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Cream Of The Crop Blogs About Blogging

When I open up my FeedReader, it is not that uncommon to come across over 1,000 items or more that need to be read. I don’t have the time to read all of those items which is why I either share the link in my link blog to come back to later and to share with others or, I’ll write a blurb about the post and publish it on a blog. At any rate, I figure that the list of blogs I am subscribed to that deals with blogging would make for a good resource of links for your own feedreader. Thus, here is the list of blogs about blogging that I am subscribed to.

Advertise Space – Blog Advertising – Although the blog hasn’t been updated since August, I found it to be a good read as it deals specifically with the blog advertising niche.

Alister Cameron – Blogologist – Alister Cameron does an excellent job discussing all aspects of blogging, especially marketing and optimizing blogs.

Blog Marketing Strategies by Social Marketing Expert Jack Humphrey – I think jack’s blog title speaks for itself.

Blog Perfume – Great site which features the cool Feed analysis tool. Also known for pointing out good WordPress resources.

Bloggers Blog: Blogging The Blogosphere– This site has a title which would be hard to say five times fast but it covers trends and news as it pertains to blogging. Just check out the categories listed on the left hand side of the site to get a gist.

BloggerTalks – Headed up by Thord Daniel Hedengren, this site features exclusive and usually detailed interviews with individuals who are becoming successful on the internet. People who have been interviewed on the site thus far include: Natali Del Conte, Ryan Caldwell, Duncan Riley and Sarah Perez.

Blogging (Google News Subscription)
– This is simply my subscription to the keyword of blogging as it shows up in Google.

Blogging Basics 101 – For those of you who still enjoy using Blogging as your platform of choice, this blog is for you and it relates specifically to the Blogger crowd. With all of the attention aimed towards WordPress, these types of sites are getting harder to come by.

Blogging Tips – What can I say? Kevin Muldoon has a history of success and Blogging Tips is no exception. Every day of the week there are new tips, reviews, or conversation pieces published onto the site. Of course, some of that success can be attributed to the sites other contributors.

Blogosphere News (Published News Items) – Splashpress has their own Digg like social site that serves more as a central repository of what is going on within the Splashpress network than anything else. If I miss something on one of the other Splashpress owned sites, I usually catch it here.

BlogSecurity – BlogSecurity is an important subject and what better domain to have in order to discuss the topic? This blog is known for covering security vulnerabilities for WordPress as they are discovered.

BlogWell – Another blog which focuses on providing tips, ideas, and explanations that are easy to understand and written in plain English.

Business Blogs: How to Build a Better Blog – As the blog title says, this blog is all about the business of blogging and creating a better business blog.

BuzzMyBlog This blog is written by someone who is currently trying to become self employed through blogging. A feat that many would love to accomplish but few will ever reach. The blog discusses social media, blogging topics and a few personal things mixed in. Bonus points for having the same first name as me.

Chris Garret On New Media – Do I really need to describe who this man is? He has written for Performancing before and is a master of the trade.

Contest Blogger – One look at this blog and you’ll see that there are a ton of things to be won. Seems like every day introduces hundreds of new blogging contests. This is the grand daddy of all blogging contest blogs. Be sure to read their content to make sure you don’t screw yourself when participating in a contest.

Conversations – This blog is written by Mike Sansone who is as social as they come. He writes about all aspects of conversation and the role it plays in the blogosphere. His mantra is “Blogs are Conversation Stations“. Sounds good to me!

CopyBlogger – With over 40,000 RSS subscribers, Copyblogger continues to be one of the major resources for all bloggers. The site covers topics such as copywriting, traffic, social media, etc.

Daily Blog Tips – Another awesome resource site with tips, monetization techniques and overall, a nice community.

Dosh Dosh – Truly the definition of Quality versus Quantity. Dosh Dosh is a blog offering internet marketing and blogging tips, alongside social media strategies. Best consumed by bloggers, entrepreneurs, web publishers, marketers, freelancers and small business owners. Not updated often but it is updated consistently. Each post leaves people begging for more.

OnlineMarketingBlog – Online Marketing Blog provides daily insights, resources and information on a range of internet marketing strategies and tactics.

Quick Online Tips – Quick Online Tips is a popular blog regularly publishing Technology news, smart blogging tips, new media, web 2.0 services, useful computer software, advertising and how to make money online

Shoemoney – Skills To Pay The Bills – One of the webs top internet marketers. No explanation needed.

Skelliewag – Skelliewag.org is for current and future movers and shakers of the web: people who understand that content is King, Queen and the entire royal family.

Social Media Trader – Socialmediatrader.com offers a regular selection of in-depth articles, statistical analysis, simple to digest guides, and original and unique resources.

Techonofriends – Technofriends is a Technology Blog by an avid blogger and technology enthusiast.

The Blog Medic – Keep your blog healthy, alive and kicking with some simple tips from a corporate blogger. Although not updated often, the site contains useful information.

The Edublogger – A blog that helps educational bloggers with emerging technologies in education!

The Reader Appreciation Project – The Reader Appreciation Project is aimed at showing readers that they are one of the most important assets a blogger can have.

Write To Done – Write To Done is about, at its core: the craft and the art of writing.

For your convenience, I’ve included a link to an OPML file that you can place into your feed reader which will subscribe to all of the blogs mentioned in this post. If you know of any blogs which you find to be a valuable source of information as they pertain to blogging, be sure to share them in the comments.

(Blogging tips and discussions OPML File)

Author: jeffc

11 thoughts on “Cream Of The Crop Blogs About Blogging

  1. 400 blogs… but what about blog x? You can’t leave out blog x!? Yeah, any time you create a list, there are always things left out, but that’s part of the fun of lists, as if they were all inclusive, they wouldn’t be helpful for any certain group of people.

  2. I feel for you Jeff. Leave out a few blogs and the worlds against you 😉

    I bet you your follow up post lists about 400 blogs!!!

  3. The BlogHerald, Problogger Blog Tips and The Blog Bloke are all within a folder called Performancing Must Read as those are the blogs which influence my mind the most and are most likely to get me started on a post.

  4. Yeah, I am definitely subscribed to Problogger.net It’s just that, as with Xfep, it was in a different folder. I think I’ll create a follow up post which contains a list of blogs about blogging that were suggestions by the people who comment here. Problogger and Xfep will definitely make the next list. Thanks for stopping by Kevin and keep up the great work.

  5. Thanks for the kind words. You’re 100% right, a huge part of the success of BloggingTips is down to the blogs weekly authors.

    From the list I would say that BloggerTalks has been one of the surprises lately. It wasn’t updated for a long time but they brought it back this year and it has done well.

    Also, no ProBlogger.net?

    Kevin

    * Yeah get Xfep.com on there too!

  6. LOL. I’m subscribed to your blog but I think I have it organized in a different folder under blogs that I enjoy. I have my RSS feedreader organized in different folders and there are a few blogs which I could of mentioned but didn’t because they were outside of that folder. But Xfep would make for a nice addition

  7. Yeah, OPML is good stuff, especially when it is filled with awesome sites. It helps if it is organized as well.

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