With roughly 95,000 blogs launched worldwide every 24 hours (BlogPulse), making a fledgling site stand out isnt 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 bloggers 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. Learn how to - Design your site - Choose the right platform - Attract a fan base - Finance your blog - Maintain worklife balance - Manage comments - Find content inspiration - Overcome bloggers block - Choose the right ads - Develop a voice - Protect your work - Create a media kit - Leverage your social network - Take better photographs - Set up an affiliate program - Partner with sponsors - Build community - Go full-time with your blog - And more!