your blog!

You won’t believe how easy it is to create your own blog… or how much fun!


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User Review  - StacyMM - LibraryThing

A better title would be Create Your Own WORDPRESS Blog: 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro. I don't mind books that are written for a single platform but feel that disclosing it in the title would be more fair to readers. Read full review

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User Review  - zquilts - LibraryThing

When I was given the opportunity to review this book I hoped that it would be interesting, but honestly was not expecting it to be that great. After all I have had a blog for years - but I was hoping ... Read full review


Its All about Storytelling
Planning Your First Blog
Installing and Setting Up Your First Blog
Installing and Setting Up Your First Blog
Writing and Creating a Conversation
Building Community
Creating a Personal Blog
Creating a Business Blog
Creating a Podcasting Blog 8 Video Blogging
Creating a Portfolio Blog
Creating Your Online Lifestream
Making Money Through Your Blog

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About the author (2009)

This is the first book from Tris Hussey, a long-time technologist, blogger, and writer, who started off as an academic and found tech support much more to his liking. After picking up blogging on a whim in 2004, he quickly became both a professional blogger and a leading expert in business blogging. He has been a part of several Web 2.0 startups from blogging software to blogging agencies and continues to write, blog, teach, and consult. In addition to providing workshops and speaking at conferences, Tris also teaches social media, blogging, podcasting, and WordPress at the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Capilano University. Tris lives and works in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.

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