21 Blogs That Will Teach You To Be A Better Blogger

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21 Blogs That Will Teach You To Be A Better Blogger
If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the hunt for blogs that will help you become a better blogger.

There’s always more to learn about blogging, whether it’s how to write great posts, create a content strategy that works, or design like a pro.

If you’re looking to up your game as a blogger, or just find new mentors to learn from, check out these 21 blogs.

Successful Blogging

Successful BloggingBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-Sue-Anne-Dunlevie by Sue Anne Dunlevie primarily focuses on helping beginner bloggers get more traffic and make money. Her blog is one of my favorites because of the simple, actionable way that she presents her content.

Bloggers will learn to grow their email lists and make money from their blogs. Sue has personally coached me on my blog, and she was a tremendous help in growing my audience.

Sue writes,

My goal is to help you earn an income from your blog, whether it’s from creating better content, getting more traffic or creating a strong offer.

Posts you will enjoy:


Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-Darren-RowseDarren Rowse has been growing Problogger since 2002 and it is full of great articles about every facet of blogging, from starting your blog to writing great blog posts.

Problogger has become much more than a blog – Darren also produces a podcast that comes out every Monday and Thursday, offers a job board for bloggers looking for work, and has produced 6 blogging ebooks.

I used 2 of his ebooks, 31 Days to Build a Better Blog and ProBlogger’s Guide to Your First Week of Blogging, to launch my own blog.

Darren writes,

ProBlogger is all about inspiring, teaching and supporting bloggers from around the world to create blogs that not only serve their readers and make the world a better place – but which build income streams for the bloggers behind them.

Posts you will enjoy:

  • How to Craft a Blog Post – 10 Crucial Points to Pause
  • How to Build a Blog that Has Lasting Impact Upon Its Readers


CopybloggerBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-Brian-Clark, started by Brian Clark in 2006, now includes the contributions of many writers.In addition to the regular blog, which focuses on creating

In addition to the regular blog, which focuses on creating high-quality content, you can sign up to be a member of the Copyblogger community to access a large library of free trainings and articles.

Copyblogger is now known as Rainmaker Digital, a company that sells courses and the Rainmaker Platform, a robust content marketing platform.

Darren writes,

Since January 2006, Copyblogger has been teaching people how to create killer online content. Not bland corporate crap created to fill up a company webpage.Valuable information that attracts attention, drives traffic, and builds your business.

Posts you will enjoy:


SmartBloggerBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-jon-morrow, originally Boost Blog Traffic, was founded by Jon Morrow.

After blogging mostly about traffic for a few years, Jon realized that traffic wasn’t everything. He expanded his content and shifted his focus to helping bloggers become more strategic, thus the name Smart Blogger.

The articles in Smart Blogger are often long and packed with content. They also combine the perfect mix of tough love and thoughtful strategy.

Jon writes,

Smart Blogger combines practical, strategy-infused blogging advice with a healthy dose of inspiration to keep you going when things get tough (and they will get tough.)

Posts you will enjoy:

Blog Marketing Academy

Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-david-risleyDavid Risley has been blogging since 1998 and has created 2 6-figure businesses in the process.

His blog, Blog Marketing Academy, and its accompanying membership site, strives to help bloggers create platforms that are based on strong business fundamentals.

Unlike many of the other bloggers I’ve listed so far, David still writes most of his own blog posts. His 30 Day Blog Transformation Challenge is a great resource for learning blogging fundamentals like what goes into a good blog post and how to plan your editorial calendar.

David writes,

I believe that a blog is an extremely powerful marketing and money-making tool – especially in today’s marketing world – but the truth is that, in order for it to work, that blog has to be used in a strategic way. It has to be backed up with real business fundamentals. We do that by planting ourselves firmly in the middle… in that gap between blogging and business.

Posts you will enjoy:

  • 2016 Ultimate Guide To Building An Email List: List Building That Works And Makes You Money
  • How Much Time, Effort, And Money Does It Take To Build A Six-Figure Online Business?


Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-Video-FruitBryan Harris, the blogger behind VideoFruit, started out as an entrepreneur and then a video maker.

Now his blog is full of long, often humorous posts that help you create and launch products and grow your email list. Most of his posts are full of case studies and screenshots that give you a clear, concrete idea of how to be successful online.I used one of his most popular posts,

I used one of his most popular posts, How to launch an online course and make $220,750 in 10 days, to do a successful launch of my own.

Bryan writes,

At Videofruit we reverse engineer and test 1,000s of growth strategies per year. Then we turn the most effective strategies into detailed step-by-step instructions and case studies for you.

Posts you will enjoy:

By Regina

Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-Regina-AnaejionuRegina Anaejionu’s blog, By Regina, is full of, in her words, “epic” blog posts, workshops, and resources.

She can help you plan great content, grow your audience, and create and sell info products. Another of her creations is the Epic Blog Planner, a widely used planner that helps you create an editorial calendar and a blogging business plan at the same time.

What I love about her blog is that her personality shines through in every post. When you read her writing, you feel like you know her and want to be her close friend.

Regina writes,

My belief is that you are legendary, so I create articles, videos, workbooks, and classes that help you reveal your true creative epicness and develop your own meaningful products and services.

Posts you will enjoy:


Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-wonderlassAllison Marshall’s blog, Wonderlass, is an incredibly colorful place to learn how to become a better blogger.

Her blog posts will teach you to use webinars to make more money from your blog, plan your blog content, build a business online, and more. She sells courses and her own beautiful blog planner.

Allison’s blog makes building an online business feel like having a party (and who doesn’t love a good party, right?).

Allison writes,

This corner of the internet is dedicated to helping you start, launch and grow your online business and blog in a fun, colorful way!

Posts you will enjoy:

Melyssa Griffin

Melyssa GriffinBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-Melyssa-Griffin started her blog, formerly called The Nectar Collective, when she was living in Japan in 2013.

It’s grown to include the writing of many other bloggers, with a focus on building your business online through social media (especially Pinterest), list building, and blogging.

She emphasizes the importance of community, and runs a large and growing Facebook group called Blog and Biz BFFs.

Melyssa writes,

We believe you have the inherent, baby I was born with this power to build a blog or business that creates a profit, brings you joy, and changes people’s lives. Trust us. We’ll show you how.

Posts you will enjoy:

Basic Blog Tips

Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-Basic-Blog-TipsIleane Smith is the mastermind behind Basic Blog Tips, a blog that focuses on blogging and social media tips.

She also offers courses on Buzzsumo and YouTube. One thing that makes Ileane stand out from other bloggers is her extensive library of YouTube videos that offer tutorials on everything from Snapchat to Buffer.

If you’re struggling to use a specific platform, she has you covered. You can also check out her podcast, Ms. Ileane Speaks, which covers many blogging and social media topics as well.

Ileane writes,

Basic Blog Tips is all about helping you reach your goals and having some fun along the way. My goal is to help YOU build a better blog.

Posts you will enjoy:


TwelveSkipBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-Pauline-Cabrera, founded by Pauline Cabrera, is a great resource for learning how to use social media to maximize your blog’s reach, how to design a beautiful blog, and many more blogging topics.

Pauline has been blogging since she was a teenager on MySpace and you can tell that she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to marketing and blogging.

I love her great infographics and her value-packed blog posts, which often include free tools to help you with your blog content.

Pauline writes,

TwelveSkip mainly addresses the needs of bloggers & small business owners that want to maximize their online visibility using various internet marketing strategies such as content marketing, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing and more – that includes a combination of educational information, practical strategies, tutorials, motivational tips and ideas.

Posts you will enjoy:


FizzleBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-fizzle, founded by Corbett Barr and Chase Reeves, is an incredible resource for online entrepreneurs and bloggers.

Their weekly podcast is one of the highlights of my week. Somehow, any topic is made better by their intelligent banter (and Chase’s accents and jokes are one of a kind).

In addition to the Fizzle podcast, they publish weekly blog posts on how to create an online business. Their community for entrepreneurs includes many excellent courses, including one on how to launch a blog that matters.

Chase writes,

Here at Fizzle we help indie entrepreneurs make weekly progress on their business because it’s tough to build your thing and we all need help.

Posts you will enjoy:


Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-bufferYou may be familiar with Buffer, a great social media scheduling app. But did you know that Buffer also has an excellent blog that provides in-depth coverage of all topics social media and blogging?

Every post on the Buffer blog is well thought out, well researched, and offers new insights into the world of online marketing.

If you’re looking for data-rich posts that provide invaluable information about what to write, how to share effectively on social media, and more, look no further than this great blog.

Buffer writes,

A commitment to culture and customers has helped Buffer grow from humble beginnings to now serving more than two million people every day.

Posts you will enjoy:


CoScheduleBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-Coschedule is another app company with an incredible blog.

In addition to its robust editorial calendar app, which includes social sharing, Evernote integration, and more, CoSchedule also offers a headline analyzer that I use for every single blog post I write.

Look to CoSchedule’s blog for a wealth of resources, including posts about social media, writing great content, marketing, and other blogging topics.

CoSchedule writes,

Plan, Publish, Promote, and Execute Your Marketing on One Master Calendar

Posts you will enjoy:

Feldman Creative

Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-Barry-FeldmanBarry Feldman is the creative marketing genius behind Feldman Creative.

He creates unique, thoughtful, and often humorous Slideshare decks like this one on copywriting. His content includes SEO tips, copywriting techniques, and list-building strategies.

Read his blog for smart blogging suggestions and then look at how he creatively presents his material for ideas on how you can create your own unique way of writing and creating.

Barry says,

I merge the principles of persuasion with the less tangible, but no less important, element of creativity.

Posts you will enjoy:

Beyond Your Blog

Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-susan-maccarelliIf you’re interested in guest posting, Beyond Your Blog is the place to look for lists of where to submit your writing, guest posting suggestions, and other helpful tools for getting your work out there.

Susan Lee Maccarelli started Beyond Your Blog because she felt that many submission opportunities were kept under wraps by bloggers, and she wanted a place where bloggers could find out about places to share their writing.

Susan also hosts a podcast called Beyond Your Blog on which she interviews bloggers and editors about how to submit writing on their sites.

Susan writes,

Beyond Your Blog presents submission opportunities, provides tips and tricks to help you get your writing accepted, and interviews bloggers and editors who give us the inside scoop on submitting to specific sites.

Blog Tyrant

Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-Blog-TyrantRamsay Taplin, the mastermind behind Blog Tyrant, is anything but a tyrant himself. He gives a portion of all the money he makes to charity and he writes thoughtful posts about how to succeed at blogging.

Reading his posts gives you an extensive inside look at the blogging strategies he’s used to grow his blog and email list.

When you read his blog, you feel like you’re talking to a friend who is encouraging you and helping you on your journey.

Ramsay writes,

This blog is all about helping you dominate your blog and your niche. That’s why it’s called Blog Tyrant!

Posts you will enjoy:

The Persuasion Revolution

The Persuasion RevolutionBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-bushra-azhar, written by the hilarious Bushra Azhar, is all about how to use your words to persuade your audience to subscribe to your list and then buy from you.

If you want to laugh out loud while learning about how to be a great marketer, check out Bushra’s blog.

She’ll help you write your about page, craft emails that sell, and, in her words, make people see you as the authority you really are.

Bushra says,

I help the frustrated, the lost and the uber confused; bulldoze their way through counter-arguments and objections effortlessly and gracefully (like a ballerina on roller-skates).

Posts you will enjoy:

Goins, Writer

Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-Jeff-GoinsJeff Goins is, primarily, a writer, as you can tell from the name of his blog Goins, Writer.

He has written 4 books, including The Art of Work, his most recent book about how to discover your life’s purpose.

His blog is full of inspiring posts about writing and life. His 31 day challenge, My 500 Words, helps bloggers to get their writing onto the page and into the world.

He also publishes a weekly podcast, The Portfolio Life Podcast, that focuses on discovering your true voice.

Jeff writes,

Here is where we wage war on the blank page, where we band together to discover our purpose and our art, where we find our true voices. If you have a passion for creativity and changing the world, this is the place for you.

Posts you will enjoy:

The Branded Solopreneur

Best-Blogs-About-Blogging-Andrea-BeltramiDre Beltrami, the badass designer behind The Branded Solopreneur, offers mini-courses, blog posts, and guides that will help you design a great looking blog.

Her video mini-courses are in-depth resources that will teach you how to design your own logo, create a signature style for your blog, and achieve many other design tasks that used to seem impossible.

If you want a blog that stands out in the online world, you’ll love her website.

Dre writes,

My mission {and I do choose to accept it!} is to help solo-entrepreneurs, just like you and me, create a vision for their voice. I know the power of visuals and I want to impart that power to you.

Posts you will enjoy:

Peg Fitzpatrick

Peg Fitzpatrick’sBest-Blogs-About-Blogging-Peg-Fitzpatrick blog covers everything social media.

She co-authored The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users with Guy Kawasaki, a terrific book that covers every social media platform you want to master.

She is also a speaker who has been featured at Hubspot’s INBOUND conference, BlogHer, BlogHer Pro, and Social Media Examiner’s Social Media Marketing World.

If you want to learn more about how to be a better blogger and social media influencer, check out her great content.

Peg writes:

Social media is my passion. And my job. I’m here sharing my professional experience working day to day in the trenches of social media, marketing, and blogging.

Posts you will enjoy:

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