Success of below mentioned 5 bloggers has inspired thousands of people in the world .
Thousands of aspirants from all over the world, enter the blogging world every year to earn good money, to earn some fame, to live a relatively free lifestyle or with some other motive . But, only few of these thousands can be called special bloggers on the basis of their achievements .
Different bloggers reach at different levels of success depending on the quality and quantity of their efforts .
Many bloggers struggle to make few hundred dollars even after years of blogging and few other make thousands or millions of dollars along with an online celebrity status within a short span of time .
In this article, we will take a look at 5 very special bloggers who have achieved success in the blogging world and are an inspiration for new and aspiring bloggers :-
1 ) PETE CASHMORE ( 30 years )
He is CEO and founder of the top digital media blog Mashable.com ( founded in 2005 ) . This blog has been described as one stop shop for social media .
As of May 2016, Mashable.com has more than 7 million Twitter followers, more then 7.1 million google+ followers and more then 3.4 million Facebook likes .
Due to his great influence on the internet, he has been awarded and honoured by many reputed organisations, publications and magazines . In 2009, he was mentioned in Forbes’ ‘Top 25 web celebs list’ , and in The Huffington post’s ‘Top 10 game changers list’ .
In 2012 he was named among Time magazine’s list of ‘100 most influential people’ .
Blog – Mashable.com
Estimated Earnings – More than $ 6,00,000 / month
2 ) MICHAEL ARRINGTON ( 46 years )
Michael arrington is the founder of technology industry related blog Techcrunch.com . This blog is extremely popular among technology lovers and it covers the technology start-up communities and other topics related to International technology happenings .
He has been named by both FORBES and TIME magazines as one of the most influential people in the online world on different occasions .
His blog was sold to AOL in 2010 and the amount of deal was estimated to be from 25 to 40 million dollars . It is said that he still keeps writing articles on this blog .
Blog – Techcrunch.com
Estimated earnings – Approximately $ 8,00,000 / month
3 ) PAT FLYNN ( 32 or 33 years )
Pat flynn is an american blogger and entrepreneur who is best known for his website smartpassiveincome.com .
He lost his well paying job in 2008 and had to start this website to earn some money . Due to his sincere and thoughtful efforts, he started making thousands of dollars per month from it only after few months of blogging .
In 2014, he launched a product called Smart podcast player which now regularly ranks among top 10 podcasts in iTunes’ business category list .
He is also given the credit to popularize the idea of publishing transparent income reports where all the details and sources of every month’s income are provided by a blogger to the visitors .
Blog – Smartpassiveincome.com
Alexa Global traffic rank – 20,017
Confirmed Earnings – $ 1,66,124 / month ( April 2016 )
4) DARREN ROWSE ( 44 years )
Darren Rowse is an Australian blogger , consultant and speaker who has founded many blogs ; but he is best known for his famous blogs Problogger.net which mainly provides blogging tips , and ‘Digital Photography School’ which is about photography .
These two blogs are estimated to get around 1,00,000 visitors /day, together . Problogger.net is more popular among bloggers and he has received multiple awards at international conferences for its popularity and web development .
Darren Rowse was named in the Forbes Web Celebrity List in 2007 for his significant online presence and contributions .
Alexa global traffic rank – 17,557 ( problogger.net )
Estimated Earnings – More than $ 40,000 / month
Jon Morrow is not as popular as other bloggers mentioned above . He is owner of a blog called smartblogger.com and most probably earns thousands of dollars , but he deserves a mention in this short list of special bloggers for a very different reason .
Some of us think that our life is full of challenges and problems , and we start blaming someone or something else for our failures, troubles and miseries .
Jon morrow is a person who is like a practical and inspiring lesson for all of us . He teaches us, how one can succeed in life even when he is suffering with a life spoiling disease like Spinal muscular atrophy , when he has to remain on a wheelchair all the time and even when he can not shake his hand to write or type something .
For those who want to see him, here is his photograph .
Blog – smartblogger.com
Alexa Global traffic rank – 76,208
Estimated earnings – Thousands of dollars / month
It needs to be understood that there are many other bloggers who earn thousands or millions of dollars , and who have a large number of admirers . But our intention behind mentioning only five special bloggers’ names is to focus on learning from few successful bloggers and inspire ourselves .
We hope that this article will motivate you and help you to gather some courage , ideas , and mental strength to start your own blog, website or any other project . So that, you can become part of someone’s list of special bloggers .
Helping and inspiring each other gives us strength to move ahead in life .