Blogging is one of the most interesting online marketing activities you can do to find leads for your business, make money and even run full time business form home with laptop and internet connection. But do you how top blogs really does it and how they have become to such big authorities online?
As digital marketing guy and a person who blogs on my blog and on client blogs, I do follow some really helpful authoritative blogs every week to learn new ideas about search engine optimization, content marketing skills and how to make more money online.
If you are new to the blogosphere you might think it’s not possible for your make a living as blogger as what you hear online says that most of the bloggers make less than $100 a year from blogging. And it’s true, but you do not have to fall into that side of the internet marketing journey. I’ve been there and it was tough in the beginning, but with time when you learn from the best people out there, you will be able to at least make $1000 blogging. It can be through Google AdSesne, lead generation for your business and getting consultancy and writing work which directly comes through your blog.
In this posts I have collected and to share with you the top 10 blog to follow, which will change the way you blog forever after reading then. I’ve hours absorbing the best content form those online platforms and I’m sure you will see wealth of IM tips by reading those.
10 Top Blogs to follow
1. Copyblogger by Brian Clark
This is one of the first ever blogs I read which read when I was first starting out as a online marketers. The tops they cover may be advance but you can always start with some basic articles. This is the URL www.copyblogger.com/blog to bookmark and read when you want to learn some great tips to get started. You can also subscribe to their RSS fee here: feeds.copyblogger.com/copyblogger Also if you are on twitter, you can follow twitter.com/copyblogger for more amazing content marketing tips.
2. ProBlogger by Darren Rowse
One of the most read top blog on the internet. This is blog that I have digged deep for hours to learn the best content marketing techniques, there free guides are so much better than any other resources. The URL www.problogger.net and the RSS feed to follow is feeds.feedburner.com/ProbloggerHelpingBloggersEarnMoney
You can follow Problogger on Twitter at: @problogger
The best thing about ProBlogger is that they have resources to help you to get started form Zero knowledge and they focus on giving the best advice for beginners. So hope over and start reading.
3. Boost Blog Traffic by Jon Morrow
One of the blogs which I found very recently and I intently fell in love after reading the From 0 to $100,000 per Month: 20 Lessons for Building a Profitable Blog which is a great article to inspire you and start building a blog that matters. I highly recomend you reading the article before giving up on making money online. The tips will inspire and fire you up with potential. The URL for the blog is boostblogtraffic.com and the RSS feed is boostblogtraffic.com/feed he covers topics on writing great content that goes viral, SEO, and how to really make money on the web from blog.
2 of my favourite articles by Jon Morrow “The Ultimate Guide to Writing Irresistible Subheads” and “63 Blogging Tools That Will Make You Insanely Productive”
4. Social Trigger by Derek Halpen
A Wow blog, which you will fall in love as soon as you read or watch his first article. It’s place packed with energy for online marketers with tons of tips and strategies. Visit socialtriggers.com and you will see what I mean. The RSS feed to follow is: feeds.feedburner.com/socialtriggers
The blog is full of psychology and how to tips and practically shows how to DIY. The typical is not that long and in most cases it’s video by Derek Halpen. You can follow Social Triggers on Twitter at: @derekhalpern
My Favourite article are:
- The big problem with big words (hint: they make you look stupid)
- “Is persuasion manipulative?” Yes. And that’s okay. Here’s why
- The Perfect Testimonial (use this to boost your sales conversions today)
5. Quick Sprout by Neil Patel
A place where all the SEO’s go when it comes to learning search engine optimization. Quick Sprout is full of detailed guides on how to and why articles. You will basically learn the very best internet marketing strategies to dominate Google. The URL is www.quicksprout.com/blog and news feed is feeds.feedburner.com/Quicksprout
If you want to keep up with Neil and his tweets, join him here@neilpatel
Most of the articles are very detailed but worth reading till the end. To tell I have read almost every post on that blog and learned some great digital marketing techniques. Also the Quick Sprout university is great pace to start, and if you are serious, download all the Advanced guides Neil has created and read it all. You will be top gun internet marketer with the latest skills to rank at WILL.
Some my favourites:
- How to Score Your Website’s SEO in 10 Minutes or Less
- Your Content Marketing Will Fail without These 10 Features
Guides by Neil:
- The Beginners guide to Online Marketing
- The Advance Guide to SEO
- The Advance Guide to Content Marketing
- The Advance Guide to Link Building
6. Moz by Rand Fishkin
Biggest online authorities when it comes to search engine optimization and client side SEO. When you look ta their Alexa rank you will realize the traffic they are getting. The blog was previously known as SEOMoz, but they changed their name and now it’s the MOZ. If you want to learn the technical side of SEO and blogging, that a place to go. Especially if you are in to client SEO like me. The URL is moz.com/blog and the feed is feeds.feedburner.com/mozblog
If you want to follow MOZ on Twitter: @moz
You can start with:
- Content Outliers: Learning from the Web’s Most Viral Content
- Getting Reviews the Right Way for Local Businesses
- The Rules of Link-Building
7. SEO blog by Fernando Biz
I wouldn’t go to describe about why, but would like to hear what you think at the comments section below.
Some of the most read article are:
- How smart affiliates make money online with affiliate marketing
- 9 Mobile Marketing Strategy Guides – Including how to use Social Media Chatter in Mobile Marketing
- How do blog comments help SEO
- How does using Long tail keyword help increase traffic to your website?
by: Fernando Biz