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    26 February 2010

    If you’re a blogger looking to increase traffic, monetize your blog, or improve your content or design, there are quite a few blogger resource blogs that can help. As a start, we’ve put together a list of six essential blogs every blogger should read on a regular basis.

    hotblogtips

    Hot Blog TipsKeith Bloemendaal’s blog covers a wide range of topics and is updated regularly. Having started several businesses both off and online, Keith (a regular commenter on Blogtrepreneur) could be described as a serial entrepreneur and really knows his stuff. Hot Blog Tips topics include social media, SEO, WordPress, and general blogging. It’s a great resource to learn about any of these topics from a guy who lives it every day.

    probloggerProBloggerNo list of blogger blogs would be complete without Darren Rowse’s ProBlogger. This blog is packed full of information to help bloggers make a living online. As Darren (also the creator of TwiTip.com) puts it in his recent post welcoming new readers, “ProBlogger is a blog that is devoted to helping bloggers improve their blogging and explore ways to earn an income at the same time by writing about topics that they love.” If you’re new to blogging, be sure to check out his post, Blogging Tips for Beginners.

    copybloggerCopyBloggerAnother no-brainer when creating this list was CopyBlogger. Promoting successful online marketing through improving your copywriting skills and content marketing strategies is the aim of founder Brian Clark’s blog. With posts like 10 Secrets to More Magnetic Copy, The 7 Deadly Sins of Blogging, and 5 Steps to Going Viral on Twitter, it’s no surprise CopyBlogger has attracted over 106,000 subscribers and nearly 50,000 Twitter followers. If you’re not one of them, click over and see what all the buzz is about.

    weblogtoolsWeblog Tools CollectionThis site’s name says it all. With tons of articles, videos, and news on everything WordPress, WTC is a complete collection of tools for WordPress bloggers. Whether you’re interested in the latest WP widget, or theme, skin or template, you’ll find it on this site. Not using WordPress? In addition to WordPress-specific information, the blog posts cover a wide range of other useful topics, from web ethics to the business of blogging, so check it out.

    blogicthinkBLogic ThinkOffering lots of free WordPress plugins and themes, and some great blogging tips, this blog, started and written by Yunike Puspita and Satria Nugraha, has a lot of solid content. Because English is a second language to the writers, it takes a little more effort to read the posts. Because Yunike and Satria are full-time bloggers who make a living doing what they write about, it’s worth the effort. Be sure to pay particular attention to their posts on making money online.

    dailyblogtipsDaily Blog TipsA blogger and web developer since 2005, Daniel Scocco is the founder and writer of Daily Blog Tips, a great resource for anyone looking to make a living through their blog. Looking to get started with affiliate links on your site? Check out 15 Affiliate Marketing Questions Answered. DBT offers some outstanding content from guest bloggers, like Henri Junttila and Amit Banerjee as well. If you’re not already there, join Daniel’s other 40,000 subscribers and make the most out of your blogging efforts.

    Whether you’re new to blogging or a full-time veteran blogger, we hope this list will help you to optimize your blog’s content, design and income. Obviously there are a lot more great resources out there. What’s your favorite? Join in the conversation below and share your thoughts.

    33 Responses to 6 Blogs Every Blogger Should Read

    1. Keith February 26, 2010 at 9:42 am #

      WOW! I am shocked and humbled to be listed with the likes of those you put me with! Thank you so much for the kind words (and yes I am a serial entrepreneur!)It is a true honor to be listed next to names like Darren, Brian and Daniel!

      I only discovered your site a couple of months ago, and have enjoyed reading and commenting here.

      Two you listed I don’t read (yet) are Weblog Tools and Blogic Think, headed off to check them out now.

      Thanks again Matthew, and your site is one I consider an authority on the topics I read here!

    2. Maren Kate February 26, 2010 at 10:53 am #

      Great tips, thank you so much! I like this blog and I’ll be sure to check up on it more often :)

    3. Colby February 26, 2010 at 12:43 pm #

      Thanks for the list. I had 50% in my RSS feed already. I’ll add the three missing blogs to my feed reader and see how it goes. By the way you forgot to mention Blogtrepreneur!

      Three other blogs I enjoy following are Entrepreneurs-Journey, Quick Sprout, and the Smart Passive Income Blog.

    4. Amit Banerjee February 27, 2010 at 2:49 am #

      Hey ! Thanks for listing my blog here. I have already subscribed to all of them and I love reading DailyBlogTips and CopyBlogger.

    5. Henri Junttila February 27, 2010 at 3:57 am #

      Thanks for the shoutout Matthew!

      I’ve never heard of BlogicThink so thanks for that one. I have a huge guest post coming up at Daily Blog Tips in march which I think you will like. It’s about article marketing and how it’s not dead yet.

      I’m trying to think of a blog that I can add to this list but I’m drawing blanks, so I’ll just leave it there.

      Cheers!

    6. Julius Kuhn-Regnier February 27, 2010 at 5:57 am #

      Nice list. I knew about most of them but not all. I will definitely check the other blogs out.

    7. how to start a blog February 27, 2010 at 1:54 pm #

      there is also Yaro’s http://www.entrepreneurs-journey.com/

    8. Brian D. Hawkins February 27, 2010 at 4:52 pm #

      Great list and in the correct order if you ask me. I am subscribed to all of them.

    9. Satria Nugraha February 28, 2010 at 11:02 am #

      Thank you so much for mentioned us on this list. This post will be motivation for us to continue provide the best for blogicthink readers. Other blogs is on our references list on regular basis, including Blogtrepreneur.com.
      We also continue to improve our English skill and fix language issue (it’s becomes our vital weakness).We still committed to continuously learning, and will not be easily satisfied with knowledge and results we achieved today. This is really an honor for us.
      Thank you very much Matthew.

    10. Tom March 1, 2010 at 5:00 am #

      I recently discovered createasuccessfulblog.com – it seems pretty good as well

    11. Writing Jobs March 1, 2010 at 5:25 am #

      Good list. I’ve been reading copy blogger ever since. I learned some of these blogs and I will be adding it in my list.

    12. teknoloji March 1, 2010 at 9:31 am #

      Im sure TylerCruz and JohnCow can be added to this list too. Started some more blogs lately so definitely a good resource for me.

    13. Kissie March 1, 2010 at 5:35 pm #

      A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.
      Bill Cosby

      I’m not calling myself stupid, Bill Cosby did! You know from time to time, I come across a post like this but have yet to “bookmark” it for safekeeping and return.

      Thanks, I will make good use of these.

    14. Sommer March 1, 2010 at 6:57 pm #

      Love these 6 websites but I think you might be missing a hidden GEM and I’m NOT self promoting but telling you of a site I use all of the time…http://www.kimwoodbridge.com/

    15. Lida March 7, 2010 at 2:43 pm #

      WOW! I am shocked and humbled to be listed with the likes of those you put me with! Thank you so much for the kind words (and yes I am a serial entrepreneur!)It is a true honor to be listed next to names like Darren, Brian and Daniel!

    16. Web Design Beach March 7, 2010 at 3:49 pm #

      Thanks for sharing this blogging list. Those blogs look very interesting and definitely we now have a lot of material for reading.

    17. InternetMarketing March 7, 2010 at 8:31 pm #

      Thanks for this list. I have bookmarked them, and I’m sure I will find them all very useful.

    18. Ballet Moves March 8, 2010 at 9:10 pm #

      These are an absolutel gold mine, and helpful to anybody who’s ever thought about making money online through content generation.

      Thank you so much for pointing me in the right direction.

    19. Better Parenting March 8, 2010 at 9:11 pm #

      What an education I’m getting by reading some of the blogs on this list! I knew about CopyBlogger and ProBlogger, but some of these other sites are great reads too.

    20. CandleQueen March 9, 2010 at 9:42 am #

      Funny, I just ran across three of these. This site is great, though. Very comprehensive.

    21. jen March 9, 2010 at 5:43 pm #

      Great sites I agree!

    22. CameraBags March 15, 2010 at 1:48 am #

      I don’t really go to all of the big named bloggers, I find just as much useful information just surfing the net. There are a lot of good ideas floating around and I don’t want to miss them because i am following the herd.

    23. handmade holiday gift ideas March 19, 2010 at 2:26 am #

      let me know which one is the best in above six???

    24. matbaa March 21, 2010 at 4:30 am #

      Thank you so much for mentioned us on this list. it is really informative.

    25. SEO Tricks March 26, 2010 at 10:39 am #

      I follow all the blogs you have listed above.
      And they do provide me with great knowledge.
      I get inspiration for my own blog posts by reading their articles and get to know the stuff going on related to my niche.

    26. wphacks.info March 28, 2010 at 4:42 am #

      They are on my A-list and i really get a lot of benefit from them

    27. Webismyzone March 28, 2010 at 9:36 pm #

      I wish all my blogs become what these blogs are now.

    28. Jane @ Limoges Boxes April 11, 2010 at 5:04 am #

      I learned 3 additional helpful blogs today, thanks for sharing. I’ve been reading and following Copyblogger, Problogger and Dailyblogtips. They’ve been great resource of blogging tips and advices, including yours.

    29. chalikovas April 16, 2010 at 9:48 pm #

      Thank You very much you are doing good job. i love your posts

    30. Brandon Connell May 20, 2010 at 6:55 am #

      Thanks for introducing me to hotblogtips. It’s one I have not come across yet.

    31. Jai July 16, 2012 at 4:02 am #

      Love these blogs!

    32. Adam June 25, 2013 at 4:36 pm #

      Fantastic goods from you, man. Best small business blog I have viewed in a long time.

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