9 Affordable Blogging Books On Amazon You Will Actually Want!
You don’t have to spend a fortune to find an awesome book if you want to learn how to make money with your blog! My recommendations:
** Get Rich Blogging – The Sunday Mirror’s former showbiz gossip columnist, Zoe Griffin, explains how she did just that in this original and informative book, Get Rich Blogging. Her own blog, Live Like A VIP, now generates a six-figure income, and she spends her life partying and writing about it. What’s stopping you from doing the same? There is no technical knowledge required: all you need is this book, a laptop and an internet connection, and you could be blogging your way to wealth and happiness. With tips from the authors of the world’s most respected and financially successful blogs on fashion, music, film, men’s lifestyle and women’s lifestyle, this book explains how anyone can start up a blogging business from scratch. Contributors include Perez Hilton, The Clothes Whisperer, The Fashion Editor at Large, Mumsnet, Tech Week, Music News and Mr Porter. You’ll learn how to create appealing content, choose a web host, spread the word on social media, attract advertisers and pitch to magazines and newspapers…and have fun along the way.
** The Million Dollar Blog – In a world where everyone wants to blog and blog posts are ubiquitous, how do you stand out? How do you blog your way from nobody to somebody?
How do you make money blogging, how do you start your own blogging business, and how do you, as a business owner, use content to build your brand and drive your success?
What do the world’s most successful bloggers know that you don’t know (yet)?
No matter who are you – a mum at home, a budding fashion blogger, a lifestyle blogger, a food blogger, a big business owner or a small business owner – The Million Dollar Blog is about blogging the smart way.
It is the ultimate guide to:
*Starting a successful blog
*How to monetise your blog
*How to develop a personal brand that grows your blog
*How to blog for business
*How to write
*How take your existing blog to the next level
Learn to blog, learn to monetise your blog, discover how to build a successful blog for your business and hear the insider view from those in the blogosphere who are already making big incomes blogging. Plus, discover revenue streams beyond advertising and see how the income of million dollar bloggers is structured for maximum profit.
Through a combination of practical advice and interviews with some of the world’s most famous and successful bloggers, vloggers and content strategists, including Seth Godin, Lily Pebbles, Grant Cardone and Madeleine Shaw and dozens more, entrepreneur and digital strategist Natasha Courtenay Smith shows you how to build a blog that will increase your profile, create new opportunities, earn money and change your life.
No wonder The Million Dollar Blog has been described by leading and award winning mummy blogger Vicky Psarias from Honest Mum as ‘Brilliantly written, engaging and inspiring’.
** Blogging For Dummies –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.
Whether you′re interested in casual blogging or creating a more professional online presence, Blogging For Dummies covers it all―and makes it easier than ever to put your thoughts and words out to the masses. Updated to include coverage of the latest trends and techniques in the blogosphere―like technology changes in blogging software and social media―it helps you choose a blogging platform, use SEO effectively to drive traffic to your blog, create content that′s pinnable and shareable, and integrate your blog with social media through plug ins. Best of all, you′ll discover how you can make real money from your passion and become a professional blogger.
- Choose a blogging topic and platform
- Use your blog to build your personal brand
- Monetize your blog through advertising and sponsorships
- Create content that easily integrates with social media
Blogging is a great way to express yourself, build and audience, and test out your ideas, and Blogging For Dummies will help you jump in with both feet!
The right brand identity has the power to attract, engage and compel people to do business with you. But for many entrepreneurs, creating an effective brand can be a challenge.
Whether you’re a start-up on a lemonade budget, or a seasoned entrepreneur planning on working with a professional, an understanding of the process is essential.
In this comprehensive workbook, branding expert Fiona Humberstone will walk you through the process of styling your brand. From finding your focus, creating an inspirational vision and unlocking the power of colour psychology; Fiona will help you understand the design details that will make your business irresistible. How to Style Your Brand will ensure you get your branding right, first time.
In How to Style Your Brand, Fiona shares with you the secrets behind using colour to create an emotive connection; how to use pattern and illustrations to add character and personality and how to carefully select typefaces that add a distinctive and intentional edge to your designs. We’ll examine how to pull all of these elements together to create a remarkable and cohesive design that you can be proud of. I’ll encourage you to think big about your business so that you develop the focus and vision to brief a designer with confidence, or feel able to create your own identity. Once you understand the principles behind styling a brand, there is no reason why you can t create something extraordinary for your business.
Drawing on her experience from developing hundreds of brand identities for companies worldwide, Fiona’s tried and tested framework will give you the clarity, confidence and creative know-how to create a brand identity that wins you work.
Packed with more than 60 inspirational examples of some of the best brand identities for small businesses worldwide, How to Style Your Brand is more than a business book. It’s a design book for business owners. A beautifully designed coffee table book that you’ll refer to again and again.
** How To Make A Living With Your Writing: Books, Blogging and More – Would you like to leave your job and make a living with your writing? This book will show you how. I spent 13 years working as a cubicle slave in the corporate world. I was miserable in my job and my creativity was stunted by the crushing daily grind. Then I started writing books and blogging, using my words to create products and attract readers. In September 2011, I left my corporate job to become a full-time author and creative entrepreneur and since then I’ve grown my business year on year, all based on my writing. More importantly, I’m finally living the happy life I always wanted. I’m not a Kindle or blogging millionaire and this is not a get rich quick scheme. But I will share with you how I make a six-figure income from writing books, blogging and marketing in an ethical manner. We’re living in the best time ever to make a living with your writing! Read on to learn more. The book includes the following Table of Contents: * Overview of how I make a living and income split First principles Tips on writing and productivity Tips on mindset * Part 1: How to make money from books It’s not just one book Your publishing options: Traditional publishing Changes in the publishing industry Your publishing options: Becoming an indie author How to self-publish an ebook How to self-publish a print book How to self-publish an audiobook * Part 2: How to make money online in other ways A business powered by content marketing Product sales Affiliate income Consulting or coaching Professional speaking Advertising and sponsorship Freelance writing Tips for content marketing * The transition and your next steps Plus/ Companion Workbook so you can answer the questions in the book for yourself.
** How To Make Money Blogging: How I Replaced My Day Job With My Blog – Bob Lotich founded ChristianPF.com back in 2007 and after getting laid off in 2008 he took the leap into full-time blogging. Less than a year later he was earning more from his blog than his previous day-job.
While his results are not typical, this book covers all the steps he took to make money from his blog over that two-year period.
Who this book is written for:
* Those who want to get started blogging
* Those who are already blogging but aren’t making as much money as they’d like to.
Who this book is NOT written for:
* People looking for a get-rich-quick system that requires little effort.
* Experienced bloggers making over $1000/m (though the book will still probably be helpful, it isn’t written to this audience)
Some of the topics covered in the book:
* 4 Steps to Start Blogging in 10 minutes
* Blogging Basics
* How to setup a Self-Hosted Blog
* The importance of a Customizable WordPress theme
* 3 primary ways to earn from your blog
* How long does it take to make money from your blog?
* How to get traffic to your blog
* SEO Tips for bloggers
* How I increased Adsense earnings $1500/m in less than 3 months
* 7 helpful tools that made it all possible
** Blogging for Creatives – Blogging for Creatives is the first approachable, non-techie guide to the blogosphere, complete with hundreds of tips, tricks and motivational stories from artistic bloggers who have started from scratch. It covers everything creatives need to know about how to design a beautiful, interesting blog that people will want to return to again and again such as how to design, publish and host a blog, as well as keeping it fresh, staying motivated and forging connections with others in the field. Professional advice is highly illustrated with examples of successful blogs, broken down into succinct types that work, helping the reader to identify and develop the style of blog they want.
** Blogging Made Easy – We here at Hashtag Blogger have teamed up with internet sensation Rumena Begum to provide you with ‘Blogging Made Easy’. We have written the guides in this book to help you make the most out of life as a blogger in 2016 and help you take your success to the next level by attracting more visitors and increasing your online exposure. Whether you’re starting up a new blog, have done blogging for years, or you’re running a blog for your business. We’re going to cover everything you need to know in order to have a successful online blog. We’ll also explain how you can outreach and get noticed by brands looking for collaborations.