December 1, 2012

a book on blogging



I stumbled upon Oh Joy blog via a friend several weeks ago. I saw she wrote a book on blogging, and after reading a few of her posts I thought, "she knows what she's doing."

I picked up her book at Barnes and Noble to see what it was all about.

It is a fantastic starting point if you are a beginner blogger or if you are trying to grow your blog. She covers a lot of material and answers a lot of the questions I get asked often. 

So, if you have questions about blogging, starting a blog, growing your blog, advertising, working with brands, etc, check out this book!

*Joy has no clue who I am. There's a small chance she's seen my hair on Pinterest, but other than that we have never interacted. I wasn't compensated for this post in anyway. I purchased the book and all opinions are my own.

23 comments:

  1. That book has been on my wish list since it came out! Did you watch her video with Naomi Davis?

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    1. I watched a bit of it. I find those hard to watch because its kind of just chatting. But they are good if you are interested in the people talking and their behind the scenes stories!

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  2. Ahh, what a dreamy book! I just started blogging, and I've come to the realization that I rarely finish what I start, so I'm really interested in starting a lifestyle blog and legitimately sustaining it. Even if only to spite myself. :)

    I may have to pick this book up! Go big or go home, right? :)

    http://lynettemarieh.blogspot.com/

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  3. I currently have it on my Kindle but haven't started reading it yet, I'll have to make some time for it!

    Kristina

    Kristina does the Internets

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  4. thanks for sharing such a nice book surely gna get it.I really really like your blog plz do check mine n I would it if u follow me as I'm following u :)
    http://samrasbeautyblog.blogspot.com

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  5. How fantastic! I'm going to get this book. Sounds really helpful. Thanks for sharing. I'd also like for you to check out my blog and follow me as I'm following you too :) Thanks
    http://thissoutherngirlsblog.blogspot.com/

    Also on Facebook...This Southern Girls Blog

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  6. I am asking for her book this year for Christmas!

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  7. This book is definitely on my wish list for Christmas. I should get reading soon!
    Hailey @ Love, Laughter and Lipstick

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  8. Sounds inspiring, I will have to check it out!

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  9. want. need.

    xo - heather
    www.ThisLifeIsYours.com

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  10. I've seen this book mentioned quite a few times, I really need to check it out!

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  11. Thank you for some other fantastic post. The place else may anybody get that type of information in such an ideal means of writing?

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  12. Thanks for posting! I'll have to check it out, as I'm just getting started on this blogging thing. I feel like I'm late to the party...

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  13. Thanks for sharing this! I have been reading you and your sisters blogs for a few months, and both of you have inspired me in many ways. I have always wanted to blog, and so I bought this book yesterday and can't wait to start my own blog!

    Hope all is well with you and your family.

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  14. joy's a friend of mine and such an inspiration. i read her book and totally enjoyed it. now i can hear her voice in my head to give me motivation.

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  15. hi kate!
    thanks so much for your kind post. a friend forwarded it to me after seeing it on her google reader, and it was such a nice surprise to my day!
    best to you,
    joy

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  16. That book its already on our wish list for Christmas!

    http://sialsiquiero.wordpress.com/

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  17. Don't you love it? I am so glad I picked it up and started reading it. It's full of such great information!!

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  18. Kate - Thank you for recommending. I'm a wanna be blogger trying to her start and am in desperate need of help. Just ordered the book off of Amazon! Can't wait for the mail to arrive!

    www.todaytomorrowmaybenever@blogspot.com

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  19. This book is on my Christmas list! Can't wait to read it. One of my favorite bloggers (other than you, of course!) is featured in this book!
    thehartungs.blogspot.ca

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  20. I picked the book up thanks to your recommendation. I'm in the process of retooling/rebooting my blog and it's great to have all these tips in one place.

    Elizabeth @ JAG

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  21. Thanks for recommending this book! I immediately downloaded to my iPad and am already almost halfway through. It really is full of such great tips that I have already begun to act on. I am a beginner blogger so this was surely something I needed at the right time!
    Lori from "Finding My Shoes"
    shoehunting.blogspot.com/

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