Our Top 5 Influential Blogs

16 July, 2013
Digital Marketing
1 min read.

This month we have found ourselves becoming a little bit blog-obsessed.

20 years ago blogging didn’t exist. Today there are hundreds upon millions of blogs scattered all over the Internet varying in genres from beauty to tech-gadgets and celebrity gossip to hard-hitting news stories.

Some of the most popular blogs on the Internet, such as The Huffington Post, are reaching an estimated 54,000,000 visitors per month!

A good online blog needs to have a few characteristics to become successful:

First of all, it needs to be appealing to look at depending on the genre, of course.

A user-friendly blog is a good blog with clear concise navigation and easy to read headlines.

Images! Images! Images! Everyone likes to have something to look at to break up a bulk of text. This is an area where you can get really creative.

Content is king”. Relevant and interesting content that is tailored to your target audience is the key to a successful blog. All it takes is a little research and development to find out what your readers want.

A strong blog is one of the most indicative tools that allow your audience to see that you know what you are talking about. The benefits of creating a professional blog are endless and in the technological era that we are currently residing in it is imperative that companies utilise this platform to establish themselves an online presence.

In light of what seems to be “Blog Month” at EDGE Creative solutions we put together 5 of our favourite blogs:

UK News and Opinion

The Huffington Post – UK News and Opinion

Environmental News

Girst – Environmental News

Celebrity Gossip

Perez Hilton – Celebrity Gossip

Music Criticism and Commentary

Pitchfork – Music Criticism and Commentary

Personal Productivity

Life Hacker – Personal Productivity

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EDGE routinely feature guest blogs written by key industry professionals covering a wide variety of topics. Their insight is crucial to our development as a marketing agency and helps us learn about and adapt to new industries, ideals, and business practices. The partnership we have with our guest authors helps us both grow side-by-side and brings a fresh perspective on topics both old and new.