Shades of blogging

Someone asked me a few days before about my next step to get a 6 digit paying job, well my answer was blogging. Now why do I really think that this thing will pay me well off? I am not a hard core blogger or programmer neither I have any hidden talent that can  hit the market but then I searched and worked a lot and finally concluded that yeah sitting at home and can make my wallet heavy!  So sharing a one stop guide for making money.

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#1 Setting up a blog or a site

      Making blog is easy firstly buy a trust worthy domain name which suits your blog, link it with blog or website  creators like wordpress etc. Add a free or paid theme. Add necessary plugins for subscription, comment box etc. Finally you are ready to create your first post. But in order to either check your interest or you really wanna try blogging then start with taking free domain like this with .wordpress.com as further extension to it’s name. But remember success comes only after struggle so be ready for it.

#2 Create excellent content to establish real relationship with viewers

      Frankly speaking even if you create the masterpiece blog of century you will get nothing, it would be just as you are speaking in front of your class and nobody listening. But it is the only time to work your patience and go on working hard. It takes time, effort and even money to get traffic to your blog. Either you wait and continue with your work to get traffic or can indulge into someone others blog and write for him, build your own traffic. Like I was reading a guy’s story how he worked for his friend who was running a famous blog. He wrote for him, increased his viewers, as well as created a vast audience for himself. Even before writing his first blog this dude already had over 13000 email subscribers. And that’s really good figure and now he is making 100k USD per month. I am not saying that this happens to all but working hard, creative, and smartly surely pays well.

#3 Way’s to publicize your blog to really make some cash in your pocket!

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    See guys creating content and traffic is necessary to make money but you have to work really smart when you have got to hit the market either sell the space on your blog or sell the products yourself. I mean when you can make 3-10x more profit by selling products then why not to sell yours. For selling products it is needed to make efforts, ask subscribers, make surveys on your blog and come out with something that your majority audience demands, work on it and as this is your platform convenience viewers to buy your goods. These could be your written ebooks that teaches playing guitar or sell iphones for your retailer (indirect referrals to your ‘links’ through your ‘links’! )

        This type of marketing has its own profits, firstly your site remains clean so more viewers are attracted. Secondly, you can target the whole audience from medium to multimillionaires. For example majority audience cannot afford your 1000$ product but if only 1-2 products are sold than it is more profitable than selling a cheap product to vast audience. But not to mention quality is provided accordingly and content should be worth spending money. It is the first step to increase sales, build authority and being trustworthy.

    But some of us will likely be calling as we don’t like selling than ponder it for a moment. If you are making money doing what you do, you would be called a “professional.”  And therefore, a professional of any sort, be it musicians, authors, consultants, doctors, makers of widgets is in the business of selling too. They’re selling products, services, art or any number of things.

As a professional blogger, you’ll be selling.

Selling premium content, membership communities can be a great source of income and again saying far better than Pay per clicks like AdSense. During span of time people have developed advert. blindness, moreover sites look like spammed and you will cost your viewers just for few cents! Also these tactics work if you have got very high traffic, which is not possible enough to be realistic these days.

#4 Speak out loud!

       How to attract viewers? how do I follow a blog? Telling from experience and being realistic, the blogs which say more in few words, are logical, interesting are tend to be followed and visited instead of blogs telling shit in their respective era’s. But I should conclude that being to the point doesn’t mean that you should write short content. Large posts tend to attract more viewers and is good for your blog’s health!

       Always write examples, show analogy, covering stats and surveys, diversify interesting content. Always remember you don’t just make an income, make a living from it because if you are passionate about your work you can generate revenue and if it’s a hobby then the revenue can be less but still if it’s worthy and well written it can pay off.

     You need to be yourself. There’s nothing new under the sun, that’s true. Everything online is just a repackaging of what already was there. However, there is no one that can repackage something in the way you can. Tap into your uniqueness. Under these millions and millions of blogs if you wanna show up be unique in your writing, use simple and understandable words yet be creative. If you want to make money blogging, especially a full-time income, you’ll never work harder in your life. But you’ll probably never have so much fun either. Go for it!

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Easy way to take.

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A father was busy reading his favourite magazine and his little daughter was every now and then distracting him.

To keep his daughter busy, he took out one page on which the World Map was printed. He then tore the page into pieces and asked her to go to her room and put them together again.

Having done this, the father was now convinced he would read his magazine without any disturbance as it would take his daughter the whole day to get it done.

But the little one came back within two minutes with the perfect map…………!!!

The curious and confused father asked her how she could do it so quickly??

She giggled and said,
“Oh…Dad, there is Amitabh Bachan’s photo on the other side of the paper, I made His face perfect to get the map right…!!!

Moral of the story:
In life there is always the other side to whatever you experience.

When ever we come across a challenge or puzzling situation,
look at the other side, you will be pleasantly surprised to find an easy way to tackle the problem…!!!

“The Rat Race” & education system generating sheeps!!

The whole system revolves around grades, “The rat race” is what I call it.
Here I’m writing an incident that happened with my friend in IIT Delhi. He had shared this on quora.
Now next words by him

“A recent personal experience: Major Thesis Project. First entire department was given a classic lecture on how we should follow our interests, do research in areas of our choice, talk to professors. Then the announcement was made of not allowing the project to be conducted in any other institute or even another department (including Computer Science@ IITD). And then the list of projects was released as a result of student’s discussion with faculty members. And ALAS! Next it is announced projects will be “allocated on the basis of GPA”. Made a complete joke of research interests as people with higher GPA who hadn’t spoken took the projects which seemed to be lucrative on their CVs, and the ones who had actually spoken were left hunting desperately to pick ‘just something’ to complete their degree”.

Yes IITs allot research work to only those who scores good mark!!! Albert Einstein was not good in school studies that doesn’t mean that he was not intelligent. Students with low marks can excel in many things in life. They can be good scientists. But GPA is the only thing here to measure one’s intelligence!!

Now I’m talking here more about Rat Race.
A significant fraction of the top-creed folks try to get admission in Top universities of USA. They do go a ridiculously long way to achieve some of these goals to the point of insanity (eg., race one another along corridors to be able to get a seat in the very first row of the next classroom).

Folks are going super-aggressively competitive and in all honesty, the passion for learning itself is getting destroyed. This is very disappointing to me. It is possible that a lot of folks change their perspective towards learning as they step into universities and institutions abroad, but when it comes to India, it is all just a survival-game culturally.
There are many ways of managing higher grade without knowing the subject. Certain courses are termed “chill courses” and professors “chill professors” for the grading is lenient in these courses. What it often means is cram notes one day before, do the tutorial and you would be in a good position to get a 9-10 grade. This is a widely used method to increase grades, even if the appeal of the course is zero to the student. The student who rather opts for courses which appeal to him loses out comparatively on grades as here input:output ratio is much worse. The choice therefore lies with this student on how long he can abstain from the rat-race. Lower grades don’t just mean bad interns, bad jobs- it also has other downsides (mentioned in ‘Administration’). Once he takes the hard decision of doing such shitty courses, the analytical ability of the mind goes on a constant decline. It’s a bad feeling I would say.

The whole IIT Education system is based on RG giri. RG giri is something that is used for selfish students who actively try to screw you. (Like one my friend was who used to study daily for 5-6 was disturbing others on the day before exam.!!¡¡¡)

Now I’m talking more about academics.
The curriculum is reduced, yes, but leaves out important stuff. Humanities education is almost absent. There aren’t too many courses or course methodologies that would inculcate critical thinking, analysis and expression, argumentation and logic. We are so down into the ‘objective’ rabbit hole, that we have practically no course where people can practise some extent of technical or descriptive writing. Listen to an average IITian trying to argue about something and you’d notice lack of all the above. The fact that all this curriculum is decided by professors who are all engineers themselves often makes this a positive-feedback problem.

Well thanks for reading. I am not blaming IITs but blaming Indian education system. I am writing this and doing all these stuff to improve IITs and Indian education system.