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50 Best Blogs by Women – 2010

By Holly Reisem Hanna

Last year I compiled a list of the 50 best blogs by women, however over the past year I have met a ton of cool people on Twitter and I have stumbled across some truly amazing blogs. So I thought it would be fun to make this an annual affair. Just like last year I have decided not to feature any of the power bloggers like Heather Armstrong and Ree Drummond (even though they totally rock), but these blogs below have been my go-to resources for awesome information, a bit of humor and some fantastic recreational reading.

I think you’re really going to like these – enjoy!

And if you happen to be one of our top 50 bloggers, congratulations! (You can download our new logo by right clicking and saving to your computer) or feel free to email me at holly (at) theworkathomewoman (dot) com and I’ll send you the logo.

Business Blogs

1. Entrepreneur Chic – Your free home-based business, internet marketing and social media strategies resource.

2. The Entreprenette Gazette – All the news that’s fit to blog.

3. Indie Business Blog – Leadership and personal development for small business owners.

4. She Takes on the World – Create your career and live your dreams.

5. Indie Biz Chicks – For women who’d rather work for themselves, than work for the man.

6. Succeed as Your Own Boss – Tools and insights to help you launch and run a profitable small business.

7. Big Girl Branding – The place for entrepreneurs (and aspiring entrepreneurs) to come and sit a spell… learn a little something… and maybe experience a laugh or two.

8. The Mogul Mom – For moms running a business, raising a family and rocking both.

Marketing Blogs

9. Diva Marketing Blog – An approach to marketing that’s fun, bold and savvy.

10. The Lip-Sticking Blog – Marketing to women online.

11. Katie Freiling.com – Integrating personal development with online marketing.

12. Market Mommy – How and where to market your mom owned business.

SEO Blogs

13. SEO Chicks – The SEO blog with attitude.

14. Traffic Generation Café -  Brings you the most profit-pulling free traffic generation tips, tricks, and resources, so that your website and business will go where no website has gone before.

Blogging/Social Media

15. Kommein – Is an Indo European word meaning “shared by all”, which, to me, kind of sums up the whole social media & community vibe.

16. Jennifer James Online – Social media for maximum exposure.

Women’s Blogs

17. Like a Warm Cup of Coffee – Journey alongside other women as you seek to find the eternal value in who you are and in all that you do.

18. Women on the Fence – It’s time to get off the fence! It’s time to make up or break up. It’s time to quit your job. It’s time to enroll in medical school. It’s time to come out of the closet. It’s time to speak your truth. It’s time to start living your life!

Promoting Moms in Business Blogs

19. Living My MoMent – Supporting businesses and blogs, one mom and dad at a time.

20. Mommy Perks –Parenting, small business, shopping, giveaways and social media.

21. Market Mommies – Connecting moms so they can support each other and we help moms market their businesses & blogs.

Work at Home Blogs

22. The Work at Home Wife – Home Business Solutions and Internet Marketing Tactics.

23. Christian Moms Business Resource – A blog to help other moms start and promote their own small businesses from home.

Direct Sales Blogs

24. Julie Anne Jones – Providing you with tools you need to succeed in your direct sales/party plan business.

25. Sales Moms Network – Direct sales advice, motivation, product review, giveaways and more!

26. The Party Plan Coach – Business tips, product reviews and the life of one busy WAHM.

Organizational Blogs

27. I’m an Organizing Junkie – Living a life of simplicity and order.

28. Complete Organizing Solutions – Creating order – simplifying lives.

Parenting & Humor

29. Morningside Mom – Parenting, politics, pondering and panicking about it all.

30. Mama Bird Diaries - Nothing has ever kicked my bum like motherhood. It’s exhausting. It’s frustrating. It’s strangely addictive. Now I understand why my mother loves me so much.

31. Nucking Futs Mama – Trying to find where my kid hid my last damn marble.

32. Pajamas and Coffee – Not your average Mommy Blogger.

33. Hormone Colored Days – I’ve been a dolphin trainer, corporate creativity trainer, and a potty trainer. Now I write, connect brands and bloggers and momimpact.com, and do all matter of mom-things.

34. Selfish Mom – I spend the rest of my time avoiding housework and not paying attention to my children raising independent, self-sufficient children.

35. Blonde Mom Blog – Just another manic mom day.

Mommy Blogs

36. The Ohana Mama – Parenting dispatches from paradise.

37. Metropolitan Mama – Wife, Mama, Daring Dreamer. Meticulous List Maker. Gregarious Goal Setter. Aspiring Runner. Voracious Reader.

38. Ms. Single Mama – Has musings on life, love and motherhood.

39. Conversations with Moms – Everyday conversations through a mom blog.

40. Theta Mom – Redefining the role of motherhood… one mom at a time.

Baby Blogs

41. Adventures in Baby Wearing – Writer and mom of four.

42. Baby Making Machine – The original pre-pregnancy and pregnancy blog of a “Future” Mama (now Mama).

Life Style Blogs

43. So About What I Said –  A daily inspiration and lifestyle blog explores my physical disability and my love of weddings, art, style, shopping and photography.

44. Busy Bee Lifestyle – You’ll find inspiring and up-to-date ideas on entertaining, decorating, fashion, shopping, holidays, family, friendships and much more!

Design & Fashion

45. Scoutie Girl – The outside the box manual for creative living and mindful spending.

46. Mom Trends – Tips and trends for living a fashionable and fabulous life.

Food Blogs

47. Picky Palate -  I’m Jenny, the girl behind the computer and camera who spends lots of time in the kitchen loving every minute of it!

48. What to Cook When – When you need the perfect recipe… I got you covered!

Review Blogs:

49. Piece of Me – Just a wife, mom, blogger making my American dream a reality.

50. Simply Stacie – Product and book review, giveaways and more.

Do you have a favorite blog that didn’t make the list? Feel free to share your favorites below and if you want check out 2009’s Best Blogs by Women.

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70 Responses to “50 Best Blogs by Women – 2010”

  1. 1

    I am so honored to be on your list! Thank you so very much for the shout out and for always providing such great content.

  2. 2
    Abbey F. says:

    Thanks for putting me on the list 2 years in a row! :) This is a great list of women and I will have to check out the people that I don’t already know! Thanks again!

  3. 3

    Thanks for including me on this list. I’m flattered to be in such good company.

  4. 4
    Shara says:

    Thanks, Holly – this was very thoughtful of you. Much appreciated!

  5. 5
    MariLee says:

    Thank you so much, Holly!! I really appreciate being included in this great list!

  6. 6
    Stacie says:

    Wow! Thank you so much. This is such an honour to be listed among this great group of women!

  7. 7
    Dawn says:

    Great list! Thanks, now I have lots of reading to do =}

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    Donna Maria Coles Johnson says:

    Hello Holly! I am so honored to be listed among these amazing woman bloggers. Thank you for including me. Together, we can accomplish so much, and continue to encourage other women to be successful and achieve amazing things in their lives. I’m excited about what the future holds, and I can tell that you are too!

    Enjoy your life, build your business, have your way!

  9. 9

    THANK YOU!!! What an honor!! :)

  10. 10
    Monique says:

    Great going gals!
    Would like to see a money saving site added to this list for next time.

  11. 11
    Closer To Lucy says:

    I read several of these! Congrats ladies!!

  12. 12
    Dollycas says:

    This is a really cool idea!!!!
    I hope someday you will visit my blog Dollycas’s Thoughts, while it may not fall into one of your categories, I hope you may find it fun and entertaining. My blog truly saved my life and I am so happy to have found this wonderful world of blogging and your blog today.

    Dollycas
    http://dollycas.blogspot.com/

  13. 13

    Wow! I am humbled and honored to be part of this list! Thank you so much for including me with such amazing women and for reading my crazy ramblings! :-)

  14. 14
    Laura says:

    Terrific resource, thank you for including me!!

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    Wilfred Reinke aka @OshawaOgre says:

    I have to give props to 3 women that write wonderful blogs

    1. Cyndi Allison that writes all about BBQ and some of her family life at Barbecue Master http://barbequemaster.blogspot.com/

    2. A woman that only started blogging this year but presents some great BBQ recipes from the Netherlands http://thedutchesscooks.blogspot.com/

    3. A fellow Canadian that is tearing up the BBQ circuit and has appeared on the TLC show Barbecue Pitmasters http://divaq.ca/ also known as Danielle Bennett Dimovski

    And Congrats to NuckingFutsMamma, I never miss a post from her blog she is Hucking Filarious!

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    Anna says:

    Perfect! I can’t wait to check out some of those blogs on your list! :)

    http://annawalker1992.blogspot.com/

  17. 17

    What about craft blogs or homemaking type blogs?

  18. 18
    Toby Bloomberg says:

    Holly – Wonderful resource .. and quite a lot of work. Thanks for including Diva Marketing.

  19. 19

    I’m already familiar with some of these blogs – can’t wait to check out the others! Thanks for compiling such a great list.

  20. 20

    Thrilled and honored to make your list. What wonderful company I keep!

  21. 21

    Wow, I am humbled and honored to appear on this list amongst other Blogs that I adore. Thank you for recognizing my work. I absolutely LOVE what I do, and love inspiring women to get off the fence and live their best life!
    Erica

  22. 22
    Suzanne says:

    Wonderful list! I can see I have some reading to do!!

  23. 23
    samuel says:

    Congratulations to all blogger ladies. You make the blog world a better place.

  24. 24
    Jen says:

    Great list! I especially love how you’ve categorized the blogs. Very helpful!! Thanks!

  25. 25
    Krystal/Village says:

    yeah met mum!

  26. 26

    Wow, what an honor! Thank you so much for adding me to your list. It means a great deal, thank you thank you!

  27. 27
    Jamie says:

    Thanks so much for the shout out! I really appreciate it!

  28. 28

    Thrilled to be on the list! Thanks so much Holly! Congrats to all the other wonderful ladies, I have a lot of new blogs to visit :)

  29. 29
    Emily says:

    What about Smart Pretty and Awkward? That’s my favorite!

  30. 30
    Cori Padgett says:

    Hey Holly! Thanks so much for including me in your top 50 list! I’m truly honored, and appreciate it so much! Here’s to making the remainder of this year kick ass!

    Warmest
    C

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    barb g says:

    Very impressive list I can only dream that one day I will find my blog on this great list! It’s great to have so many women blogging!

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    Selfish Mom says:

    Thanks so much! I’m always so tickled to know that I’ve made an impact on someone.

  33. 33
    Deborah says:

    Yes – you forgot mine under the education section:)

  34. 34
    Kristin says:

    What an absolutely fabulous round up of bloggers!

  35. 35

    Hi Holly,

    Thank you for including me in your list. It’s such an honor to be listed among such great women bloggers. Thank you!

    Jennifer

  36. 36

    I love this list and love that I am friends with momtrends and selfish mom.

    Cant wait to check out the business blogs which I don’t read.

    http://www.nycsinglemom.com

  37. 37
    Christine says:

    http://CherryBlossomsDesign.Blogspot.com a GREAT review/giveaway blog!

  38. 38
    catherine says:

    My favorite business blog is YFS Magazine: Young, Fabulous & Self-Employed! It has awesome features on successful business owners and great business tips on PR, marketing etc. This one definitely should have made the list! :-) The site is http://www.YFSentrepreneur.com. It is really awesome!

  39. 39
    Valerie says:

    A few healthy, ecoblogs would be great. Wildlyorganicwomen.wordpress.com is new but has awesome info.

  40. 40

    Thanks so much for including me and She Takes on the World in the business blogs section. I’m glad we’ve had a chance to make both an online and offline connection this year :)

  41. 41
    Trini says:

    Awesome compilation! Hopefully next year I can make the list!

  42. 42
    Rhonda says:

    This is a very nice list you’ve gathered to share. I’m making my way through them to visit each one.

  43. 43

    Hi,

    thanks for this list, can’t wait to discover many blogs I haven’t discovered yet.

    Hope to have Dagmar’s momsense mentioned in the future :) That would be HUGE!

    Best,
    Dagmar
    Dagmar’s momsense
    @DagmarBleasdale

  44. 44
    Summer Batte says:

    So glad I found this list — I’ll be reading a bunch of these (gotta scope out the competition!) ;)

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    Stephanie says:

    Jennifer James Online is one of my “go-to” blogs as well.

    I also can’t get enough of Adventures of Babywearing. Steph’s writing style is enchanting.

    Thanks so much for including Metropolitan Mama on your list!

  46. 46
    Erin says:

    I really like the Men with Pens blog by James Chartrand – yes, he’s a she.

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    ebusinessmom says:

    great list.thank you for sharing

  48. 48
    ebusinessmom says:

    i had fun browsing and learning your list

  49. 49
    Sarah, The Ohana Mama says:

    Mahalo for including me! Where have I been that I only now just saw this? Thank you, thank you!

    Sarah

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    Claudia says:

    The Zeros Before the One
    http://www.thezerosbeforetheone.com

    We Dated the Zeros… So You Don’t Have To. We’re not relationship experts, just two women who’ve make A LOT of mistakes and have done our best to learn from them. And to find the funny wherever possible.

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