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Are you an aspiring blogger or a well-seasoned blogger? No matter if you’re looking to start a blog or you’ve had a blog for 10 years, you can always learn something new. I have been blogging for about 7 years and what started out as a simple way to share my coupon deals and finds, has turned into more of a lifestyle blog with numerous other topics discussed. Although I’ve been blogging for almost 10 years, I am always learning how I can best utilize my blog. Whether it is to increase page views, monetize, or just get a blog set up, I have a list of my top 10 recommended books for bloggers.

Everything But the Posts:

Everything But the Posts is a resource for new and veteran bloggers alike. Every day new blogs are started. People sign up for accounts, they begin posting their ideas and stories, and then… well, they get stuck. They need more readers and better ways to share content. They need to find a network of other bloggers they can bounce ideas off of. Based on her years of experience as a mentor to new bloggers, Becca Ludlum looks over your shoulder and answers the questions you haven’t asked yet. She gives you tips about setting up your blog, connecting with others in the blogging community, and making a few dollars in the process-Becca’s giving you everything but the posts. By the end of the book, you’ll be ready to use the templates she provides to pitch brands for reviews or conference sponsorships and even create your own media kit to present with your pitch. If you have questions, Becca is just a status update away in the Everything But the Posts Facebook group, which you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of after purchasing this book. It’s time to get started! In no time you will have the design, knowledge, and support you need to create an amazing blog or kickstart your existing one. Let Becca help you improve every aspect of your blog! Well, everything but the posts.

Pro Blogger: Secrets to Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income:

Written by two of the world’s most successful bloggers, it’s one of the clearest books out there on how to earn an income from your blog. This new edition gets you up to date on the very latest changes that affect the blogging-for-business landscape. Featuring new material on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn; plus new ways and tools to grow your audience and expand your business beyond your blog, this professional blogger’s bible is better than ever.

How to Blog for Profit without Selling Your Soul:  

Whether you have been blogging for years or just a few weeks, How to Blog For Profit (Without Selling Your Soul) offers solid advice and practical action plans for creating an authentic, successful, and profitable blog.

With wit, wisdom, and the insight of someone who’s been there, Ruth Soukup shares how she grew her own blog, Living Well Spending Less, to over one million monthly visitors, earns a full time income, and still is able to write about the things she truly cares about.


Blog, Inc.: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community:

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.

Born to Blog: Building Your Blog for Personal and Business Success One Post at a Time:

Born to Blog is filled with practical, street-smart techniques and ideas to help you create and manage a winning business blog. Learn how to attract a loyal following, promote your blog, and write powerful content that generates new business.

Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All:

Too often, companies and individuals assume that creativity and innovation are the domain of the “creative types.”  But two of the leading experts in innovation, design, and creativity on the planet show us that each and every  one of us is creative.  In an incredibly entertaining and inspiring narrative that draws on countless stories from their work at IDEO, the Stanford d.school, and with many of the world’s top companies, David and Tom Kelley identify the principles and strategies that will allow us to tap into our creative potential in our work lives, and in our personal lives, and allow us to innovate in terms of how we approach and solve problems.  It is a book that will help each of us be more productive and successful in our lives and in our careers.

365 Blog Topic Ideas: For The Lifestyle Blogger Who Has Nothing to Write About:

It can be tough coming up with new blog topics every now and then. Do you ever just feel stuck? This book was designed to help dig you out of a blogging rut and inspire new ideas, wherever you are.

Whether you’re just getting started with your blog, or you’re a seasoned blogger, 365 Blog Topic Ideas For The Lifestyle Blogger Who Has Nothing to Write About is the one book you should keep close by. Created in paperback format, this book was made to be kept by your desk or on your coffee table for instant inspiration. No more searching online for new blog topic ideas… the work is done for you!

Containing an entire year’s worth of actual blog topics that can be adapted by a wide variety of lifestyle blogs, this easily formatted book will help you fall in love with writing all over again.

EPIC BLOG: One-Year Editorial Planner:

This one-year blog editorial planner helps you create a purposeful and profitable content plan for your blog through a mini blog business plan, ideal reader survey, monthly theme planning, monthly content planning, and standard monthly calendars. The blog planner is set up with blank months so that you can start using it any month of any year. Each month includes a page to plan important goals and tasks before the month begins, a page to track progress on key stats and goals after the month ends, two pages per month to brainstorm content ideas for your blog, email list, products, and collaborations, as well as space near the monthly calendar to write notes or record your content ideas before plugging them into your calendar. Keeping your blog post process checklist, business plan, and other planning pages in the same place as your monthly editorial calendar will help you stay focused in creating a compelling content plan that encourages blog growth and increased profits.

How to Write Great Blog Posts that Engage Readers:

What’s the secret to blogging success? It all starts with the content you create. You see, it’s impossible to build a profitable blog if you’re NOT providing value to visitors.

In “How to Write Great Blog Posts that Engage Readers” you’ll get a simple system for writing blog posts that readers love!

How To Write Blog Posts That Go Viral Without Selling Out:

How to Write “A-List” Blog Posts That Go Viral Without Selling Out Booklet Length: 6928 Words What’s the secret to blogging success? It all starts with the content you create, and how much value you provide to your readers. In How To Write Blog Posts That Go Viral Without Selling Out you’ll get a simple system for writing blog posts that readers love! Take Your Blog to the NEXT Level… Blogging once was just for sharing your thoughts with the world. Now it has become a platform for real business. Most people read blogs for selfish reasons or for just entertainment. Their loyalty largely depends on how much value or engagement you provide. They may “like” you, but they’ll stop reading the moment you stop publishing great content. Your goal is to always answer the “what’s in it for me?” question that people have about your website. What you’ll get with this booklet is a proven recipe for publishing great posts on a regular basis. You won’t just learn how to write the occasional “one hit wonder.” Instead you’ll discover a method for cranking out great articles on a weekly basis. 

Which books are you going to purchase? I found that starting with the one that stood out to me the most was the best. As I said above, I am still learning as a blogger! 🙂 Success to you!! 

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