New Media Interchange

Books on Hold: Blog, Inc.: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community by Joy Deangdeelert Cho

Books on Hold is a blog series dedicated to books I have seen in passing and requested from my local library. See more in the series at the end of this blog post. — Douglas

As I move the my career more in the direction of blogging and other New Media pursuits, I am happening across more and more books like this. Certainly worth a read to see if there is anything I can glean from their experiences and advice.

Blog, Inc.: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community by Joy Deangdeelert Cho

From Amazon.com…

With roughly 95,000 blogs launched worldwide every 24 hours (BlogPulse), making a fledgling site stand out isn’t easy. This authoritative handbook gives creative hopefuls a leg up. Joy Cho, of the award-winning Oh Joy!, offers expert advice on starting and growing a blog, from design and finance to overcoming blogger’s block, attracting readers, and more. With a foreword from Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge plus expert interviews, this book will fine-tune what the next generation of bloggers shares with the world.

Learn how to: – Design your site
– Choose the right platform
– Attract a fan base
– Finance your blog
– Maintain work/life balance
– Manage comments
– Find content inspiration
– Overcome blogger’s block
– Choose the right ads
– Develop a voice
– Protect your work
– Create a media kit
– Leverage your social network
– Take better photographs
– Set up an affiliate program
– Partner with sponsors
– Build community
– Go full-time with your blog
– And more!

* Discovered via Vale Design : Freelance Package Design & Branding by Erin Vale

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