Because I still haven’t figured out a way to make my bookshelf work like I want it to, I’ll just be putting the book reviews in as posts for now. It’ll be all set by the time I transfer over to the new site. I promise. So, here is the first review. Enjoy!
Darren Rowse, the man behind the ProBlogger blog, and Chris Garrett, another well-known blogger, teamed up for what may be the best book about blogging. Ever. The book is well organized, and written in a concise, but friendly, manner.
The idea behind ProBlogger is that with a little luck, some hard work, and enough time, it is possible to make money off of your blog. Maybe not the six figures Darren makes, but still a decent amount. This money can be made through selling ad space, using an affiliate program, or through donations. There are also avenues like blogging as a job, and buying and selling blogs.
This book isn’t just for bloggers who want to make money off their blog, though. That section is just one area of the book. Where ProBlogger really shines is in the blog writing chapter. After showing you how to set up a blog (including changing the colors and uploading a personalized header), Darren and Chris share tips on how to write blog posts, and titles, that can build you a loyal audience.
This book is beyond amazing. I wish I had ordered it sooner than I did. There is so much that I can’t wait to start using here. This was a fairly quick read; it only took a few hours, but I know the information I picked up from it will last a long time. My only complaint is that ProBlogger should have been longer. The book was definitely not lacking in any way, but I wanted more, just because it was that good.