Best Blogging Books

Book rating updated 9.05.2024

Become a blogging authority! List of the best blogging books of all time sorted by rating. The most popular and recommended books for bloggers.

  1. Building a StoryBrand

    9 902 ratings

    It is how you will build clean, compelling brand messaging that will drive customer engagement. It is based on storytelling principles to help readers put their brand in a position where it acts like a guide helping heroes (customers) surmount their challenges. A step-by-step process of creating a "BrandScript" to clarify a message and create marketing materials that will resound.

  2. Everybody Writes

    1 886 ratings

    A book that gives insight into making compelling content for the web, may it be a blog post or social media update, webpage or email newsletter. It calls for clear, brief, and interesting writing so that the message speaks as directly to the reader as possible. It's packed with handy tips and techniques to get over writer's block, how to edit your work, and change your writing style for different formats and audiences.

  3. Influencer

    1 735 ratings

    YouTube influencer Brittany Hennessy gives us a practical and motivating playbook to get behind the driver's wheel in taking control of our digital presence and finding authority on social media. She tells the tale of building an audience of millions by learning about personal branding, creating content, pushing through self-doubt, and making money through strategies like affiliate marketing. This book is a valuable resource for aspiring influencers and business owners looking to leverage social media to grow their brand. Hennessy also provides insights into the challenges and rewards of turning your passion into a successful career as an influencer.

  4. So You Want to Start a Podcast

    476 ratings

    The Full and Final Beginner's Guide to Launching and Growing a Successful Podcast. It will cover everything from choosing a topic and format to recording and editing your episodes, and then to promoting your show. You will receive the guidance on how to conduct an interesting interview, to create your killer show, and to build your loyal audience. This includes wisdom and advice from some of the most successful podcasters across all genres.

  5. Write Blog Posts Readers Love

    426 ratings

    Guide to Writing Engaging Blog Posts Readers Want to Read is an excellent manual for developing great blog posts to attract and retain readers. Plenty of practical advice and suggestions on how to find your unique voice, structure your posts to have maximum impact, and promote your content effectively. Gives tips for fighting writer's block, doing research, and building your readership.

  6. The Blog Startup

    315 ratings

    A step-by-step guide to develop and create a super effective blog. Niche selection, blog setup, and banging great content. How to promote your blog, grow your email list, and monetize your writing. Case studies and interviews with some of the most successful bloggers in the world.

  7. Blog, Inc.

    334 ratings

    Everything you need to know to turn your blog into a business—from finding your niche, to creating killer content—all about how to create valuable content, plus monetize a blog through advertising, sponsorships, and product sales. Learn from case studies and interviews with successful bloggers, who have constructed their businesses around their content, how to build a profitable business.

  8. What to Post.

    302 ratings

    Step-by-step guide to building a social and digital content strategy: practical advice on what content to develop for each platform, how to create engaging and shareable content, and measures of what works. Included are templates, examples, and tools to help you create content calendars and track performance.

  9. The Perfect Story

    111 ratings

    Step-by-step development guide for a content strategy for social media and digital marketing. Offers practical advice on how to determine what sorts of content to post in each platform, how to make engaging and sharable content, and how to measure your results. Includes templates and examples to make content calendars and performance tracking in platforms.

  10. Einstein Blogging

    23 ratings

    Write a blog post that both gets attention and informs with techniques rooted in science and psychology that make your writing more effective. Tips and techniques to write killer headlines, structure your posts to maximize reader interest, and leverage data and research to provide evidence for your points. Examples and case studies that provide a look at successful science-based blog posts and content marketing campaigns.


  • What are the best blogging books ever written?

    These are the top 10 best books for bloggers of all time and for this year (2024) sorted by rating:

    • "ProBlogger" by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett
    • "Content Inc." by Joe Pulizzi
    • "Blog, Inc." by Joy Deangdeelert Cho
    • "Born to Blog" by Mark W. Schaefer and Stanford Smith
    • "The One Hour Content Plan" by Meera Kothand
    • "The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging" by The editors of the Huffington Post
    • "The Million Dollar Blog" by Natasha Courtenay-Smith
    • "The Badass Blog Planner" by Sarah Morgan
    • "Everybody Writes" by Ann Handley
    • "Content Rules" by Ann Handley and C.C. Chapman.
  • What are the best books on blogging for beginners?

    List of must read books on starting a blog:

    1. "Everybody Writes" by Ann Handley
    2. "Content Inc." by Joe Pulizzi
    3. "ProBlogger" by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett.
  • What are the best books on how to write blogs or stories?

    Good books on writing for bloggers:

    • "Positioning" by Al Ries and Jack Trout
    • "Blue Ocean Strategy" by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne
    • "Permission Marketing" by Seth Godin
    • "Influence" by Robert Cialdini
    • "The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing" by Al Ries and Jack Trout
    • "Contagious: Why Things Catch On" by Jonah Berger
    • "Building a StoryBrand" by Donald Miller
    • "The Lean Startup" by Eric Ries
    • "Crossing the Chasm" by Geoffrey Moore
    • "The Long Tail" by Chris Anderson.
  • What are some good books about making money from blogging?

    Top books on blogging for cash:

    • "The Million Dollar Blog" by Natasha Courtenay-Smith
    • "ProBlogger" by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett
    • "How To Blog For Profit" by Ruth Soukup
    • "Content Inc." by Joe Pulizzi
    • "The One Hour Content Plan" by Meera Kothand
    • "Everybody Writes" by Ann Handley.