Book Giveaway: Confessions of a Professional Blogger

confessions-of-a-professional-blogger-small“Soon, it became clear that blogs themselves – and blog networks – could become profitable businesses. Within a couple of years, blogs evolved from being part of a business to becoming the business.”
Miranda Marquit.

Have you ever thought of starting a blog? Do you enjoy writing? Would you like to be paid to write? What does it take to be an online writer?

If the idea of blogging and online writing stirs your interest, then Miranda Marquit’s new book, Confessions of a Professional Blogger, is the book to read.

Miranda answers all the questions that bloggers have, when it comes to blogging and writing. In this 100+ page book, Miranda discusses in-depth the ins and outs of the online writing industry. It’s a step by step guide on what it takes to become a successful online writer.

Miranda covers a lot of topics in-depth, and gives both a professional and personal spin. Even if you’re not a professional writer, you’ll certainly find a lot of helpful advice and strategies you can use. In fact, the book extends far beyond just writing and is a must read for anyone in the blogging business.

As a trained journalist, Miranda certainly knows her profession. I first met Miranda, back in 2011 at the Financial Bloggers Conference. At that time, she was already a successful and established online writer. Part of that success came from not only determination, but clear focus and honing her skills as an online writer. That’s something Miranda covers in one of her book chapters – you can’t do everything.

Here are some of the key chapters in the book:

  • Sometimes I don’t write what I know.
  • You write a lot of crap when money is the object.
  • Bidding on jobs sucks.
  • You need to get to know people.
  • You don’t have to do everything.
  • Everyone writes the same stuff.

The Book Giveaway

In case you missed the title, this is a book giveaway! Miranda has personally given me two copies to mail out for two lucky readers… That could be you! ;)

Just like writing, you’ll have to do some work to win the book. To enter the giveaway, just use the Rafflecopter® widget below. The more points, the better chance you have to win.

Here is the breakdown:

  • 3 points:          Leave an interesting comment on this post.
  • 3 points:          Follow the Dividend Ninja on Twitter.
  • 3 points:          Like the Dividend Ninja Facebook page.
  • 1 point:            Retweet this giveaway (1 point per day).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Draw ends on March 28th, 2014 @ midnight!

Once the winners are drawn, I’ll double check the entries. Good luck everyone!

I’ve also have another book giveaway for Confessions of a Professional Blogger, on the Outlier Model. Be sure to enter!

47 Responses to “Book Giveaway: Confessions of a Professional Blogger”

  1. Andrew Wade

    Mar 13. 2014

    I’m someone with a degree in Writing, and I find the idea of freelance writing on the internet… intimidating. I would love a few pointers for a potential new income stream!

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    • Dividend Ninja

      Mar 13. 2014

      Andrew,

      I think this would be an ideal book for you to win. If not I would recommend you buy it anyway. No need to feel intimidated. Write what you enjoy writing, and people will enjoy it too! :)

      Cheers

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  2. Brian So

    Mar 13. 2014

    Sorry to hog all the entries, but nothing’s gonna stop me from maximizing my chance to win :)

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  3. My Own Advisor

    Mar 13. 2014

    Should be an interesting read! :)

    Thanks for the giveaway,
    Mark

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  4. Andie

    Mar 13. 2014

    Ii think this would be a great book to read since I was thinking about online blogging but my husband didn’t like the idea because he said I wouldn’t make money.

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  5. sonia

    Mar 14. 2014

    would love to read this interesting book

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  6. Holly Storm-Burge

    Mar 14. 2014

    Hi! I’m back. Thanks for letting me know about this new giveaway; I would love to read this book!

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  7. corrine

    Mar 14. 2014

    i always trying to learn more about blogging this would be a great read

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  8. renee

    Mar 15. 2014

    would love to win this! looks interesting, thanks!

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  9. Marvin

    Mar 15. 2014

    Sounds like a great book, I am still deciding if I want to become a professional blogger. Thanks for promoting Ninja!

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  10. I have been feeling so lost when it comes to this whole blogging thing recently but know I still want to keep blogging so this book would be very helpful!

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  11. Catie

    Mar 16. 2014

    This book looks awesome!

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  12. jackie reid

    Mar 16. 2014

    This book sounds awesome :) Love reading any book

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  13. Misty Lunceford

    Mar 17. 2014

    As a blogger myself this would be an interesting read for me!

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  14. petra

    Mar 18. 2014

    I would love to learn about the process of maintaining and writing a blog!

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  15. shanna

    Mar 19. 2014

    This sounds like an intriguing book to read. I’d love to learn more about the business of blogging.

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  16. Stuart Conover

    Mar 20. 2014

    As someone who makes side income off of writing online I’d love to find hints and tips at finding out more ways to increase that side income! I’m trying to get it to the point so if I were to ever lose my job I could keep all of my bills covered (and in the meantime increase my savings account!)

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  17. Lisa Kerr

    Mar 20. 2014

    I would love to read this book, as I am just getting started blogging and I need all the help I can get! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  18. Edna Williams

    Mar 21. 2014

    I’m thinking about a go at blogging!

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  19. Wanda Tracey

    Mar 21. 2014

    I need to learn all the tips and facts about writing and blogging so I would love to win this awesome book.

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  20. Jeffrey

    Mar 22. 2014

    This sounds like a very interesting book to read.

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  21. shirley mills

    Mar 22. 2014

    gl

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  22. Kay Lynn

    Mar 23. 2014

    I plan to go pro when I retire from my career in a few years and this book would be really helpful.

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  23. Leesa McClure

    Mar 23. 2014

    My daughter has wanted me to start a blog for a yr and with this book it may help me. Sounds like a wonderful read.

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  24. Lauren Watson

    Mar 25. 2014

    I would love to win this book. I am still doing research on becoming a blogger. I think this book would really help me out! Thanks for the chance to win

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  25. Bailey Dexter

    Mar 25. 2014

    Newbie starting out…this would be a perfect way for me to start right!

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  26. andie

    Mar 26. 2014

    Wouldn’t mind reading this one – always have been interested in what a blogger’s life is like. I would think it would be “busy.”

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  27. Jacqueline Weiskopff

    Mar 26. 2014

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this book, how interesting: “Confessions of a Professional Blogger”.

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  28. Denise Davis

    Mar 26. 2014

    This book seems to be the answer to all my questions.

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  29. Lesley F

    Mar 27. 2014

    I think this would be interesting to read

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  30. Anna H.

    Mar 27. 2014

    I would love to read this book!

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  31. Stuart Conover

    Mar 27. 2014

    Now this just looks like a good one to read.

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  32. I enjoy writing, but I kind of treat it like a hobby. I’ve lingered on the fence about how serious to get about my blog (blogs) for a while now…

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  33. Xty Cruz

    Mar 28. 2014

    This sounds like something interesting

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  34. Marie Constantineau

    Mar 28. 2014

    Hi! Would really like to check this book out and learn some secrets.

    Reply to this comment
  35. Betty C

    Mar 28. 2014

    I don’t know that I would ever decide to be a professional blogger but a little side income would be nice.

    Reply to this comment

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