25 Best Online Entrepreneurs Of The World To Follow In 2021


Looking for the best online entrepreneurs in the world? If yes, then you have come to the right place. In this blog post, you’ll come across not 1 but 25 of some of the best online entrepreneurs in the world who are generated billions via their online business. 

Follow these entrepreneurs for amazing social media, digital marketing, blogging and SEO tips. 

  1. Pat Flynn

Pat Flynn needs no introduction, the entire blogging industry knows him. He is one of the most successful bloggers and online entrepreneurs of the 21st century.

Pat has built several successful online businesses that allowed him to earn passive income. But the most successful one is smart passive income blog. This blog is the fastest growing blog in the digital and blogging industry.

He also conducts a smart passive income podcast which is extremely popular on iTunes.

His blog and podcast are all about making money online and affiliate marketing.

By the way, did you know?

He is also a professional affiliate marketer and one of the richest internet entrepreneurs.

2. Trey Lewellen

Trey Lewellen has come a long way in his online entrepreneurship journey. Before running a 7-figure eCommerce business he was working as an electrical engineer and insurance broker.

After working for several years, Trey realised his passion for eCommerce and online marketing.

In the year 2012, he started his eCommerce venture which become a huge success.

Today, Trey is minting $400,000 per month, he has an email list of online million customers and 300,000 Facebook followers. The approx value of his eCommerce business is $2 million.

All these facts clearly justify that he is a top-notch online entrepreneur of the world.

3. Liz Benny

I have huge respect for Liz Benny. She is one of the most successful women online entrepreneurs in 2021.

She started her first online venture called Lizbenny.com where she helped people with business coaching. At lizbenny she provided several courses like the Kapow course, six-figure course and many others.

In the year 2012, she co-founded Jinga social, and social media agency which helped small businesses with social media marketing.

Later on, in the year 2014, she founded a social monkey.

Social monkey business is a full-stack social media marketing course that will help you become a successful social media expert.

4. Smiljan Mori

Smiljan Mori is a multi-talented person. He is a sales coach, motivational speaker, author and online entrepreneur.

Smijan is the owner of several successful businesses like mind over the network, warrior family, entrepreneur network and entrepreneur business success academy.

In the last 10 years, his businesses have generated over 60 million euros. Now, this is what I call success.

Smiljan biggest mission is to help people, Fathers and married couples in their entrepreneurial journey. To date, he has trained more than 310,000 people in changing their lives by motivating them.

5. Alison J Prince

From a high school teacher to creating 4 multi-million dollar online businesses, Alison Prince has proved that she is one of the most successful internet entrepreneurs.

The cool part about Alison is that she has also helped her young daughter in setting up a $100k business in just 9 months.

Currently, Alison is helping others in setting up their own business by providing coaching.

6. Dana Derricks

Dana Derricks is a serial entrepreneur, author, business coach and goat farmer. People also know him as the copywriter professor.

He has written some awesome copy that helped his client to sell their business at $300,000. His copywriting has also helped several webmasters to convert their visitors into customers.

Due to his copywriting work, Dana got featured on Forbes magazines cover page.

Today, with his copywriting skills he is selling his books at a price of $400 plus. 

7. Julie Stoian

Julien Stoian is a digital marketing expert, consultant and online coach. Not only is she a great online entrepreneur but also a beautiful and good looking woman.

She started her online entrepreneurship journey by blogging and writing. She has contributed her knowledge to The Newyork Times, HuffPost and many other media outlets.

In the year 2014, Julie started her online entrepreneurship journey and created a 7-figure business by 2018.

Today, she teaches several aspiring entrepreneurs growth hacking, funnels making and other strategies.

8. Stephen Larsen

Stephen Larsen is one of the most hardworking internet entrepreneurs I have ever seen. His entrepreneurship journey started when he and his wife had limited financial resources.

Steve went to his father for help, but got rejected.

That’s when he decided to start his business journey. He started reading books, listening to podcasts and took several courses. He even launched several companies but each one failed.

In the year 2015, he got his first breakthrough with click funnels. In 2018, he started his business with no revenue and within 13 months he earned $1 million. Today, he is teaching newbie entrepreneurs and affiliate marketers through his online courses.

9. Dr Ed Osburn

Dr. Ed Osburn is another big name on my list of 100 best online entrepreneurs. 

Ed Osburn successfully created a business that don’t require him to work 10 hours a week. His business is far better than his day job. In fact, with his business, he is earning more than he did with his regular job.

He has also helped several individuals in creating their own businesses and living life happily.

10. Rachael Pedersen

Rachael Pedersen is the founder and CEO of 2 multi-million dollar companies. She is also a true social media strategist and expert. Content marketing institute calls her one of the most influential online marketers. Even she calls herself as “queen of social media”

She has excellent knowledge of all the social media platforms. 

Whether it is content creation or running paid ads, Rachael does it easily.

Her social media company, social media united helps individuals to become great social media experts. Many of her students have got tremendous success from her coaching.

11. Jeremy McGilvrey

Jeremy McGilvery is Harvard educated, award-winning digital marketing consultant and author.

He helps business owners in taking their companies from traditional to digital in approach. He also teaches individuals how to become an internet entrepreneurs like him.

With his coaching and training, he has helped several people with online marketing.

Hence, whether you are looking to earn money online, grow your business or learn funnel building, Jeremy can help you out with everything.

12. Peng Joon

Peng Joon is a Malaysian author and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known for the book “build a money machine”. In the year 2009, Peng launched another book called Farmville secrets.

And guess what?

This book went viral and generated $1.3 million in 8 months.

He gained huge popularity on social media with his motivational speeches at various conferences. He has also created 500+ websites and launched products on them.

Each of these websites has become a huge success.

Till date, he has trained thousands of people in creating a successful online business.

13. Spencer Mecham

Spencer Mecham is one of my favourite internet entrepreneurs. He is the first person to generate $1 million with clicks funnels affiliate programme. He is also the first affiliate marketer to join ClickFunnels 2 comma club.

This achievement proves that he is the best affiliate marketer and online entrepreneur.

On his website, he also publishes FREE courses related to affiliate marketing, copywriting and more.

Hence, go to his website and explore all the courses which will surely make your life better.

14.Dean Holland

Dean Holland is a passionate digital marketer who is helping business owners in expanding their reach. He also teaches people the easiest ways to earn an online income.

Dean started his online entrepreneurship journey when he first discovered internet marketing in 2004. Since then he started learning all the hooks and nooks of digital marketing.

In 2011, he sold digital products worth half a million dollars with the help of digital marketing.

Today, the world knows him as an author, internet entrepreneur, digital marketer and coach.

15. John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas is the host of an award-winning podcast called Entrepreneurs On Fire, a podcast where he takes the interview of famous business leaders and shares valuable insights on the same.

To date, his podcast has 2000 episodes, 1 million + listeners a month and generates seven figures of annual revenue.

So, if you want to start your own startup or business, then you must listen to his podcast every day and get some valuable insights from it.

16. Russel Brunson

When talking about online entrepreneurs, this list cannot get over without mentioning Russel Brunson. 

Over the past 14 years, Russel has built a community of 2 million entrepreneurs and helped them in growing their business with his sales funnel software called Clicksfunnel. 

Apart from this, Russel is also an award-winning author and has sold over 450,000 copies of his books, popularized the concept of sales funnels,

17. Ryan Robinson

If you are into blogging and affiliate marketing, then you might know Ryan Robinson, a top-rated blogger and a 7-figure affiliate marketer.

His blog ryrob.com get millions of visitors every year and also generates millions in revenue each year.  Apart from blogging and affiliate marketing, Ryan is also a content marketing consultant to the world’s top experts and growing startups.


He is also a contributor author on top publications like Forbes, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Business Insider and more.

18. Adam Enfroy

Next to Ryan Robinson, Adam Enfroy is yet another top-rated blogger, affiliate marketer and online entrepreneur. His blog gets around 500,000+ monthly readers and has a mission to teach others in starting a blog, an online business and becoming their own boss.

One of the most astonishing things about Adam is that he grew his blog from 0 to 400,000 monthly visitors and $0 to $80,000 MRR in just 18 months.

He has also been featured on top media publications like Forbes, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, Yahoo! Finance,

19. Harsh Agrawal

The next on this list of online entrepreneurs is Harsh Agrawal, an Indian blogger and pro affiliate marketing. He started his blogging career in the early 2008s. 

In 2009, Harsh decided to take blogging as a full-time career option and now making thousands of dollars every month via blogging.

Prior to blogging, Harsh was working in a top IT Company in Bangalore called Accenture. 

20. Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse is a pioneer in the blogging industry. He started blogging in early 2002 when people hardly knew about the internet or the term called blogging. Since then, Darren has made millions via blogging and successfully built a business around blogging.

That’s why I have mentioned him in my list of successful online entrepreneurs.

As of 2021, Darren works on two blogs – Problogger.net, Digital-Photography-School.com which are read by around 5 million visitors per month.

21. John Chow

John Chow is yet another online entrepreneur who showed people the income-generating power of blogging. His blog john chow dotcom is one of the biggest blogs on the Internet, with over 200,000 active daily readers.

His blog is also considered as number 1 Canadian internet marketing blog to read and follow.

22. Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk is one of my favourite online entrepreneurs in this list.  Gary is a serial entrepreneur, 5x New York Times Best-Selling Author, Chairman of VaynerX, CEO of VaynerMedia.

At a young age, he utilized his entrepreneurial skills and started his very own lemonade franchise and sold baseball cards in malls.

From there, he grew his family business from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years.

Hence, it makes sense to follow Gary in 2021 and learn from him.

23. Ann Handley

Ann is yet another woman online entrepreneur who is the best know for social media marketing. In fact, Forbes calls her the most influential woman in the Social Media Marketing field. She is also an amazing blogger and speaker who loves to contribute her knowledge to various events and media publications. 

Currently, she is working as a chief content officer of Marketing Profs, a top-rated marketing blog in the world. 

24.Jeff Bullas  

Jeff Bullas need no introduction. He is the founder of Jeffbullas.com, a top digital marketing and SEO blog. His blog generates millions of traffic every month and several dollars in income. 

Jeff has also won several awards and recognitions like Best digital marketing influencer award, best content creator award, best blogger award and many more. 

25. Michael (Mike) Stelzner

If you are into social media marketing, then you might be aware of Social Media Examiner, a top social media blog on the web. Guess who is the founder of that blog? It’s Michael Stelzner. 

Apart from starting this top-rated blog, Michael has also authored books in the domain of social media, digital marketing, online business and more. 

Following are some of his best selling books: Launch: How to Quickly Propel Your Business Beyond the Competition” and “Writing White Papers.

Author Bio: Niket Sharma is an SEO professional from Mumbai and currently working as a freelance SEO  and content writer. He is the founder of a digital marketing blog called The Digital Skipper that covers topics like SEO, digital marketing, blogging, make money online and more.

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