Successful Bloggers is actually a vague term. It depends on how you defining “Successful Bloggers”. So, First we need to define the term “Successful Bloggers”.
How Successful Bloggers can be defined?
Successful Bloggers are the Online Writers who by virtue of their writing skill with or without search engine optimization has written evergreen articles those has remained popular and useful for the past 5 years or more.
So, our definition of Successful Bloggers actually excludes the webmasters, who in order to make money writes or copy pastes current hot or popular topics on technology, celebrity, gossips, news etc. They are successful Webmasters using WordPress Blogging platform (or some other platform).
Just think of Darren Rowse of Problogger, TheSiteWizard or Lorelle (Lorelle on WordPress), what they wrote 5-8 years back is still relevant and useful.
Tips to become a Successful Bloggers
Successful Bloggers generally say about how they have progressed, there is no mystery behind the Successful Bloggers., it is the plan of the person behind. However, these tips might help you to be among the Successful Bloggers.
Topic and niche for being a Successful Bloggers : Bear in mind that less is more when it comes to reading, especially if the post is reflected in a simple way. Writing a note on some important news is not the same as writing a blog post, each individual post has its strengths, details, characteristics and differences. Definitely, you might want to have a part or category on current hot topics, but it should not cross >25%.
You might ask why? The reason is, if you are writing on a particular technology, you might get 80,000 visitors perday now, but with time it will fall; simply because the older topics becomes irrelevant, a human can not post 4 posts /day ,years after years. Here is where is the recipe of the Successful Bloggers. If one post written on 2005 is still searched, obviously your number of visitors will increase over years.
Writing Style of the Successful Bloggers : Every person has his or her own writing style. Most successful bloggers actually writes the things in a story telling way that you will read posts one after one, you will forget about what actually you searched for to arrive to the blog. This hypnotism through writings is the main formula behind the successful bloggers.
SEO and Successful Bloggers : All Successful Bloggers are SEO experts themselves.
Website design and Successful Bloggers : We already wrote that designing plays a big role for the success.
That person is writing on tech things, getting huge visitors and making thousands of dollars, is he/she is not among the Successful Bloggers?
He is getting a huge traffic because the wise webmasters are not competing with him or her. Wise webmasters and the Successful Bloggers write for the evergreen keyword rich articles, not only what is currently hot. Writing notes on hot topics is the work of journalists.