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7 Blogging & Business Bloggers You Should Follow

Lets chat the business of blogging. Part of becoming a Certified Personal Trainer has been developing a business plan for becoming a girl boss (my new favorite hashtag!) and Jill Conyers | Fitness Health & Happiness is part of that plan. This list of bloggers has been a tremendous help in creating a business plan and building my business.

A happier than usual Friday to everyone because that’s how it feels. Maybe it’s the fact that I continue to enjoy this feeling of total balance in life and a peace that, no matter what I’m doing, surrounds me. If I could bottle this feeling for all to enjoy, I would be a wealthy woman!

Lets chat the business of blogging.

Part of becoming a CPT has been developing a business plan for becoming a girl boss (my new favorite hashtag!) and Jill Conyers | Fitness Health & Happiness is part of that plan.

I recently realized the reading list on my computer has changed drastically. The blogs I follow and read most often are a balance of fitness/recipes, nutrition and, most recently, the business of blogging. Essentially, the reading list is a reflection of fitness, health and happiness and the section of happiness a.k.a. business and blogging blogs has grown and has become my not to be missed reads.

I’ve absorbed myself in not only rebranding, but also learning all that I can about the business of blogging. It’s a slow process and the following ladies have been a tremendous help. I look forward to their emails in my inbox.

#Girlboss jillconyers.com #blogging #business #fitnesshealthhappiness @jillconyers

Knowledge and information beyond my Pinterest tips you’ll find blogging workshops, free [and worth paying for] downloads, organization, time management, SEO, newsletters, branding your social media and anything else you would need to build and grow your blog and business.

Chloe Social

Olyiva

By Regina

Blog Clarity

The Nectar Collective

Bloggers Bazaar

Kaleidoscope Blog

A glimpse of what you’ll find:

17 Things You Should Do To Every Blog Post Before & After You Hit Publish (+ Free Checklist)

Blog Planner (Digital and Paper)

How To Create An Email Opt-In Your Readers Will Love

3 Steps To Start Your Business When You’re As Ambitious As You Are Broke

25 Tips To Become a More Productive Blogger

Do the Detox: The Free Self Paced E-Course For Bloggers and Digital Biz Owners

10 Goals To Set For Your Blog

The list of amazing content could go on and on.

Want to take advantage of my research and reading? Follow Being a #Girlboss and Blogging Pinterest boards for even more information.

Follow Jill Conyers’s board Being a #GirlBoss on Pinterest.

Follow Jill Conyers’s board Blogging on Pinterest.

Do you follow blogging and/or business bloggers? Do you blog as a business? What kind of blogs are on your daily reading list?

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  1. I like the Nectar Collective, but hadn’t heard of the others. Thank you for sharing this list – I already see some topics that I want to dive into, more!

  2. Oooo this is definitely a topic I read a lot about!!!! I’m all about growing my blog/brand! I will be checking a lot of these out!

  3. I’ve heard of By Regina and The Nectar Collective, but I have never heard of the others. I’ll definitely have to check them out, though!

  4. Thank you for the wonderful information. Its so helpful to know that we have resources and other fellow bloggers that actually want to teach us.

  5. Megan McCoig says:

    Fantastic list of people to follow. I checked a few and they’re blogs are so amazing, like yours, with great tips for us all!

  6. Thank you for sharing! I have taken courses with some of the bloggers on this list and they have changed my entire outlook on blogging. I can’t get enough of Regina…she’s so patient with explaining tech stuff that I feel so empowered after I watch her!

  7. Team #GirlBoss! I love that you are rebranding and I can’t wait to find out more good luck with your new venture.

  8. What a great list of blogs! I do blog for a business, but I don’t read many blogging blogs. I am still reading the same blogs I started reading back in 2006 🙂 Maybe I should update my list!

  9. I love learning new things about blogging. Even after blogging for 5 years, I still could stand to learn more from others.

  10. I’m striving to continually improve my blog, so this is great advice! Thank you!

  11. Thank You for the advice. Bookmarked this post, I’m going to research all these lovely blogs first thing morrow!

  12. Love that hashtag! Definitely bookmarking this post. Thanks for the recommendations! I love following Erin’s Inside Job and Cowgirl Runs. They have awesome blogging posts all the time!

  13. It’s almost a month since I discovered Melyssa from the Nectar Collective, and I’ve already learned so much. I’m slowly opening my eyes to all the amazing blogs about blogging, and I’m learning so much!

  14. Such a great list! Its important to follow those who inspire you and those that can help you with your business!

  15. So many great bloggers to follow and read! I could get sucked in all day. Need to save some of these for when I have the time to read through. Thanks for the resources!

  16. Bookmarking this! There is just so much stuff here I am going to need more time to check out these links.
    Thanks 🙂 Heaven knows I need all the help I can get!

  17. Oh I love roundups like this! The Nectar Collective is one of my all-time favorite sites because there is always good content on there to read. I often leave feeling like I can take on the (blogging) world!

  18. What a great resource! Thanks for sharing. Love bloggers helping bloggers. The Nectar Collective is one of my favorite resources, and I check out Olyvia pretty often, but I definitely need to look into the rest! Saving for sure!

    1. Go stalk Sam and make sure you have a lot of time. You will want to read everything!

  19. Great list!! I love The Nectar Collective… I’m currently doing her Pinfinite Growth course and I can’t get enough of all of her webinars and tutorials!

    1. Hi Carly. I’ve been thinking about taking that course, but I’m trying to decide if I’d rather take a general blogging as a business course. I feel like I’ve reached a limit on my own and need something that will help me take my blog to the next level. Thanks!

  20. Sweet list! Did you know there’s a book called #girlboss? It’s by Sophia Amoruso, founder of an online retail site (Nasty Gal). I flipped through it at the library but didn’t end up bringing it home because…you should see my stack of things to read…but I’ve heard good things about the book.

    1. Hi Tara. I had no idea but I’m not surprised. I’m going to check it out although I definitely don’t need another must read 🙂

      Thanks so much xoxo

  21. Jill, thank you so very much for including the Olyvia blog in this post. What an honor to be included among the likes of Regina of byRegina and Melyssa of The Nectar Collective. They are some of the classiest ladies on the internet when it comes to business + blogging.

    Thank you again and have a fabulous rest of your weekend!

    1. A spot well deserved Erika. I feel like I need to thank you for all you’ve taught me and inspired me to try.

      Have a fantastic Sunday!

  22. Thanks for sharing. I have never heard of these bloggers. 🙂

    1. Hi Kathryn. Fitness [and a few foodie] blogs used to be the only blogs on my reading list. Change is good 🙂

  23. This is definitely a side of blogging I need to focus more on. Thanks for rounding it all up into an easy list.

  24. Love byregina! Thanks for compiling this list; I can’t wait to delve deeper into the content from the other bloggers.

    1. Make sure to set aside a chunk of time Ariana. So much great stuff! Have a fantastic weekend 🙂

  25. Jill I’m so grateful for these resources! I really appreciate you sharing these with us fellow bloggers 🙂 I can’t wait to put a healthyezsweet spin on these in my posts!

    1. Happy to share the blogging love Cayanne. Enjoy and have a fantastic weekend!

  26. I am right on this page with you – this is great! I feel like I have so much to learn and it’s overwhelming, but slowly I’ll get there 🙂

    1. We will Michele. Both of us no doubt. Maybe not as quickly as we would like but we will get there 🙂 Much love xoxo

  27. Jill Yasss! I’ve learned so much from some of the blogs you listed while getting started great tips and picks’

  28. Thanks Jill, I am looking forward to checking all of these bloggers out, I’ve only previously visited one on your list, (Chloe Social) and she is awesome and so informative! Looking forward to seeing what the others say too!

    1. If you like Chloe Social you’re going to love the others. I get so excited about this stuff 🙂

      Have a fantastic weekend Kristy!

  29. What a great list Jill. Every blogger should definitely check out all these blogs.

    1. I agree Kam. If you’re goal is to grow your blog and business then follow these ladies 🙂

      Have a fantastic weekend!

    1. I know! I could follow the Nectar Collective only and learn so much. I love her images.

      Have a fantastic weekend Amanda.

  30. I’m SO excited for fall weather! I’ve been wearing my oversized sweater the past 2 days :). I am right there with you – my blog reading list has shifted, my podcast list has shifted and you know #girlboss is my jam. I’ve checked out some of the ladies you mentioned (LOVE byRegina!), but there are a few new ones I need to check out. Thanks for this list, Jill!

    1. Jen you’re an excellent example of a girl boss! Have a fantastic weekend xoxo

  31. Thanks for rounding these up Jill! I definitely need to spend some more time making my blog a bit more professional.

    1. Your blog looks great Bri. I’ve always loved the clean uncluttered look you have. These ladies will be of so much help if you’re wanting to make some changes and/or grow Run. Lift. Yoga.

      Have a fantastic weekend! xoxo

  32. Jill, you always provide the best inspiration! I’m hoping to blog as a business, so I’m sharing this and pinning it for use now and in the future – thank you!

    1. You will get there Laura! I’m sure of it. Thank you for your kind words xoxo

  33. I wish I had more time to commit to my blog. At this point in my journey, I’m just pinning all the juicy content to reference when that time comes. You’ve got so much good advice too!
    Thanks for sharing and keep it coming!

    1. Happy to share the blogging love Haley. I could chat about this stuff for hours so I think I will keep it coming 🙂

      Have a fantastic weekend!xoxo

  34. great info Jill- thanks for sharing! My 2nd blogging anniversary is coming up and I need to do a little more blog study! I am clicking on some of these links and checking it out 🙂

    1. Hope the links are helpful Mary Beth. How are you going to celebrate your blog anniversary? You are going to celebrate right 🙂

  35. I just thought last night (as I was laying in bed staring at the ceiling haha) how I wanted new blogs to read and was going to try and find some to add to my list! This is a great start! Thanks so much for sharing. Have a wonderful weekend!

    1. Now your list of blogs has grown by 7 🙂 Enjoy Heather and have a fantastic weekend!

  36. Happy Friday, Jill! Thanks for this list, I actually hadn’t checked out any of these blogs before and just looked at a few of their sites and will definitely be following. Thank you!! 🙂

  37. Blogs about blogging are my latest weakness. I get sucked into reading article after article because it’s all so interesting. I follow you on Pinterest and have loved the variety of pins that end up in my newsfeed because of you. Haha. Can’t wait to check out some of your favorite bloggers!

    1. Thanks so much Katie for you kind words! I can easily spend hours reading blogs about blogging. Much love xoxo

    1. Hi Cynthia. I love podcasts but have listened to mostly health and wellness. What blogger podcasts do you recommend? Thanks so much. xoxo

    1. Thanks Julie. I was hoping someone would recommend a few for me to check out. Have a fantastic weekend!

    1. Hi Deborah. My reading list started as almost all running. Then mostly fitness and recipes. Now the business of blogging. Now that I think about it, reading lists and bookmarks are an interesting reflection of how we have changed and grown over the years. Have an awesome weekend!

  38. this makes me want to get more organized! which i need! love the round up! and love your inspiraiton. will check them out

  39. Thank you for sharing these! It’s been fun watching your blog grow and evolve. I’m not sure what I’m going to do with mine–it’s always been kind of a public diary for me. I want to keep writing for me and for my readers–and that doesn’t always click with sponsors. Interesting…

    1. You’ll find what works for you Wendy. My blog evolved kind of unintentionally until I hit that place and knew this is it. This is what I want for jillconyers dot com. Then the intentional started.

      Have a wonderful weekend Wendy.

  40. These are great. You definitely have gotten more to the business side of things, and I hope/I’m sure that it will work for you!

    1. I’m optimistic about making it work. As much as I love blogging my passion is doing and sharing what I love in real life. Creating both 🙂

  41. I took By Regina’s course earlier this year. It was incredible! I still go back and reference many things she taught in it. I also read these other ladies as well!

    1. Taking a course by one of these ladies is on my to-do list for early next year. It’s hard to choose which one. Have a fantastic weekend Megan!

  42. Yay! Can’t wait to check out your boards, thanks for sharing! 🙂

  43. I learn something new everyday! This is a great list, I will check them out. Thank you for sharing, I hope you have a fantastic weekend!

  44. Thanks for the suggestions! I need to start following more business blogs. I’ve read a few of these blogs before, but not consistently enough.

    1. Happy to share the blog business love! There’s so much great info. Enjoy. Have a wonderful weekend Amanda.

  45. I read a LOT about blogging and follow a few of the bloggers that you recommend. There is so much great info out there, but honestly I get more excited when I see women entrepreneurs killing it with their blogs! Blogger2Business is a great Facebook Group with like-minded folks. I’m still trying to figure out how business-y I want my blog to be!

    1. Hi Janelle. My blog has slowly evolved over the years until I knew, this is it, this is what I want my blog to be. Does that make sense? I’m a member of B2B but have yet to take the time to see what it’s all about. Maybe today. Thanks and have a wonderful weekend!

    1. Thank you Coco! I have to ask and actually I feel like I should already know. Is Coco a nickname? I always wonder 🙂

  46. I looove reading about blogging…just wish I had more time to devote to it! Definitely following your boards and love following your journey!

    1. Me too Michelle. So much great stuff and so little time. Thanks for following. Much love xoxo

  47. (((adding adding adding.)))
    now will you move in with me so I no longer live under a rock?? 🙂

  48. Great stuff here Jill! I’ve already clicked though quite a few and pinned for later. Thank you and happy Friday!

    1. Thanks Allie. So much great stuff to read! Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend.

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