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The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging

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Publisher Comments:

The editors of The Huffington Post — the most linked-to blog on the web — offer an A-Z guide to all things blog, with information for everyone from the tech-challenged newbie looking to get a handle on this new way of communicating to the experienced blogger looking to break through the clutter of the Internet. With an introduction by Arianna Huffington, the site's cofounder and editor in chief, this book is everything you want to know about blogging, but didn't know who to ask. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; As entertaining as it is informative, andlt;iandgt;The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Bloggingandlt;/iandgt; will show you what to do to get your blog started. You'll find tools to help you build your blog, strategies to create your community, tips on finding your voice, and entertaining anecdotes from HuffPost bloggers that will make you wonder what took you so long to blog in the first place. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The Guide also includes choice selections from HuffPost's wide-ranging mix of top-notch bloggers. Among those who have blogged on HuffPost are Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Larry David, Jane Smiley, Bill Maher, Nora Ephron, Jon Robin Baitz, Steve Martin, Lawrence O'Donnell, Ari Emanuel, Mia Farrow, Al Franken, Gary Hart, Barbara Ehrenreich, Edward Kennedy, Harry Shearer, Nancy Pelosi, Adam McKay, John Ridley, and Alec Baldwin.

Book News Annotation:

In this entertaining and informative 7x8" guide, the editors of The Huffington Post, the most linked to blog on the web, offer an A-Z guide to blogging for tech-challenged newbies and for experienced bloggers. The book provides advice on getting started, getting noticed, finding your voice, and creating a community, with a focus on the crucial question, 'What should I write about?' A brief history of The Huffington Post and its impact leads to discussion on how the blogosphere is remaking the media. A resource section describes many notable blogs, provides a glossary of blogging terms, and includes selections from the best of The Huffington Post's bloggers, including Barack Obama, Al Franken, Bill Maher, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Erica Jong. The book is peppered with fact boxes, links, checklists, and advice from real bloggers. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

andlt;Iandgt;The Huffington Post — andlt;/Iandgt;"The Internet Newspaper" — was founded by Arianna Huffington and Kenneth Lerer in May, 2005, and quickly took the Internet by storm. andlt;iandgt;The Huffington Postandlt;/iandgt; offers extensive coverage of politics, media, business, entertainment, living, and "green." Its 24-hours news coverage regularly publishes scoops and is well-known for its high-profile contributors, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Welsey Clark, Ari Emanuel, Nora Ephron, Mia Farrow, Al Franken, Gary Hart, Edward Kennedy, John Kerry, Bill Maher, Nancy Pelosi, John Ridley, Margaret Cho, Harry Shearer, and Alec Baldwin. andlt;iandgt;The Huffington Postandlt;/iandgt; is a two time winner of the Webby Award for Best Political Blog. andlt;iandgt;The Huffington Postandlt;/iandgt; is successful with an audience that is affluent, influential, educated, and tech-savvy.

Table of Contents

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Foreword by Kenneth Lerer

Introduction by Arianna Huffington

Part I
The Nuts and Bolts of Blogging

Chapter 1 Welcome to the World of Blogs

Chapter 2 Getting Started€‚€‚

Chapter 3 Getting Noticed€‚

Chapter 4 Finding Your Voice

Chapter 5 Community: Creating and Building It€‚

Part II
The Blog Revolution is Here! Be A Part of It.

Chapter 6 A Blog is Born: A Brief History of The Huffington Post and Its Impact€‚€‚

Chapter 7 How the Blogosphere is Remaking the Media€‚

Part III
The Huffington Post Resource Section

The Huffington Post Blogroll

Glossary of Blogging Terms

Website Resource List€‚€‚

Best of the HuffPost Blogs

Acknowledgments

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Helen Cota, December 28, 2008 (view all comments by Helen Cota)
There's a lot of padding in this book, but there's more than enough practical information to make it worth your time and money. Here's a sample: "Perfect is the enemy of done." In other words, your blog entry doesn't have to be polished and perfectly formed. It has to be short, timely, and NOW!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781439105009
Author:
The Editors Of The Huffington Post
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Introduction by:
Huffington, Arianna
Introduction:
Huffington, Arianna
Foreword by:
Lerer, Kenneth
Foreword:
Huffington, Arianna
Foreword:
Lerer, Kenneth
Author:
The Editors of the Huffington Post
Author:
Huffington, Arianna
Author:
Huffington Post
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Journalism
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Blogs
Subject:
Blogs - Design
Subject:
Computers Reference-Beginning and Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 illustrations throughout
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 7 in

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