Top 40 Blogs for Bloggers to Follow (2023)

It’s time for part 3 of our top blogs to follow in 2019list. These lists have become so popular that I just can’t help cranking a new one out every month or so.

Since many bloggers follow the site, I’ve taken a collection of blogs that I personally follow, and researched some others (which I’m now following), that focus specifically on blogging advice.

It’s safe to say we all knew the blogging niche is pretty crowded, and there are so many contenders for a list of top blogs for bloggers. Which made it all the more harder to choose.

Just in case you missed the last two lists of top blogs, you can check them out here:

  • Top 25 Motivational Blogs for 2019
  • Top 40 Blogs for Entrepreneurs in 2019

The Top Blogs for Bloggers to Follow in 2019

So here it is, the top list of blogs for bloggers. Bear in mind some of these may have also appeared on the list of best business blogs. I just couldn’t help but mention them again since their advice is relevant to both business and blogging.

How many of these 40 blogs are you following?

1) QuickSprout

Founded by Neil Patel – QuickSprout is my go to blog whenever I’m looking for a particular bit of advice on blogging. Neil’s a big fan of A/B testing, which is why it’s very easy to learn what and what not to do when it comes to marketing your blog. Definitely sign up for the newsletter!

2) Blogging From Paradise

Founded by Ryan Biddulph – Blogging From Paradise is a freshly re-branded blog that shows you how to live the island hopping lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Along with great blogging advice, the stories Ryan shares about his travels is enough to inspire anyone.

3) John Chow

Founded by John Chow – The John Chow blog makes money online by showing you how to make money online. John gets hundreds of thousands of visitors every month to his blog and has all the top advice on making money online.

4) Social Media Examiner

Founded by Mike Stelzner – Social Media Examiner has been running for several years, now with a combined total of over 1 million followers. The site offers outstanding advice on succeeding with social media, and is a definite must follow for any aspiring bloggers.

5) Backlinko

Founded by Brian Dean – Backlinko covers a different area to Social Media Examiner completely.

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6) Digital Marketer

Founded by Ryan Deiss – What I love about Digital Marketer is that as soon as you land on the site, it gives you three options to choose from: driving traffic, boosting conversions or increasing engagement.

Select the one you’re interested in, and you’ll be greeted with a short introduction on the area, and some of the best articles DM have written within it. Another wonderful blog with some great case studies to learn from.

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7) Successful Blogging

Founded by Sue Anne Dunlevie – Successful Blogging is a blog I’ve had the pleasure of featuring on recently. Sue writes great advice for people looking to start their own blog, and has recently written an awesome post for our site onthe advantages of becoming a solopreneur.

8) Cognitive SEO

Founded by Razvan Gavrilas – Cognitive SEO has a wonderful blog sharingnumerous case studies, majorly focusing on search engine optimization and Google recovery stories, as well as insights to Social Media. And this is on top of their ultimate paid blogging tool that might be worth considering.

9) Copy Blogger

Founded by Brian Clark – Copy Blogger again made an appearance in our list of the top blogs for entrepreneurs. The site has been teaching others about content marketing since 2006 and is definitely one of the go-to blogs for marketing advice.

10) Matt Cutts

Founded by Matt Cutts – Matt is the head of the Google Web-spam team, and if you’re not following his advice then you’re not following Google’s. Which means that you are asking for trouble when it comes to search engine rankings.

11) ProBlogger

Founded by Darren Rowse – ProBlogger is one of the top blogs for bloggers, featuring everything you need to know on starting a blog and successful making a living from it.

Darren Rowse has been blogging for over a decade and his expertise simply can’t go unnoticed.

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12) Social Triggers

Founded by Derek Halpern – The first article I stumbled onto on Social Triggers was Titled “Why bloggers fail”, and has kept me coming back to the blog ever since. Social Triggers is not just a blog for bloggers, it’s majorly for all entrepreneurs in general.

13) Blogtrepreneur

Founded by Matthew and Adam Toren – Blogtrepreneur was featured on last months list of top blogs for entrepreneurs, but had to be included on this list as well.

I’ve also had the pleasure of featuring on Blogtrepreneur this month, and it’s a top site to follow for any aspiring bloggers or entrepreneurs.

14) Blog Tyrant

Founded by Ramsay Taplin – Blog Tyrant is another incredible blog for anyone who’s looking to start their own blog and find out more about growing their blog’s audience.

15) Fabulous Blogging

Founded by Julie DeNeen – Fabulous Blogging has a great number of how-to guides and tutorials for blogging beginners.

16) SEO Book

Founded by Aaron Wall – SEO Book has all the latest advice on optimizing your websites for search engines. Their latest article talks about the new Google Mobilepocalypse update that’s put more emphasis on the mobile friendliness of websites.

17) Smart Passive Income

Founded by Pat Flynn – Smart Passive Income gives you a reason to stick around as soon as you hit the homepage. The slogan “Let’s see what works” should be your cue to sign up to the newsletter right away.

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18) Shout Me Loud

Founded by Harsh Agarwal – Shout Me Loud has over 600,000 subscribers. It’s an excellent site for any looking to make a business out of their blog.

19) Make A Living Writing

Founded by Carol Tice – Make A Living Writing is perfect for freelance bloggers as Carol shares her own personal experiences of content writing, and how you can get the best price for your work.

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20) Jeff Bullas

Founded by Jeff Bullas – Jeff’s blog hands out excellent advice on social media marketing, content marketing and digital marketing. Jeff receives over 4 million page views per year and is a great blog for bloggers to follow.

21) Moz

Founded by Rand Fishkin – Moz has grown into a huge company, and their company blog has great content on SEO and link building strategies.

22) Boost Blog Traffic

Founded by Jon Morrow – The title pretty much gives it away. Boost Blog Traffic helps you do exactly that – build your blog to a substantial number of visitors per month.

23) Search Engine Journal

Founded by Loren Baker – Search Engine Journal has been going since 2003, and publishes all the top news on SEO, content marketing, social media and the like.

24) Matthew Woodward

Founded by Matthew Woodward – His blog is award winning in the field of internet marketing. Matthew has some great tutorials on building an online income and growing your blog audience.

25) Blogger Tips Tricks

Founded by Ankit Kumar Singla – Blogger Tips Tricks covers a few different aspects of blogging that newbies can learn a lot more about creating a successful blog and beginning to earn money from it.

26) WP Beginner

Founded by Syed Balkhi – WP Beginner is specifically tailored to helping out new WordPress users with any queries they may have on getting their site up and running. A perfect blog since most blogs today are hosted with WordPress.

27) Income Diary

Founded by Michael Dunlop – Income Diary was one of the first top blogs for bloggers that I started following. Mainly because Michael is from England as well and also started when he was young.

28) Entrepreneurs Journey

Founded by Yaro Starak – Entrepreneurs Journey is another awesome blog that I’ve had the pleasure of mentioning before. I love Yaro’s story of how he started with his own trading card site, and it’s definitely worth following him for some great advice.

29) Chris Brogan

Founded by Chris Brogan – Chris Brogan is a best selling author, and offers plenty of marketing and lead generation advice for businesses, much of which is linked to website creation and blogging.

30) DIY Themes

Founded by Chris Pearson – DIY Themes is a WordPress theme design company. However, they have some high quality articles on WordPress SEO and email marketing that you can’t afford to miss out on.

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31) Seth Godin

Founded by Seth Godin – we mentioned it previously as being an outstanding resource for entrepreneurs, but the same goes for bloggers! Seth’s blog is well known world wide and you can’t help but pick up some great wisdom from him.

32) Niche Hacks

Founded by Stuart Walker – Niche Hacks is the last, but not least valuable, blog on the list of top blogs for bloggers. Niche Hacks has a tonne of blogging how-tos and the great thing is that discussing and excelling in different niches is the focus point of the website.

33) Firepole Marketing

Founded by Danny Iny – Firepole Marketing has some very informative articles that are guaranteed to enlighten many bloggers and help them out in important areas.

34) John Paul Aguiar

Founded by John Paul Aguiar – The message behind his blog is simple – how to make money blogging. A site that will naturally attract anyone who wants to make a living through their blog.

35) Search Engine Land

Founded by Danny Sullivan – when it comes to search engine news, Search Engine Land is the site to follow. SEL keeps you up t date with all the latest Google, Bing and other closely related news.

36) Smart Marketerz

Founded by Erik Emanuelli – Smart Marketerz is a top blog that writes about making money online and building a successful website. Erik owns several different successful niche websites and shows you how you can do the same.

37) TINT

Founded by Tim Sae Koo – TINT is a company that specializes in a social platform product, which I’ll let you find out more about on their website. Yet, they also have a company blog with some great info published. Check it out when you get a minute.

38) Razor Social

Founded by Ian Cleary – Razor Social helps readers become more effective with their social media efforts, and was listed as one of Social Media Examiner’s top 10 blogs in 2013 and 2014.

39) Site Point

Founded by Mark Harbottle & Matt Mickiewicz – Site Point focuses on the design side of blogging more than anything else. Most of the other blogs on this list are all about improving your traffic, whereas Site Point helps you learn more about what goes into designing your own website.

40) SEO Chat

Founded by Darrin Ward – SEO Chat is another great blog/forum focusing on all things SEO. Yet again another great blog to follow.

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That concludes the list of the top blogs for bloggers to flow in 2019. It’s likely that we’ve missed out several other great blogs from the list that might just well deserve to be on here.

Do you have any others to add to the list?

Leave a comment below, and I’ll consider adding them on the end!


Top 40 Blogs for Bloggers to Follow? ›

The Top Blogs for Bloggers to Follow in 2019
  • 1) QuickSprout.
  • 2) Blogging From Paradise.
  • 3) John Chow.
  • 4) Social Media Examiner.
  • 5) Backlinko.
  • 6) Digital Marketer.
  • 7) Successful Blogging.
  • 8) Cognitive SEO.
5 days ago

How do I find blogs to follow on Blogger? ›

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. In the left menu, click Reading list .
  3. In the top right, click Manage reading list .
  4. Click Add.
  5. Type the URL of the blog you want to follow.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Choose whether to follow publicly or anonymously.
  8. Click Follow.

Which blogs are most searched? ›

The Most Popular Blog Types – 2022 Edition
  • Health & Fitness Blog. A hot blog for those who are focused on fitness is the health and fitness blogs. ...
  • DIY Blogging. ...
  • Sports Focused Blogs. ...
  • Finance Related Blogs. ...
  • Blogs about Politics. ...
  • Fashion Blogging. ...
  • Food and Recipe Blogs. ...
  • Travel Blogging.

Who is the top 10 blogger? ›

Top 10 highest-earning bloggers
  • Moz: $44.9 million per year.
  • PerezHilton: $41.3 million per year.
  • Copyblogger: $33.1 million per year.
  • Mashable: $30 million per year.
  • TechCrunch: $22.5 million per year.
  • Envato Tuts+: $10 million per year.
  • Smashing Magazine: $5.2 million per year.
  • Gizmodo: $4.8 million per year.

Are there any dangers to blogging? ›

4- Your Personal Privacy and Safety

Cyberbullying doesn't just happen to kids – adult bloggers are often at risk, too. Harassment, even if it's contained to the Internet and not “real life,” is no joke and can have serious emotional and psychological effects on the victim.

How do I find new blogs? ›

10 Tips for Discovering New Blogs
  1. Ask your mailing list to email you recommendations. ...
  2. Ask for recommendations via Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. ...
  3. Discover new blogs on Pinterest. ...
  4. Do a Twitter search for some main keywords in your niche. ...
  5. Browse blog directories. ...
  6. Check out who else is attending an event.
May 20, 2013

Which blog is best for earning? ›

30 Blog's That Make A Lot Of Money Online
RankWebsiteMonthly Earnings
1The Huffington Post$2,330,000
4Perez Hilton$450,000
26 more rows

What type of blogs make the most money? ›

10 Top Money Making Blogs
  • Lifestyle Blog.
  • DIY Blog.
  • Pet Blog.
  • Valuable Content.
  • A Unique Selling Proposition.
  • Google Adsense.
  • Affiliate Marketing.
  • Online Store.
Dec 9, 2020

Do bloggers get paid? ›

Who pays the blogger? In most cases, the ad network a blogger is associated with pays the blogger a monthly income. Occasionally, brands will reach out directly to a blogger to place an ad on the blog. In that case, the brand would negotiate a rate and pay the blogger directly.

Who is the number 1 blogger in the world? ›

1. Amit Agarwal. Amit Agrawal is the most famous Indian blogger and he is the first Indian Professional Blogger.

How do beginner bloggers make money? ›

Blogging For Money – For Beginners
  1. Affiliate Income. One of the easiest and most common ways to make money blogging, for beginners, is affiliate marketing. ...
  2. eBooks. If you want to sell your own products, an ebook is a great way to make money blogging. ...
  3. Online Courses. ...
  4. Freelance Writing. ...
  5. Google Adsense. ...
  6. Coaching and Consulting.
Apr 2, 2018

What is the easiest blog site to use? ›

Here are the best blogging platforms for beginners:
  1. This is truly and universally the best free blogging platform. ...
  2. ...
  3. HubSpot CMS. ...
  4. Gator Website Builder by HostGator. ...
  5. ...
  6. Squarespace. ...
  7. Blogger. ...
  8. Weebly.
Jan 10, 2022

How do I start blogging? ›

Create a blog
  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. On the left, click the Down arrow .
  3. Click New blog.
  4. Enter a name for your blog.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Choose a blog address or URL.
  7. Click Save.

Which blogging topic is best? ›

Beauty and fashion. Trends come and go in the blink of an eye, so consumers are always in need of fresh content and inspiration. Plus, that means you'll never have to break your brain in search of new topics for your beauty or fashion blog, no matter which blog niche you decide to focus on.

What are the most popular blog topics 2022? ›

The most profitable blog niches for 2022
  • Digital marketing.
  • Blogging and making money online.
  • Health and fitness.
  • Personal finance and investing.
  • Recipes and food.
  • Personal development and self-care.
May 19, 2022

Is starting a blog in 2022 worth it? ›

Blogging is absolutely still relevant in 2022. In fact, roughly 409 million internet users read about 20 billion blog pages monthly. This is why 53% of marketers prioritize blogging as their primary content marketing strategy. Furthermore, blogging continues to flourish with a 12% increase in the last 5 years.

Which app is best for blogging? ›

Here are the best blogging apps for Android!
  • Adobe Lightroom.
  • Asana.
  • FocusReader.
  • Google Analytics.
  • Google Drive.
Dec 22, 2020

Why do most blogs fail? ›

One of the main reasons why blogs fail is a lack of purposeful, engaging content. In fact, "original written content" is the most important type for 58% of marketers.

How can I make $100 a day? ›

QUICK TIP TO MAKE $100 A DAY ONLINE: You can make extra money by starting your own blog!
  1. Take part in research (up to $150/hour)
  2. Get paid to take surveys.
  3. Become a shopper.
  4. Get paid to watch videos online.
  5. Wrap your car.
  6. Download these 2 apps and make $100 by going online.
  7. Get paid to play games online.
  8. Sell your crafts.

Which niche makes the most money? ›

These are the 10 most profitable niches on the Internet:
  • Dating and Relationships. ...
  • Pets. ...
  • Self-Improvement. ...
  • Wealth Building Through Investing. ...
  • Make Money on the Internet. ...
  • Beauty Treatments. ...
  • Gadgets and Technology. ...
  • Personal Finance. Credit scores, mortgage refinancing, debt relief, personal loans…
Jun 4, 2020

How long does it take to make $500 per month blogging? ›

As a general rule, it takes about 8-12 months to make $500 per month through blogging starting from scratch. But the quality of the content, the topics covered, and the ability to find low competition phrases people are searching for in Google will have a big impact on that.

Do blogs still make money in 2022? ›

The potential for blogging is virtually unlimited. Well-established bloggers like Ryan Robinson—who runs a blog about blogging—can make upward of $30,000 per month. Adam Enfroy, who started blogging about the business of blogging in 2019 as a side hustle, generated $1.5 million from his blog just two years later.

How many blogs do you need to make money? ›

Can you really make money from blogging? If your blog gets over 10,000 monthly unique visitors, then yes – you can monetize your blog and create a nice revenue stream with it. The real challenge is making money from a blog that generates fewer than 1,000 visitors per day.

Is being a blogger worth it? ›

The short answer is, yes, it is worth it to start a blog! But it's going to take a lot of work, so be sure you're ready to make a long-term commitment. In this article, I will reveal the steps we took from conception to execution to super-charging our growth and income in the last few months.

How many views do you need to make money blogging? ›

If you have more than 100,000 pageviews a month on your blog (total pageviews, not unique) you should be blogging full-time (i.e. earning more than $3,500/month from your blog). That doesn't mean that the second you hit that 100,000/month pageview mark that someone will send you a check.

How long does it take to make money from a blog? ›

Most bloggers start earning in a period of 6-12 months of when they start blogging. But that largely depends on the time and effort they put in, and how they monetize their blog.

Which is the best free blogging platform? ›

The best free blogging platforms for creatives
  1. Wix. The best free blogging platform for artists and designers overall. ...
  2. Weebly. The best blogging platform for the tech-challenged. ...
  3. Substack. The best free blogging platform for newsletter writers. ...
  4. LinkedIn. ...
  5. ...
  6. ...
  7. Joomla. ...
Jul 19, 2022

How do I start a blog with no money? ›

Here are the best free blogging sites you can use to start your own blog today:
  1. Wix ( Best for… ...
  2. WordPress ( Best for… ...
  3. LinkedIn ( ...
  4. Weebly ( ...
  5. Medium ( ...
  6. Ghost ( ...
  7. Blogger ( ...
  8. Tumblr (
Jun 6, 2022

How can I make money daily? ›

Learn more about what you could do to earn an extra income in as short as one day with these thirty-three ideas.
  1. Drive With Uber or Lyft. ...
  2. Presell Your Labor. ...
  3. Sell Your Clothes. ...
  4. Sell Your Furniture. ...
  5. Have a Yard Sale. ...
  6. Sell Your Books. ...
  7. Get a Roommate. ...
  8. Become a Pet Sitter.
Jan 31, 2022

Is there an app for following blogs? ›

WatcherSpy and Feedly are my go-to apps for tracking RSS feeds. But in case they didn't suit your personal taste, let me show you some alternatives. Feeder is a simple, browser-based RSS reader you can use to follow your favorite blogs.

How do I find blogs on Google? ›

Access to Google blog search required the user be on a Google search page, then to click on "News" and then click the "Tools" button. A new menu bar then appeared below the "Tools" button, and to the left. Clicking the "All news" option made a dropdown menu appear, with the options of "All news" and "Blogs".

How do I search Google for only blogs? ›

If you are on the Google homepage and type a search query into the search field, you can then focus on blogs under the menu “More.” Google will then only display blogs that match this query and have already been indexed. The search options can then be further defined with a few clicks.

What happened to blogspot com? ›

Blogspot has now been acquired by Domainming. was part of Google-owned Blogger, previously known as Blogspot that Google acquired in 2003. As per a report by Neowin, country-specific domains are not different blog addresses but just a redirect based on the country where the blogger is living.

Which Blogger app is best? ›

10 best blogging apps for Android
  • Adobe Lightroom.
  • Asana.
  • FocusReader.
  • Google Analytics.
  • Google Drive.
Dec 22, 2020

Which is the best free blogging platform? ›

The best free blogging platforms for creatives
  1. Wix. The best free blogging platform for artists and designers overall. ...
  2. Weebly. The best blogging platform for the tech-challenged. ...
  3. Substack. The best free blogging platform for newsletter writers. ...
  4. LinkedIn. ...
  5. ...
  6. ...
  7. Joomla. ...
Jul 19, 2022

How do you make money as a blogger? ›

11 Ways to make money blogging
  1. Choose a profitable niche.
  2. Build an email list.
  3. Write sponsored product reviews.
  4. Sell advertising placements.
  5. Join an affiliate marketing program.
  6. Offer services.
  7. Sell digital products.
  8. Sell physical products.
Feb 28, 2022

How do I start a blog and make money? ›

Here are five steps to take to help your website succeed:
  1. Pick the right topic. It could be the most frequently cited piece of writing advice: write what you know. ...
  2. Buy a domain name. ...
  3. Select a hosting service. ...
  4. Choose a blogging platform. ...
  5. Publish your first blog post. ...
  6. Display ads. ...
  7. Join affiliate programs. ...
  8. Sell products.
Nov 22, 2021

How do I start blogging? ›

Create a blog
  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. On the left, click the Down arrow .
  3. Click New blog.
  4. Enter a name for your blog.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Choose a blog address or URL.
  7. Click Save.

How do bloggers do SEO? ›

Blog SEO Tips
  1. Use 1–2 long-tail keywords.
  2. Use keywords strategically throughout the blog post.
  3. Optimize for mobile devices.
  4. Optimize the meta description.
  5. Include image alt text.
  6. Limit topic tags.
  7. Include user-friendly URL structures.
  8. Link to related blog posts.
Jul 30, 2021

Is Blogger good for SEO? ›

Blogging is good for SEO because it helps with a number of things that are important ranking factors. When you have a blog that's updated regularly with blog posts that are high quality and on topics relevant to your audience, it can make a huge difference to how your overall website performs in the search engines.

Will Google shut down Blogger? ›

After the termination of Google Plus, Blogger users are also becoming apprehensive about their position on the platform. However, Google sets the record straight by stating that they don't plan to close their free blogging service anytime soon.

Does anyone use Blogger anymore? ›

Yes, loads of people still use Blogger. It may be old, but it's still a very popular online blogging platform. It's easy to use and completely free, so it's a great way to start writing a blog.

Is Blogger good for making money? ›

If you have a blog or site – or you're thinking of starting one – it's never too late to start making money from it. There are several ways to monetize a blog. This article covers different online revenue models and popular strategies for digital content monetization. Let's start with the basics.


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