Using Blogger

Video description

Using Bloggerbrings you over 60 video tutorials and audio sidebars detailing everything from creating your first blog and adding gadgets to making money and attracting visitors. Watching these media elements is the fastest way to get comfortable and find your way around the Blogosphere! Topics covered include posting a comment, using the Blogger Dashboard, installing thrid-party templates, arranging elements, creating a FeedBurner RSS feed, configuring Blogger for mobile phone posting, adding AdSense ads, optimizing your blog for search engines, and much, much more!

Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1: Welcome to the Blogosphere
    1. SHOW ME Media 1.1—Blogging Nomenclature 00:01:13
    2. TELL ME MORE Media 1.2—Why Bloggers Blog 00:02:21
  2. Chapter 2: Visiting Blogger Blogs
    1. TELL ME MORE Media 2.1—How to Find Blogs on the Web 00:02:07
    2. SHOW ME Media 2.2—How to Search for Blogs 00:01:32
    3. SHOW ME Media 2.3—How to Navigate a Blog 00:01:11
    4. SHOW ME Media 2.4—How to Post a Comment 00:01:13
    5. SHOW ME Media 2.5—How to View Blog Feeds with Google Reader 00:01:23
  3. Chapter 3: Creating Your First Blog
    1. TELL ME MORE Media 3.1—Blogger Versus Other Blog Hosting Services 00:02:21
    2. SHOW ME Media 3.2—How to Create a Google Account 00:01:36
    3. SHOW ME Media 3.3—How to Create a New Blog 00:01:44
    4. SHOW ME Media 3.4—How to Use the Blogger Dashboard 00:01:32
  4. Chapter 4: Customizing the Look and Feel of Your Blog
    1. TELL ME MORE Media 4.1— Why Personalizing Your Blog Is Important 00:01:07
    2. SHOW ME Media 4.2—How to Change Blogger Templates 00:01:23
    3. SHOW ME Media 4.3—How to Install Third-Party Templates 00:01:35
    4. SHOW ME Media 4.4—How to Change Fonts and Colors 00:01:27
    5. SHOW ME Media 4.5—How to Edit Blogger's HTML 00:01:20
  5. Chapter 5: Adding Gadgets to Your Blog
    1. SHOW ME Media 5.1—How to Add Blogger Gadgets 00:01:56
    2. TELL ME MORE Media 5.2—My Favorite Blogger Gadgets 00:02:20
    3. SHOW ME Media 5.3—How to Rearrange Blog Elements 00:01:23
  6. Chapter 6: Making Blog Posts
    1. SHOW ME Media 6.1—How to Post from the Blogger Dashboard 00:02:00
    2. SHOW ME Media 6.2—How to Configure Blogger for Email Posting 00:01:11
    3. SHOW ME Media 6.3—How to Edit a Blog Post 00:00:57
    4. TELL ME MORE Media 6.4—How Blogger and Facebook Can Work Together 00:01:22
  7. Chapter 7: Posting Photos, Videos, and Audio
    1. SHOW ME Media 7.1—How to Post a Picture from Your Hard Drive 00:01:34
    2. SHOW ME Media 7.2—How to Post a Picture from Another Website 00:01:14
    3. SHOW ME Media 7.3—How to Post a Video to Your Blog 00:01:14
  8. Chapter 8: Managing Comments (and Comment Spam)
    1. SHOW ME Media 8.1—How to Limit Blog Comments 00:00:53
    2. TELL ME MORE Media 8.2—Dealing with Negative Comments 00:02:06
    3. SHOW ME Media 8.3—How to Enable Comment Moderation 00:01:01
    4. SHOW ME Media 8.4—How to Enable Word Verification 00:00:41
    5. SHOW ME Media 8.5—How to Format Blog Comments 00:00:54
  9. Chapter 9: Creating a Blog Feed
    1. SHOW ME Media 9.1—How to Activate an Atom Feed 00:00:48
    2. TELL ME MORE Media 9.2—Why a Blog Feed Is Important 00:01:51
    3. SHOW ME Media 9.3—How to Create a FeedBurner RSS Feed 00:01:37
    4. SHOW ME Media 9.4—How to Add a Feed Subscription Gadget 00:01:16
  10. Chapter 10: Using Your Own Domain
    1. TELL ME MORE Media 10.1—Why Should You Host Your Own Blog Site? 00:01:26
    2. SHOW ME Media 10.2—How to Purchase a New Blog Domain 00:02:10
    3. SHOW ME Media 10.3—How to Configure Blogger for a Custom Domain 00:01:26
  11. Chapter 11: Blogging on the Go
    1. TELL ME MORE Media 11.1—About Mobile Blogs 00:00:47
    2. SHOW ME Media 11.2—How to Configure Blogger for Mobile Phone Posting 00:01:01
  12. Chapter 12: Managing Blog Settings
    1. SHOW ME Media 12.1—How to Set Viewing Access to Your Blog 00:01:15
    2. TELL ME MORE Media 12.2—About Group Blogs 00:01:30
    3. SHOW ME Media 12.3—How to Invite New Authors to a Group Blog 00:00:55
    4. SHOW ME Media 12.4—How to Configure Blog Settings 00:05:33
  13. Chapter 13: Viewing Blog Statistics
    1. TELL ME MORE Media 13.1—Why Tracking Is Important 00:01:22
    2. SHOW ME Media 13.2—How to Set Up Google Analytics 00:01:37
    3. SHOW ME Media 13.3—How to Use Google Analytics 00:04:41
  14. Chapter 14: Making Money from Your Blog
    1. TELL ME MORE Media 14.1—How to Make Money from Your Blog 00:03:18
    2. SHOW ME Media 14.2— How to Add AdSense Ads to Your Blog: The Easy Way 00:00:59
    3. SHOW ME Media 14.3—How to Add AdSense Ads with Custom Placement 00:01:42
    4. SHOW ME Media 14.4—How to Add AdSense Ads to Your Site Feed 00:01:03
    5. SHOW ME Media 14.5—How to Display AdSense Overview Information 00:01:04
    6. SHOW ME Media 14.6—How to Generate Quick Reports 00:01:21
  15. Chapter 15: Attracting Visitors to Your Blog
    1. SHOW ME Media 15.1—How to Configure Blogger for More Visibility 00:00:48
    2. TELL ME MORE Media 15.2—About Best Blogging Practices 00:04:00
    3. TELL ME MORE Media 15.3—About Optimizing Your Blog for Search 00:02:06
    4. TELL ME MORE Media 15.4—About Google AdWords 00:02:45
    5. SHOW ME Media 15.5—How to Create an AdWords Campaign and Ad 00:03:40
  16. Chapter 16: Looking Ahead with Blogger in Draft
    1. TELL ME MORE Media 16.1—Should You Use Blogger in Draft? 00:02:20
    2. SHOW ME Media 16.2—How to Create a Blogger Page 00:01:23
    3. SHOW ME Media 16.3—How to Geotag a Blog Post 00:01:02
    4. SHOW ME Media 16.4—How to Enable Reactions and Star Ratings 00:02:10

Product information

  • Title: Using Blogger
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  • Release date: May 2010
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780132377959