Blogging for Business By Shel Holz and Ted Demopoulos
When looking for a book on corporate blogging, it is always helpful to find one that is written by two of the most respected authorities on the subject.
Holz and Demopoulos are internet superstars in their own regard and quite honestly, you couldn’t ask for two better people to get together to write a book.
Corporate blogging is on a lot of company minds and this book does a great job of addressing pretty much everything you could ever need to know on the subject.
Shel Holz is the owner of Holz Communication + Technology and can count some of the biggest names in corporate America as his clients. This gives him a unique perspective on corporate blogging and you know you are dealing with a professional that is going to give you the right information.
This is probably one of the reasons that this book has done so well and its success is well deserved. Holz is also a podcaster and offers some great tips on how businesses can take advantage of numerous types of technologies on their blogs, an area that many fail to cover.
Ted Demopoulos is an analyst that works with the top Fortune 500 companies across the world, and again, he is in a unique position to provide real world advice that really works.
He began blogging very early on and has some unique insight on how to make blogging work for your company.
The book covers all of the basics, such as legal issues that you need to be aware of before you write a single word, how each business can benefit from having a blog, as well as how to get more out of your blog with monitoring. The prose is very no-nonsense and the book is very easy to read.
It’s information is so good that it can be used as a resource book whenever you may have a question on how to do something or how to handle a situation.
We especially liked the section on the future of corporate blogging, since it contained real information that can help businesses stay cutting edge and even become early adopters of some of the new techniques outlined in the book.
Overall, we found this to be a very engaging read that got to the heart of the matter quite quickly.
Business owners don’t have a lot of free time on their hands and as such, they need a resource that will get to the point and supply the information they really need.
This book wins on all points and should be purchased by anyone that needs more information on corporate blogging. The tips contained herein will help you avoid a lot of issues and get you started on the right track.
We found it to be an engaging read that was well worth the money. If you are thinking about starting your own company blog, this is the book to get.