100 Blogs That Will Help You Become a Better Blogger

100 Blogs - Become a Better Blogger

There are hundreds of blogs out there in the blogging and online marketing industry.

Which means there are thousands of blog posts published every month. Which also means that it's going to be tough to try and weed out the lower quality blogs.

And you know what would happen if you follow low-end blogs...

You might end up taking action on outdated or misleading information. Bad news.

But luckily for you, I've put together a sexy list of 100 blogs that'll provide you with useful and practical advice​.

All you need to do is choose a bunch, then learn new stuff and take action.​

100 Blogs You Need to Follow in 2016 (and Beyond)

Quick Note: If your favorite isn't in our list, we're sorry. Also, we wanted to mix it up a little bit and included blogs most probably haven't heard of, and excluded blogs everybody knows of (Entrepreneur and Search Engine Journal, for example).

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So without further ado, here's the first one on the list...

1. Ahrefs Blog

Owner: Ahrefs

Area: SEO

Top Categories: SEO, Content Marketing

Ahrefs Blog

The Ahrefs blog is one of the most popular SEO blogs right now (and probably forever). They usually publish huge guides and case studies that'll definitely help you up your SEO game.

So if you want to grow that little part in your brain that says SEO, Ahrefs is a must follow.​

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2. All Blogging Tips

Owner: Ammar Ali

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Make Money, Traffic

Ammar Ali

Ammar has been blogging for about 5 years. He started AllBloggingTips.com in 2011 when he was still a teenager. Very impressive.

Ammar and ABT focus on helping bloggers become better bloggers.

He covers about every topic you need to become successful. Including traffic, writing blog posts, SEO, and conversions.​

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3. AmyLynnAndrews.com

Owner: Amy Lynn Andrews

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Content

AmyLynn Andrews - Blogger

Amy and her blog is all about helping the newbie become a successful blogger.

She's been online for more than 10 years.​ That's ancient in blog years.

On her blog, she covers almost every topic related to successful blogging. This includes the blogging basics, creating content, SEO, and making money.

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4. AmyPorterfield.com

Owner: Amy Porterfield

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Social Media, Marketing - In General

Amy Porterfield

Amy's blog is big. She's one of the most influential online marketers right now (and probably forever).

Her blog is full of useful stuff.

Nowadays, she's doing podcasts. Her podcast is called Online Marketing Made Easy, which is now up to 120+ episodes.

I highly recommend you check out some of her podcasts. They're good. Real good.

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5. Audience Bloom's Blog

Owner: Audience Bloom + Jayson DeMers

Area: Content Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content Marketing, SEO

AudienceBloom Blog

The Audience Bloom blog is one of my favorites. Jayson and the team publishes a lot content that can help build a successful blog. They have hundreds of blog posts for you to learn from.

Audience Bloom Blog 1

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6. Authority Hacker's Blog

Owner: Authority Hacker - Gael Breton and Mark Webster

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Making Money, Marketing - In General

Authority Hacker Blog

The guys behind Authority Hacker are marketing geniuses. I always look forward to their new blog posts.

They even have their own podcast, which has 45 episodes and counting.

I highly recommend you go to their site, look for an optin form, and sign the fuck up.

Oh, and if you really want to learn how to become an authority blogger like the ones on this list, then consider going for Authority Hacker Pro (their membership program that provides training and more).

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7. Backlinko

Owner: Brian Dean

Area: SEO

Top Categories: Content Marketing, Link Building, SEO

Brian Dean - SEO

Brian started out just like us...a plain old blank WordPress blog.

By publishing epic, useful content with some advanced promotion tactics, he turned Backlinko into a leading resource in the SEO industry.

Backlinko = a highly recommended resource.

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8. Basic Blog Tips

Owner: Ileane Smith

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Marketing - In General, Social Media

Ileane Smith - Blogger

Mrs. Ileane Smith is the owner of this blog. And she teaches bloggers how to become better at blogging.

She also teaches her readers how to use social media to drive traffic and make money.

Ileane also has YouTube training videos and a very popular podcast show.

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9. Be a Better Blogger

Owner: Kevin J. Duncan

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Email, Marketing - In General

Kevin J. Duncan - Blogger

Kevin's one of my favorite bloggers. The first time I heard of him was in the summer of 2015, one year after he started Be a Better Blogger. It was when he basically came out of nowhere and wrote an epic blog post at Jon Morrow's blog, Boost Blog Traffic.

His post, which is a guide on writing blog comments, did so great that it's one of Boost Blog Traffic's popular posts.

Kevin Duncan's Boost Blog Traffic guest post

Solid!

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10. Be a Money Blogger

Owner: Mi Muba

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Marketing - In General

Mi Muba

Mr. Mi Muba is great at pumping out awesome blog posts that helps the beginner/struggling blogger. If you need quick blogging advice, Be a Money Blogger is where to go.

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11. Become a Blogger

Owner: Leslie Samuel

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Marketing - In General

Leslie Samuel

Leslie is one of the best at helping beginner bloggers. He shares most of his blogging knowledge on the Become a Blogger blog.

He also has a podcast, Learning With Leslie, which is about to hit 300 episodes.

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12. Blog Marketing Academy

Owner: David Risley

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Marketing - In General

David Risley

David's Blog Marketing Academy is very rich in content. It practically has everything you need.

​From blog setup to monetization, David's massive resource is one of the best out there.

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13. Blog Tyrant

Owner: Ramsay Taplin

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Email, Marketing - In General

Ramsay T - Blogger

Ramsay is one of my favorite bloggers. Blog Tyrant was actually one of the first blogs (on blogging) I visited.

Today, I always read his [latest] posts.

And if I were you, I'd do the same.

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14. Blogger Sidekick

Owner: Will Blunt

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, SEO

Will Blunt AU

Will Blunt’s Blogger Sidekick will always be one of my favorites.

His post about blogger outreach is the reason why I got into building relationships with other bloggers (I'll share the link below).

I highly recommend you check out Blogger Sidekick.​

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15. Blogger Tips Tricks

Owner: Ankit Singla

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, SEO, WordPress, Reviews

Ankit Singla - Blogger

Ankit's Blogger Tips Tricks is where he shares all his best advice for people who want to make it in the blogging game.

He shares a lot of stuff on SEO, WordPress, various tools, and more.​

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16. Bloggers Ideas

Owner: Jitendra Vaswani

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, WordPress, Reviews

Jitendra - Blogger

Jitendra’s Bloggers Ideas blog is one of the most popular in the blogging space.He helps newcomers start a blog from scratch, get traffic, and make money.

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17. Bloggers Passion

Owner: Anil Agarwal

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, WordPress, Reviews

Anil Agarwal - Blogger

Anil Agarwal is a good name in the blogging area, especially in India.

He's landed guest posts on a few blogs on this list. Including BasicBlogTips, ShoutMeLoud, and SuccessfulBlogging.

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18. Blogging.org

Owner: Zac Johnson

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Web Hosting Reviews

Zac Johnson - Blogger

Zac’s the man. He's one of the most successful bloggers and entrepreneurs on the planet.

So by not following him or reading his content, that'd be a mistake.

Zac has a lot to share. And has shared a lot.

He also runs BloggingTips.com and ZacJohnson.com. Both are also high-quality resources.​

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19. ​Blogging Basics 101

Owner: Jessica Knapp

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Content

Jessica Knapp - Blogger

Jessica’s BB101 is all about showing people how to start a blog and make money.

Her beginner’s guide has gotten nearly 200,000 pageviews.

Good stuff!​

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20. Blogging Cage

Owner: Kulwant Nagi

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Make Money, Reviews

Kulwant Nagi - Blogger

Kulwant's Blogging Cage is a late addition to the list. I never actually heard of them until I was researching web hosts a couple weeks ago.

Now, I'm quickly becoming a Blogging Cage fan.

I especially like their reviews. Lots of products.​

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21. Blogging From Paradise

Owner: Ryan Biddulph

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging

Ryan Biddulph - Blogger

When I first stumbled upon Ryan's Blogging From Paradise, it was because of a friend. He told me to check it out for motivation because of how I felt at the time....you know, that "fuck it" feeling.

And when I got there, I saw a lot of pics of Ryan with some pretty awesome backgrounds. They were literally from paradise.

I wanted to be there so bad that I felt motivated again. And well, I'm still here.

Ryan also shares a lot of advice on how to blog. Check him out.​

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22. Blogging Wizard

Owner: Adam Connell

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, WordPress, Reviews

Adam Connell - Blogger

Adam's Blogging Wizard was one of the first blogs I visited (it was either this one, Blog Tyrant, or Boost Blog Traffic, honestly can't remember).

And I still check out Adam's stuff on the day he publishes. Even on the other site he works on, Linkology.

Adam and his writers and guest bloggers pump out a lot of useful content. So it was pretty tough to choose a couple to share here.

But I think I made awesome choices.​

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23. Brent Jones Online

Owner: Brent Jones

Area: Blogging + Freelance

Top Categories: Blogging, Freelancing, Writing

Brent Jones

Freelance writing is probably the best way to make money for bloggers who are just starting out. It's also the quickest.

And if you'd like to learn all about it, Brent's your guy.

His blog has everything you need to land your first client / writing gig.

Oh, and he does podcasts and interviews as well. So there is no shortage of amazing content here.​

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24. Broke Bloke Blogs

Owner: Eddie Gear

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, SEO

Eddie Broke Bloke - Blogger

Ah, one of the best nicknames I've ever heard, Broke Bloke was given to Eddie by some friends when they realized he was a spendthrift who was always in debt.

And thanks to them, Eddie's BrokeBlokeBlogs.com is one of the most badass domains of all time (in my opinion, of course).​

Eddie started his BBB at the end of 2014. He quickly turned it into a reliable resource for people everywhere looking to start their own blogging ventures.

Broke Bloke Blogs is definitely one to check out.​

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25. Buffer Blog

Owner: Buffer

Area: Social

Top Categories: Content, Social

Buffer Blog

There isn't much to say about this one. The Buffer blog is one of the best in the social media space. They're pros.

A must-follow.​

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26. Buzz Blogger

Owner: Kim Roach

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Social Media, Traffic

Kim Roach

The name of Kim's blog is so cool, the first time I saw it I wished I had the kind of money to make her an offer she couldn't have refused. But, you know, Blogging Aid is pretty cool, too.

So yeah, Buzz Blogger should be on your bookmarks bar. 'Nuff said.

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27. By Regina

Owner: Regina Anaejionu

Area: Blogging + Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Online Courses, Marketing

Regina Anaejionu

Regina has a lot of great stuff on her blog. She even has a few free resources (courses/workshops).

It's definitely worth checking out.

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28. Chris Ducker's Blog

Owner: Chris Ducker

Area: Entrepreneurship and Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Social, Podcasts + Interviews

Chris Ducker

Chris is the man. There's almost nothing about online marketing and entrepreneurship you can't learn from him.

He also has a badass podcast and a membership program called Youpreneur.​

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29. Content Champion

Owner: Loz James

Area: Digital and Content Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Social, Podcasts + Interviews

Loz James - Blogger

Loz James’ Content Champion is one of my favorite sites to check out. The blog’s got some really useful content. I've literally read like at least 66% of their blog posts.

And they've got awesome podcasts, too. Be sure to check those out!

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Note: I'd really, really recommend you listen to the podcasts! 😀

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30. Content Marketing Institute

Owner: Joe Pulizzi

Area: Content Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Email, SEO, Social Media

Content Marketing Institute

The big cheese. Content Marketing Institute is perhaps the #1 dog in the content marketing industry.

If you don't at least visit and read CMI once or twice per month, you're missing out on a lot of content marketing knowledge.​

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31. Convince and Convert

Owner: Jay Baer

Area: Content Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, Social

Convince and Convert Blog

Probably one of the biggest marketing blogs out there. If you need something a little more advanced than "how to start a blog", then this better be in your bookmarks bar.

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32. Copyblogger

Owner: Rainmaker Digital + Brian Clark

Area: Copywriter and Content Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Email, Social Media, Writing

Copyblogger Blog

Copyblogger is one of the biggest blogs in the world. Nuff said.

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33. Copy Hackers

Owner: Joanna Wiebe

Area: Copywriting + Marketing

Top Categories: Copywriting, Freelance, Growth Marketing

Joanna Wiebe

If you ever want to up your marketing game and learn some advanced tactics, Copy Hackers is the place to be.

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34. Copy Tactics

Owner: Michael Karp

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Marketing, Traffic

Michael Karp

I highly recommend you check out Michael Karp's content. It's all amazing. Total epicness.

Start with the 2 I'll leave below. Then check out his other stuff. But make sure to take action on it. Otherwise, nothing will happen.

This shit ain't magic, you know what I'm saying?

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35. CorinneKerston.com

Owner: Corinne Kerston

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Content

Corinne Kerston

Corinne's blog is probably the most underrated out of our 100. If it was up to me, I'd have her ranked up there with blogging greats.

If you browse through her blog, you'll find a lot of gems.​ And they're not 3000-word monsters you'd normally see in the blogging/marketing field (yes, these days it's about being super in-depth). They're mostly these bite-sized posts that go straight to the solution, and it is just so easy to consume.

So, if you're someone who has little to no blogging experience, Corinne can take you to where you want to be.

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36. CoSchedule Blog

Owner: CoSchedule

Area: Content Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Email, Social

CoSchedule Blog

Like Buffer, CoSchedule's blog is the real deal in their area.

Really, a must-follow.

They also offer dozens of checklists, worksheets, etc, for email subscribers. *wink*​

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37. Digital Marketer Blog

Owner: Ryan Deiss and Digital Marketer

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: A/B Testing, Content, Conversion Rate Optimization, Email, SEO, Social, Traffic

Digital Marketer Blog

Digital Marketer's blog is one of the best places to get advice on the more advanced stuff. Like conversion rate optimization, split testing, and Facebook ads.

​It is definitely worth checking out when you're ready to take your blog to the next level.

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38. Donna Merrill Tribe

Owner: Donna Merrill

Area: Blogging + Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Social Media, Traffic

Donna Merrill

​Donna's blog is one of my favorite blogs to check out. I go there every other day to see if there's a new post. Sometimes I comment, most of the time, though, I just read. It's a lovely blog.

I'd definitely check it out if I were you.​

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39. Enchanting Marketing 

Owner: Henneke Duistermaat

Area Online Marketing and Writing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Copywriting

Henneke - Blogger

Henneke is a brilliant writer. And she blogs about all her tips, tricks, and techniques on her blog and newsletter.

She also blogs about blogging/marketing-related topics.

Her writing skills have landed her guest posts on big sites like KISSmetrics, Copyblogger, and Problogger.

Impressive stuff, isn't it?​

So, if you're not that proud of your writing...follow Henneke.​

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40. EnstineMuki.com

Owner: Enstine Muki

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Make Money

Enstine Muki - Blogger

Enstine's blog is another one I just found recently. I first saw him at Basic Blog Tips, where he wrote a pretty damn good post on boosting income in 2016.

Now, I've read at least 10 blog posts from his own blog.​ I'll share a couple of my favorites below.

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41. Entrepreneur On Fire

Owner: John Lee Dumas

Area: Entrepreneurship and Online Marketing

Top Categories: Entrepreneurship, Online Marketing, Motivation, Podcasting, Success

JLD

JLD!

John Lee Dumas is one of my favorite people. He's the only guy I know that runs a daily podcast show.

Yeah, that's right. Daily. Meaning he gives us a new podcast episode every single day.

Pretty freaking impressive, isn't it?

​Right now, in January of 2016, JLD has over 1100 episodes.

Yes, I do have my favorites. Quite a few, actually. But I'm only going to share 2. Check them out.​

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Note: I guarantee you'll find some motivation by listening to his podcasts. He interviews successful entrepreneurs.

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42. Entrepreneurs Journey

Owner: Yaro Starak

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Entrepreneurship, Marketing

Yaro Starak

Yaro's Entrepreneurs-Journey is one of the best out there. It's got tons of reading material. There's a lot to choose from.

​​But if there's one thing you can't not read, it's Yaro's free ebook, Blog Profits Blueprint 2.0. It's one of the best in free blog training. So check it out.

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43. Fat Stacks Blog

Owner: Jon Dykstra

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Marketing

Jon Dykstra

Jon is one of the best at making money with blogs. He's done it in various niches. Not just the make money and marketing niches.

He shares a lot of what's worked for him on his blog. So check it out. Real good stuff there.

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44. Go Blogging Tips

Owner: Akshay Hallur

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Marketing

Akshay Hallur

Akshay's got a lot of awesome content on his blog. I especially found the ones he's got in his sidebar widget super helpful.

Check them out. I'm sure you'll like them.​

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45. GetResponse Blog

Owner: GetResponse

Area: Email + Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Email

GetResponse Blog

I'm sure you've heard of list building, autoresponders, "the money is in the list", right?

Well, GetResponse is one of many email marketing service providers. You know, services that provide the email stuff like autoresponders.

Yeah, GetResponse's blog focuses on email marketing. It's definitely worth checking out, no matter what your level of list building knowledge it at.

They've got stuff for newbies, stuff for the intermediate, and even some for the advance-levelled guy.​

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46. Groove's Blog

Owner: Groove + Alex Turnbull

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Email, Startup

GrooveHQ Blog

Groove is startup that offers one of the best help desk softwares out there. So if you ever need a customer support platform, you should check them out for that.

Their blog, though, that's what we bloggers are here for. Alex shares a lot of what he has done to grow his company to nearly 5,000 customers and over $300K in revenue.

If I were you, I'd not only check them out, but actually read their content. There's a lot of great stuff in there you could apply to your blog.

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47. Hectorpreneur

Owner: Hector Cuevas

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Email, Marketing, Online Courses

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I've been reading Hector's stuff since before he rebranded from InboundPro.net. That was about a year ago. And I still have no clue what he looks like (hence the "mystery person" image).

​Anyway, Hectorpreneur shares a lot of list building and online courses, mostly.

So when you need a hand with building your list and creating online courses, and trust me, you will, this is one of the best resources out there.

Bookmark it.

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48. Help Start My Site

Owner: James McAllister

Area: Blogging + Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Email, Marketing, Traffic

James McAllister

If you haven't started a blog yet, James McAllister's Help Start My Site is where you should go. James literally has everything you need on the blog to build a traffic-getting website.

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49. How To Make My Blog

Owner: Marko Saric

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, WordPress Basics and Plugins

Marko Saric - Blogger

Marko’s blog is practically a guide to successful blogging for beginners.He covers everything you need to get started and be successful.

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50. How to Start Blogging Online

Owner: Abdullahi Muhammed

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging (For Beginners)

Abdullahi Muhammed

Abdullahi has been featured in, and contributed to, some of the industry's largest publications. This includes The Huffington Post, Forbes, and Entrepreneur.

​This is amazing. So if you haven't got started, or if you literally just started, then this should be one of the first blogs on your list.

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51. Human Proof Designs' Blog

Owner: Dom Wells

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Niche Marketing, SEO

Human Proof Designs Blog

Human Proof Designs offers website building services. They have badass niche sites that are ready for you to take over. And if they don't have anything you like, you can send them a custom niche request.

So if you haven't started a blog yet, maybe they help.

Anyway, about their blog. They post a lot good stuff. Dom works hard to keep his blog filled with useful content.

You should check it out. Especially if you like building money-making websites.

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52. I Wanna Be a Blogger

Owner: Michael Pozdnev

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, SEO

Michael Pozdnev

Nearly 500 blog comments and even more shares with just 4 blog posts in total. That's what content promotion and outreach can do for you content. And that's what Michael did with iwannabeablogger.com.

Even though he only has 4 posts right now, those 4 are still 100x better than most marketing-related content out there.

I highly recommend you check out his content.

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53. JeffBullas.com 

Owner: Jeff Bullas

Area: Blogging and Social Media Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, SEO, Social

Jeff Bullas - Blog/Social Influencer

Jeff is top blogging and social influencer. He's a real pro.

And he shares all his best stuff on his blog.​

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54. JonLoomer.com

Owner: Jon Loomer

Area: Social Media Marketing

Top Categories: Facebook Marketing

Jon Loomer

If you ever need advice on anything Facebook (and I'm sure you will, eventually), this includes pages, groups, ads, and etc, Jon is your guy. He's the go-to expert when it comes to Facebook Marketing. He breathes this stuff.

So remember, Jon Loomer = Facebook guy.​

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55. Kikolani

Owner: Kristi Hines

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Marketing - In General

Kristi Hines

Kikolani is a blog owned by Kristi Hines, who's also one of the top freelance writers in the game.

The blog's got a lot of fresh content. A new post goes live every other day or so (from guest bloggers, mostly).

​Simply a great blog with lots of content for everyone to follow.

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56. KimGarst.com - Boom Social

Owner: Kim Garst + Boom Social

Area: Social Media Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Social Media

Kim Garst

Social media is a big part of online marketing. It's one of the largest sources for traffic, leads, and customers.

And with nearly 1,000,000 total social media followers, who better to show you the way than the lovely Kim Garst?​

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57. KISSmetrics Blog 

Owner: KISSmetrics

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Email

KISSmetrics Blog

The KISSmetrics blog has a lot of great content. And they've got a lot of categories. See?

KISSmetrics blog categories

It's definitely one to check out.

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58. LeapFroggr's Blog

Owner: LeapFroggr + Dennis Seymour

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, SEO

LeapFroggr Blog

Dennis and the LeapFroggr blog may not pump out new posts every other day, but boy, when they do, it's epic. Check out the 2 links below and you'll see what I mean.

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59. Mad Lemmings

Owner: Ashley Faulkes

Area: Blogging, Online Marketing, and WordPress

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, SEO, Marketing, WordPress, Reviews

Ashley Faulkes - Blogger

Ashley's blog is one that I've been following for a while now. He's a real pro.

I especially like his stuff on speeding up WordPress. And you know, website speed is a major factor these days. A must.​

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60. Make a Website Hub

Owner: Jamie Spencer

Area: Blogging + WordPress

Top Categories: Blogging, WordPress, Reviews

Jamie Spencer

Jamie's Make a Website Hub is a huge resource for website builders and bloggers. It's where you go to learn how to fix tech issues with your blog, find out about new tools, and more.

Their blog is an awesome one to follow.

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61. Market Doc

Owner: Cody Lister

Area: Content Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Marketing

Cody Lister

I really like Cody's stuff on content promotion. It's really good. You should check them out. I'll leave the links below.

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62. MatthewBarby.com

Owner: Matthew Barby

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Email, Content, Marketing, SEO

Matthew Barby

Matthew Barby is one of the top digital marketers and influencers right now. His blog is where he shares a lot of what he has learned, and is full of amazing content.

Matthew's blog is definitely one to follow.​

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63. MatthewWoodward.co.uk

Owner: Matthew Woodward

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Email, SEO, Traffic

Matthew Woodward - Blogger/Marketer

I've been a follower of Matthew's blog since I started my first blog. It's one of my all-time favorites.

He and his guests have published a lot of stuff you can take action on right away. You know, real actionable tutorials. The good stuff.

He also writes his income reports. Very interesting.​

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64. MelyssaGriffin.com

Owner: Melyssa Griffin

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Social Media, Marketing

Matthew Woodward - Blogger/Marketer

Melyssa has a lot of great content. I especially like her Pinterest related posts. She even has an email course and a whole product on Pinterest marketing.

Good shit.

She also has a few other resources that are free (courses/workshops).​

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65. Mostly Blogging

Owner: Janice Wald

Area: Blogging (Mostly :P)

Top Categories: Blogging, Social Media, Traffic

Janice Wald

Janice has a lot of great reading material that'll help you become a better blogger. It's a great blog to follow.

They have this thing called Blogger's Pit Stop you'd probably like.

So her blog out.​

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66. Moz Blog

Owner: Rand Fishkin

Area: SEO

Top Categories: Content, Conversions, SEO, Social

Moz Blog

The Moz Blog is one of the best places to learn both basic and advanced SEO. Perhaps even the best.

And SEO is very important. So.

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67. Niche Hacks 

Owner: Stuart Walker

Area: Niche and Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, Niches, Traffic, SEO

Stuart Walker - Blogger

Stuart’s Niche Hacks is another blog that will always be in my top 5 favs.

Stuart, his team of writers, and guest bloggers post a lot of useful content that you can use right away.

They blog about almost every topic in the whole internet marketing area. But their most popular topics are niche and affiliate marketing, traffic, and SEO (from what I can see).

Tip: Make sure to grab Stuart’s list of 1700+ niches.

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68. Niche Pursuits

Owner: Spencer Haws

Area: Niche and Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, Niches, Traffic, SEO

Spencer Haws

​Have you ever heard of Long Tail Pro (it's one of the top keyword research tools)? This is the guy who created it.

Spencer publishes a lot of niche marketing content. There are case studies, link building and SEO guides, and even podcast interviews. Basically, Niche Pursuits has everything you need to build successful niche sites.

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69. Ninja Outreach Blog

Owner: Ninja Outreach

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Outreach, Influencer Marketing

Ninja Outreach Blog

Ninja Outreach is an online tool for blogger outreach and influencer marketing. And they share a lot of marketing advice on their blog that'll help you with influencer outreach (this will help you grow).

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70. No Passive Income

Owner: Erik Emanuelli

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Traffic, SEO

Erik Emanuelli

Erik's No Passive Income has tons of content. It seems like they come out with a new post every day. You'd probably never run out of reading material here. So check them out.

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71. On Blast Blog

Owner: Matt Banner

Area: Blogging + Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, Traffic, SEO

Mat Banner

On Blast Blog has some of the best blogging/marketing related content out there. I especially like their infographics.

You should check them out. I'll leave a link to one of them below.​

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72. Orbit Media's Blog

Owner: Orbit Media Studios

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, SEO, Social Media

Orbit Media Studios Blog

Company blogs are always fun. They're always filled with great content because blogging is part of their overall marketing strategies.

Orbit Media's blog is no different. Andy Crestodina, who is their co-founder, is the one who usually pumps out the content for their blog.

They also have other content creators on their team. Also, their guest authors. Including Barry Feldman, who is a big name in the industry.

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73. Petovera's Blog

Owner: Petovera + Matt Ackerson

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Email, Traffic, Marketing

Petovera

Petovera is another one that pumps out epic content. I really like their content marketing and lead generation content.

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74. Post Planner Blog

Owner: Post Planner Inc.

Area: Social Media

Top Categories: Content, Entrepreneurship, Social

Post Planner Blog

The Post Planner blog is a great resource for bloggers looking to get into social media marketing.

Especially for Facebook. The guys at Post Planner share a lot of advice on Facebook.

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75. Pro Blogger

Owner: Darren Rowse

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, Writing

Darren Rowse - Pro Blogger

Darren started Pro Blogger over a decade ago and turned it into one of greatest sites on the internet.

It's really a great resource for bloggers of all levels.​

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76. Quicksprout + NeilPatel.com

Owner: Neil Patel

Area: Content + Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Email, Traffic, Social, SEO

Neil Patel - Online Marketing Expert

Neil is the man. He's one of the greats.

He's the only guy I know that writes several 3000+ word posts every week. Yes, every week.​

He's helped me develop a solid content marketing strategy (I'll leave the link to the guide below).

He's also helped me do other stuff that's made me better at what I do. Like creating real, high-quality content and understand SEO.​

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77. Razor Social

Owner: Ian Cleary

Area: Social Media + Online Marketing

Top Categories: Social Media, Traffic, Marketing

Ian Cleary

The RazorSocial blog is one of the best in marketing. It's been a top 10 social media marketing blog for the past few years.

So yeah, it's worth checking out.​

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78. RobbieRichards.com

Owner: Robbie Richards

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Email, Content, SEO

Robbie Richards - Blogger/Marketer

Robbie’s done something many of us wish we could do…Drive targeted traffic without writing a lot of blog posts.

Yes, that’s right.

Right now, Robbie has less than 20 blog posts on his blog and he gets thousands of monthly visitors.

And a lot of them signed up to his mailing list.

Impressive! 

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79. Shout Me Loud

Owner: Harsh Agarwal

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Make Money, SEO, WordPress

Harsh Argawal - Blogger

Harsh’s ShoutMeLoud is one of the most popular blogs in the make money blogging industry.

The blog covers a lot of topics. All related to starting a blog that makes money.

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80. Siege Media's Blog

Owner: Siege Media + Ross Hudgens

Area: Content Marketing

Top Categories: Content, SEO, Traffic

Siege Media Blog

Siege Media is a content marketing agency. They share a lot of their marketing advice on their blog, which is great for us because their advice is gold.

The 2 links I'll share below are my favorites from their blog.

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81. Smart Blogger

Owner: Jon Morrow

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Beginners, Content, Email, SEO, Traffic

Jon Morrow - Entrepreneur

Jon Morrow is my hero. Really. He's incredible.

And if you learn more about him, I think you'd feel pretty much the same.

He's really an inspiration.

And the stuff he and his mates publish at Boost Blog Traffic is gold.​

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82. Smart Passive Income

Owner: Pat Flynn

Area: Blogging and Online Marketing

Top Categories: Affiliate Marketing, Blogging, Email, SEO

Pat Flynn - Blog/Marketing Pro

Pat Flynn is one of the biggest names in all of blogging and marketing.

He earns, on average, $100,000+ per month (shares monthly income reports on his blog).

If you’re wondering which blog to check out first, visit Smart Passive Income.

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83. Snappa's Blog

Owner: Snappa + Chris Gimmer

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Email, Content, SEO, Social

Chris Gimmer

Snappa is an online image editing/creation tool. Similar to Canva. And just as amazing.

Their marketing blog, too. Epic.​

I'm a regular reader. You should be, too.​

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84. Social Media Examiner

Owner: Michael Stelzner

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Email, Content, SEO, Social

Social Media Examiner

I'll make this quick:

If you're into social media marketing, then this one's a must follow. Social Media Examiner is the largest resource for SMM.

Definitely worth checking out.​

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85. Social Triggers

Owner: Derek Halpern

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Email, Content, SEO, Social

Derek Halpern - Expert

Social Triggers is a top blog in the industry.

The owner, Derek Halpern, is a real professional. He's been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post, Inc., and more. Impressive stuff.

Definitely worth checking out.​

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86. Start Blogging Online

Owner: Mike Wallagher

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Marketing

Mike Walagher

Mike's blog is one big resource for blogging beginners. It's basically a humongous guide rolled up into one website.

They don't technically have a blog page, but their pages are all interlinked so you can easily go from one to another.

But if you'd like to choose, you can Google the following to pull up all their content.

  • ​site:startbloggingonline.com

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87. Successful Blogging

Owner: Sue Anne Dunlevie

Area: Blogging

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Social, Writing

Sue Anne Dunlevie - Blogger

Sue Anne’s blog is a great resource for beginner bloggers. Definitely one of the best. I've been a follower ever since I started.

She, along with her colleagues (guest bloggers), pump out quality content a couple times every week.

So, there really is a lot to read here.

Recommended reading:

Tip: If you're not totally sure which blogs to check out, make sure this one is on your list. 😉 

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88. SumoMe Blog

Owner: SumoMe

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Email, Content, SEO, Social

SumoMe Blog

The content marketers and creators at Sumo are always publishing epic content. Their blog is one of my favorites. Top 5, at least. You gotta check it out!

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89. SujanPatel.com

Owner: Sujan Patel

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, Growth, Marketing

Sujan Patel

Sujan's blog is another one of my favorites. Lots of marketing advice.

He also blogs at ContentMarketer.io's blog, and basically contributes to every top marketing blog out there.

Check him out if you haven't already. There's a lot to learn from him.

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90. The Branded Solopreneur

Owner: Andrea Beltrami

Area: Blogging, Branding, and Visual Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Branding, Social, Visual

Dre Beltrami - Blogger

Andrea is one of the best branding experts in the biz.

She shares all her branding and blogging advice at The Branded Solopreneur. Highly recommended.

Visit TBS. Turn your not-branded-blog into something cool and good looking. ;)​

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91. The Daily Egg

Owner: Crazy Egg

Area: Conversion Rate Optimization

Top Categories: A/B Testing, Content, Conversion Rate Optimization, Email

The Daily Egg Blog

The Daily Egg is one that I've just started visiting. It's a great blog.

Their team of writers and bloggers are brilliant,

It's a great place to learn about the next-level-shit when your blog is ready.​

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92. Time Management Chef

Owner: Tor Refsland

Area: Time Management + Online Marketing

Top Categories: Time Management, Productivity, Outreach

Tor Refsland

I really like Tor's take on blogger outreach. He's one of the best when it comes to that stuff. Most of his growth was because of outreach.

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93. ​Traffic Generation Cafe

Owner: Ana Hoffman

Area: Blogging, Online Marketing, and Traffic Generation

Top Categories: Blogging, SEO, Social, Traffic

Ana Hoffman

Ana is really a traffic generation expert. Through her blog, she shares traffic tips and techniques from all kinds of traffic sources.

Do they work? Damn right, they do.

A few months ago, I read her post on getting traffic through link roundups. And that gave me an idea.

With that idea, I created a post that listed 24 affiliate marketing blogs at AffiliMarketer (kind of like this one).

And within a few days, I got nearly 2500 pageviews. Which was great because at the time I wasn’t even getting 100 visits per month.

So yeah, TGC is a blog you should really check out.

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Oh, and don't forget to check out her Weekly Marketing Skinny.

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94. Twelve Skip

Owner: Pauline Cabrera

Area: Blogging and Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Marketing

Pauline Cabrera - Blogger TwelveSkip

Pauline is one of the top blogging and social media influencers. She and several of her guest bloggers post a lot of useful content.

I highly recommend you check out Twelve Skip.

It's one of my favorite blogs.​

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95. ​Video Fruit

Owner: Bryan Harris

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Email, Video

Bryan Harris VF

Bryan started the VF blog to help people use video for their businesses. And lately, he's been sharing awesome tips on email list building and product launches.

Very cool stuff. I'd really check this one out if I were you.

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96. ViperChill

Owner: Glen Allsopp

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, Make Money, Marketing, Niches

Glen ViperChill

Glen started ViperChill when he was only 16 years old. That was about 10 years ago.

He's been featured in Forbes, WIRED, The Guardian, and more. Not bad for a young dude, eh?

In 2016, Glen says his #1 goal is to turn ViperChill.com into the world's best marketing blog.

This should be fun to watch.​

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97. Web Hosting Secret Revealed (WHSR)

Owner: Jerry Low

Area: Blogging + Web Hosting

Top Categories: Blogging, Marketing, Web Hosting Reviews

Jerry Low

WHSR is one of the best resources for anyone who wants to get into blogging.

The blog has the get-started stuff, the marketing stuff, and the make-money stuff.

Definitely a must follow.

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98. Webris

Owner: Ryan Stewart

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Content, SEO, Traffic

Jerry Low

I always like reading Ryan's posts. Especially his SEO content. Some real epic shit right there.

So go check him out. He's a great follow. And I'm sure you'll learn a lot of stuff you could apply to your blog.

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99. Wording Well

Owner: Lorraine Reguly

Area: Blogging + Writing

Top Categories: Blogging, Content, Copywriting

Jerry Low

Lorraine has been featured in some of the biggest blogs out there, including ProBlogger. Her blog was also featured in a top 25 for copywriting. And now, Wording Well is in our 100.

So if you start following Lorraine, I'm sure she'll help you become a better writer (and blogger).​​

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100. Your Escape From 9 to 5

Owner: Cent Muruganandam

Area: Online Marketing

Top Categories: Blogging, SEO, Social

Cent M - Blogger

Cent is really doing something special at Your Escape From 9 to 5.

He blogs about a lot of the popular and must-know blogging/marketing topics and includes an inforgraphic with most of his posts. Incredible stuff.

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​Conclusion

Blogging, these days, is a lot harder than it used to be. There's a lot of competition, you know. There's not much that's already been done.

But with the 100 blogs I shared above, you have all the help you need to make blogging work.

All you need to do is follow their advice and take action.


If you have any questions, leave it in the comments below.

And don't forget to hit the share button. ;)​

Julian
 

Julian is a blogger, an affiliate, and a niche explorer. He loves everything in internet marketing. He also runs other blogs, such as AffiliMarketer. You can also find him sharing tips and resources on Twitter. Check him out.

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