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Blogging Books You Should Read

When you are about to start your first blog then you may be looking for some good books to help you get started. I made a list of the books that I found helpful with tips and how-to tutorials for beginners. These are the blogging books you should read.

By Lorena Lucero

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How to Blog for Profit Without Selling Your Soul

By Ruth Soukup

Whether you have been blogging for years or just a few weeks, How to Blog For Profit (Without Selling Your Soul) offers solid advice and practical action plans for creating an authentic, successful, and profitable blog. 

With wit, wisdom, and the insight of someone who’s been there, Ruth Soukup shares how she grew her own blog, Living Well Spending Less, to over one million monthly visitors, earns a full time income, and still is able to write about the things she truly cares about. 

• Stop comparing your blog to those around you and instead learn to leverage your own unique assets.
• Discover the secrets to creating amazing, compelling blog content that brings readers back again and again.
• Learn how to increase your blog traffic and build solid platform through field-tested strategies. • Develop a solid social media strategy for capturing viral growth through Pinterest and Facebook.
• Dramatically boost your revenue through diversified income streams.
• Improve your productivity, learning to work smarter not harder, and take concrete steps to transform your blog into a business.

blogging books you should read

The Sassy Way to Starting A Successful Blog when you have No Clue!

By G.Gabrielle - A Sassy Zen Girl Guide

 A Proven, Easy-to-Follow System for Starting a Blog from Scratch

You have great info to share and need a platform to reach as many people as possible? You are running a business and are looking to increase traffic to your website? You are looking to blogging as an income source? If any of this rings true, this book is for you! It will give you the tools to get started in easy-to-understand language. Plenty of pictures to illustrate each step, as well as a massive resource chapter for further training.

Start Blogging Today….

Blog Inc. Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community

By Joy Deangdeelert Cho

Roughly 95,000 blogs launched worldwide every 24 hours (BlogPulse), making a fledgling site stand out isn’t easy. This authoritative handbook gives creative hopefuls a leg up. Joy Cho, of the award-winning Oh Joy!, offers expert advice on starting and growing a blog, from design and finance to overcoming blogger’s block, attracting readers, and more. With a foreword from Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge plus expert interviews, this book will fine-tune what the next generation of bloggers shares with the world.

Lifestyle Blogging Basics

By Laura Lynn

This how-to guide for lifestyle blogging basics, Laura breaks down how she got started with her first blog, how she progressed to where she is now, and what failed attempts at success she made along the way. The book begins with Laura covering the essential groundwork of discovering your niche, defining your content categories, choosing a blog name, selecting a platform, and creating a healthy and attainable blogging routine. Then, she takes a deep dive into describing the the most effective ways to invest in yourself and your blog by explaining the importance of quality design, high resolution photos, email marketing services, and more. You’ll also learn how to partner and collaborate with brands by building an online media kit, how to promote your blog on social media, and how to create a thriving community around your blog that will stand the test of time.

I’m so excited for you to start your blogging journey and therefore I am glad that you are taking the time to read the blogging books that I recommend. If you find yourself needing some help in your blog design let me know if I can help. I offer services in blog/website design and would love to design you a beautiful and functional blog. Take a look at my design plans if you get a chance! 


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Lorena Lucero

Lorena Lucero

Lorena is Vice President of Operations for a multi-site dental company, a Mom of 2, a website designer and blogger. When she is not busy as a bee she can usually be found with her nose in a book.

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