This is the must-read book on blogging as a business! Covering everything from choosing a niche to hiring staff, registering a business to selling it, finding traffic to monetizing it.
How to Build a Successful Blog Business is a straight forward guide to building a publishing business online that covers everything from choosing a niche to hiring staff, registering a business to selling it, finding traffic to monetizing it.
Whether you are interested in creating an additional income stream or building a fully-fledged business, this is an essential read for web entrepreneurs and online publishers.
Collis is a web veteran with a wealth of experience and an easy to read style. He has founded sites such as the Tuts+ network, the Envato Marketplaces, FreelanceSwitch and AppStorm which combined serve up over 50 million pageviews a month.
In How to Build a Successful Blog Business Collis shares tips from his years of operating kick ass blogs, and reveals stats, graphs, revenue figures and inside details from three real world case studies.
Ranked in the Top 1000 sites by Alexa, Tuts+ is a network of nine tutorial blogs teaching everything from Photoshop to Photography.
With over 250,000 RSS subscribers and reaching over 4 million visits a month, the Tuts+ network is without doubt the market leader in its niche.
In How to Build a Successful Blog Business you will learn how the network grew from the original Psdtuts blog into a multi-million dollar blog business that is both respected and loved around the world.
The original and best known blog about freelancing, FSw is an award winning site with over 50,000 subscribers.
In How to Build a Successful Blog Business you will learn how FreelanceSwitch went from a single popular article on another blog to a full blown site in a matter of days, how it attracted three thousand subscribers within the first couple of weeks and the process of turning the site from fast growing blog into a profitable enterprise.
Recently blowing past a million pageviews a month, the AppStorm network is the youngest of the case studies. Despite its age, Mac.AppStorm is already the largest blog dedicated to Mac Apps, and the network is quickly gaining in both reputation and traffic.
In How to Build a Successful Blog Business you'll learn how the sites started, how staff were hired, how search traffic has been consolidated and how the sites are growing.
Nowhere else will you be able to find information like this. Step behind the scenes of Envato's wildly successful sites and find out how you build blogs that are both profitable and popular.
This is the must-read book on blogging business.