Hi guys, this week founder of Blogging Burp interviewed yet another blogging guy – Vishwajeet Kumar who’s the founder of blogwithvk.com. Blog With VK is a blog dedicated to newbie bloggers where one can learn more about Internet marketing, Affiliate Marketing, SEO, Blogging etc. Going through his article I found his writing very informative and detailed.
About Vishwajeet Kumar – Vishwajeet Kumar has completed B.B.A (Bachelor Of Business Administration) from Jaipur National University in July 2016. He started his blogging career in late 2016 and he also works as a freelance writer. Let’s continue reading Vishwajeet Kumar interview…
1. Can you tell our readers about yourself and your blog?
Hello, My Name is Vishwajeet Kumar. I am a full-time Blogger. I started my blogging journey in 2016. After creating 3 unsuccessful blogs, Finally, I have started and grown my blog at blogwithvk.com. In this blog, I am sharing helpful tips and tutorials related to blogging, SEO, WordPress, Social Media, etc to help newbies to grow their blog.
2. Describe how did you first get into blogging?
When I was in college, I love to read various stuff online. Similarly, I have seen many pro bloggers who are making good money from Blogging. This inspires me a lot and I started to research about blogging. After completing my Graduation, I involved myself in blogging and choose it as my full-time career. However, I get full family support on this and they encourage me a lot. Family support is very important in your life to achieve success.
3. Can you tell me some of your strengths that really helped you in blogging?
You Know I am always a good reader and love to read stuff that resonate me. In blogging, you have to learn a lot and by reading the topics of your choice is definitely help you to start and grow a blog. I think this a big advantage for me as I am always a learner and you cannot ignore it.
4. What type of networking do you think is better to enhance your traffic to the blog?
Guest Post and Blog commenting. In Today’s competitive world you simply cannot ignore it. These two are good means to connect with like-minded bloggers and build yourself as an authority online. Many Newbie bloggers fear to do guest posting and blog commenting. But the truth is that when you do it just for making friends and not for the link building then you cannot imagine how positively it works. It will drive good traffic flow to your blog. I love to do it myself.
5. How do you manage time to run your blog efficiently?
As you know I am a full-time blogger and I don’t have to run for 9 to 5 job. So, It’s an advantage for me. I can do work from anywhere anytime. However, I prefer to build a Schedule for my daily tasks. It helps me to organize myself so, I can do my personal work along with blogging. You have to be disciplined for better time management.
6. What do you think is the best strategy that worked well for you to get more traffic to your blog?
Blog commenting, SEO, Guest Posting, Blogger outreach, Social Media, etc. These are some of my best strategies to drive huge traffic to my blog. SEO is always my first choice as it helps me to drive targeted and passive traffic to my blog. Apart from it, Guest posting and Blog commenting is also a good way to drive traffic.
Social Media Plays a great role in blog promotion. In this technology-driven world when everything is in your phone then you cannot ignore it. Sharing your new and old blog posts frequently on social media help you to boost the traffic flow of your blog.
7. Who has impacted you most in blogging and how?
Harsh Agarwal from Shoutmeloud.com has always inspired me a lot. I really love the way he puts everything in his blog. He is really dedicated to blogging and it has impacted me a lot.
8. What was the most challenging moment in your blogging journey so far?
The most challenging part of my blogging journey was to drive traffic to my blog. In my initial days of blogging, I struggled to get traffic for my blog. But now everything seems easy to me because when you practice and use the proper strategies then it definitely works and also hones your skills. Working on your negative part is very important. If you fear it then you won’t be able to overcome it.
9. What inspired you to start your blog?
I always have a passion to start my own blog and after graduation, I started my blog. The best part of blogging which I like most is networking. It allows us to connect with people all around the world. Blogging is a great way to connect with like-minded bloggers who share knowledge and experiences with each other.
10. How do you motivate yourself to keep the blog up and running?
Never give up and have a dream to achieve something big in your life. That is my mantra which helps me and also motivates me to keep my blog running. It’s an amazing way to make money by helping others with your knowledge. It’s a win-win situation.
11. How much time do you spend blogging?
I am still working 10 to 1 hrs daily for my blogging. According to me, Blogging does not have any time limit. You can start with any time of your own choice. All you need is a Laptop and Internet connection. However, If you started a blog then you have to work hard and keep adding more content that helps your blog to grow and get some visitors for your blog.
12. Would you encourage other people to make their blog?
If you want to live a life of your choice then blogging is for you. Blogging has been evolved so much in recent years and it is now quite popular among youngster. Today blogging is one of the mainstream methods of make a living online. Blogging gives you an opportunity to live a digital nomad life.
13. Can you name some of your favorite bloggers and explain why they are your favorites?
In my blogging journey, I have connected with many bloggers. However, Some of my best bloggers who are so close to me and help me a lot. I cannot ignore their enormous support. Some of them are:
- Ryan Biddulph:- Bloggingfromparadise.com
- Donna Merrill:- Donnamerrilltribe.com
- Lisa Sicard:- Inspiretothrive.com
- Saurabh Tiwari:- Techibhai.com [Read Saurabh Tiwari Interview]
- Navin Rao:- Questioncage.com [Read Navin Rao Interview]
- Santosh Goirala:- Viyali.com [Read Santosh Goirala Interview]
- Santanu Debnath:- Bloggingjoy.com [Read Santanu Debnath Interview]
- Sumit Sao:- Blogginglift.com
14. Cool tips for a newbie?
Follow your passion and start working on it. Blogging is all about helping others with your knowledge. The more you help, the more you grow. Blogging also takes time and patience. Keep blogging ☺
So, that is all. Thanks, Vishwajeet Kumar for taking your time from the busy schedule for the interview. More interviews with emerging blogger are on way. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook & Join our FB Group – DM World for the awesome bloggers’ interview.