If you have big dreams for your blog, but are not really sure where to start, there are a number of blog eBooks that we highly recommend. These are all written by bloggers who are experts in their respective areas. What’s more, we own these eBooks and use as them as the foundation for many of the blogging concepts we teach both online on SITS and in person at Bloggy Boot Camp.
Recommended Blog eBooks
To learn more about each of the blog eBooks we recommend, simply click on the buttons included in the below table.
|Blog eBook||Description||Why We Love It|
|Bloggers asking for critiques and honest feedback has become standard practice. Unfortunately, comments such as I like your blog or You’re doing a great job! do not help to objectively critique a site and make changes. The DIY Blog Critique book from Melissa of Mom Comm solves this problem and helps to you to dissect your blog from from top to bottom.||We have had the good fortune of collaborating with Melissa on a number of blog critiques. With her tried and true 43 step program, you can’t fail! Check out some of the blog critiques we have published on SITS using her advice starting here.|
|Blogging can be downright overwhelming at times, no matter how long you have been trying to grow your audience and propel your site forward. You are faced with decisions about niche selection, design, how to market effectively, content planning, and more.||Making great choices is vital to the long-term success of your blog. Problogger’s Guide to Your First Week of Blogging guides you through the process day by day and provides you with the fundamental tools you need to be successful. To see what we’ve done in the past with this book, check out the Problogger group in our discussion forum here.|
|31 Days to Build a Better Blog is a downloadable e-book designed to help you revitalize your blog by giving you 31 tasks that will all help to turn your site into the page view powerhouse you’ve always dreamed of. Each day contains: a task (something to DO that day) and teaching (great instruction on both the WHY and HOW of the task of the day).||We first partnered with Darren Rowse during the summer of 2010, when we brought together over 500 women all focused on improving their blogs in 31 Days. Since that time, we have helped thousands of women work through the “ProBlogger Challenge” and continue to use Darren’s program regularly on SITS.|
|Graduating from Blogger to WordPress is an exciting move as your blog matures. However, because the two blogging platforms are different, there are some important steps that you need to cover so everything works properly – otherwise you risk losing your backlinks or followers. To understand whether it is time for you to make the switch from Blogger to WordPress, read this.||Sharon Hujik has written a great book that is easy to follow and walks you through the entire process of moving from Blogger to WordPress. Even if you are going to hire someone to do the transfer for you, this will help you speak intelligently about the process! It’s a wonderful resource that we highly recommend.|
|Mom Blog SEO by Kelby Carr (a mom who has been online since the 1980s, has spoken at several blog conferences about SEO and has been mastering SEO for eight years) will help moms who blog boost their traffic, readership, influence and income. All of these are rooted in SEO, or search engine optimization.||This eBook will take you through 30 days of quick and easy tasks to give your blog the SEO jump start it needs. Learn these tactics over a month’s time, spending just a few minutes a day, or you can take a longer stretch to complete several days at once. It’s your choice according to what your schedule and time allows.|
|This 30 Day Guide provides you with everything you need to know about ebooks – from topic selection, to step-by-step direction on putting together your ebook, to tips for marketing! The book also includes a breakdown of the technology available for ebook sales and affiliate programs, as well as access to the author via a private forum group.||If you’ve ever considered writing an ebook, then this is the guide for you. It is a comprehensive manual that walks you through the entire process. But don’t take our word for it. Decide for yourself! To download a FREE section from the book, simply click on this post.|
In the interest of full disclosure, please note that all of the above links are part of affiliate programs.