2013 has almost come to an end. Every blogger tried hard to make a fortune here on the internet. In 2012, I wrote about the highest earning websites for that year. Now it’s time that we discuss about which blogs or websites made it to the list of the highest earning websites in 2013.
But before I list them down, I would like to admit that the figures below are based on the data collected from various sources on the internet. These might not be the actual/correct/exact figures.
Top 5 Earning Websites of 2013
- Huffington Post :- The list seems to be pretty much same with Huffington Post still raking in the highest money on the internet. The average monthly income is estimated to be about $900k. That is an awful lot of income certainly.
- Mashable :- Next on the list of highest earners is the Mashable. Pete Cashmore created Mashable in 2005. Mashable’s monthly income is estimated to be around $500k. Mashable basically uses banner advertising for monetization purposes.
- Engadget :- Number third spot is held by Engadget. It was created by Peter Rojas. The average monthly income of Engadget is around $350k. It receives about 10 million monthly unique visitors. Engadget makes money by advertising banners.
- Smashing Magazine :- This blog gets about 5 million unique visitors per month and generates around $200k on an average every month. Smashing Magazine also uses banner advertising to generate income from its traffic.
- Perez Hilton :- Perez Hilton was started by Perez Hilton, a blogger and freelancer from America and ranks fifth in terms of generating income. This blog generates an estimates monthly income of $150k.
Next on the list is Problogger by Darren Rowse which generates about $40k monthly. Is there any other blog that I missed? Surely there will be sites known to your which are generating huge income using their traffic. Do mention them below in the comments.