Top CAD Blogs of 2014

Welcome to my fourth annual “Top CAD Blogs” post! Just like last year, I’ve lumped all different software specific CAD blogs (AutoCAD vs. Revit vs. Inventor vs. etc.) together.

As usual, I ranked the top CAD blogs according to Alexa’s Global Traffic Rank. Alexa explains that their traffic rank is a measure of a site’s popularity. The rank is calculated using a combination of average daily visitors and page views over the past 3 months. The site with the highest combination of visitors and page views is ranked #1.

The websites that qualified for consideration were website that were:

  1. Structured primarily as a CAD blog.
  2. Active.
  3. Not highly commercial.
Top CAD Blogs of 2014

I considered seventy eight (78) blogs, and listed them in table format below. The two charts that I’ve included display the top twenty six (26) blogs.

Here’s the pie chart of the top 26.

Here’s the bar chart of the top 26.

In tabular form, the Alexa Global Traffic Ranks for the seventy eight (78) blogs are as follows:

Top CAD Blogs Alexa Global Traffic Rank
1. 232,255
2. 306,295
3. 441,704
4. 577,466
5. 595,934
6. 624,903
7. 722,480
8. 779,419
9. 807,435
10. 919,810 977,265 1,206,716 1,300,811 1,347,061 1,626,254 1,627,597 1,658,139 1,735,249 1,744,999 1,800,437 1,830,274 1,853,478 1,929,907 2,045,727 2,089,314 2,141,922 2,238,445 2,506,493 2,628,401 2,712,819 2,827,873 2,849,908 2,958,121 3,043,144 3,255,557 3,581,706 3,615,394 3,741,591 3,926,290 4,294,096 4,692,895 4,913,667 4,951,465 5,378,238 5,616,315 6,281,571 6,444,518 7,368,417 7,389,290 8,237,643 8,252,677 9,103,106 9,801,812 10,138,270 11,165,699 11,963,433 12,067,736 12,664,122 13,571,046 14,896,594 15,169,830 15,271,342 15,275,799 18,565,681 18,809,495 19,428,976 20,169,490 23,550,694 24,562,110 25,316,966 no data no data no data no data no data no data no data no data

Let’s congratulate Edwin Prakoso for his second year in a row as the #1 CAD Blog with his blog!! Congrats Edwin!!

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Let’s also congratulate Shaan Hurley for his second year in a row as the #2 CAD Blog with his blog Way to go Shaan!!


And congrats to Kean, for securing third place with his blog Welcome to the top 3 Kean!!



That’s it for 2014! I hope 2015 is the best and most prosperous year of your life!


About Brian M. Curran

I'm Brian M. Curran and I run a drafting services business in NYC. My aim is to create quality drawings, and to be entrusted with important projects. For some project on-site videos, please visit my Google profile.
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9 Responses to Top CAD Blogs of 2014

  1. Chris Benner says:

    If you’re interested, please follow my site as well for your next years rankings… I might even break to top 100! LOL


  2. Mark Sadler says:

    I enjoyed your article. I was hoping to see my CAD blog, Best CAD Tips,, on the list, but despite having a pretty good Alexa rating, it was missing. Could you please give my blog a look and see if you would include it in future lists? Thanks, and have a Happy New Year! Mark

  3. Shaan says:

    Congratulations to Edwin!

  4. Nice ranking. I know most of them but some are new and very interesting. Thanks

  5. Jeff Bartels says:

    Hi Brian
    We have launched a new blog this year for the purpose of sharing tips, shortcuts and workflow ideas using Autodesk infrastructure applications. We would love to have our blog included in your next review.
    Thank you for your consideration!
    Jeff Bartels

    • admin says:

      Hi Jeff. I’m just going through my comments now, and came across yours. I’ve included your blog in my soon coming 2016 post. Thanks for letting me know about it. Brian

  6. jithin says:

    cad-notes website helps me a lot

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