20 Successful Bloggers and what they have to Offer

The blogosphere is getting crowded nowadays because it’s lucrative but when blogging, you need mentors, teachers or whosoever it is that will guide you through the journey. Have you ever thought that by starting a blog you can be successful? Well, it’s possible. Many successful bloggers started from where you are now BUT their potentials and mentors made them who they are to an extent that they are now far better than their mentors. It didn’t just happen overnight but it took hard work and determination. If you’re traveling on a journey on becoming a successful blogger, all you have to do is to follow footsteps of bloggers that have gotten to the peak and I’ll be sharing most of them with you.

20 Successful bloggers

1. Pat Flynn20 successful bloggers - pat flynn

This blogger got laid off from his 9-5 job and started earning more income than before. He doesn’t consider himself as an online marketing guru but I consider him as someone even more than that. I’m sure his monthly income report will blow you away. He’s not using it to show off but to share how he has made it and how you too can make it.

2. Michael Dunlop20 successful bloggers - michael dunlop

Michael is the young inspiring blogger behind income diary, he’s an excellent tutor when it comes to generating traffic and making money online. He’s also the mastermind behind popup domination that most of us use on our blog. Can’t you see we can’t do without him? He has received millions of visitors to his blog and he’s ready to pour out his secret.

3. Darren Rowse20 successful bloggers -  Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse is a pro blogger and the founder of problogger. He shows bloggers the blogging direction and how they can make money out of it. He is where he is today because of an article he stumbled upon that really changed his life and he has life changing e-books that can take your blog to the next level and make you also a problogger.

4. Corbett Barr20 successful bloggers -  Darren Rowse

Corbett is a veteran blogger and the founder of thinktraffic, he has helped thousands of blogger s to become successful online and how to start a blog that matters. If you’re a new blogger and you are looking for a way to boost the traffic of your blog then you’ve found your savior. I think it’s time you start a blog that matters.

5. Glen Allsopp20 successful bloggers - glen asslopp

Glen  Allsopp of viperchill is another traffic guru, the creator of cloudflood, a medium to flood your blog with traffic. He’s good when it comes to generating traffic and luring them into subscribing to his blog, I fell for it but I have no regrets because I’ve learnt a lot from him, it’s your turn to learn from him too.

6. Bamidele Onibalusi20 successful bloggers - oni bamidele

You should be familiar with Bamidele because he’s on every blog. He’s a young successful freelance writer, a blogger and a guest blogging wizard.  I was blown away when I heard he wrote 270 guest posts in 8 months. Guest blogging is his major source of traffic and he share ideas on how you too can generate traffic through that means. Never say too young and don’t underestimate the power of guest blogging.

7. John Chow20 successful bloggers - john chow

John Chow is an experienced blogger and internet marketer who has been in the blogosphere right from 1999, he’s living the dot com lifestyle and he’s one of the best when it comes to making money online. People look forward to him when they want to make money online and it’s up to you to do the same. There are always great results when you learn from the experienced.

8. Danny Iny20 successful bloggers - Danny iny

Danny Iny aka the freddy Kruger of Blogging. He quit school at the age of 15 and went for his passion. Oh! He’s also a guest posting wizard and a writing machine. Seems he’s left handed or it’s a mirror of his image because I’m also left handed and I believe the left handed are always successful. He has written books not worth missing like “engagement from scratch” and many others.

9. David Risely20 successful bloggers - david risely

David started as a janitor to a hydraulic shop to a successful blogger. He helps other bloggers in the academy on how to chase their dream of monetization. Join him in the academy and get tips on how to take your online business to the peak.

10. Jon Morrow20 successful bloggers - jon morrow

If you need more readers to your blog and you want to convert your traffic to subscribers, then you need Jon’s help here. He understands the mind of bloggers without traffic on their and he’s ready to guide them on how to be an authority in their niche. If you are in this category then run up to him and don’t be afraid of the voice-activated shotgun embedded in his wheelchair.

11. Derek Halpern20 successful bloggers - derek halpern

Derek is an expert marketer, he guides you on how you can turn your traffic into subscribers, convert them into customers and also how you can grab the attention of your audience. If you have products to sell and you are looking for ways to persuade your readers to buy them, then you need Derek.

12. Kristi Hines20 successful bloggers - kristi hines

Kristi Hines is a freelance writer, a ghostwriter and a blogger. Let’s just call her another writing machine because she’s the best when it comes to writing great contents. She write for blogs like KISSmetrices, unbounce and many other blogs.  She offers blogging tips for personal, professional and business bloggers.

13. Francisco Rosales20 successful bloggers - francisco rosales

Francisco is the founder of social media mouths, and as far as I know, social media mouth is the top social media blog. If you want to kick ass online and boost your online business through social media, then you mustn’t skip this blog.

14. Michael Stelzner20 successful bloggers - michael stelzner

Michael is the veteran blogger behind the world largest social media magazine. Social media examiner helps business master social media marketing. He guides you how to use social media, blog and podcast to connect with customers, drive traffic, generate awareness and increase sales. Social media examiner is one of the world’s top 5 business blog.

15. Brian Clark20 successful bloggers - brian clark

Brian founded copyblogger in 2006 and he’s here to build you up with content marketing tools, tips and training for online marketers, copywriters and entrepreneurs. If you are a copywriter, you mustn’t miss this tool because it is one of the most essential elements of effective online marketing and copywriters are the highest paid writers in the world. If you want to be a good copywriter or online marketer, then you mustn’t miss his e-books

16. Daniel Scocco20 successful bloggers - daniel scocco

Daniel started developing blogs and website in 2005 and uses daily blog tip to share what he has learnt along the way. On daily blog tips, he offers blogging tips, traffic generation and how to make money online. It’s high time you tapped some knowledge from the learned.

17. Ana Hoffman20 successful bloggers - ana hoffman

Ana Hoffman is the proud owner of traffic generation café, a place where you can get helpful tips to generate traffic to your blog with just a cup of coffee in front of you, it’s as easy as that because she’s so explanatory and she’ll give you a step by step guide on how to generate traffic to your blog even if you’re a newbie in the blogosphere.

18. Syed Balkhi20 successful bloggers - syed balkhi

Syed Balkhi aka the wordpress ninja and a wordpress geek is the founder of WPbeginner and he offers wordpress guides for beginners, he provides quality tip, tricks and other resources for the wordpress community.  If I were you, I would run over to WPbeginner for tips and tricks to feed my wordpress blog.

19. Ms Ileane Smith20 successful bloggers - ms ileane

I’ve also been a follower of basic blog tips and Ms Ileane really shares the basic blog tips needed for bloggers. She learnt the importance of building strong connections in the blogosphere through social media, guest posting and community involvement, copy her methods of generating traffic and implement them your blog.

20. Zac Johnson20 successful bloggers - zac johnson

Zac Johnson acquired blogging tips from his friend Kelvin Muldoon, Zac is an affiliate marketer and a blogger, he share ideas on blogging, email marketing. Since he had started his blog he had an explocive amount of growth and completely brander himself and have also helped others do the same.


21. Gilbert Samuelgilbert samuel

Gilbert Samuel is a young blogger and freelance writer, he shares blogging tips and traffic tips to make your blog go viral, Go on and check his blog, he has a lot to share, you’ll thank me later. Oh! you’re on his blog already. You’re welcome,


Tip: In order to be a successful blogger, you have to follow these blogs, read their articles and comment on their blog, you surely create awareness from there and traffic to your blog.

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  1. says

    Hi Gilbert,

    Thank you so much for sharing this great list, I am familiar with four of the names listed here but others have known about them for the first time (My bad of course). It’s always great to read about the experience of successful bloggers and learn from their journey.
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  2. Kingsley @Guest blogging says

    Aha, Onibalusi Bamidele is on the list – The guy is a guru in guest blogging…..Believe me bro, the dude is a content machine. Nice write up.

    • says

      I know harsh of SML and many other bloggers, there are actually many successful bloggers on the blogosphere but I just want to make this a perfect figure “20” I’m sure I’ll write an epic list of 1000 successful bloggers one day 🙂

    • says

      You’re right Herman, creating connection with all of them will be a whole lot of stress and I don’t think that’s possible.
      Thanks for the comment buddy 🙂

  3. says

    Hi Gilbert,

    I have been seeing and reading posts from some of the above listed bloggers and they have great knowledge. It is quite an encouraging to us as young bloggers because we also want to strive to scoring our goals. And you are also good in blogging . Congrats and thanks for sharing.
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