9 of the Best Probloggers of 2010

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When it comes to blogging for profit there are many people who are on the horizon taking their aim at the money to be made. However, when it comes to truly connect, engaging and reaching a market, the many become a smaller amount because only a remnant get the fact that real problogging happens not when you toss a link in a blog post; but rather when you can truly get folks to react and take action.  They come from all walks of life and each one share their message with their market in a dignified relevant manner!

Get Online Basics has been paying attention to these mavericks and we want to share this list with you.

These bloggers were chosen by our fans on Facebook, folks we tweet with, and then there are those that we love ourselves. We had a checklist that we followed to determine is these bloggers were what we were seeking for the Best Probloggers of 2010.

Here are a few of the checkpoints we used to determine the bloggers a good fit for the Get Online Basics audience:

  • Relevant Engagement – Do they truly engage with their audience on their blog or via their chosen social media platforms?
  • Practical Information- Is the content on their blogs useful and applicable for growth?
  • Clutter Free Blog – Remember clutter is not your blog’s friend!
  • Consistency – Do they blog frequently? We weren’t seeking daily bloggers but rather a pattern of consistent output of content.
  • Connectivity – Is it easy to connect with the blogger? Or are they locked down like a Fort with no way in.
  • The Repeat Factor- Would a reader want to visit the blog again and again?
  • The Service Factor – Are they offering a service to their audience? Or are they just spiting out affiliate links looking to make a dollar?

It was our goal in pulling this list together that we made sure that we were bringing you some of the best for helping you not only build a great blog but a great online presence as well.  Enjoy learning more about these great ProBloggers, visit their blogs, and see why they have the JUICE!!!

In no particular order our list of the Best Probloggers for 2010 are…

Darren Rowse (Problogger) –  The name says it all! Darren Rowse does an awesome job of formulating great useful content that you can start applying to your blog today! One of my favorite post to read by Darren is when he breaks down his earnings so that you can see the possibilities before you! Read his latest post on the very topic. While you are visiting Darren’s Blog be sure to check out his resources for helping you build a better blog. I have both in my learning library and refer to them often for a refresher.

Twitter Handle – @problogger

Rod Kirby (The Success Center) – What makes Rod a great problogger is that fact that he is diligent in his quest to educate the Christian Entrepreneur on facts about social media and business that they are not aware of. His content is engaging not just for the Christian entrepreneur but anyone who stops by his blog to read his great content. It is no wonder that The Success Center blog is the #1 Christian entrepreneur’s “Blog-a-zine” for small business, marketing, and social media help. His latest blog post is Personal Fulfillment; the Key to Better Productivity at Work.

Twitter Handle – @RodKirby

Grant Griffiths (Blog For Profit) - Grant is the co-founder of one of the most profound WordPress themes on the market today. In case you did not know, I build the majority of my sites on Headway and that is how I learned about Grant. Blog for Profit is all about teaching you how to use your blog as an attraction tool to generate profit. Just in case you are not sure where to start when you get on his site, let me suggest that you go to the 28 Days to Build a Successful Blog series. It is a great FREE learning resource.  His latest blog post is How Your Community Can Help Your Write New Blog Posts.

Twitter Handle – @GrantGriffiths

Lynn Terry (Click Newz)- When it comes to affiliate marketing, Lynn is one of the best. Lynn is also a great blogger and one of my personal favorites to glean knowledge from. Her blog, Click Newz is a plethora of information for the business owner seeking advice on internet marketing plus so much more. Lynn’s content is worth way more than FREE and yet she continually gives it FULL FORCE to her audience and they respond over and over again. One hot topic on Lynn’s blog that is a must read is How to Make Money Online. Her latest post is “Step-by-Step Course to Make $100 a Day…?”.

Twitter Handle – @LynnTerry

Danny Brown – Is a fan favorite and after visiting his blog the reason why is quite clear. His blog is about all things social media, marketing and more. The content was easy to read, engaging and full of applicable information. It was high on our Relevant Engagement and Repeat Factor meters because it was obvious that Danny relates with relevance and his audience comes back again and again for more Danny Brown! His latest post, Planning Ahead, made me grab a pad and pen to start taking notes.

Twitter Handle- @DannyBrown

John Haydon - Another Fan Favorite, John blogs about social media marketing for non-profits. His blog is engaging, humorous, and, like the others loaded with GOOD STUFF! Using a number of techniques, John helps non-profits increase awareness, amplify engagement, and get more donations online. His latest post is Can Color Influence Action on Your Non-Profit Website.

Twitter Handle – @JohnHaydon

Alexis Rodrigo (The Savvy Freelancer)-  Lexi as she is known by those who know her, is a great blogger, freelance copywriter, and online marketing consultant. Her blog, The Savvy Freelancer is a blog created to provide resources on how to freelance with a savvy flair. Lexi offers free marketing webinars for freelancers along with a great 31 day series for Starting Freelancing. Her latest post is “Can You Help This Freelancer Out?”.

Twitter Handle – @lexirodrigo

Kiesha Easley (We Blog Better) - Keisha is a part of the great team over at We Blog Better. She a writing  freelancer and ghostwriter who offers some great content for the new to advance blogger with a desire to step up their blogging game. We Blog Better covers blogging, business, design, monetization, social media, technology, and more. Her latest series to help you blog better is  the Get Paid to Blog - Freelance Blogging Series and it is packed with great information! Her latest post is 5 ways to Stand Apart from the Crowd.

Twitter Handle – @WeBlogBetter

Corvida Raven (She Geeks) – I ran across Corvida’s blog after reading another posts about great women bloggers. She Geeks is a technology blog covering social media, mobile applications, and gadget reviews. This is definitely the blog to read for social media information, techy type reviews, and a great amount of useful content for the technologically challenged as well as savvy tech geek. Her latest post announces the She Geeks Holiday Giveaway Winner.

Twitter Handle – @Corvida

Here at Get Online Basics it is our goal to bring you the best resources and tools available to help you bring and existing business online or start your own online business. Blogging is a great tool for any business owner and we hope that you take a moment to visit the blogs of these awesome individuals. We also know that there are many more great bloggers and we would love for you to share them with us. Leave a comment about your favorite bloggers and why you think they are the bee knees.

LaTara

LaTara is the Chief Blogger and trainer at Get Online Basics, providing the work at home entrepreneur and small business owner with practical and viable solutions for building their online presence. Start your training to better online marketing with the Get Online Basics Training Center. Just click the website link and you will be redirected.

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7 Responses to 9 of the Best Probloggers of 2010
  1. John Haydon
    December 14, 2010 | 11:02 am

    Hey you guys! Thanks so much for including me among this prestigious list! My fav is Grant.

    • LVH
      December 14, 2010 | 3:04 pm

      You are welcome John. Sorry the post was not complete when you found it. It was accidentally published!

      You were a fan favorite when I asked around so I had to add you to the list :)

      Gotta love a great blogger!

    • LVH
      December 14, 2010 | 3:21 pm

      I like Grant’s stuff too :)

  2. LaTara Ham-Ying
    December 14, 2010 | 6:43 pm

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  3. LaTara Ham-Ying
    December 14, 2010 | 9:49 pm

    RT @GetOnlineBasics: Want to know who some of the best probloggers are? Check out this list! http://fb.me/Lv2lt8yR

  4. LaTara Ham-Ying
    December 14, 2010 | 10:27 pm

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  5. Lexi Rodrigo
    August 21, 2011 | 9:49 pm

    Hi Latara, I’m humbled to be in such awesome company! Thank you very much. I’ll do my best to keep providing quality information to my readers and webinar participants :)

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