Many people have chosen to make blogging their lifestyle, and their livelihood (even making internet-famous people targets of ransomware attacks). And as we delve into the earnings associated with the top Indiana bloggers today, it becomes clear why these people decided to make the success of their blog down their career path. Blogging, as a profession, has proven to be quite lucrative but not many people realize just how lucrative a successful blogging career can be.

However, creating a wildly successful, lucrative blog is no easyfeat. The blogosphere is competitive, and it takes an extreme amount of dedication, a fair amount of talent, a good amount of business sense, and a whole bunch of luck for a blog to become one of the most popular in the cyberverse.

Whether you’re an aspiring blogger or just looking for a little inspiration in your life, here we share some of Indy inspirational bloggers who all started out as, well… bloggers. Enjoy!