Professional Blogging for Dummies (Paperback)

By Susan J. Getgood

For Dummies, 9780470601792, 360pp.

Publication Date: July 26, 2010



Take your hobby to the next level and turn your blog into real income

Anyone who blogs knows that it is a fun, creative way for sharing thoughts and opinions. Now imagine making money from that hobby This practical, how-to guide shows you how you can get serious about using your blog and implement advertising, sponsorship, partnerships, and affiliate marketing options to turn your hobby into extra income, or even a full-time career.

Helpful examples and featured articles with topic experts and bloggers who have built successful business demonstrate how to promote your business or build a blog-based business.

  • Discusses finding your niche, adhering to legal considerations, establishing your disclosure and privacy policies, and dealing responsibly with review requests
  • Introduces ideas for advertising and other monetization options and recommends promotional avenues to explore
  • Suggests creative ways to keep your blog fresh, unique, and interesting
  • Provides tips for monitoring and measuring your success

Professional Blogging For Dummies opens the door to a world of money-making blogging possibilities

About the Author

Susan J. Getgood is the Principal of GetGood Strategic Marketing ( She advises organizations on social media and marketing strategies that build brands and drive revenue. Her blog, Marketing Roadmaps, can be read at http: // Follow her on Twitter as @sgetgood.