Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Blogs Every Beginner Should Follow in 2018

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Are you searching for the top affiliate marketing blogs? Do you want to learn from the best affiliate marketing bloggers to make money? You are in the right place.

Affiliate marketing is the king of all money making sources for almost every blogger and marketer. It’s the ONLY money making source that’s only growing with the competition. So there’s no going back for people who are putting their efforts and time into affiliate marketing.

Once you master the art of turning your traffic into sales, affiliate marketing helps you make money even while you sleep. You don’t have to work very hard for every dollar you make unlike any other source.

Once you set up your own traffic conversion funnel, it sends you payments whenever someone buys from your affiliate links. That’s the beauty of affiliate marketing.

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But 99% of the people fail to make even a single sale from affiliate marketing while there are few others who are making upwards 100,000 dollars every single month! So what’s make them different from the remaining crowd? How few affiliate marketers are making so much money out of affiliate marketing?

Are you curious to know? Let’s find out the top 10 affiliate marketing blogs that should read and subscribe to in 2018.

Quick Note: The following best affiliate marketing blogs are mentioned in no particular order. Please don’t get offended if your favorite blog is not included in the list, mention it in the comments and I’d be glad to consider including it.

Top affiliate marketing blogs you must follow in 2018

top affiliate marketing blogs for 2018

1. Smart Passive Income

pat flynn earnings
Who is the blog owner?

Pat Flynn runs the blog, he started back in 2008. He created this blog by sharing his own journey on how he made huge money by selling an eBook. Pat is considered as one of the go to affiliate marketing experts in the Internet marketing industry.

Why should you read the blog?

If you are new to affiliate marketing and want to turn your clicks into sales, you should definitely check out this blog.

Here are 3 major reasons to subscribe to Pat’s blog:

  • He’s a genuine marketing guru where he shares all his affiliate marketing tips and secrets with his audience. Not only that, he also has a YouTube channel and a Podcast series where he shares everything about affiliate marketing and running a successful online business.
  • His blog Smart Passive Income is full of highly informative articles from starting your own blog, podcast to making money by selling affiliate products. Spend 1 hour reading his blog every day, within a month, you will know most of the in’s and out’s of affiliate marketing.
  • He makes a lot of money. He generally makes around 100,000 dollars (approx. 70 lakhs in Indian rupees) every single month. He does this without selling hard. He never spam your email inbox with lots of sales pitches. You can learn a lot how he sells by spending some time on analysing his blog, design, content etc. The blog is a goldmine for all the affiliate marketer beginners who want to make passive income online.

How much does this blog make?

In November 2017, Smart Passive Income earnings were approx: $213,212.64

2. Entrepreneurs Journey

Yaro starak earningsWho runs the blog?

Yaro Starak. An Australian based blogger who started the blog in 2005. He is the one who started his blog when blogging was just a term. He’s a mastermind who makes a lot of money by selling his online courses.

Why should you read this affiliate marketing blog?

Yaro writes DETAILED posts on marketing. If you read and follow the tips mentioned in his massive posts, you will gain a lot of knowledge. He never shares fluff, he always write valuable posts that are immensely helpful for all people who wants to make more money from affiliate marketing.

How much does he make?

At an average, Yaro Starak makes $50,000 every month from this blog alone.

3. Affilorama

mark ling earningsWho is the owner of the blog?

Affilorama was founded in 2006 by super affiliate marketer, Mark Ling. He’s not only in the business for over a decade but he also has so many affiliate products to help others make more money from affiliate marketing.

Why should you read this affiliate marketing blog?

If you want a ONE STOP guide for affiliate marketing, this blog is the right choice for you. If you are a beginner and don’t know how affiliate marketing works or how to make more affiliate sales, this blog should definitely help you.

How much does it make?

Mark Ling doesn’t share his income reports but the approximate earnings are upwards $50,000 a month.

4. Niche Pursuits

spencer haws earningsWho runs the blog?

Spencer Haws who quit his job in 2011 to work full time online. He not only created a lot of niche sites and started making money from them before quitting his job but he learned the art of creating great products.

Why should you read the blog?

To put it simply, he creates amazing products for bloggers. One among them is Long Tail Pro, a keyword research tool that helps you easily find profitable keywords within minutes.

This blog also shares a lot of practical case studies on how to start niche websites, make more money online etc. This blog is a treat for every beginner who wants to make more money from their blogs.

How much does it make?

This blog makes over $100,000 every month (approx) as it sells a lot of “great online products and programs” (such as Long Tail Pro) to all kinds of marketers and beginners.

5. Zac Johnson

zac johnson earningsWho is the blog owner?

Zac Johnson is the owner of this blog. He’s considered as one of the affiliate marketing superstars. He’s not only in the marketing business for over a decade now but he is also a friendly guy who interacts with everyone.

Why should you read the blog?

If you are an affiliate beginner and want to learn the real secrets in making more sales by promoting your affiliate products, read this blog. Zac not only shares his affiliate marketing secrets but often shares his case studies, interviews to help all kinds of bloggers to make most out making money blogging.

How much does Zac make?

Zac usually don’t reveal his income reports, his approx. earnings would be around $20,000 to $30,000 every month.

6. Blog Marketing Academy

david risley earningsWho runs the blog?

David Risley, a father of two is the founder of the blog. He has over a decade experience in online marketing and really good at selling stuff without sounding like a sales guy.

Why should you read it?

David has a unique approach to making money blogging. He doesn’t encourage you to sell ads, use AdSense, write product reviews to make money. But he educates you to start creating products and make passive income from them.

That’s how he actually makes money from his blog “Blog Marketing Academy”. If you want to create a blog monetization business model, this blog is the perfect choice for you.

How much does it make?

Although David doesn’t reveal his income publicly, he makes around $20,000 to $30,000 every month. His majority income comes from selling his online courses.

7. Matthew Woodward

matthew woodwards earningsWho owns the blog?

Matthew Woodward is the founder of this award winning Internet marketing blog. He’s also an International public speaker who helps you achieve your online marketing goals. Although he’s very young but his success with affiliate marketing is huge and one can learn a lot from his blog posts.

Why should you read the blog?

He usually shares his income reports just like Pat Flynn does on his blog. His articles are usually well-written, thoroughly crafted and detailed.

How much does he make?

He made $27,500 in the month of November 2015.

8. John Chow

john chow earningsWho runs it?

John Chow, the Internet marketing mogul runs this famous marketing blog. He’s considered as one of the oldest yet most popular Internet marketing gurus in the blogging world.

Why should you read the blog?

His eBook (that you can download for free from his blog) shares you how you can go from 0 to 40,000 dollars every month within 2 years. The book is nicely crafted and smartly explained. If you are a beginner, you will find his blog posts informative. He also usually makes video posts for easy consumption of content.

How much does it make?

Although the income reports of John Chow are approximate, he usually makes well over $100,000 every single month as he has various money making streams such as selling ads, being an affiliate, being a business partner etc.

9. Shout Me Loud

harsh agrawal earningsWho is the founder of the blog?

Harsh Agrawal runs the blog. He started at it way back in 2008 and covers topics like technology, blogging, WordPress, SEO etc. He often shares real case studies on how to get more traffic, make money online etc.

Most of his income comes from various sources like AdSense, consulting and affiliate marketing. He also started making awareness about the importance of blogging by frequently conducting blogging camps all over India.

Why should you read the blog?

Harsh Agrawal is in the affiliate marketing game for a long time now. He knows what he’s talking about and most of the time he gives valuable information through his blog posts. If you are a beginner to blogging, SEO or affiliate marketing, you should definitely subscribe to his blog.

How much does Harsh make?

Harsh’s income lies anywhere around $30000 to $50,000 every single month. Harsh made $52,434 in the month of July 2017 from his blogs.

10. Blogging Cage

kulwant nagi earningsWho is behind Blogging Cage blog?

Kulwant Nagi is the owner of the blog who is an emerging affiliate marketer in India. He not only makes a lot of money by recommending affiliate products to his audience but writes great content to help them make money online. He was able to build one of the best marketing blogs in India.

Why should you read this marketing blog?

Although he focuses on many topics such as WordPress, SEO but his primary focuses is affiliate marketing and writes in-depth reviews about the products he recommends to his audience.

How much does he make?

Although Kulwant doesn’t share his income reports, his estimated monthly earnings are around $10,000 a month.

Bonus: Bloggers Ideas

Who is the blog owner?

Jitendra Vaswani runs the blog wjitendra vaswani earningshere he shares all the tips ranging from affiliate marketing, SEO, blogging etc. His main income sources are offering blog services and affiliate marketing.

Why should you read the blog?

If you are looking for ways to monetize your blog using services or affiliate marketing, you should check out this blog from scratch. Not only you will learn few smart ways to turn your visitors into customers but you will find lots of passive income sources.

How much does he make?

$5000 every month.

Final thoughts about top affiliate marketing blogs for 2018

Every successful affiliate marketer who is earning thousands of dollars now once was a beginner who struggled a lot to make a single sale.

Almost every top affiliate marketing blog mentioned above has few things in common: consistent efforts, hard work, networking with influencers, creating and selling products and building huge loyal readership.

If you want to grow your affiliate marketing income, you need to acquire those skills. Most beginners fail to make even one sale from their affiliate products is due to the lack of patience. They think affiliate marketing is a get quick rich scheme when it’s exactly the opposite.

The longer time you work on something the more skills you acquire. That’s what you need to make more money from affiliate marketing.

Did you like the compilation of the above best affiliate marketing blogs for 2018? Did I miss any of your favorite top affiliate marketing blog? If yes, leave your thoughts in the comments and don’t forget to share.

21 Comments

  1. Zac Johnson says:

    Thanks for the inclusion! Lots of great bloggers on this list that I also follow.

  2. Wess Stewart says:

    Great post! I follow most of these…there’s a couple I need to check out though. Thanks!

  3. I know few of them already and discovered blogging cage recently. These people are really good at affiliate marketing but I am currently working on SEO more than affiliate because I need more visitors.

  4. Jagdish Kashyap says:

    Yes, you forget about most of the bloggers but I still like this list! Thanks for sharing it! Great Stuff.
    I’m already following their blogs, my favorites are SML (ShoutMeLoud), Blogging Cage & Niche Pursuits. I also like Neil Patel’s blog, his blog is full of details & case studies.

    Anyway, great stuff!

    • Anil Agarwal says:

      Hi Jagdish, Neil is more into traffic building, SEO and analytics things. And this post is specially written around top affiliate marketing bloggers. I hope you understand my point.

  5. arun says:

    Great post, i already know few of them. after reading this article i have found new blogs like Matthew Woodward and jack jonsan. Anil i have one question in my mind is that why you don’t include yourself in your list because i think you are also best Affiliate Marketing Bloger

  6. Anil Agarwal says:

    Arun, I still feel I have a long way to go and need to learn a lot from these guys along with you. I hope I will be able to take my affiliate marketing knowledge and earnings to the next level by the end of 2016.

  7. sameer says:

    Hi,
    Very useful list .All are master in affiliate marketing.Thank you for sharing.

  8. Julian says:

    Hey Anil,

    Great post. Lot of great affiliates.

    I published a similar post on my site a few months ago and featured some of these guys on it, too. 🙂

    I’ll be sure to check out the other bloggers.

    Cheers,
    Julian

  9. Purushottam Kadam says:

    Great this is awesome bloggers that we must have to follow them

  10. Rahul Yadav says:

    Thanks for the nice peace of information about the top affiliate marketers and their blogs..

  11. Chetan Gupta says:

    Hi Anil

    Thanks for sharing these wonderful affiliate marketing blogs.

    I always read some of the above blogs like Smart Passive Income, Niche Pursuits and Matthewwoodward.co.uk.

    These are some best affiliate marketing blogs which I love to read. 😀

  12. Hi,

    Very interesting and informative blog! I will definitely follow these affiliate marketing blogs.I hope through these blogs I could be able to discover new horizon. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  13. thanks for sharing these best affiliate blogs. i am already following them.

  14. Great article! I’m currently trying to understand affiliate marketing, really interested to start my own website. Many Thanks!

  15. Peter Larsen says:

    If you need sound advice on affiliate marketing these bloggers will definitely help you earn a nice bank balance.

    I’ve read a few of the bloggers on here but not all and will check them out. To make money on the internet it’s best to get a wide ranking pool of ideas and take their experiences to your business.

    Thanks Anil

  16. Debbie T says:

    Yes i like this list! Thank you for sharing it! Great tool.
    I have watched their blogs, blogging Cage & Niche Pursuits. I also like Neil Patel’s blog, his blog has a lot of detailed information and case studies. And much more information for bloggers
    Great

  17. Chris M says:

    Shout me loud has been a personal favorite of mine for a while now. The information there is far and away way so much better than I can find anywhere else. I have found a few tips there that have propelled my site ahead of some pretty big sites. There is nothing more satisfying to outranking a high paid corporation for a competitive keyword!

  18. vivek says:

    Hey hi, I am planning to build an e-commerce website for affiliate marketing, recently I purchased a domain also. So I stuck in the middle that how to start and how to begin my affiliate website. In a right time, I visited your web blog. This blog is clearly understandable. I hope this blog will help me to make my webpage into an affiliate.
    Great thanks to you.

  19. Maaz Qasim says:

    A great insight into the affiliate marketing world. I am a newbie in affiliate marketing, and I have visited almost all of the blogs you’ve mentioned. Don’t you think wealthy affiliate also deserves to be mentioned? I joined it and learned a lot. Anyways “Smart Passive Income is still my most favorite blog for affiliate marketing!

    Thank You for the great post!

  20. rajan says:

    I am using Amazon affiliate marketing these tips of your will help me in making money. thanks..

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