Here are the top ten bloggers in the world
10. Ewdison Then, ‘Slash Gear’: $60,000 – $80,000
Ewdison Then is the co-founder and executive editor of
this consumer electronic and tech news site. He also
works as a media publisher for his blog within the site
and as CEO of R3 Media LLC.
SlashGear is “geared” towards consumers in need of
tech gadgets. If you’re in need of an iPhone 5S, tablet,
iPad, or looking to get your hands on the newest,
coolest touch screen than you will love Then, because
that’s what he does. He puts tech lovers in touch with
the latest news regarding all kinds of technology and
gadgets. His blog is consistent with its updates and
aids readers in becoming the first to get a hold of a
new fantastic gadget or app.
Most of Then’s income comes from pay-per-click
advertising. His overhead has to be incredibly small as
he only staffs about 13 people for this small enterprise.
SlashGear is also notable for being the most successful
blog to utilize the WordPress platform.
9. Matt Marshall: $50,000 – $100,000 per month
Matt Marshall was somewhat of a presumptuous
journalist prior to breaking out as a top blogger. He
started blogging in 2006, covering world wide
technology. He is founder of VentureBeat, a informative
blog that covers a range of topics, not just technology,
and has developed a network of technology specialized
websites. VentureBeat’s scope encompasses tech as
well as money, finance and investment topics. Marshall
provides a plethora of valuable information to his
readers, including different business techniques to earn
money from your investments and aspects of the
8. Gina Trapani: circa $110,000 per month
Gina Trapani takes her spot as the only woman on this
list of highest earning bloggers. Trapani is not only
CEO and founder of the popular blog Lifehacker, but
she is highly active in the social media community.
Most recently she has become a part of both Gawker
Blog Empire and Gizmodo. Trapani’s focus on
Lifehacker is to find ways to do things better, and
improve the way in which one lives their life. Lifehacker
encourages followers to share tips and new ideas to
make everyday life easier. No wonder it’s so popular.
7. Collis Ta’eed: $55,000 – $120,000 per month
Collis Ta’eed, owner of the number seven blog on this
list — TutsPlus — contributes to various famous blogs.
This man just loves him some blog! TutsPlus is an
informative site for building skills that compiles
tutorials, lectures and many other teaching methods to
inform readers about application software and
numerous designing tools. Ta’eed’s tutorials can help
you with anything from downloading a photo to
mastering a software application. Not only is Ta’eed
making money from this site but members of the site
can make money too by writing articles themselves. So
whether you need help with music production or have
some knowledge you’d like to share and make a buck
doing it, Ta’eed’s site is definitely worth a visit.
6. Jake Dobki:$80,000 – $110,000 per month
The famous blog Gothamist.com makes Jake Dobkins
a pretty handsome income. Gothamist is a newsy site.
Its articles cover the genres of food, events, and art.
The information spans the globe. If you are planning a
trip overseas and want to know about the cuisines in a
certain location, Gothamist is a good place to look.
Gothamist started covering city life in New York but
has expanded its reach to 13 cities worldwide:
including Toronto, London and Shanghai. Prior to
becoming the publisher of Gothamist, Dobkin worked as
an amateur urban photographer. Quite a turn of events
for the urban artist.
5.Timothy Sykes: Monthly Income: $150,000 – $
180,000 per month
If you want to learn how to make lots of money
Timothy Sykes’ blog is what you should be reading. It
includes inspiring articles about investment, finance,
stocks, and the like. Sykes is incredibly smart when it
comes to stocks. He is an expert, and makes around
two million dollars a month from stock operations.
This is on top of what he makes from his wildly
successful blog — which is, apparently, like a side job.
While some people waitress at night, Sykes writes one
of the most popular, highest earning blogs in the world.
Sykes’ story is inspirational in and of itself, as he
started as a penny stock trader — a penny stock scam
geek — and now he trains people and writes articles
that help people around the world, and he makes
millions doing it.
4.Vitaly Friedman: $150,000 – $190,000 per month
Vitaly Friedman is founder of SmashingMagazine, a
blog for website designers. He also started the
Smashing Network in 2009 to curate the best of other
design blogs. The majority of Friedman’s reported
income is from advertising banners and doesn’t include
affiliate revenues. SmashingMagazine is the most
popular and famous blog in web design and
development. If you want to master this field than
SmashingMagazine can help you in achieving your goal
by making sure you get the newest, latest tips, and
provides guides and high quality tutorials to help you
on your way.
3. Mario Lavanderia, ‘Perez Hilton’: $200,000 – $
400,000 per month
Mario Lavandeira , a.k.a. Perez Hilton, has been a
powerhouse blogger since launching his site in 2005.
Say what you will about his particular style of
journalism, it’s making him a lot of dough. PerezHilton
is a blog about celebrity news, scandals and and the
like. Most likely you’ll see stuff about Lindsay Lohan
and Justin Bieber on here. It doesn’t take a blog
making it on a top ten list of highest earning bloggers
to tell us that people love reading and talking about the
latest celebrity news. So, if you have any burning
questions about your favorite celebrity you may want to
give PerezHilton a glance.
2.Pete Cashmore:$560,000 – $600,000 per month
Pete Cashmore is CEO and founder of the world famous
blog Mashable, which covers anything from technology
and business to social media, entertainment and
lifestyle. Mashable is the largest (award winning)
independent site. It is the most influential, the most
read and the most popular destination for digital,
social media, and technology resources and news. This
generation connecting site was established in
Cashmore’s bedroom in Scotland when he was only
19-years-old. Cashmore is now the youngest and
almost the richest blogger in the world.
1. Michael Arrington: $500,000 – $800,000 per month
Are you a technology news and article lover?
TechCrunch is a great place to be if you are. Founder
Michael Arrington has created a one stop destination
for tech news. Arrington has famously become know as
the “prophet of Silicon Valley.” He has become the
most influential personality in technology. His site
updates its news so often you can get minute-to-
minute tech news. So, yea, if you like technology chances are, you’ll love Arrington. That is of course, if you don’t already.
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