Top 10 Best Blogs and most Popular Blogging Sites

Here is the list of this year’s best blogs and most popular blogging sites.

The below list is followed by a brief overview of each popular blog site, audience type and the type of content each blog publishes.

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List of this Year’s Top Ten Most Popular Blogs

  • The Huffington Post
  • Business Insider
  • TMZ
  • Mashable
  • TechCrunch
  • Engadget
  • GigaOM
  • Lifehacker
  • Perez Hilton
  • VentureBeat

On an average day, each of these top blogs could get traffic ranging anywhere from 1 million to 10 million visitors.

As reported by Quantcast, The Huffington Post alone gets 6,724,666 visits a day (on average).

Traffic Snapshot – The Huffington Post

                               Most popular blogs - The Huffington Post

Detailed Overview of the Top Best Blogs


The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post is the number one most popular / best blog on our lists. It is a major destination for online visitors looking for blog postings and news articles that cover U.S. politics, entertainment, style, world news, technology and comedy.


Business Insider

A U.S. business and technology news blog, Business Insider is one of the most popular blogs across the blogosphere and gets most of its traffic from countries like the United States, India, the UK, Canada, Germany and Brazil.


It currently ranks high on our list of the most popular blogs. Business Insider covers a wide range of areas including Tech, Finance, Politics, Strategy, Life and Entertainment news.


It was launched in February by Kevin P. Ryan, who also founded DoubleClick (acquired by Google).



For anyone seeking celebrity gossip, entertainment news, updates on famous stars or just plain Hollywood rumor, TMZ is the place to go.

As a popular celebrity news blog, TMZ is normally the first to post breaking news stories on Hollywood stars and other famous individuals. It was the first to report that actor Mel Gibson had been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.



Mashable is a top best blog that focuses on top social media news. It frequently covers tech products, apps and social media sites like Facebook, YouTube, Gmail, Twitter, Amazon, Pinterest and more.



TechCrunch is a leading technology and startup coverage blog. It focuses on profiling startups, reviewing new apps and internet products, breaking tech news and covering CEOs and founders of technology and web companies.



Engadget is another popular blog site that made it onto our list of top best blogs. It provides daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.



GigaOM began as a very small blog with just one writer in 2006. Today it is one of the most popular blogs that covers both business and technology news. Its focus areas are emerging technologies and disruption of social media.



Lifehacker is a popular blog that recommends downloads, web sites and shortcuts that help you work smarter and save time.


Perez Hilton

Perez Hilton is another famous blog that covers Hollywood celebrities and famous stars. However, Perez Hilton doesn't just write about the stars, he is one of them. His blog is one of our listed celebrity focused best blogs and is a major competitor to TMZ.



Similar to TechCrunch and Mashable, Venture Beat is one of the most popular blogs that covers the Tech arena. However, it goes beyond that and also covers People and Business news.