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Top 10 Earning Blogs in the World
How the people are earning on internet is a big question for most of the people and to know how much they are earning will definitely be a big surprise for them. There are different avenues in this virtual world to make fortune and blogging is one of them. There are a number of blog which achieved great success. Out of these I have made a list of blogs according to their estimated earning, alexa rank and visitors.
Monthly Visitors : 85,089,482
Monthly page views : 226,338,021
Monthly Income : $ 871,519
Website value : $ 20,916, 456
Alexa Traffic Rank : 96
Huffingtonpost.Com is an online news blog . It was founded by Arianna Huffington in association with Jonah Peretti, Andrew Brietbart and Kennsth Lerer in May 2005.
This blog covers all types of local, national and international news. . This blog is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Japanese language. Now, The Huffington Post is the property of AOL which acquired it on February 7, 2011.
In 2008 its local edition 'HuffPost Chicago' of was launched. And 'HuffPost Canada', the first international edition of Huffington Post was launched on May 26, 2011.
In 2012, Huffington Post won the 'Pulitzer Prize'. It was ranked the most powerful blog in the world by 'The Observer'.
Monthly visitors : 28,261,592
Monthly Page views : 55,305,105
Monthly Income : $ 157,256
website Value : $ 3,774,137
Alexa Traffic Rank : 359
Mashable.Com is an American-Scottish social media and news blog. It was founded by Pete Cashmore at his home in Scotland in July 2005. This blog is available in English and French language.
Though Mashable covers the news of different fields, it primarily focuses on social media news.
In 2009, Mashable was placed among the 25 best blogs in the world by 'Time' magazine and was mentioned as 'one stop shop' for social media.
Mashable started Open Web Awards.for best online services in 2007.
Monthly Visitors : 7,817,558
Monthly Page views : 35,100,834
Monthly Income : $ 126,764
Website Value : $ 3,042,341
Alexa Traffic Rank : 780
Cracked.Com is an American humor blog. It was founded in 2007 by former ABC news producer Jack o' brien. This blog includes articles, pictures, videos, forums and some other features. Seeing its popularity, it was purchased by Demand Media in June 2007. This blog is available in English language.
Actually Cracked was started as a magazine in 1958. In 2005, it was sold to a group of investors and launched as a separate website as 'Cracked.com'.
It is the most visited humor website in the world with 7.5 million unique monthly users.
Monthly Visitors : 16,552,933
Monthly Page views : 38,568,334
Monthly Income : $ 105,253
Website Value : $ 2,526,063
Alexa Traffic Rank : 558
Engadget.com is technology blog network. It provides updated articles on gadgets and consumer electronics. This blog was founded in March 2004 by Peter Rojas. Engadget is a member of Weblogs Inc., a blog network having over 75 weblogs. In 2005, Weblogs Inc. was purchased by AOL.
Engadget blogs are operated in different languages including English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, polish and German.
At present Engadget has more than 10 million unique monthly visitors.
Monthly Visitors : 19,331,830
Monthly Page views : 35,503,750
Monthly Income : $ 109,322
Website Value : $ 2,623,737
Alexa Traffic Rank : 551
Techcrunch.Com is a blog that delivers technology news and analysis. It was founded in 2005 by Michael Arrington and Keith Teare. on September 28, 2010, it was acquired by AOL.
Techcrunch has more than 2 million monthly users who access its database.
Techcrunch host an annual conference called 'Techcrunch Disrupt' where technology startups launch their products and services. Techcrunch also runs an award ceremony known as 'Crunchies' to celebrate the most compelling startups.
Monthly Visitors : 16,997,086
Monthly Page views : 32,804,375
Monthly Earnings : $ 106,980
Website Value : $ 2,567,512
Alexa Traffic Rank : 644
LifeHacker.Com is a technology blog. This blog was founded in January 2005 by Gina Trapani. Now Lifehacker is the property of Gawker Media.
'Tips and downloads for getting things done' is Lifehacker motto. Some reputed magazines like 'Time' has named it as one of the best blogs.
Monthly Visitors : 5,359,506
Monthly Page views : 25,618,438
Monthly Earnings : $ 96,444
Website Value : $ 2,314,662
Alexa Traffic Rank : 1162
Perezhilton.Com is a blog which covers gossips about celebrities. This blog was founded in 2004 by an American blogger and television personality Mario Lavanderio.
This is a controversial blog as it shows an affinity for some celebrities and vendetta for certain celebrities.
Monthly Visitors : 10,606,968
Monthly Page views : 23,865,678
Monthly Earnings : $ 90,444
Website Value : $ 2,170, 648
Alexa Traffic Rank : 951
Slate.Com is an online magazine which covers current affairs and culture. It was founded in 1996 by Michael Kinsley, former New Republic editor. On December 21, 2004, it was acquired by Washington Post Company. This blog is available in English and French language.
In 2007, Slate.com started an online video magazine known as 'Slate V'.
In 2011, Slate.com won National Magazine Award for 'General Excellence'.
Monthly Visitors : 11,555,556
Monthly Page views : 25,306,667
Monthly Earnings : $ 84,755
Website Value : $ 2,034,116
Alexa Traffic Rank : 879
Gizmodo.Com is a technology blog which covers electronics, design and architecture. It was founded in 2002 by Peter Rojas. At present, Gawker Media is the owner of this blog. This blog is available in English, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese and Italian language.
Monthly Visitors : 9,780,387
Monthly Page views : 17,702,500
Monthly Earnings : $ 43,756
Website Value : $ 1,050,142
Alexa Traffic Rank : 1301
Smashingmagazine.Com is a technology blog which provides advice and resources to web developers and web designers. It was founded in September 2006 by Vitaly Friedman and Sven Lennartz. this blog is available in English language.
Today Smashing magazine has more than 5 million monthly visitors.
In November 2012, It set up an 'Smashing Library' providing web design related eBooks.