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

Book Description

Create Your Own Blog

6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro
Second Edition

6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro

Personal Blogging Using WordPress.com • Build a Website Around Your Blog

• Business Blogging Using WordPress.org Software • Multimedia Blogging

• Portfolio Blogging for Artists • Blogging with Tumblr

Build a great personal or business blog… absolutely no experience needed!

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 of building your own WordPress blog, 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!

6 Easy Projects

Build great blogs like these, the easy way!

¶ Personal Blogs

¶ Business Blogs

¶ Audio and Video Podcasting Blogs

¶ Portfolio Blogs for Artists

¶ Blogging with Tumblr

¶ Creating a Website with WordPress

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!

 Tris Hussey is a speaker, teacher, charter member of the Professional Bloggers Association, and social media consultant. He has been a blogger since 2004 and was one of Canada's first professional bloggers. The author of thousands of posts and articles on social media, blogging, and technology, he was named one of Vancouver's top 20 social media people. He is also a professional photographer and regularly teaches blogging, WordPress, and social media at several Vancouver-area universities.