Are you a new entrant to the blogging arena?
Do you think you have gathered enough experience in blogging and success is showering all those revenues on you?
Do you feel like lost in the acute competition that the world of blogging brings you?
Well, for all you people, I just have a single solution.
Relax, I will not present any methods to you but only a person, who did walk the same miles you are walking now or had walked already.
I am sure for all those experienced bloggers amongst you that you must have missed one or more tricks which were if adopted, the success story you are sharing now, could have been all different. So, over to the smartest lad Neil now!
Q1. Please introduce yourself with few lines.
A. I’m Neil Patel. I’m a serial entrepreneur who enjoys creating software companies that solve problems for marketers. My current 3 companies are: Hellobar, Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics. When I’m not working on my business I enjoy blogging at Quick Sprout and Neil Patel.
Q2. Neil, I must ask you one basic thing. What is the best reason that backs up the fact you are passionately engrossed in the world of blogging?
A. I blog about blogging. I love it so much and feel so passionate about it, that I talk about content marketing every day.
Q3. When did the decision to join Internet Marketing as a career hit you? How did you make out the decision was all right for you to sail with?
A. When I was 16 as I become addicted to website traffic. Eventually I started a marketing agency and from there I transitioned into software.
Q4. I have heard you live a 24×7 life! Is that true? Does not that take you close to androids?
A. I do. Well my friends do the same thing, so in my little world I see it as normal. 🙂
Q5. What tempts you work so hard? Is that only the money or you are sold to the world of internet marketing?
A. I enjoy it. I don’t care for money as much, more so I enjoy working and feel it is fun.
Q6. Is blogging the mirror of digital marketing in 21st century?
A. I think blogging is important and more companies will start leveraging it within the 21st century.
Q7. Could you please name top 3 blogs that give inspiration to an already established giant like you?
A. TechCrunch, Signal VS Noise, and Copyblogger.
Q8. Given a chance to change your decision, would you stick with this blogging career of yours?
A. I would. I love it and think it is fun.
Q9. What is the best way that helps one become a good internet marketer as well as content writer (assuming that he is a good content writer already)?
A. Experimenting and testing. Bloggers and marketers all have to learn. One of the best ways to learn in my opinion is to continually test and learn from your experiments.
Q10. Succcessful persons like you go on sharing their secret stories over the web with many people across the globe. Don’t you think you are just piling up your competitors?
A. Yes I am creating competitors by doing this, but I am also helping others at the same time.
People rate success in terms of traffic which gets reflected in the form of revenues.
Q11. Would you have been still popular, if money had not found a place in this world?
A. I am not sure. I think so as many people out there who don’t make money are popular.
Q12. Which tools you think a novice blogger must try with? What tools you think would help expert bloggers more than they could imagine?
A. I think WordPress is a good platform all bloggers should use. In addition to that tools like Buzzsumo, Hellobar, and Yoast SEO plugin are all worth using.
Q13. How do you see blogging change in next 5 years?
A. I think blogging will become more mobile. In which people can read blog posts on your fridge, TV, or anywhere else you can imagine.
Q14. How do you drive traffic, which kind of source do you use and what is your past experiences regarding the same?
A. I drive traffic through content marketing. If you can take complicated data and make easy to understand in simple visuals… it will spread on the web. In which people will embed it on their sites, drive traffic back to you, and it will help you build an audience.
Q15. At the end, what do you suggest to my readers regarding successful blogging?
A. Be consistent. You won’t succeed as a blogger unless you keep at it.
I wish I had answered more and faced some more queries. There is no ending when you express your journey of satisfaction.
This has neither fixed routes nor any formulae.
You just have to recognize the incoming ways and devote enough faith towards them. That is when success will choose you.
The questions asked were really unique and little intriguing too.
Thank you to my well-wishers and readers for having spared their valuable time going through this coverage.