Content attracts visitors. Content improves search engine ranking. So, that is why big companies invest on content writers. As a part of your SEO efforts, you should have quality and converting content on your website. If you don’t have any good content for visitors, Bounce Rate will be high and your business can’t be a profitable one. Read these best books on writing web content, very helpful when you create great content for you site. When I made up this list of books, I tried to include the latest books published in 2015 and 2016. These top 10 books are also recommended by most SEO experts, reviewers and readers. For more details of the books, click on the book titles:
by Julia McCoy
The book teaches you how to write great content for search engines and human visitors for your blogs and websites. The author tells you in step-by-step about crafting your site content and also for working as a freelance content writer to make money. You’ll learn writing web content, blogging, social media and ad copy etc. Also learn keyword research and placing those keywords in the content for effective SEO results. Easy read and highly recommended!
by Ann Handley
One of the most popular books about content writing and marketing! Great content drives customers and the author teaches you to write compelling content for your webpages, social media, emails, marketing offers and more of the 17 specific kinds of content. Read the book and learn about content tools to get the job done.
by Dr. Andy Williams
Andy’s writing style is simple but great. The SEO expert says Google want to show the best web pages to their users. How do you think about writing the best web pages? Read his book packed with advice on what Google actually want, and how you can deliver it with a simple mindset shift – by thinking in terms of “share-bait”.
Read his another wonderful book Creating Fat Content: Boost Website Traffic with Visitor-Grabbing, Google-Loving Web Content
by Henneke Duistermaat
When will a customer buy your product or service from your site? That is very important to know as you run your online business. Read this guide to write copy for your new website or to update existing web copy. In this book, you’ll learn 6-step process to create selling content. Learn also web copy writing mistakes in this book.
by Janice (Ginny) Redish
A well written content is a must. In this book, learn new information on content strategy for websites, search engine optimization (SEO), and social media to optimize your writing for the web. Learn from new content examples.
by Lynda Felder
Learn writing good content with easy-to-follow guidelines in this book. Using storytelling techniques with essential skills and tools in a Web author’s toolbox, you can write persuasive content for web pages. The book focuses on writing practices and guidelines, with exercises and prompts developed and tested by the author.
by Nicole Fenton and Kate Kiefer Lee
This book is useful for those who are new in web writing career and professional writers looking to enhance their skills. Learn from real-world examples and interviews with people who put these ideas into action every day.
by Maria Veloso
In this updated book, the author teaches readers proven methods to excel their online sales and marketing efforts. You will learn to use psychological tactics, create effective, highly-targeted Facebook ads, test copy to maximize response, write online marketing video scripts, create compelling copy for interactive advertising banners, high-converting video sales letters.
by Richard N. Stephenson
Content brings people, and brings them back. You need more and more content to grow your business. But what content will you write and write more of them? The book will help to find unlimited ideas to create content. May be, you’re a blogger, internet marketer, or small business owner, you will pick up practical tools to magnify your efforts and learn to write better, faster with this book.
by Mark Baker and Scott Abel
It is not about just writing web content you need, you need also create findable content for Google users. In this book, Mark Baker looks beyond the usual advice on writing for the Web, and beyond the idea of topic-based writing to explore how readers really use information in the digital age and to lay out an approach to planning, creating, managing, and organizing topic-based documentation that really works for the reader.
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