I decided that I would update my blogroll this week. It has grown exponentially over the last few months so this is a two part post, the first half of my blogroll are:
I have included a little about each of these blogs below, in the interest of accuracy I have used each blogs about page for information.
Seth Godin, he is the Marketing Guru for the Web 2.0 world and beyond. Seth’s blog posts are short, timely and packed full of goodness.
Darren Rowse is a full time Blogger making a living from this new and dynamic medium from blogs like Digital Photography School and TwiTip and Problogger Darren is the Guru when it comes to making a living from publishing your work online. He is a posting machine!
Tim Ferris is an angel investor and author of the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been sold into 34 languages. Tim is an interesting cat he holds a BA from Princeton University, he has been featured by more than 100 media outlets, including The New York Times, The Economist, TIME, Forbes, Fortune, CNN, and CBS. He speaks six languages, runs a multinational firm from wireless locations worldwide, and has been a popular guest lecturer at Princeton University since 2003, where he presents entrepreneurship as a tool for ideal lifestyle design and world change.
Leo Babauta, has six kids, lives on Guam, is a writer and a runner and a vegetarian, and the owner of Zen Habits. Zen Habits is one of the Top 100 blogs on the Internet, and covers: achieving goals, productivity, being organized, GTD, motivation, eliminating debt, saving, getting a flat stomach, eating healthy, simplifying, living frugal, parenting, happiness, and successfully implementing good habits. He is also the author of a new best-selling book, “The Power of Less: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essentials … in Work and in Life“.
Gary Vaynerchuk has captured attention with his pioneering, multi-faceted approach to personal branding and business. After primarily utilizing traditional advertising techniques to build his family’s local wine business into a national industry leader, Gary rapidly leveraged social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook to promote Wine Library TV, his video blog about wine. As his viewership swelled to over 80,000 a day, doors opened to a book deal, several national TV appearances, and a flurry of speaking engagements around the world. Gary’s dual identity as both business guru and wine guy has made him the “Social Media Sommelier.”
Jamie Varon is the proud owner of her own graphic design and consulting company, Shatterboxx Media. She likes marketing, graphic design (specifically typography and the ampersand), social media, community management, blogging, and reading books.
Tommy Ill is a charming young fellow who happens to make a lot of rap music. When he’s not rapping, Tom also enjoys cleaning up the messes his cat leaves behind and riding in aeroplanes. He also writes fro Stuff.co.nz on his Beats-Me blog.
Cody McKibben is a location-independent digital nomad, a social media coach/consultant, blog developer, WordPress evangelist, writer and traveler born in Sacramento, California, and currently living in Bangkok, Thailand. His two biggest personal passions are for music and travel. He has been bringing together resources on lifestyle design, personal and professional development, social media and more at Thrilling Heroics since 2006.
Lea Woodward is the co-founder of Locationindependant.com. She started off her professional career as a management consultant with Accenture, then re-trained to become a personal trainer and health coach and finally setting up her own business,Kinetiva - a company dedicated to creating online communities for people following their dreams.
The next half will follow in Part II of my Blogroll. Check these guys out, your life will be enriched!