Monday, August 23, 2010

Blogging for Dummies

The Dummies Guides are known for being good, basic guides for beginning a new hobby. Blogging for Dummies goes beyond that and has a lot of tips helpful for more advanced bloggers.

It has instructions for setting up a new blog on some basic hosting sites as well as if you want to host the blog yourself. It also has ideas for types of blogs that you could write if you need inspiration.

The book also has lot's of tips for some of the more elaborate aspects of blogging, such as editing your photos and making money off of your blog. There are also plenty of examples of good blogs that you can use for ideas.

This edition was published in 2006 so some of the information is slightly out of date, but not so much so that it can't be used. At least one of the blogs featured in Blogging for Dummies is no longer updated.

Full Disclosure: I receive part of the profit from any sales made as a direct result from this blog, soI am paid to post this.


  1. I know a lot of other bloggers have issues with being paid to blog, but I feel that as long as I stay true to my opinions, I don't see why its a problem. Afterall, what if I decide to get a domain name? I'll need a way to pay for it.