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


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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.

Learn how to: - Design your site

- Choose the right platform

- Attract a fan base

- Finance your blog

- Maintain work/life balance

- Manage comments

- Find content inspiration

- Overcome blogger's 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!

About the Author

Joy Deangdeelert Cho is a graphic designer, blogger, food enthusiast, and coauthor of Creative, Inc. She worked with numerous fashion clients in New York before launching her own design business and beloved blog, Oh Joy!, in 2005. In addition to running her blog, she now designs textiles, packaging, and branding for clients in the fashion and food industries, consults other creative businesses through her Rx program, and has a product line of stationery and wallpaper. Joy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter, and three cats.

Grace Bonney is the creator of Design*Sponge, the award-winning home and product design Web site. She founded the Design*Sponge Biz Ladies series, a traveling event designed to connect women running their own design-based businesses. Grace lives in Brooklyn.

Meg Mateo Ilasco is a designer, illustrator, and writer. A serial entrepreneur, she launched her first business in 1999, and is the author of three books on the topic: Craft, Inc., Creative, Inc., and Mom, Inc. Meg lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community
Cho, Joy Deangdeelert
Cho, Joy Deangdeelert
Ilasco, Meg Mateo
Deangdeelert Cho, Joy
Bonney, Grace
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