What is blogging for dummies and how can it be of use to you?
Blogging is basically keeping a journal or telling people about your life from your point of view. Blogs are a great way for people like you and me to express ourselves creatively and get our emotions out into the open. You don’t have to know anything about anything to start your own blog, but there are some things you do need to consider before starting your blog.
First of all, do you have to be good at English? This is a common issue among bloggers. Many don’t think they are capable of blogging because they have never learned to speak the language. Blogging for Dummies can help you overcome this problem. You can find resources that will teach you the basics and then you’ll be ready to start writing.
You should also make sure your blog has a good structure. If you have an unlocked page on your blog, people won’t be able to tell if you’re just having a lackadaisical time posting up blogs. Blogging for Dummies will teach you the importance of creating your own “log” or “page.” Creating these pages can be as simple as using a Notepad inside of your word processing program or even using your blog’s WordPress feature to create a “static” blog.
Some of the most common types of blogs out there include personal blogs, product reviews, how-to blogs, and more. There is no right or wrong way to use a blog so feel free to choose one that fits your personality the best. Remember, if you choose to blog, you want to make sure it’s something that you’ll enjoy doing and you’ll enjoy reading it at the same time.
Blogging for Dummies can help you learn the many different ways to monetize your blogs in a quick and easy manner.
The most popular form of blogging is becoming a pay-per-click (PPC) marketer. PPC is where you bid on search terms for advertisement on your blog. Google, specifically, is one of the biggest pay-per-click advertisers out there. To take it a step further, if your blog generates enough traffic, then you could also sell advertising space on your blog to other companies or organizations as well.
One of the most popular blogs out there today is WordPress. If you’re looking for a new way to earn an income online, blogging for Dummies can benefit you just like anything else. Not only will you save a ton of time, but you’ll also be saving a ton of money with the various ways to monetize a blog you can set up. With the right setup, you can begin making money in no time at all.
About the Author
Amy Lupold Bair owns Resourceful Mommy Media LLC and blogs at resourcefulmommy.com. She’s the author of Raising Digital Families For Dummies. Susannah Gardner was among the editors who launched the first Los Angeles Times website and is coauthor of three previous editions of Blogging For Dummies.
- Publisher: For Dummies; 5th edition (December 9, 2013)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 408 pages
- ISBN-10: 1118712099
- ISBN-13: 978-1118712092
- Item Weight: 1.21 pounds
- Dimensions : 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.3 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,081,099 in Books