Today blogging has become very powerful. It is a source of awareness. Now blogging can make a person reach heights of fame and it can also make a very famous person lose all of his fame. Every blog has power according to the amount and type of audience it gets daily. Some of the blogs can get unusual powers.
15 Most Powerful Blogs Ever
1. The Huffington Post
Politically blogging was a totally different thing before the formation of Huffington Post. Main stream media and blogging didn't have much connection at that time.
Bloggers only had to criticize the people who were the most popular. But Huffington decided to change the whole theme of blogging. So she introduced Huffington Post to the blogging world.
Huffington thoughts and ideas were original and impressing. So that's why Huffington Post quickly became one of the most popular blogs with great influencing powers.
Before Huffington Post big media companies didn't considered internet as a good place to market but after its launch everyone rushed to the web.
2. Boing Boing
To post strange things on blogs like pictures of eating things baked in different interesting shapes or funny pictures are usually not given much importance on the internet. But still many people post such things sometimes to get relaxed and to entertain their readers. Boing Boing is the only place on the internet which such things can be found in a unusual high quantity.
The blog was first seen on the internet in January 2000. Since then it has rocked the web. It criticizes wrong things in the most proper way which has even caused many blogger to be imprisoned.
It has always commented on the blogs that shared immoral or low quality things.
It had been launched in 2005 and it became very popular in a very less period of time. Michael Arrington started to write about new and emerging companies rather than starting one. He was a lawyer before he started to write. It is always ranked among the top blogs and even the interview of Barak Obama can be found in it.
The blog is based on the new technology and everyone listens to what it says.
Jason Kottke started this blog in the year of 1998. The blog contain a collection of interesting things. It became popular because of Jason's close links to "blogger" and because it filtered out the most interesting things on the web. The people who loved to read interesting information always looked at this blog.
He usually gives links to the interesting posts throughout the internet. His posts become live before you see can get them from any other place. The posting speed really matters.
Jason was even leagelly threnthened by Sony because he break news about a TV show.
This blog is more of a public diary than a real blog. It was launched in 2001 and it became popular in a very less period of time. There were some cases due to which the blog became this much popular. For example Heather was fired because she make her job experience public on the web.
She is one the people who shared her life publicly. Not everyone does this and the people who do so never share it in the ways she does.
When people read about her they feel that they are living it. The blog has generated enough money for her.
It is often called as the Hollywood's most hated website. Anyone would hate a site that shares the most rude things about him. Perezhilton always keeps people updated about the rude things stars do. The day when Lindsay Lohan was arrested for driving while drunk, Mrio Lavandeira posted 60 updates and got a lot of traffic as a result.
He doesn't fear to the celebrities and posts everything about them what they want to hide. This is a good reason for them to hate him and his blog.
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7. Talking Points Memo
Talking Points Memo was launched in 2000 after the US elections. Marshall was the editor of a magazine at that time but he decided to go on the web to share what he felt. After eight years Talking Points Memo managed to get 400,000 views each day. It was a great victory.
At this pointt of time Marshall earns enough money that he can run a team of reporters. According to him their reporting are even better than the most popular news magazines and news channels.
The blog started when Eric Nakagawa found a picture of a smiling cat on the internet. He send this picture to one of his friends and then they launched a website and it had only this picture.
With the passage of time the website gained a plenty of visitors. They have name the language they use to promote their pictures as Lolspeak. Lolspeak has brought a lot of people at their blog. They are now planing to develop a programming language like this. They have also thought to publish the translation of Bible in Lolspeak.
9. Beppe Grillo
It is one of the most popular blogs found on the web. Beppe Grillo is the owner of this blog. He is an Italian and is a political commentator and a comedian.
A journalist named Nick Deton owns Gawker. He launched it in the year of 2002. 'First Tuesday' a networking sites was able to get launched on the web with the help of this gentleman.
The blog was so successful that within a year its views reached upto 500,000 per month. Now it is not the cae as the views per month are now 11m.
11. The Drudge Report
When the blog started it was nothing more than an email gossip sheet but later own it got plenty of traffic which made it more than just an ordinary blog. Then with the rumor about Bill Clinton and an intern the blog got recognized in the entire country.
It always has the most remarkable news on the front page. He is one of the bloggers with extra ordinary abilities.
12. Xu Jinglei
The blog was launched by an actress named Jinglei. She is a Chinese women who thought of expressing herself in 2005. The blog received 11.5m views in a short period of time.
In the year of 2006 it was realized that Xu Jinglei was the most popular blog in the world. The blog is all about the lady who runs it. She gives updates about herself as soon as she can.
The blog is popular mainly because people love to hear about the real lives of celebrities.
Treehugger introduces a new lifestyle to the people. 1.8 \million people visit the blog every month.
The power of this blog is the people controlling it. It has 10 staff members and has 40 people working in it as writers. The writers are from 10 different countries and have a variety of background. 30 posts get live on the blog each day and all of these posts blog to different categories.
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Microsiervos was launched in 2001 and it is inspired from the novel Microserfs. It is owned by three friends Alvy, Nacho and Wicho. It is on number 13 in the list of top blogs in the world.
It covers a large range of topics and has a very friendly environment.
The blog contains gossips about celebrities in the most harsh way. The blog doesn't spare any celebrity. It was launched in 2005 and AOL owns it. There are 20 writers writing on it about different celebrities.
1.6 million unique people visit this blog every month. It generates great revenue.
The news about celebrities is up on TMZ before it can be seen or heard of at any other place.