Top Earning Bloggers in the World

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What is blogging?

Initially, blogging involved a personal web log, in which a person would journal about their day. From "web log" came the term "blog."


Blogging is now a part of our daily lives. We are quite habitual of reading blogs of our interest. The history of blogging is not very old. It was started in near about 1999. Blogging has taken few years to get success and now there are many successful bloggers in the world. Those successful bloggers are an inspiration to us and for your inspiration, I have written this article about the top earning bloggers in the world.


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1. Michael Arrington.

Michael Arrington is one of the most successful bloggers. His writing niche is TechNews which is the short form of Technology News. He is famously known as "The Prophet of Silicon Valley". He is one of the most influential personality in the world of technology. His site, Techcrunch, updates minute to minute news related to technology.  Michael Arrington has $500,000 to $800,000 monthly income from blogging and he is one of the inspirational bloggers. Not only this, he is the richest blogger in the world.

J. Michael Arrington is the American founder and former co-editor of TechCrunch, a blog covering the Silicon Valley technology start-up communities and the wider technology field in USA and elsewhere. 

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So if you are a technology lover than get inspiration from Michael Arrington and learn from his work to get success in your future blogging.


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2. Pete Cashmore

Pete Cashmore was on born 18 September 1985 and he is the CEO and founder of the popular blog Mashable, a Technorati Top 10 blog worldwide. He grew up in Banchory, and founded Mashable in Aberdeen, Scotland in 2005 at age 19.

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Pete Cashmore is one of the most successful bloggers. Not only he is the successful blogger but also he is one of the handsome bloggers. As mentioned above that he is the CEO and founder of the popular blog Mashable. This blog contains articles about everything. Either it is entertainment, sports, technology or fashion, you will find blogs about everything on this site. It is the most popular and most viewed site on the web for technology resources and news, social media and digital. Cashmore developed this site at the age of 19 in Scotland and now he is almost the richest blogger in the world.


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Pete Cashmore has $560,000 to $600,000 monthly income from blogging and he is one of the inspirational bloggers.

3. Mario Lavandeira

 He was born on 23rd March 1978 in Miami, Florida, USA. His full name is Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr and now he is known as Perez Hilton. He launched his site in 2005 which was about celebrity news, scandals etc. People always find interest in reading about their favourite celebrities and if there are scandals about them then this sort of news caught fire it is uploaded on the web. Perez Hilton is doing the same thing since 2005 and now his blog has got so much success that $200,000 to $400,000 is his monthly income from blogging and he is also one of the inspirational bloggers for the newbies. 


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4. Vitaly Friedman

Vitaly Friedman is another one of the most successful bloggers in this era. He is the founder of SmashingMagazine which is a blog for website designers. SmashingMagazine is the most popular and famous blog in web design and development. Vitaly Friedman has $150,000 to $200,000 monthly income from blogging. If you wanted to learn web development then this blog is going to be your tutor and will guide you until you succeed. You can subscribe to this blog and get daily alerts in the form of blogs and videos etc.

Web development is very important in the field of blogging if you want to make your blog according to your wish. But if you wanted to make your blog without giving any money to a developer then you should visit this site daily to learn web development so that you could develop your blog easily and on your own.


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 5. Timothy Sykes

The blog which Timothy Sykes owns is interesting one because it tells people about earning money. This site contains articles which tell you about investment, finance, stock etc. This is the site which has the content worth to read. Sykes is a very smart guy because he makes more than 2 million dollars per month from stock operations.

Sykes started his stock operations with a penny or he was a penny stock trader in the beginning and now he is training people through his blog. He has written the most successful and the highest paid blogs. His main job is stock operations and writing blogs about stock operations is his side job.


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But we are talking about blogging so we will discuss only his monthly income from blogging which is $140,000 to 180,000 and he is also one of the inspiration bloggers to those who love trading.

6. Jake Dobkin

Jake Dobkin is again one of the top earning bloggers in the world. He owns a blog with the name of Gothamist which contains articles about events, art and food. These articles are not specific to any region or country rather there are articles of food, events and art of different cities throughout the USA. So if you wanted to travel to any specific city in the USA then do visit Gothamist so that you could have a better idea of food, events and art of that particular city.


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This famous blog made a handsome income to Jake Dobkin. He has $70,000 to $110,000 monthly income from blogging and he is one of the inspirational bloggers for those who wanted to start blogging on travelling etc.

7. Matt Marshall

Matt Marshall started blogging in 2006. Before he was a journalist and then he started blogging covering worldwide technology. He founded a website VentureBeat which is an informative blog covering a range of topics. The articles on this site are about money, technology, finance and investment. Marshall provides a detailed study to his readers and helps his readers to start a business. He also gives different business techniques so that their business can get success and they can earn money.

The total monthly income from blogging which Matt Marshall is getting is $50,000 to $100,000 which is a very inspiring thing to start a blog on his niche.


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The list is long but I would like to end my article with this because my main objective was to give inspirations to all the newbies so that they do not lose hope and keep struggling. So this was all from my side. I hope this was really inspirational for you and you have enjoyed your time on this article.

Meanwhile here is the video of Top 10 richest bloggers in the world.

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