In these post, I want to show you the people that helped me get to where I am today in the Blogging business.
However, I want you to know that most of these people are already earning a six-figure income exclusively from Blogging and if you follow their advice, I’m very cognizant that you will learn a lot from them as well.
See if any of these 12 people has helped you in the way or the other. I hope you make a change today after reading about them and don’t forget to leave a comment below, I will like to know what you think about them or the experience you’ve had with them.
- 1 Top 12 most admired bloggers in 2018
- 1.1 Pat Flynn: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com
- 1.2 Yaro Starak: https://yaro.blog/
- 1.3 Michael Dunlop: https://www.incomediary.com
- 1.4 ANA HOFFMAN: www.trafficgenerationcafe.com
- 1.5 David Risley: https://www.blogmarketingacademy.com
- 1.6 Matt Wolfe: https://www.businessandblogs.com
- 1.7 John Chow: https://www.johnchow.com
- 1.8 Andrew Rondeau: https://www.webuildyourblog.com
- 1.9 Derek Helpern: https://www.socialtriggers.com
- 1.10 Sunil: https://www.extramoneyblog.com
- 1.11 Michael Chibuzor: https://www.contentmarketingup.com
- 1.12 Nicholas Tart: https://www.14clicks.com
- 1.13 Steve Watson: https://www.stevewatsononline.com
- 2 Final Verdict about Top Bloggers in 2018
Top 12 most admired bloggers in 2018
Pat Flynn: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com
Pat is a 29-year old blogger from Southern California who makes a living on the internet and the founder of smart passive Income. In fact I consider him one of the most successful bloggers in the blogosphere. Pat has also helped so many newbies in the industry to achieve their dreams including me.
If you really want to learn how to easily build a niche site, I highly recommend checking out his NICHE SITE DUEL CHALLENGE. In this challenge, he discussed how he started his Niche site from Domain registration, Hosting, Keyword Research and different ways to generate the traffic & how to monetize them using various aspects of digital marketing like Email Marketing, Affiliate Marketing, Blogging & Online Courses. The approx earning in the last 12 months is approx. $2,171,652.55
He operates many blogs among which is https://www.smartpassiveincome.com where he teaches how to build and run a successful blog. I advise you to visit that blog if you want to learn more about blogging.
If you want to know more about him I suggest you Click Here
Yaro Starak: https://yaro.blog/
Yaro Starak is another Pro Blogger that has impacted so much knowledge in me from the first time I started blogging till date through his famous blog Entrepreneurs-Journey.com which is now https://yaro.blog/.
Yaro has managed and sold several different Internet businesses since 1998 and have taught thousands of people how to make a full time income from blogging part time and how to launch online information products.
If you are still searching for Information on how to start, run and Monetize a successful blog or if you have started but want to take your blog to the next level then I think you have to check out his blog https://yaro.blog I promise you that you will come back here and thank me after. You can also check how to start wordpress blog online and start earning money.
Michael Dunlop: https://www.incomediary.com
Michael Dunlop is another Internet Marketing guru and a six figure earner whom I respect so much because of his unique Skills, he is the founder of one of the most popular and successful blog- Income Diary which he launched back in 2009, before the launching of Income Diary, Michael has been running other successfully websites for around 4 years.
One of the major things I learnt from him is, “you got to give back” and that is what his website is all about, educating and helping internet entrepreneurs, no matter what level you are currently at.
His quote that I can never forget is that
“Being an entrepreneur is about living a few years of your life like most wont, so that you can live the rest like most can’t”.
Michael is also the founder of the following websites: Retireat21, Fiked, Popup Domination, Site Profit Domination, Why Am I Unhealthy, Expert Photography and Awesomeweb.
ANA HOFFMAN: www.trafficgenerationcafe.com
I know you will wonder why I only mentioned one woman in this post, but the truth is that I know there are other successful female bloggers out there but this woman is the only one that stole my heart. Talking about ANA HOFFMAN
Ana is a wife to a wonderful husband, a mother to a beautiful and, no doubt, genius little girl, and a successful internet entrepreneur.
She is the founder of Traffic Generation Café which brings you the most profit-pulling free traffic generation tips, tricks, and resources so that your website and business will go where no website has gone before.
Here she teaches the website | blog traffic generation strategies that are sure to put cash IN your pocket as opposed to draining it.
If you really want to learn how to drive targeted free traffic to your blog then you have no choice than to visit her blog on how to generate traffic at https://www.trafficgenerationcafe.com.
David Risley: https://www.blogmarketingacademy.com
David Risley is a 34 year old blogger from Tampa Bay, Florida who makes a living full-time as a content marketing strategist and online publisher. He has been in the Internet Marketing Business for 14 years.
David is the founder of Blog Marketing Academy, a father, husband, entrepreneur, blogging, author, speaker and consultant.
Below are the things you can learn from Blog Marketing Academy.
- Learn how to set up a blog that converts visitors into customers.
- Learn how not to be a blogger, but a business owner with a blog.
- Learn how to build a loyal base of readers and prospects
- Learn how to use blogging as an effective marketing medium for your message.
- Keep you from wasting your valuable time or being buried in information overload.
If you want the thing to turn around for you, check out the Academy by visiting his blog https://www.blogmarketingacademy.com
Matt Wolfe: https://www.businessandblogs.com
Matt Wolfe is the founder of Business and Blogs and an online entrepreneur who love building online businesses and love blogging. He love both so much that he created a business that teaches people how to blog and created a blog that teaches people how to create a business.
He started blogging in 2005 and went full time in 2009 and since then; he has been earning a Passive Income from the Internet.
One useful lesson I learnt from Matt is that “Building a huge list should not be your goal, but you should focus on creating a lasting relationship with your readers”.
If you want to read a blog post where he comprehensively narrated how he got to where he is today in the Blogging Industry, Click Here, I know you will enjoy it.
John Chow: https://www.johnchow.com
John Chow is a Blogger, speaker and entrepreneur. He rocketed onto the blogging scene when he showed the income power of blogging by taking his blog from making zero to over $40,000 per month in just two years. And he did it working only 2 hours a day.
Today, his blog is one of the biggest blogs on the Internet, with over 200,000 active daily readers and followers. John Chow Dot Com is ranked number 16 on the AdAge Power 150 list and number 1 in the list of the Top 50 Canadian Internet Marketing Blogs. He also is the founder and CEO of TTZ Media, Inc.
Other Interesting Facts about John Chow
- He worked at a job for a grand total of 8 months in his entire life. After that, he concluded that “Working Sucks!” and he never did it again.
- He registered his daughter’s domain name before he named her.
- John was born in a small farming village in Mainland China. His family immigrated to Canada when he was 7 years old.
- He lives the Dot Com Lifestyle by spending summers in Vancouver, Canada and winters in Orange County, California. This assures him an average year round temperature of 72F.
Andrew Rondeau: https://www.webuildyourblog.com
Andrew Rondeau is another successful blogger that helped me tremendously after reading his ebook “Income Blogging Guide”. Andrew helps small businesses with their on-line presence by building and improving their business blog…so they can grow their customer list and increase income.
Go here to see our Business Blogging Services if you would like him to help you grow your own small business.
If you want to turn web traffic into leads and sales, if you’re not getting any traffic to your blog, then Social Triggers is the right place for you. Derek Halpern is the founder of Social Triggers. He is an expert marketer and entrepreneur.
After building several successful websites in various niches (entertainment, fashion, etc.), he’s refocused on what he loves most: Building and Marketing Businesses.
You’ll find that his approach to marketing is effective. He developed it over the past few years, and it has helped him build a few wildly popular websites, one of which attracted more than 1,000,000 page views in a single day.
More specifically, he uses the perfect blend of data driven marketing (conversion rates, academic research, and personal case studies) and content marketing to get traffic, attract customers, and sell products online.
One thing I will never forget that I learnt from him is that….
“you must learn about human psychology to get traffic and sales online”.
“If you know what makes people “tick,” it’s easier to get their attention and keep it. It’s also easier to get them to take some form of action (like buying or talking)”
Click Here to read more about him.
Sunil is one the hard-working guys out there who have established multiple streams of passive income over time mostly leveraging the internet. You can see some of the money he made here.
The Extra Money Blog is where he discusses everything he does openly. You will find him discussing topics that cover career, money, small business, investing, self-development, motivation, inspiration, real estate, and several other topics, most frequently and importantly entrepreneurship (specifically online entrepreneurship).
His blog is an open platform where like-minded individuals like us discuss, exchange information and ideas, collaborate, “synergize” and mutually benefit each other.
I first know about Sunil at Entrepreneurs-Journey where he wrote a very Informative post since then I became his fan because I knew I have a lot to learn from him.
Michael Chibuzor: https://www.contentmarketingup.com
Michael Chibuzor is an SEO copywriter and the founder of Content Marketing Up. His business is to help entrepreneurs, bloggers, small and mid-sized businessmen and women to grow their businesses, blogs and websites.
His vision is to support your Content Marketing endeavors.
One of his articles i enjoyed so much is “6 Lies About Guest Posting That’s Killing Bloggers’ Creativity”. I urge you to go read this post if you really want to know the truth about Guest Posting.
One thing I learnt from him is that.
” You don’t need to be in BIG business to do BIG business”
Do you want to learn how to be a good Copywriter or to improve your Copywriting skills?
Are you looking for a professional Copywriter that will be writing for your blog?
If your answer to the above questions is yes, then search no more because Michael Chibuzor has the answer to your Copywriting questions.
Nicholas Tart: https://www.14clicks.com
Nicholas is a 23-year-old alum of Colorado State University (’10) and founder of 14 Clicks. Before 14 Clicks, he ran a lawn mowing operation through middle and high school. Then in college he started JuniorBiz as a class project to pursue a passion for helping young entrepreneurs.
I first noticed him via Income Diary where he guest post for Michael Dunlop and after going through his numerous posts, I decided to visit his blog which turned out to be an interesting one.
When I got to his blog, I found four interesting quotes that got me thinking for some minutes. See the quotes below.
“Becoming a successful entrepreneur is like becoming a professional athlete. You have to work on it every day and, even then, it will be years before you see a return on that hard work, if at all”.
“Every pixel and word is designed and purposed to entertain and develop you into the entrepreneur that you want to become”.
“When you get a job, you exchange time for money. When you start a business, you exchange effort for money. I think my effort is worth more than my time.”
“What do you think about when you daydream? That’s your passion.”
Steve Watson: https://www.stevewatsononline.com
One person I cannot forget to mention here is Steve Watson who helped me through installing my blog when I was starting out.
Steve is a WordPress Developer, Technology, Online Business Coach, Internet Marketer and founder of Steve Watson Online.com.
He now makes his living exclusively online, and specialize in creating WordPress websites for his clients and coaching them on how to make the most from their online business.
Final Verdict about Top Bloggers in 2018
Here comes the end of this long post. However, the above-mentioned names have helped me at one time or the other and are still helping me till date in my Blogging business and I know you can learn a lot from them as well. Don’t just forget to come back here and thank me for visiting their blogs and seeing things for yourself.
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