Blogging with the New Google™ Blogger

Book description

Blogging with the New Google Blogger is a digital short cut that covers Google's newest version of Blogger, their free software for creating a website from which to post thoughts, interact with people, and more. This short cut serves as an introduction to the world of blogging and to the Blogger application, as well as a guide to the new version of Blogger. Readers will learn how the new version of Blogger differs from the original version and how to create a Blogger blog. Advanced users will appreciate the information on customizing blog templates, using HTML, hosting their own Blogger blog, syndicating their blogs with RSS and Atom feeds, and making money with blog advertising.

Table of Contents

Welcome to the Blogosphere

    A general discussion on blogs--what they are, how they work, and why people blog

Introducing the New Version of Blogger

    Introduction to Blogger; discussion of the new and changed features in the new version of Blogger

Launching Your First Blog

    Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to create a Blogger blog

Creating New Blog Posts

    Posting from the Blogger dashboard, posting from the Google toolbar, categorizing your posts with labels

Multimedia and Mobile Blogging

    Including photos, feeds, and other media in your posts; mobloging from mobile phones

Managing Your Blog

    Using the Dashboard to manage your blog, controlling who can read your blog, creating a private blog, managing comments, examining blog usage statistics

Customizing Your Blog

    Choosing new Blogger templates, customizing templates, adding new page elements, coding non-standard elements with HTML

Hosting Your Own Blog

    Detailed instructions on how to host a Blogger blog on your own website; also covers how to assign a dedicated domain or URL to your blog

Syndicating Your Blog

    Adding RSS and Atom feeds, syndicating the feed, customizing your feed for individual posts or comments

Making Money from Your Blog

    Adding Google AdSense and other advertising to your blog

Product information

  • Title: Blogging with the New Google™ Blogger
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: October 2006
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: None