WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers

AMAZING book – a must buy for new business bloggers… I’ve never written an amazon review before but this book has compelled me to do so… A big thank you to the author and publishers of this book for helping me develop my business and for saving me thousands of pounds in professional fees.

From an Amazon review of the first edition

WordPress Book

This is the first book on web building that got me excited about what I was learning!

From an Amazon review of the first edition

I found this to be a highly enjoyable book. It’s clear Mr Thewlis put a lot of effort into showing the reader how to create a stand-out business blog.

From an Amazon review of the first edition

The updated edition of my book, WordPress For Business Bloggers, is now available. It shows you how to promote and grow your WordPress blog with advanced marketing techniques, plugins, analytics, advertising, and SEO.

This book is for anybody running or starting a business blog using WordPress. Whether you plan to use your blog for PR and marketing, or want to profit directly from blogging, this book offers everything you need.

  • Develop a ‘blogging business plan’ – clarify your blogging goals and sketch out a process for achieving them in WordPress
  • Build a custom theme so that the look of your blog immediately communicates your brand to visitors
  • Engage with the blogosphere and create beneficial relationships with other bloggers, making the most of each other’s traffic and customers
  • Optimize your site for search by incorporating good SEO practices into your blog strategy and content
  • Use social media marketing such as Twitter, Facebook, Digg, Reddit, and Delicious to drive traffic to your blog
  • Monitor visitors and analyze their activity using WordPress.com stats, Feedburner for your RSS feeds, and Google Analytics
  • Manage adverts and implement revenue-generating features using Google AdSense and affiliate programs

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More reviews of the first edition:

If you need to create a web site to promote your products, services, or personal brand, or if you need to improve an existing site, I highly recommend WordPress for Business Bloggers!

Dougal Campbell

WordPress for Business Bloggers is a great resource for anyone planning or running a business blog using WordPress. The book is written in a casual yet informative tone that keeps you engaged even during the technical stuff.

Perishable Press

A single, comprehensive resource for writers like me who want to create their own business-focused blog… WordPress for Business Bloggers is still the only WordPress book on my shelf.

Dallas Marks

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