Among more than 102,000,000 blogs that are currently on the internet, there are only a small, select few that manage to stand out as ground breaking, successful or influential against the backdrop of so many others. This book focuses on thirty blogging heroes, touching on everything from parenting to the current business trends.

These thirty bloggers have been written about in magazines like Popular Science and Wired, and they have been featured on 20/20, CNN, MSNBC and NPR.

Blogging Heroes – Interviews With 30 Of The World’s Top Bloggers by Michael A. Banks

These innovative and creative thinkers are now being featured in this book following one on one interview conversations with Michael A. Banks, allowing them to share their philosophies and their tactics, what drives them, how they find subjects to write about, and their personal secrets for attaining success in the blogosphere.

The thirty bloggers that are interviewed in this book have gained a loyal following over time and through experience that continues to grow even to this day. They write about a wide variety of topics and reach out to an endless number of different markets. These are bloggers who are doing it right, because they are passionate about the subjects on which they write, and they are even more passionate about simply being passionate.

These are thirty of the most successful bloggers in the nation, and they have come together to share their stories, and to share their secrets in their own words. This is wisdom that you simply cannot afford to miss if you are serious about starting your own blog. The thirty bloggers interviewed in this book are:

  1. Dave Taylor from The Intuitive Life Business Blog
  2. Chris Anderson from The Long Tail
  3. Gina Trapani from Lifehacker
  4. Ina Steiner from AuctionBytes
  5. Mary Jo Foley from All About Microsoft
  6. Dave Rothman from TeleRead
  7. Frank Warren from PostSecret
  8. Mike Masnick from Techdirt
  9. Mark Frauenfelder from BoingBoing.net
  10. Robert Scoble from Scobleizer
  11. Peter Rojas from Engadget
  12. John Neff from Autoblog
  13. Ken Fisher from Ars Technica
  14. Deborah Petersen from Life in the Fast Lane
  15. Joel Comm from JoelComm.com
  16. Brian Lam from Gizmodo
  17. Kristin Darguzas from ParentDish
  18. Chris Grant from Joystiq
  19. Scott McNulty from The Unofficial Apple Weblog
  20. Philipp Lenssen from Google Blogoscoped
  21. Brad Hill from Weblogs, Inc.
  22. Steve Rubel from Micro Persuasion
  23. Rebecca Lieb from ClickZ
  24. Deidre Woollard from Luxist
  25. Gary Lee from An Internet Marketing Web Site
  26. Richard MacManus from Read/WriteWeb
  27. Eric T. from Internet Duct Tape
  28. Victor Agreda from DIY Life
  29. Steve Garfield from Steve Garfield’s Video Blog
  30. Grant Robertson from Download Squad

With insight from these top bloggers in the industry, there is no reason why you cannot jump start your own blog activities and find success with a corporate blog online.