DescriptionStart, use, and customize a TypePad blog today!
TypePad is known for its intuitive user interface, built-in SEO features, optional advertising, free professionally designed templates, fully hosted blogs, and outstanding customer support. This book guides you through the technical tasks necessary for starting, using, and customizing a TypePad blog.
Step-by-step tutorials walk you through the process of signing up for a new TypePad blog, while screen shots from real-world blogs bring the book's concepts to life.
- Guides you through choosing the right TypePad membership plan, signing up, configuring, using, and customizing a blog using the TypePad system
- Explains the process of signing up for a new TypePad blog and publishing your content on the Web
- Shares real-world examples that bring the book's ideas to life
Get blogging today with TypePad!
Part I: The Basics of Blogging 7
Chapter 1: Understanding Blogging and TypePad 9
Chapter 2: The Benefi ts of TypePad 23
Part II: Getting Started with TypePad 35
Chapter 3: Creating Your TypePad Account and Profi le 37
Chapter 4: Touring the TypePad Dashboard 51
Chapter 5: Creating Your First Blog 75
Chapter 6: Writing and Editing Your Blog Posts 97
Chapter 7: Interacting on Your Blog 121
Part III: Adding Useful Elements to Your TypePad Blog 137
Chapter 8: Using TypeLists and Widgets 139
Chapter 9: Adding Multimedia to Your Blog 163
Chapter 10: Exploring Social Media 183
Chapter 11: Finding and Using a TypePad Theme 205
Part IV: Taking Your Blog to the Next Level 243
Chapter 12: Making Money with Your Blog 245
Chapter 13: Importing, Exporting, and Archiving 257
Chapter 14: Tweaking Your TypePad Theme with
Custom CSS or Advanced Templates 263
Part V: The Part of Tens 295
Chapter 15: Ten Tips and Tricks 297
Chapter 16: Ten Places to Find TypePad Resources 315
Chapter 17: Ten Bloggers Using TypePad Well 325
Chapter 18: Ten Blogging Etiquette Tips 339
Appendix A: Domain Mapping 351
Appendix B: Third-Party Stat Counters 371