Top bloggers in the world

Top 10 bloggers of the world in 2017

Blogging is a popular term on the internet these days. Most of the people surfing internet are involved with blogging in one way or the other. For instance, they either write blogs or guest comments on blogs or read blogs from other people. The reason for blog popularity is that it offers free knowledge on various topics to its readers and money to blog writers. We will talk about top 10 bloggers of the world in 2017 and tell you what they do and how much they earn.

Many people have adopted blogging as a career. We are going to provide you a list of top 10 bloggers of the world in 2017. If these people can make it big regarding popularity and money, you can also do so. But it will require expertise on the subject of your niche and consistent hard work.

List of top 10 bloggers of the world

10. Life Hacker

This site was launched by Gawker Media in 2005, and it is currently owned by Univision Communications. Blogs are touching nearly every part of life ranging from tech, health, life, productivity, work, money to gallery. The main motto of the site is to make life easier by providing life hacks on the above topics. Some site stats are:

Alexa global rank – 69,835
Total site linking – 418
Source of Income – Advertising banners
Estimated monthly income – $110,000


This site was launched by Collis Taeed in 2006 & office is based in Australia. It is meant for learning software skills in code, design & illustration, game development, photo & video, music, etc. It is useful for the people who want to learn or upgrade creative skills at their own pace and at their choice of time and place. Some site stats are:

Alexa global rank – 1,705
Total site linking – 13,156
Source of Income – Membership Area
Estimated monthly income – $120,000

8. Timothy Sykes

He is an American who does stock trading and write blogs about it. Timothy also offers stock advisory services to earn money. He started his career with $ 13,000 and became a millionaire in a couple of years doing day trading. Some site stats are:

Alexa global rank – 58,083
Total site linking – 514
Source of Income – Advertising banners
Estimated monthly income – $150,000

7. Smart Passive Income

This site is created by an American entrepreneur and blogger Pat Flynn in 2008. He is running many courses online to teach proven strategies for running an online business and optimizing it for passive income. Some site stats are:

Alexa global rank – 34,643
Total site linking – 3,282
Source of Income – Affiliate commissions
Estimated monthly income – $153,000

6. Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine website was founded by Sven Lennartz and Vitaly Friedman in 2006. It publishes articles on web design and graphic design for professionals. They are selling eBooks and printed books. Some site stats are:

Alexa global rank – 5,165
Total site linking – 15,805
Source of Income – Advertising banners
Estimated monthly income – $190,000

5. The blonde salad

Chiara Ferragni is also known as The Blonde Salad in the blogger community. She is an Italian businesswoman and fashion designer and started blogging career in 2009. This site produces blogs on fashion, beauty, people, lifestyle, and talents. Besides, it offers shopping on various products such as clothing, shoes, accessories, etc. Some site stats are:

Alexa global rank – 85,313
Total site linking – 2,154
Source of Income – Private advertising
Estimated monthly income – $200,000

4. Perez Hilton

Perez Hilton is an American blogger and launched this site in 2004. He currently resides in Hollywood. His website carries gossip items about celebrities. It receives over 300 million hits a month. He has been featured on many newspaper sites and magazine sites. Some site stats are:

Alexa global rank – 6,047
Total site linking – 5,921
Source of Income – Advertising banners
Estimated monthly income – $450,000

You can find the complete article at Top 10 bloggers of the world in 2017



Read before going for Web hosting renewal

Is your website is due for web hosting renewal, or you are planning to buy web hosting service for starting a blog, wait – I have some advice for you that will save money.

When you browse the internet, you find many web hosts offering great discounts to lure you. Don’t accept the biggest discount offer; rather evaluate and rank them on the following parameters:

  • Features
  • Support
  • Price
  • Uptime
  • Speed
  • Reviews

These are essential parameters, and you can find the performance of nearly every web host on the internet and then take the decision.

I have discussed this topic in detail at my personal blog for your reference. Please visit the site, and if you like the post,  share it on your social networks.

Must visit websites for free photo editors and free images

You have recently adopted blogging, but suddenly find yourself in a difficult situation — you need some good quality images and a photo editing software so that you can create awesome graphics to attract the audience to your blog posts, but all this for free, which is not easily available.

If you can spend some good amount of money you can purchase them online. Since you do not want to spend money initially on such things, you start searching the internet.  This search activity is going to take a lot of time and energy. You may find yourself forced to go for the purchase of these items.

But, relax. I have searched and tested such websites and created a list of popular websites for free images and free photo editors. This list consists of a couple of photo editor websites and four free image websites.

Let‘s talk about the free image websites first.  These websites provide high-quality images that can include photos and vectors. Resolutions of these images are generally above 4K x 2K. These are very frequently visited websites and have thousands of images of a wide variety of categories.

All these image sites are providing free material under the Creative Commons CC0 license. This license allows you to download any image, any number of times. You can modify these images – crop the images, resize the images, apply filters to these images, add text to these images, add symbols or shapes to these images.

You can use these images anywhere you want as per your requirements. Moreover, you can also use them for social media posts like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus etc.

One important point to note—always read the license agreement on each site before downloading these images.

Now, let’s talk about photo editor websites. These sites offer an online tool to edit your images. Although these software tools are free to use, they have nearly all the features of a commercial photo editing software. If you want this free stuff, please visit Popular photo editor and stock photos websites for free usage

Essential WordPress plugins for your website

Do you own a WordPress website? If yes, you must be using a number of plugins to customize your site beyond the theme customizer options. But, are you sure these are the best plugins for your website.

This is a difficult question and only professional bloggers / site owners know the answer. But to make the matter simple we have prepared a list of top 13 popular WordPress plugins which are reliable, high quality, free and well supported.

Before installing and activating these plugins on your website, please ensure they meet the requirements of your site.

To know them in detail, please visit the URL: 

Top five ways to earn money online


These days many people are making money online & I am sure you also know a few of
them.  You are also tempted to earn some extra cash to feel at ease financially. But you are not sure where to start.  We will try to answer this question in this post.

1. Write an article

If you possess good writing skills and presentation skills, you can start article writing. This you can do for popular bloggers and webmasters as they always look for fresh &
new contents. You need to contact these people through email and offer your service.
You can make some good money through this way.

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You can register at some of the freelance websites. These sites will help you in getting article writing work.  Some popular websites for article writing work are:
a) Upwork, b) Freelancer, c) Fiverr, d) Guru,  e) Crowdsource

2. Affiliate Marketing

This is the favorite way of online earning for most of the bloggers. It does not require any investments, yet rewards are very good. There are people earning more than $4,000 a
month using this way.  There are many companies offering an affiliate program.

Before joining any affiliate program, read and understand affiliate marketing.  Compare the various companies’ program and then decide whichever suits you better.
The most popular company in this field is Amazon.  You can also try this.

3. Sell Domain names

There are some sites where domain names are available at cheaper rates. You can buy some popular domain names and register them for auction.  Some of the popular sites offering domain auction services are:
a) GoDaddy, b) afternic, c) sedo, d) snapnames
You can earn up to $20,000 depending on the deal.


4. Monetize YouTube videos

This is probably the most popular method of making money online.  Because it does not require you to invest anything for gaining very good returns.  You need to create your own genuine videos free from all copyright issues and meeting the requirements of YouTube’s terms & conditions.

You can make a video on any topic you like. The topic can be – how to configure a
Wordpress theme, how to monetize YouTube videos, how to create soft chapatis, etc.
Then you can upload the video to YouTube’s website which is free for everyone and also
among the top ranking website in the world. Your video will be instantly available to billion of audiences available around the world.

5. Online tutoring work

If you are a professional teacher or possess good knowledge of a particular subject, you
can start online tutoring work and make some money online. For this, you need to have a computer, high-speed internet connection, skype and a webcam.
You can register with some tutor website and they help you getting the work.


There are hundreds of way of making money online. But you have to select which is better for you. You need to select your niche first, and then adopt one or more methods to earn online.  Believe me, if you are consistent, hard worker, motivated, and have patience you will definitely succeed.