A step-by-step guide to creating your first Web site Everybody's building cool web sites, but how? Web Sites Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, 2nd Edition, shows you how, with simple, step-by-step instruction that will build your confidence as you build your site. You'll learn to plan your site and secure a domain name, how to use Dreamweaver for site construction, and how to test and publish your site. You'll also learn about designing a blog, creating a podcast, adding Flash, and even how to make money with your Web site. Dummies makes it easy and fun! Perfect for those who've never attempted a Web site before, including small-business owners, the family historian, amateur genealogists, and travel buffs Explains using Web site creation tools including Dreamweaver, Photoshop Elements, Flash, and WordPress Shows how Web pages work, how to plan and design your site, and what to look for in Web hosting services Covers editing and creating Web graphics and text, how to customize a site for different purposes, testing, and publishing your site Provides information on blogs, podcasts, adding Flash, and making money from your site Web Sites Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to create a Web site you'll be proud of.
Are you bemused by blogs? Eager to become a blogger? Google Blogger For Dummies can help you start blogging sooner than you think. More than 14 million people are promoting a business, connecting with family and friends, and sharing opinions with Google Blogger. This book helps you start a Blogger account, create content, build an audience, make money from your blog, and more, all without learning to program. You’ll be able to: Learn the parts of a blog, what Blogger does, and how to choose goals and blog topics Choose a domain name, learn to use the dashboard, pick a template, and configure settings Dress up your blog with themes and find out where to get plenty of free ones Learn blogging etiquette and some secrets for long-term success Make money from your blog with Google Adsense, contextual and text link ads, and merchandising with CafePress Set up multi-user blogs or branch into mobile blogging, podcasting, or video blogging Take advantage of social networking sites and learn simple search engine optimization techniques Maintain your blog with tools like Blog This! and Quick Edit Moderate comments effectively, track your stats, and more Google Blogger is a great choice for beginning bloggers, and Google Blogger For Dummies gives you the know-how to venture confidently into the blogosphere.
Take your hobby to the next level and turn your blog into real income Anyone who blogs knows that it is a fun, creative way for sharing thoughts and opinions. Now imagine making money from that hobby! This practical, how-to guide shows you how you can get serious about using your blog and implement advertising, sponsorship, partnerships, and affiliate marketing options to turn your hobby into extra income, or even a full-time career. Helpful examples and featured articles with topic experts and bloggers who have built successful business demonstrate how to promote your business or build a blog-based business. Discusses finding your niche, adhering to legal considerations, establishing your disclosure and privacy policies, and dealing responsibly with review requests Introduces ideas for advertising and other monetization options and recommends promotional avenues to explore Suggests creative ways to keep your blog fresh, unique, and interesting Provides tips for monitoring and measuring your success Professional Blogging For Dummies opens the door to a world of money-making blogging possibilities!
The first-ever book to show businesses step by step how to capitalize on advertising programs offered by Google, the world's #1 search engine, with more than 200 million search queries per day Written by a veteran For Dummies author working in cooperation with Google, which will help support the book From selecting the right keywords to crafting the right message, the book explains how to boost site traffic using AdWords, Google's hugely successful sponsored-link advertising program, which now has more than 150,000 advertisers Also details how to make money with AdSense, a Google program that funnels relevant AdWords ads to other sites-and pays those sites whenever someone clicks on them
Whether you’re in the preliminary stages of planning a site or you’re looking to improve the look of an existing site, this reference book covers it all. Now updated with the latest site tools, design techniques, and commerce options, this new edition of the bestseller offers a solid framework for building a Web site from scratch. Packed with all the essentials to help make your site the best it can be, this resource goes beyond just basic design and page building to show you how to incorporate both of those elements into a successful site. Veteran author David Crowder spills the secrets to planning and creating an effective site from the ground up. You’ll decipher ways to transform a bunch of seemingly random web pages into a coherent web site and you’ll discover myriad ways to make your site look and sound amazing. This updated third edition features content on designing with CSS, using the latest version of Dreamweaver, and applying Web analytics and promotion techniques. In addition, the book covers topics such as: Keeping a site fresh and exciting Designing a look that appeals to your intended audience Determining your Web page structure Incorporating color, images, graphics, music, and video Merging CSS and HTML Planning usable navigation Providing guestbooks and message boards Designing for e-commerce Getting set up with PayPal, Google Checkout, E-cash, etc. The accompanying CD-ROM provides trial versions of software that is used in the book as well as sample templates and graphics for Web building. Once you start referring to Building a Web Site For Dummies, 3rd Edition, you’ll wonder how you ever existed without this invaluable information! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.