10 Awesome Gen Y Blogs

I think that one of the best ways to learn, grow, and challenge viewpoints, is to read and comment on the work of your peers. It builds community and continually exposes you to new and helpful ideas.

Below are some awesome Gen Y blogs I read. This list is by no means exhaustive, and I’m sure I’ve left out a hundred other rockin bloggers. Please add your favorites in the comments!

10 Gen Y Blogs I Read

  1. Modite: Rebecca Thorman’s blog hosts career & life conversations.
  2. Life Without Pants: Matt Cheuvront candidly explores life without restrictions.
  3. Small Hands, Big Ideas: Refreshingly positive, Grace Boyle explores the big picture on life, happiness and doing what you love in life.
  4. Life After College: Real world advice for the young professional. Jenny Blake blogs about life, work, money, happiness, personal growth, productivity and more.
  5. Employee Evolution: Ryan Healy, co-founder of the social network Brazen Careerist, blogs about social media, recruiting, entrepreneurship, generational issues.
  6. Man vs. Debt: Adam Baker, wife and toddler beat their debt and began traveling the world. Great community, great story.
  7. Ben Casnocha: Entrepreneurship, books, current affairs, and intellectual life.
  8. Ryan Stephens Marketing: Career, social media, and relationship marketing for the small business owner.
  9. Politicoholic: Nisha Chittal writes about media, politics, women’s issues and international affairs.
  10. WorkLoveLife: The title says it all.

What blogs do you love? Please add to the list!


Cassie is a May 2009 University of Wisconsin-Madison Ag Journalism graduate. She recently joined SPARK Advertising in Neenah, Wis. as a full-time public relations specialist. Find Cassie on TwitterBrazenCareerist, and LinkedIn.

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15 Responses to “10 Awesome Gen Y Blogs”

  1. Thanks so much for including me here Cassie. I’m truly honored to be on a list with such esteemed colleagues and friends. I can’t always say this, but I do read all of these blogs and can attest to the fact that they all provide tremendous value. Thanks for sharing, and thanks again for including me!

  2. avatar Jenny Blake says:

    Thank you so much for including me in this list, Cassie! Just as Ryan said, I’m honored to be among great friends and bloggers. Thanks again, and have a fantastic week!

  3. [...] 10 Awesome Gen Y Blogs – Student Branding Blog – Dan SchawbelApr 3, 2010 … Below are some awesome Gen Y blogs I read. This list is by no means exhaustive, and I’m sure I’ve left out a hundred other rockin bloggers. … [...]

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