TRANSFORM YOUR BLOG INTO A BOOK!
The world of blogging changes rapidly, but it remains one of the most efficient ways to share your work with an eager audience. In fact, you can purposefully hone your blog content into a uniquely positioned book—one that agents and publishers will want to acquire or that you can self-publish successfully.
How to Blog a Book Revised and Expanded Edition is a completely updated guide to writing and publishing a saleable book based on a blog. Expert author and blogger Nina Amir guides you through the process of developing targeted blog content that increases your chances of attracting a publisher and maximizing your visibility and authority as an author.
In this revised edition you’ll find:
- The latest information on how to set up, maintain, and optimize a blog
- Steps for writing a book easily using blog posts
- Advice for crafting effective, compelling blog posts
- Tips on gaining visibility and promoting your work both online and off
- Current tools for driving traffic to your blog
- Strategies for monetizing your existing blog content as a book or other products
- Profiles of bloggers who received blog-to-book deals and four new “blogged- book” success stories
Whether you’re a seasoned blogger or have never blogged before, How to Blog a Book Revised and Expanded Edition offers a fun, effective way to write, publish, and promote your book, one post at a time.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nina Amir, the best-selling author of The Author Training Manual, is a speaker, blogger, and blog-to-book coach. She is the founder of National Nonfiction Writing Month and National Book Blogging Month, as well as the Nonfiction Writers’ University. As many as four of her books have appeared on the same Amazon Top 100 list at the same time.
“If you always wanted to write that next book, but only have time to blog, then read Nina’s book! You too can become an author.”
Michael Stelzner, Founder of Social Media Examiner, Author of Launch.
“If you dread the thought of starting or maintaining a blog, and balancing it with the stresses of writing a book, How to Blog a Book could well be the most valuable book you’ve discovered this year. Nina Amir gives you a toolbox of shortcuts, tricks and workarounds that will save you money, time and sanity. Follow her easy-to-understand guide (even for non-techies!) and you’ll create a blog your fans love and a book that they’ll promote for you.”
Joan Stewart, The Publicity Hound, PublicityHound.com
“Nina Amir shows you—no, actually implores you—to write your book on your blog in a painless, effortless way. Learn ‘how’ and ‘why’ you ‘can’ and ‘should’ write your book from your blog posts. How to Blog a Book 2nd Edition provides the road map to go from publishing a blog to publishing YOUR BOOK.”
Scott Lorenz, Westwind Book Marketing, Book-Marketing-Expert.com
“If you’re wondering how you are going to bend time to build your platform and write a book, wonder no more, you can do both. Nina Amir shows you how in this inspiring step-by-step with easy-to-follow procedures, actionable tasks, tips and technology recommendations. Even if you don’t plan to blog a book, the material empowers you to author a more effective blog and streamline your writing process. Bets are you’ll end up with a book, after all.”
Carla King, Self-Pub Boot Camp
“Blook is a common publishing term where a writer creates a book from blog posts. Nina Amir provides the step-by-step wisdom to show any writer how to pull it off. Get this valuable resource.”
W. Terry Whalin, Author of Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams and more than 60 books, Acquisitions Editor at Morgan James Publishing
“I look at myself as a blogger, not a writer, but with Nina’s book I now have a formula for writing that book! How to Blog a Book provides a simple process for turning your blog content into a book, and Nina does an excellent job of breaking the process into simple steps that anyone can follow.”
Ian Cleary, Founder, www.RazorSocial.com
“Whether you plan to consciously blog a full-length book start to finish, repurpose existing blog content into a book, or blog multiple series and turn the posts into ebooks, How to Blog a Book has all the information you’ll ever need to accomplish your goal. It’s a book on blogging for authors and on authorship for bloggers.”
Penny C. Sansevieri, CEO of Author Marketing Experts and Adjunct Professor at NYU, www.amarketingexpert.com
“How to Blog your Book is a compact yet comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and promotion that will empower writers to do their best work, get it published online and off, and make it successful. Nina has provided a resource-rich roadmap for creating a fulfilling career.”
Michael Larsen, literary agent, Larsen and Pomada Literary Agents