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    3 February 2009

    blogs-about-bloggingThere are blogs on every conceivable subject under the sun—from business and politics to fashion and hamster farming.  But if you’re reading Blogtrepreneur.com, you ostensibly have some interest in the subject of, well, blogging.

    That’s why I’ve compiled a list of 20 Excellent Blogs About Blogging.  Unlike other sites which talk more about internet marketing or social networking, these blogs stay focused on blogging as their main subject.

    They are blogs for bloggers about the business of blogging.  Enjoy!

    1. Problogger   http://www.problogger.net/

    Written by full-time blogging guru Darren Rowse, Problogger is one of the most extensive and resource-filled sites on the subject of professional blogging.  The site is literally chock full o’ great information that even amateur bloggers can benefit from.   Rowse is an expert on both the technical aspects of blogging as well as marketing, advertising, and making your blog profitable.

    2. The Blog Herald    http://www.blogherald.com/

    A newspaper style blog that is devoted to teaching bloggers at all skills levels how to successfully operate a blog.  Covering such topics as blog design, ethics, and blogging software, it is a comprehensive site that covers all aspects of blogging.

    3. Copyblogger   http://www.copyblogger.com/

    This blog is dedicated to teaching the mechanics of writing content that pulls readers in.  It is valuable for blogs or any other type of online writing you plan to do in the future.   Copyblogger’s author is Brian Clark, a writer/producer, and entrepreneur with successful businesses—online and off–on his resume.

    4. Blogging Pro    http://www.bloggingpro.com/

    A straightforward, no-nonsense blog that features news, themes and plugins of general interest to professional bloggers.

    5.    Daily Blog Tips    http://www.dailyblogtips.com/

    One of Technorati’s Top 100 blogs, Daniel Scocco’s Daily Blog Tips is another simple but powerful blog that is full of blogcentric news and information.  Scocco’s blog platform of choice is WordPress which he focuses on frequently in his writing.

    6. Thou Shall Blog     http://thoushallblog.com/

    Written by Yan Sustano and a team of contributors, Thou Shall Blog is a beautiful one-stop site for beginning bloggers.  The site has a friendly, laid back voice and gives new bloggers plenty of great advice and encouragement as they begin their blogging adventures.

    7. Technorati Blog     http://technorati.com/weblog/

    Technorati is the largest blog directory and their blog is a veritable hotline to the world of blogging.  You’ll get fresh info daily on what’s hot in the blogosphere, as well as great advice for making the most of your blogging efforts.

    8. Tips for New Bloggers     http://tips-for-new-bloggers.blogspot.com/

    This is another great blog written specifically for new bloggers, however Tips for New Bloggers focuses quite a bit more on the technical aspects of setting your blog up and tweaking it for optimum value.

    9. Blog Bloke   http://www.blogbloke.com/

    The Blog Bloke claims to have created the niche topic of blog blogging.  Whether or not that is true, he has been around since 2002, making it a contender for the oldest blog on this list.  Blog Bloke’s posts are full of character as well as great blogging tips.

    10. Blog Marketing Journal     http://blogmarketingjournal.com/

    Professionally styled, Blog Marketing Journal offers plenty of information on creating and promoting your blog.

    11. Blog Building U   http://blogbuildingu.com/blog

    Blog Building U is a very simple, but very effective site focusing on educating new bloggers and incorporating blogging into your business practices.

    12. Blogging Tips     http://www.bloggingtips.com/

    For blogs that are already well established, Blogging Tips provides information to help authors increase their effectiveness in both content and marketing.

    13. Findable Blogs     http://www.findableblogs.com/

    Written by self-proclaimed web guru Sarah Lewis, Findable Blogs offers basic blogging tips and information, with a heavy focus on learning how to drive traffic to your blog.

    As entrepreneurs and bloggers, we are always on the lookout for information that can help us on our way to success.  Do you have any favorite blogging blogs?  (Besides Blogtrepreneur.com, of course!)

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    14 Responses to 13 Excellent Blogs About Blogging

    1. Clarky February 3, 2009 at 5:00 am #

      Thanks fro sharing those great blogs, I have already subscribed some of them, I really could learn a lot from them, nice work :)

    2. Blogging Tips February 3, 2009 at 5:58 am #

      Thank you, Adam. It’s such a great honor to be ranked among the best of the best. There are one or two I’m not aware of. Gotta check them soon right after I’m done here.

      Yan

    3. Truck trader February 3, 2009 at 6:42 am #

      i visit many of the above mentioned blogs and also subscribed to those … like Thoushallblog, Problogger n few more

      there are few more excellent blogs who i do not forget to visit it once a while for sure …

    4. Gennaro February 3, 2009 at 11:40 am #

      Pro and Copy are my favorites, but they’re all great choices. Lots of resources to help the blogger out there (for free). No excuses not to improve.

    5. Web Design Beach February 3, 2009 at 3:38 pm #

      Thanks for compiling this list. It is very useful and i have already found few blogs that will be added to my favorites.

    6. Dave Starr February 3, 2009 at 3:48 pm #

      When I saw the headline I thought to myself, “Ho hum, I’m sure I’ve heard of them all.” ha. shows that it’s always smart to be inquisitve rather than set in your ways. A cpuple gems here that in all these years I had never seen. Excellent. Thanks for pointing them out.

    7. Sarah Lewis February 4, 2009 at 4:16 am #

      Thanks for the mention! You’ve highlighted some great blogs here, including some I hadn’t heard of (seems to be a common theme in the comments!).

    8. Christopher Ross @ Web Design February 4, 2009 at 8:18 am #

      Yan Sustano’s been writing some absolutely amazing stuff for a while now. His blog’s a great inspiration to people like me.

    9. Blogging Tips February 4, 2009 at 10:16 pm #

      @Chris:

      My respect is due to you too, Chris. I’m not even close to what you’ve achieved on your blog.

      Coming from someone I respect makes it so much sweeter. Thanks!

    10. Dev February 19, 2009 at 6:12 am #

      thanks for sharing those awesome blogger.

    11. Jijo Sunny August 23, 2009 at 10:58 pm #

      Hope my blog will get listed here later on.

    12. uniqueblogdesign February 11, 2010 at 3:33 pm #

      Thanks for sharing! My fav bloggers also include http://www.johnchow.com and http://www.blogcastor.com

    13. Julie ~ jbulie's blog March 30, 2010 at 3:31 am #

      Excellent list. I couldn’t agree with you more. Thanks for compiling and sharing. I’ve retweeted it.

      JB

    14. NZ Free Web Hosting January 15, 2011 at 2:44 am #

      I’ll be sure to pass this link onto my customers so that they can get help with blogging as well.

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