13 Astonishing Must Read Books For Bloggers

13 Astonishing Must-Read Books For Bloggers

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Let me guess; you check your mobile phone. How do I know? Because I’m not different! Not only you and me, but almost everyone has the same habit. People are always on their devices, either seeking education or entertainment these days. But have you ever wondered that everything we do on the internet benefits some other person? Yes, this is precisely what happens and I think it’s high time we start profiting from it too.

Internet is a vast and rapidly growing industry. It offers many career opportunities and one such career option is blogging. Not everyone does blogging to make a career out of it. Some also do it for fun and a little side income. I’ve been into blogging for quite some time now and I can say for sure that if explored, blogging can prove to be a fulfilling career option for us.

Many people confuse blogging with content writing. Blogging is somewhat about content writing but not limited to it. Blogging includes thorough research about a particular topic, expressing and discussing it on an online platform (mostly a website), and adding life to it by inserting images, videos, and other visual content.

Now, no one is born a blogger, and good for us, blogging is a skill one can learn from various sources. One such source is by reading a few books about blogging. I’ve learned so many things about blogging by reading a couple of books and now, I’m going to share some more with you.

13 Astounding Books For Bloggers

1. How To Make Money Blogging

How To Make Money Blogging

How To Make Money Blogging: How I Replaced My Day-Job and How You Can Start A Blog Today is a 2010 written business book by Bob Lotich.

This book’s author is himself a successful blogger and in this book, he shares his story about how he was able to earn more than his day job and describes all the steps from the very scratch that he took to become this successful.

2. Write Blog Posts Readers Love

write blog posts readers love

Published in 2013, Write Blog Posts Readers Love: A Step-by-step Guide is a reference book written by Henri Junttila.

This book tells aspiring bloggers to write inspiring, engaging, and exciting blogs to gain a loyal audience. It also tells us that we need to think about getting the job done and enjoy the entire process.

3. Six Figure Blogging Blueprint

six figure blogging blueprint

Six-figure Blogging Blueprint: How to Start an Amazingly Profitable Blog in the Next 60 Days (even If You Have No Experience) is a self-help book written by Raza Imam in 2019.

The ultimate goal one wants to achieve by blogging is earning a good amount of money. This book will get to know how we can monetize our blogs and generate a six-figure income out of them. 

4. Clear Blogging

clear blogging

Written by Bob Walsh in 2007, Clear Blogging: How People Blogging Are Changing the World and How You Can Join Them is a business book.

Through this book, we will get a clear picture of the market scenario and the opportunities that blogging offers. This book will show us blogging has shaken up the world and how the world is slowly turning towards blogging as a career. 

5. WordPress: The Missing Manual

wordpress_ The missing manual

WordPress: The Missing Manual: The Book That Should Have Been in the Box is a Matthew MacDonald written business book published in 2012.

WordPress is the biggest blogging platform. This book is about this particular platform. It’s about all the basics of WordPress 3.9 written in 2012. It doesn’t include a guide about the updates made after that, but it is still beneficial as the basics of WordPress remain the same.

6. How To Start A Profitable Blog

how to start a profitable blog

Written by David Lim, How To Start A Profitable Blog: A Guide To Create Content That Rocks, Build Traffic, And Turn Your Blogging Passion Into Profit is a 2015 published self-help book.

This book is all about making a profit from blogging by earning a passive income. It’s about how blogging can lead us towards the path of financial freedom that everyone has dreamed of.

7. WordPress To Go

wordpres to go

WordPress to Go: How to Build a WordPress Website on Your Domain, From Scratch, Even If You are a Complete Beginner is a self-help book written by Sarah McHarry in 2013.

This book will teach you about blogging and make you a digital entrepreneur. You will learn everything about a WordPress website through this book, right from making one to monetizing it.

8. How To Blog For Profit Without Selling Your Soul

how to blog for profit without selling your soul

How To Blog For Profit Without Selling Your Soul is a 2014 written self-help book by Ruth Soukup.

This book is for those who want to earn a good profit by doing what they like. This book will provide us with some solid and practical advice that, when applied, will make sure that our blog becomes successful.

9. ProBlogger


ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income is a business book written by Chris Garrett and Darren Rowse in 2008.

As the name suggests, this book aims at making us readers pro bloggers. It isn’t elementary to succeed with blogging without the proper guidance, and that’s precisely what this book provides.

10. Everybody Writes

everybody writes

Written by Ann Handley, Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content is a self-help book published in 2014.

This book suggests that every one of us is into writing, publishing, and marketing in one way or another. We need to know how to do it so that we make some profit out of it and this book is there to guide us to it.

11. The One Hour Content Plan

the one hour content plan

The One Hour Content Plan: The Solopreneur’s Guide to a Year’s Worth of Blog Post Ideas in 60 Minutes and Creating Content That Hooks and Sells is a business book written in 2017 by Meera Kothand.

This book is for those who are into blogging. Here, we will be provided with a plan that our blog will reach new heights.

12. The Essential Habits Of 6-Figure Bloggers

the essential habits of 6-figure bloggers

Published in 2018, The Essential Habits Of 6-Figure Bloggers: Secrets of 17 Successful Bloggers You Can Use to Build a Six-Figure Online Business is a reference book written by Sally Miller.

This book is about 17 such bloggers who gained immense success by blogging and earned a six-figure income out of their blogs. We will get to know about their journey, their thoughts, and the tips and tricks they’ve got to offer.

13. Blog, Inc.

Blog, Inc.: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community is a reference book written by Deangdeelert Cho in 2012.

First, this book gives us a reality check about the competition that is out there in the world of websites and blogging and then offers valuable tips as to how we can withstand it and grow more.


I am a blogger and I can say that these books have helped me reach where I am right now. If you want to keep up with the trend and enter the blogging world, these are the books for you.

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