Synopses & Reviews
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.
"...capture(s) all of the excitement of the blogosphere, enabling the would-be blogger to take a confident step online....A must read for blog newbies." -- Andrea Sachs, andlt;iandgt;Time Magazineandlt;/iandgt;
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
Foreword by Kenneth Lerer
Introduction by Arianna Huffington
The Nuts and Bolts of Blogging
Chapter 1 Welcome to the World of Blogs
Chapter 2 Getting StartedÂ€‚Â€‚
Chapter 3 Getting NoticedÂ€‚
Chapter 4 Finding Your Voice
Chapter 5 Community: Creating and Building ItÂ€‚
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 ImpactÂ€‚Â€‚
Chapter 7 How the Blogosphere is Remaking the MediaÂ€‚
The Huffington Post Resource Section
The Huffington Post Blogroll
Glossary of Blogging Terms
Website Resource ListÂ€‚Â€‚
Best of the HuffPost Blogs