10 Free Ebooks For Content Marketing

For those who are serious about blogging or just cannot seem to get their blogs to take off, sometimes all you need is some first-hand tips from the experts themselves.

We hear you and since there are plenty of such ebooks lying around online, we’ve done the legwork and collected ten such eBooks that are great collections of blogging experience, knowledge, and tips that are the result of years of trial and error from those who have been there, done that.

Here you’ll see free ebooks on how to start blogging, how to become a successful writer, how to get money with blogging and get traffic, how to organize your blog and create strong visuals, and more. So, scroll down and enjoy!

1. How to Start a Blog

This book is a step-by-step guide on how to setup your blog and make it successful. The ebook contains 7 chapters to help you set up, maintain, monetize, and promote your blog, along with helpful resources and tools for bloggers.

Ogi Djuraskovic is behind FirstSiteGuide, and a web enthusiast who helps people start their own blog/site. Other team members of FirstSiteGuide who took part in writing the ebook are experts in hosting, marketing, SEO and design.

  • Authors: Ogi Djuraskovic, Kristi Hines & the FirstSiteGuide Team
  • Available in: PDF
2. 365 Writing Prompts

365 Writing Prompts was written by The Daily Post team who do all kind of jobs (from blogging to coding) and have the goal of helping people start their own blogs. Get this on your reader, tablet, or laptop, and get inspirational prompts on each day of the year to write.

For example, for June 20, you will get, "Moment of kindness. Describe a moment of kindness between you and someone else — loved one or complete stranger.” Also available in Spanish, French and Indonesian.

  • Author: The Daily Post
  • Available in: PDF and Kindle
3. Who’s There?

Seth Godin is an american author, marketer, and speaker who doesn’t really need an introduction.

Despite the title, Incomplete Guide to Blogs and the New Web, this ebook is not going to tell you how to set up your blog to sell your products.

It’s more about the influence of blogging on your future, career, ideas and the whole lifestyle that comes with.

  • Author: Seth Godin
  • Available in: PDF
4. How to Make Money Blogging

Crystal Paine is a wife, mom of three, public speaker and the founder of MoneySavingMom.com.

If you have a blog and want to get money with it, you going to need this ebook. It shares insider tips and tricks on how to monetize your blog as well as list useful resources for blogging.

  • Author: Crystal Paine
  • Available with Noisetrade account, Facebook login or email address.
5. How to Write Magnetic Headlines

Copyblogger is a software and training organization which provides expert advice, exceptional products and smart copywriting.

This ebook is an in-depth guide on how to write killer headlines, touching on mistakes to avoid, working formulas, templates you can use and more.

It is part of a 14-book how-to series on everything to do with content marketing, which you can get if you register on the Copyblogger site.

  • Author: Copyblogger
  • Available in: PDF (Editors Note: This link is from a university site. Otherwise, the book is only available upon registration.)
6. A Simple Guide to Blogging for Business

Wishpond is a company which helps people to create, publish and track their online marketing campaigns. They have worked with Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp just to name a few brands.

This ebook will help you to understand all the benefits of having great content on your site. You will be taught how to start blogging, find your target audience, write good content, promote your blog, measure results and more.

  • Author: wishpond.com
  • Available with registration
7. The ROI of content marketing

Content creation is a form of investment that needs constant check and balance in order to measure the gains. This interesting ebook will tell you all about calculating the return of investment on your content marketing effort.

You’ll get to learn the best metric for measuring performance, ways of measuring content success, and a lot of handy tips on improving your way towards a healthy return on your content marketing efforts.

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8. The Ultimate Guide for Content Marketers

From the popular online marketing and SEO platform SEMrush, comes this insightful ebook that tells you everything about creating engaging content and then marketing this content to the right audience using powerful tools.

The book includes tips on idea research and execution, optimizing existing content, content distribution, and other advanced concepts.

The content of the book aims at writers and digital marketers who are already working in the field to help them improve their skills.

  • Author: SEMruch
  • Available in: PDF (with registration)
Ultimate Guide for Content Marketers
9. How To Create A Well-Oiled Content Marketing Machine

Here is an ebook on tips and tricks regarding content marketing by the market experts KISSmetrics. The books talks about inbound marketing and ways to keep it going to get optimal results from your assets.

The book contains easy-to-catch concepts with real-life examples and encompasses everything from the usefulness of content marketing, content marketing role models, and ways to take your blog to new heights of user engagement.

  • Author: KISSmetrics
  • Available in: PDF
Create A Well-Oiled Content Marketing Machine
10. 23 Visual Principles For Designing More Persuasive Landing Pages

As a blogger and digital marketer, you cannot undermine the importance of a well-designed landing page. This ebook will guide you, through tips and live examples, the principals of designing a perfect landing page to capture your audience.

The author highlights the role of visual simplicity through psychology and interaction design owing to his vast experience in the field of visual design. There are also plenty of real-world examples to support the arguments.

  • Author: Oli Gardner
  • Available with registration
Visual Principles For Designing More Persuasive Landing Pages