New book on blogging for business

Among the pile of mail yesterday awaiting my return from the US was a package from Kaplan Publishing containing a copy of Shel Holtz‘ and Ted Demopoulos‘ new book, Blogging for Business: Everything You Need to Know and Why You Should Care.

This is the latest business book on blogging to appear and covers:

  • How to tap into the power of blogs and realize profits from them
  • How blogs are different from e-zines, websites, and message boards
  • Why businesses need to monitor blogs that discuss their products and services
  • How a “blog on the inside” can be a company’s most effective knowledge-sharing tool
  • Future iterations of blogging, such as podcasts and vlogs
  • Legal considerations associated with blogging such as ownership, copyright, liability and censorship

More information on the book blog.

A review coming once I’ve had a chance to read it. Even though Shel’s my podcasting partner, it will be an objective review!

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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