Whether you are writing a book or a blog, there is one rule that you must always remember. Always go back and double check your work. Editing may seem tedious but it's a critical step in any form of content development. Your aim is an accurate and complete manuscript/post that is publication-ready.
How your story is brought from an idea to sitting on a bookshelf can vary. However, there is a common cycle that book publications often follow. These steps can be used for digital publications as well, with just a few steps removed.
Here is a list of acronyms that those people who work in publishing should be familiar with. This list is by no means complete, but it is a good start when searching for information about the industry.