Check out top bloggers who've contributed their knowledge to help create our How To Start Blog guide a valuable source of information. Our expertise and their contributions to this guide will help you build an online presence, blog, and brand.

Top answers from the conducted survey:

  • Recommend 1 blogging tool?
    1. WordPress.Org (34 votes)
    2. Blogger.com (1 vote)
  • Recommend 3 types of blog content?
    1. Articles (32 votes)
    2. Tutorials (14 votes)
    3. Case Studies (13 votes)
  • Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
    1. Twitter (23 votes)
    2. Facebook (20 votes)
    3. Guest Blogging and Forums (15 votes)
  • Recommend 3 ways to make money?
    1. Sell Your Services (32 votes)
    2. Sell Digital Products (26 votes)
    3. Affiliate Programs (19 votes)

List of All Blogging Experts

Click on any blogger to see what they've suggested to be their most important tips when starting a new blog.

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Aaron Lee

www.postplanner.com

Aaron's blog centers on Facebook marketing lessons and his PostPlanner app. His articles have appeared on the Huffington Post, Social Media Examiner and Mashable among other top publications and was ranked #5 on Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers in 2013. He also runs a blog Ask AaronLee.com.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Infographics, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Google+

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Ads Programs (ex:Adsense), Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Adam Connell

www.bloggingwizard.com

Adam makes his living from blogging while working as a Marketing Manager at a thriving marketing agency based in the UK. He wants to share what he learns with people so they can get actionable results and be safe, rather than just a flash in the pan.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Google+, Guest Blogging and Forums, Triberr (that counts as Twitter too)

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs , Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Alexis Grant

www.alexisgrant.com

Alexis, a former journalist with U.S. News & World Report, is now an entrepreneurial writer/digital strategist, with a focus on careers. All of her work falls under one umbrella: helping people create the life they want to live. Her writing appears in Salon, the Huffington Post and USA Today.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Ebooks, Newsletter!

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, Search Engine Optimization / SEO, Email Lists

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Private Ads/Sponsors, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Ali Luke

www.aliventures.com

Ali's blog is all about writing (fiction and non-fiction) and covers specific tips and techniques in posts like The Four Essential Stages of Writing. You'll also find posts from Ali on popular blogs like Copyblogger, Write to Done, Men with Pens, The Creative Penn, ProBlogger and Daily Blog Tips.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Product Reviews, Ebooks

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, Getting Subscribers / RSS, Guest Blogging and Forums

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services, Review Products

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Andrea Vahl

www.andreavahl.com

Andrea is a Social Media Consultant and Speaker who is passionate about helping small businesses understand and leverage the power of social media to actually grow their business. She co-authored the book Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies and was the Community Manager for Social Media Examiner for over two years.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Infographics, Case Studies, Webinars, Ebooks, Tutorials, Presentations (ex: SlideShare)

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Search Engine Optimization / SEO

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Merchandise Products, Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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Angelique Toschi

@AngeliqueToschi

Angelique has an MA in Mass Communications/Advertising; focused on social media, new media and transmedia entertainment from Cal State. She's currently Marketing Director for Wyrd Con, Social Media Manager for the International Academy of Web Television and from 2011-2013 she was also the Social Media Director for TransmediaLA.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Case Studies

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Google+

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Private Ads/Sponsors, Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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Ann Smarty

www.myblogu.com

Ann Smarty is the brand manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas, founder of MyBlogU.com and co-founder of ViralContentBuzz.com. Ann is the featured contributor to most powerful marketing blogs including Entrepreneur, Small Biz Trends and Business.com. Ann is the avid Tweeter @seosmarty. You can also circle her on Google Plus as +AnnSmartynSmarty.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Ebooks

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Google+

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Digital Products , Sell Your Services, Review Products

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Barry Feldman

www.feldmancreative.com

Content contributor for Copyblogger, Raven Tools, Crazy Egg and Men with Pens, Demian is the chief copywriter for Copyblogger Media. His main gig is writing compelling web copy that demands attention, creates desire and compels action. Some of his clients include Kissmetrics and the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Podcasts, Presentations (ex: SlideShare)

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, Google+, email

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Benny Hsu

www.getbusylivingblog.com

Benny is a blogger, iPhone app developer (created Photo 365), and entrepreneur who says "you've come to the right place if you want to open yourself to a new life that you deserve" and he has a very real vision of making a better life through his blog content.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Podcasts

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Getting Subscribers / RSS, Guest Blogging and Forums

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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C.C.Chapman

www.cc-chapman.com

C.C. Chapman has spent the past twenty years helping people and brands convert passive consumers into passionate, invested advocates. He is the co-author of the bestseller Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Podcasts

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Google+

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services, Freelance writing

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Charles Hugh Smith

www.oftwominds.com

Charles' writing has gained him impressive notoriety. Ranking #7 in Top Alternative Financial Sites and #25 in the Top 100 Finance Blogs, his work spans fiction, romance, adventure and social satire. His non-fiction writing covers a wide range of topics such as Asia, the global financial crisis, and social issues.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: Blogger.com

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Getting Subscribers / RSS

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Ads Programs (ex:Adsense), Affiliate Programs, Sell Your Services

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Dan Miller

www.48days.com

Dan specializes in creative thinking for personal and business success and is the author of the New York Times bestselling 48 Days To The Work You Love, No More Dreaded Mondays and Wisdom Meets Passion. He has been a guest on CBS' The Early Show and Hardball with Chris Matthews.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Infographics, Case Studies

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Getting Subscribers / RSS, Guest Blogging and Forums, Search Engine Optimization / SEO

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Merchandise Products

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Daniel Lewis

www.theaudacitytopodcast.com

Daniel helps others launch and improve their podcasts for sharing their passions and succeeding in business. He hosts a network of award-nominated shows; how to podcast and use Audacity, clean-comedy, and the #1 unofficial podcasts for ABC's hit dramas Once Upon a Time and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Podcasts

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, Google+, YouTube

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Dave Taylor

www.gofatherhood.com

Dave's a Denver/Boulder blogger who writes about his experiences as a single dad with three kids and his "occasionally tenuous grip on sanity," as he puts it. He claims he's pretty sure they're related. He's a featured blogger on USFamilyGuide.com and a member of the National Fatherhood Initiative.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, Google+, Guest Blogging and Forums

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Ads Programs (ex:Adsense), Private Ads/Sponsors, Affiliate Programs

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Dave Delaney

www.davedelaney.com

In July 2012, Dave was selected by Billboard Magazine as a digital marketing expert to follow. In 2011, Dave was awarded the prestigious Digital Media Champion AIM Award by the American Marketing Association in Nashville. Dave has appeared in technology stories in USA Today, Billboard Magazine and Mashable.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Podcasts

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, LinkedIn, Getting Subscribers / RSS

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Private Ads/Sponsors, Affiliate Programs, Sell Your Services

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David Jackson

www.davidjackson.org

In 2005, David launched the School of Podcasting. This has lead to other podcasting related sites and services including Podcast Mechanic (consulting), Podcast Clicks (promotion), Learn to Subscribe (free tutorial for listeners), Podcasting Shirts (clothing), Planning Your Podcast (free tutorials) and Cooler Websites (design and blog hosting).

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Product Reviews, Podcasts

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Getting Subscribers / RSS

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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David Airey

www.davidairey.com

David's a graphic designer, focusing on brand identity design. His clients include a list of international companies. He also runs several successful blogs on design and logos. His first book, Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities, is a number one bestseller in Amazon's branding category.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Free resources

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Guest Blogging and Forums

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Private Ads/Sponsors, Sell Your Services, Write a book

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Demian Farnworth

www.thecopybot.com

Content contributor for Copyblogger, Raven Tools, Crazy Egg and Men with Pens, Demian is the chief copywriter for Copyblogger Media. His main gig is writing compelling web copy that demands attention, creates desire and compels action. Some of his clients include Kissmetrics and the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Ebooks

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, Google+, Email Lists

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Derek Sivers

www.sivers.org

Derek created CD Baby in 1998 and it became the largest seller of independent music online, with $100M in sales for 150,000 musicians. In 2008, Derek sold CD Baby, giving the proceeds to a charitable trust for music education. He is also a frequent speaker at the TED Conference.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Ebooks, expertise

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions, side effect

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Dino Dogan

www.dinodogan.com

Dino is the Founder of Triberr, the social network for bloggers and has been the subject of articles on Forbes, Yahoo!News, and BizJournal. His startup has been featured on blogs, including Technorati, Huffington Post, Business Insider and many others. Dino has co-authored a book Engagement From Scratch.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Guest Blogging and Forums, Email Lists

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Merchandise Products, Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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Greg Hickman

www.mobilemarketingengine.com

Greg is the Creator/Host of Mobile Mixed, a mobile marketing consultant focused on retail, co-founder of Thumbfound, Entrepreneur & Mountain Biker. He has created mobile marketing programs for AT&T, EA Games, Sony Pictures, The New York Jets, Winterfresh and Axe and worked on brands such as Walmart and Pepsi.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Webinars, Ebooks, Podcasts, Tutorials, Free resources

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Getting Subscribers / RSS

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Henneke Duistermaat

www.enchantingmarketing.com

Henneke is Managing Director at Enchanting Marketing. She's on a mission to make faceless companies charming, and dull products exciting. She knows how to run a business and has 15 years' experience in sales and marketing. The only condition Henneke wants from customers is that you're passionate about your business.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: The type of content depends on the audience - the format is less important than that the content is helpful

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: The two most effective tools for promoting a blog are an email list and guest blogging

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
The ways to make money really depend on your business model - but my focus is on services and digital products

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Ian Cleary

www.razorsocial.com

Ian worked in technology companies for years in startup environments and started up other businesses in other areas to feed his appetite for entrepreneurship. He started building a business around social media consulting and training and his blog was the winner of the Top Ten Blogs for 2013 and 2014.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Infographics, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, Google+, Search Engine Optimization / SEO

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Jaime Tardy

www.eventualmillionaire.com

Jaime has interviewed over 150 millionaires and has been seen on CNN, Fox Business and Yahoo's homepage (6 times!)

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Videos, Webinars, Podcasts

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, YouTube, Guest Blogging and Forums

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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Jeff Bullas

www.jeffbullas.com

Jeff's blog is about all things "Social Media Marketing." He is listed in the Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers 2013 on Forbes.com and the Huffington Post - Top 100 Business, Leadership and Technology Twitter Accounts You Must Follow and is published in The New York Times.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Guest Blogging and Forums, Email Lists

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Merchandise Products, Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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Jon Morrow

www.smartblogger.com

Jon Morrow is the CEO of BoostBlogtraffic.com.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Infographics, Webinars

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Getting Subscribers / RSS, Guest Blogging and Forums, This question shows a lack of awareness about our traffic really works.

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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Karen Lee

www.drkarenlee.ca

If you are looking for interesting green tips, healthy tips and recipes, cool DIY's and tutorials, then Ecokaren is a top resource! A "retired" Chiropractor-turned-green-living-consultant, she is also a co-founder of the online media company called Green Sisterhood, a relationship oriented network for unique branding and boutique marketing.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Tutorials, Free resources

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Google+, Email Lists

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Private Ads/Sponsors, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Laura Simms

www.laurasimms.com

Laura's blog "helps people find fulfilling careers that blend meaning, money, legacy, identity, service, and self-expression. You can have the same. Your Career Homecoming, my unique approach to career change, helps people come home to work they love, even if popular career change books and life coachy e-courses haven't worked."

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Digital Products, Sell Merchandise Products, Sell Your Services

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Liz Strauss

www.successful-blog.com

Liz was named to the Top 100 Social Media & Internet Marketing Bloggers, Top 100 Most Influential Marketers of 2008 and 2009, the 50 Most Powerful and Influential Women of Social Media, NxE's Fifty Most Influential Female Bloggers and her blog is listed on Alltop Social Media and Alltop Twitterati.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Product Reviews

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Manda Aufochs Gillespie

www.thegreenmama.com

Manda's site greened Chicago's largest eco daycare, taught a marketing company what parents really want when they ask for "green" and works with parents to green their babies, lives, and businesses. Her blog is included in the Best Green Blogs and has been spotlighted on the Sundance Channel and Univision.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Free resources

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Private Ads/Sponsors, Affiliate Programs, Sell Your Services

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Sophie Lizard

www.beafreelanceblogger.com

Sophie says, she started freelance writing online in 2009 when she was broke, jobless, homeless and pregnant. Since then she's made a living blogging for other people's blogs and says her blogging income supports her whole family and only works part-time. Her blog shows you how to do it, too!

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Tutorials, Free resources

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Google+, Guest Blogging and Forums, Email Lists

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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Stephanie Gordon

www.stephgordon.com

Steph "works with entrepreneurs who want to step off the hamster wheel, get back to doing only the work they love and increase their income in a big way" and has "an intense focus on maximizing your strengths so you don't feel as though you are constantly swimming up stream."

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Videos, Free resources

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Twitter, Guest Blogging and Forums

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Your Services

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Susanne Lakin

www.livewritethrive.com

Susanne is a novelist, a copy editor and a writing coach. Her blog, which has won the 2012 and 2013 Top Ten Blogs for Writers, the 2014 100 Best Websites for Writers and the 2014 Top 25 Writing Blogs, focuses on helping writers tackle their first novel.

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Free resources, instruction

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Twitter, LinkedIn, Email Lists

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Sell Your Services, RSS Advertisement, no others. I don't have three so take off the rss one. I don't believe in advertising on site

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Tyler Tervooren

www.riskology.co

Tyler describes his blog as "a community of normal people living normal lives-just like you-who've come together to learn how to get better at taking small, calculated risks that add up to a remarkable life" and "provide strategies based in science for winning at life, work, and adventure."

Answers from the conducted Survey:

Q: Recommend 1 self-hosted blogging tool?
A: WordPress.org

Q: Recommend 3 types of blog content?
A: Articles, Case Studies, Tutorials

Q: Recommend 3 ways to promote your blog?
A: Facebook, Guest Blogging and Forums, Email Lists

Q: Recommend 3 ways to make money?
A: Affiliate Programs, Sell Digital Products, Sell Merchandise Products, Sell Your Services, Continuity Programs/Subscriptions

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