The Most Comprehensive Book about Blogging
I might be biased because I wrote this book, but it really is the most comprehensive book to learn how to blog. Blogging All-in-One for Dummies includes over 700 pages that teach you everything you need to know to start a blog, publish content, make money, grow your audience, find your niche, use Twitter, and even blog for your business!
Absolute Beginners' Guide
The Complete Idiot's Guide to WordpPess covers both the basics of setting up a WordPress blog, enhancing your blog, making money from your blog, tracking your blog's performance, and more.
Great Beginner's Guide
Tumblr for Dummies is written in a straightforward, easy-to-read manner that makes it easy to understand how to use Tumblr.
Easy Guide to Getting Started with Blogger.com
Google Blogger for Dummies takes the reader from setting up a brand new blog through publishing, promoting, monetizing and more/
Full disclosure: Google Blogger for Dummies was written by Susan Gunelius, About.com Guide to Web Logs
Simple Blogging Overview
The Art of Freelance Blogging is a great choice for freelance blogging beginners who want to make money blogging for others.
Easy to Read
Blog Design for Dummies covers the basics of creating and editing your blog so it looks just the way you want it.
Great Guide to Making Money from Your Blog
Problogger: Secrets to Blogging Your Way to a Six Figure Income was written by Darren Rowse, author of one of the most popular blogs about blogging, Problogger.net.
Comprehensive Guide to Learn HTML, XHTML and CSS
If you want to dive deeper into your blog's design and functionality and you don't want to have to pay a web designer to help you, then you need to learn HTML, XHTML and CSS, the programming languages used to tell web browsers what your blog's content is and how to display it. HTML, XHTML & CSS Visual Quickstart Guide will help you learn everything you need to know to truly customize your blog.
Guide to Creating and Modifying WordPress Blogs
Wordpress Web Design for Dummies is a guide to WordPress blog design. It's not for absolute beginners but better suited to readers who have some blogging, web design, and WordPress knowledge already.
Ideal for Web Designers and Developers
Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog is best suited to web designers, web developers, and advance WordPress users.It covers everything from creating a WordPress blog to developing themes and plugins.