12 Gorgeous Blog Design Examples to Inspire Your New Blog

Who would have that thought that blogging would still be a thing in this day and age?

While there is room to debate about the validity and value of starting a blog so late in the game, there is no denying that blogging is still a fantastic way to grow your brandand attract customers to your business.

I have personally used my own blog to build my web design business, propelling RapidWebLaunch into its most profitable year yet in 2018. And even further growth in 2019.

That being said, there is no denying that blogging is hard work. It has also never been more competitive.

So, in order to stand out from the competition, your blog design needs be fantastic.

And I’m not just talking about attractive videos, professional photo shoots and pretty little custom graphics. Your blog design needs to be effective.

Clear calls to action, enticing copy, a wonderful user experience and ultra-fast loading speeds are the name of the blogging game these days.

If you’re looking to start your own blog, and are in need of some design inspiration, these are 12 of my favorite blog designs: (in no particular order)

12 Examples of Great Custom Blog Design

Afford Anything

Helene in Between

Broke is a Choice

Mint Swift

Miranda Nahmias

Millennial Money Man

Traders Profit Compass

The Branded Solopreneur

From Military to Millionaire

Proofread Anywhere

Erin Flynn

Solopreneur Sidekick


Building an awesome blog from scratch doesn’t need to cost thousands of dollars. There are so many gorgeous blog templates to choose from.

The rest comes down to consistently creating high-quality content. That’s the hard part.

Learning the fundamentals of user experience design is the 2nd most important part of building a great blog. But that’s a post for another time…

For now, go setup your WordPress hosting, choose a theme, then get to work! You’ve got all the inspiration you need now.

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