So you want to be a better blogger and writer uh? Strike that, Who doesn't?
Lets be truthful here. It's hard but the good news is it's ACHIEVABLE. If you're like me, There's a very big chance that you've imagined how better you want to be.
How insanely productive and great you want to become.
- You want to write amazing headlines and articles like his royal awesomeness Jon Morrow.
- You want to consistently put great contents out there via your blog and get massive traffic like Neil Patel does.
- You want to write blog posts so good that Google ranks it one the first page in just a few days no matter how insane the competition for that keyword is like Brian Dean.
- You want to make so much money? You want to teach everybody that comes your way how to make their first 1k Blogging.
- You want your blog to be mentioned among the best in it's niche like we mention CopyBlogger when it comes to content marketing.
- You want your own income reports to surpass those of Pat Flynn & John Lee Dumas of EOnfire.
- You want to command such huge following and respect on various social media networks, An influencer perhaps like Jeff Bullas.
If I continue with this list? we won't leave here today. bottom line? you want to have a great blog.
To get started on that journey, you know what you need? Contents. Great contents. Contents that:
- Captivates first time visitors and turns them into regular readers.
- Contents that's written so well and in-depth? Your readers don't even need to ask questions elsewhere when they're not clear about a thing.
- Content that commands shares.
- Content if when submitted to StumbleUpon: It goes viral.
- Contents if when sent to influencers? They can't help but share.
Today I'm presenting you with 19 top blogs in the industry. Blogs that will help you become a better writer and blogger.
Are you ready to see them?
Formerly known as BoostBlogTraffic, Smartblogger was started by his royal awesomeness, formal editor at CopyBlogger, Jon Morrow in 2012.
Ever since he started Smartblogger, It has grown to a huge community with so many guest contributors, over 100,000 subscribers and quickly turned into a 100k per month business.
SB has produced articles related to generating traffic, being a better blogger and others that has gone viral attracting thousands of shares.
Smart Blogger is one of my favorite go to resource to learn something new and outstanding. Maybe because I'm going there to read articles from different people with different ideas and writing skills.
To sum it up? You should know Smartblogger.
Problogger.net is one of the oldest and most popular blog. It has been around for a very long time, was started in 2004 by Pro blogger Darren Rowse and now has over 7500 articles related to blogging and how to make money online with it.
Up till date the blog still remains one of the most visited and active community with over 300,000 members engaging monthly.
On Problogger you'll learn everything starting from:
- How to start a blog
- How to create contents
- How to find readers
- How to build an active community
- How to make money blogging and many more.
The problogger blog is a must for those looking to make waves with blogging. You should absolutely check it out.
Be A Better Blogger was by Kevin J. Duncan who started blogging as far back as 2005. He created Beabetterblogger in 2014 with two aims:
- To help you be the best you can be.
- And attain a level of success that makes him blog full time.
So far? It's been great. Kevin runs the blog and his writing style is amazing.
Ever since started? Kevin has written for numerous top blogs including SmartBlogger mentioned above and others like Optin Monster and Daily Blog tips. He teaches how to be a better blogger.
You wanna be? You should follow Kevin.
I'm sure you know this guy. Everybody does. Neil Patel is one of the smartest, consistent and coolest Entrepreneur online.
The blog Neilpatel.com was started when Neil decided to share his journey to 100,000 monthly visitors with content marketing.
The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies.
On his blog you'll find nothing but great articles that will bring your online business closer to success. Neil has done it.
He has created 3 multi-million dollar businesses and he teaches exactly how he did that on his blog. He also runs quicksprout.com/blog another exceptional content marketing blog.
Almost everybody reads his blogs. Why shouldn't you?
Copy Blogger is one of the most popular blog online. It focuses on helping you use content marketing to build authority online.
Copy Blogger is almost everything you need as it educates you on all aspect of online marketing:
- How to design websites and blogs that drives people crazy and turn them into your loyal fans.
- How to create and effectively publish and distribute content that increase your credibility.
- How to increase traffic with it's traffic series.
- And many more.
Hundreds of thousands of people whether newbie or experts reads Brian Clark's Copy Blogger every month. You should too and yes the free Authority program, It's one of the materials I read before getting started fully with blogging. Very helpful.
Will Blunt is the guy behind Blogger Sidekick and I fell in love with his blog the first time I landed there. Ever since? I had always gone back there for more.
Looks like Will has some really nice things to share, I thought. And it was so.
He also created something brilliant called the Blog Strategy Canvas. A super genius easy to use template for creating blog management strategy. He and his blog has also been featured on numerous websites.
You'll only get exposed to many things if you check out the blog 🙂
I've been following Jeff Bullas blog for years and I've only been rewarded with one thing. New insights to grow my online business.
Who is Jeff Bullas? Jeff Bullas is a blogger, author, strategist and speaker who has worked with companies and executives to optimize their online personal and company brands with digital, content and social media marketing.
What is JefffBullas.com? Jeff's blog. His blog is about all things to do with “Social Media Marketing”, Content Marketing and Digital Marketing.
This includes Twitter, Blogging, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and email marketing.
Jeff has so many achievements and his blog is full of amazing contents to help you get found online. The question is, Should you follow Jeff? Absolutely! It's worth it.
Over 200,000 people already are.
One of my favorite blogs started by a woman called Sue Ann Dunlevie. One of the finest, ready to help and simplest individual I've ever came across online. She showed me that.
Sue knows how to build a successful blog. Her blog is an example. That's where she shows you how to earn your first $1k blogging.
In short Sue helps bloggers make money with their blog. She's a nice person and her blog is loaded with articles to help you grow. You can read more about Sue and her blog here.
Visit her blog. I'm so damn sure you'll love it there.
Aha!NOW is a multi-niche life blog that covers niches ranging from personal development to blogging. It is your one-stop destination for daily inspiration.
Harleena the main author of the blog is one of the finest writers I've ever seen.
She's also referred to as the queen of commenting although she has been a bit scarce lately, Still Aha-now is still a hub for learning everything about life and how to blog better.
Basic Blog Tips has been around for a very long time and it was created by Ilean smith. Once you visit there? You're in for some pretty cool blogging tips you can't get elsewhere.
Basic Blog Tips is all about helping you reach your goals and having some fun along the way.
The blog was first started in 2009 and ever since has continued growing. The blog has some pretty nice articles waiting to be devoured.
Are you set?
The blog of Derek Halpern. Haven for sweet online marketing strategies and thought provoking pieces.
There you'll learn everything from how to be a better blogger to how to grow your online business to how to be confident even how to be famous.
Socialtriggers is one of those blogs to start following in 2016 if you haven't already. You'll learn a lot. That I guarantee.
The entrepreneur magazine is a must read for business owners, entrepreneurs and bloggers too. Articles on growth.
If there's one thing to learn from the magazine and it's website... It should be the way the writers format the articles and how they're being published.
Strategically. When I want to read something great? I head over there a few times. It's really cool there.
The Smart Passive income community is a robust one with over 150,000 active members. The blog was created and is currently run by Patt Flynn.
SPI has been around for a very long time. The blog makes over $100,000 per month making Pat one of the highest earners in the industry. That's not all.
The SPI podcast features leaders from all industries talking about how they became who they are and how you too can.
It's a great resource for every online business owner. One of the best out there and anybody shouldn't miss out on what's going on there.
Medium isn't exactly a blog but it features writers from ever corner of the world. Not just writers. Creative writers who shares thought provoking pieces.
On medium you'll find the thought leaders, the better writers, the inspirational contents you can either learn or get ideas from. My sources of idea article definitely has it in the list.
Medium was started by Twitter's Evan Williams and since it creates a medium for everybody to write and get the world out there, there's a lot. Medium features top articles worth reading.
I've learned a lot reading Medium stories: They've made me better.
The Writtent blog is one of those blogs I found while doing a simple Google search but after I got what I went there to do? I always go back for more.
It's a simple blog filled with ideas and articles to help you be a better blogger and online marketer. Helen Nesterenko is the brain behind the amazing platform.
It's neat and has a lot of contents to help take your business to the next level. It's official, I love the blog. Check it out.
Blog tyrant is the blog of Ramsay which is all about teaching you how to start and manage a successful blog.
Ever since started the blog has gone popular and has been featured in many giant websites like Moz, copyblogger, Viperchill, Forbes and others.
BlogTyrant is a must read for those seeking to grow their blog as it contains tips and advice to building one. I do visit once in a while and I always love reading Ramsay's stuff. He's real good.
The IWTYTBR Blog is the blog of Ramit Sethi named after his New York Times bestseller book. Ramit is a leader himself.
Reading his blog has being of immense benefit to me, the way I reason and do things. I've learned a lot from his briefcase technique and the article he just published recently about how to write a compelling post? It's not a 3000 words guide but it still says something to me.
Ramit knows how things work in real life. He has written about a lot of things on his blog including how to negotiate salaries: Amazing.
I will always recommend his blog always. It has helped me alot.
One of the best copy writing blogs out there. It Features other top writers and copywriting gurus.
It was started and run by two experts. Joanna Wiebbe and Lance Jones. The two are conversion and copywriting experts who have worked with big brands.
Copyhackers stand out from others as it provides top notch contents. CH Promises to Help You Write More Persuasive, Believable and Usable Copy… Sans Pixie Dust…
So You Can Boost Your Website & Email Conversion Rates.
It's a must for everyone.
The blog of Benji Hyam and Devesh Khanal: These guys are awesome and they surely know what they're doing.
GC just came to life a few months ago and its already making serious waves. The blog focuses on teaching businesses to grow with content marketing.
I personally love it there. Give it a trial! Check it out... You'll be impressed 🙂
Did I leave any out?
These blogs are great. No doubt! reading the contents they provide will push you up and make you the best you can be.
Is this list incomplete without a blog?
Lets hear it in the comments! I'll be sure to add if I've ever heard of it.
Thanks for making it this far.