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Blogging for photographers is an in depth guide to becoming a successful online photography blogger.
Author Jolie O'Dell encourages bloggers to showcase their creativity and build and audience through blogging. Blogging can lead to a whole host of things, including being able to earn money from your blog and advertising with top names in the field.
The first chapter looks at the basics of blogging, with what hardware you'll need to be able to get your photos online. Covered are what skills you'll need as well as researching whether your laptop is powerful enough for your needs before proceeding to set up your blog.
Next, O'Dell talks us through the different platforms that can be used for blogging, and how different layouts, patterns, sidebars and widgets can make all the difference in your site being a success. Also looked at is creating your own URL, which can be tricky, but O'Dell explains well the do's and don'ts.
The book will be a great help to anyone looking to start blogging. Tips are given on how to write effective posts, interact with your online audience and even make money from your blog if it takes off. The book gives you plenty of inspiration for posts, and also some quick hints on how to post process your shots too. Worth investing in if you want to take your photography blog to the next level.