Every blogger has to start somewhere. Thankfully, there are no shortage of great Websites that are chock full of information that will help the amateur blogger mature into a seasoned online scribe.

With so many fly-by-night operations, here are 7 of my favorite blogs about blogging that have had serious staying power.

Problogger

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Australian blogger Darren Rowse has undoubtedly been responsible for the success of hundreds – if not thousands of bloggers. While the exact number might be difficult to quantify, you’d be hard pressed to find a blogger who at one time or another, did not visit Problogger to make sure they were not committing a blogging faux pas. A great job board, which is updated frequently, rounds out the experience.

Copyblogger

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The success of blogs are based on several different variables, but at the end of the day, well-written and compelling content will be the main ingredient. To that end, Copyblogger, started by copywriter Brian Clark in early 2006, can lend a hand. Whether you are looking to create a strong blog post in under 20 minutes or simply want to check the pulse of blogosphere, Copyblogger is your online home for copywriting tips for online marketing success.

BlogHerald

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BH is your source for news that pertains to blogging. Whether it’s a story about an unjust blogger jailing in Iran or a review of the latest Web-based blogging tool, the site is updated several times a day and does a great job of keeping busy blogger informed on what’s happening around them on a global scale.

Disclosure: Your humble blogger writes for BlogHerald several times a week.


JohnChow.com

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There might not be an Internet celebrity that can polarize people the way John Chow can. If you’re looking to turn a profit with your blog, and are willing to resort to almost any tactic to make some money, Johnchow.com is for you. Love him or hate him, the man makes over $40,000 a month from his blog. The man is shameless. So get ready for pop-ups, peelaways and every other ad trick in the book. If you can navigate through the noise, there are actually some great tips hidden amongst the “evil.”

DailyBlogTips

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Covering blogging basics, link tips and domain name information, DailyBlogTips is one of those sites that you’ll want to visit on a daily basis. The strongest feature might be Bloggers Face Off” a double interview with two “successful” bloggers. This is the spot where you can glean information from some of the Web’s brightest stars; and who better to learn from than folks who have already ‘made it’ as bloggers.

AndyBeard.eu

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Based in Poland, and unafraid to say it like it is, Andy Beard puts out a great blog that can help you optimize and market your blog for the masses. Read about tips, memes, WordPress and link building. All posts are thought out and well-written. Expect to enjoy the read and learn something along the way.

BloggingPro

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News, plugins and themes for blogging applications

You’ll find useful reviews of blogging products along with a ton of information on the WordPress blogging platform.

YOUR TURN: Which blogs about blogging do you enjoy? Please share your picks in the comments section below.