Blogging is a cool profession. Yes, it has become a profession for a lot of people especially those who are good at it and they are just tired of their boring and tiring daily jobs. It is not that they are not good enough in coding and stuff like that, it is just that they chose to do something different. The popular bloggers in India have inspired a lot of young guys to take up blogging as a profession and earn plenty of money every month just like their jobs. We will see how much money you can potentially make by being a blogger and trust me you can earn a hell lot of money which is higher than your regular job.
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It is a general thought that those who cannot get anything end up becoming a blogger and waste their time and live with the money of the parents. Even if someone who is living a decent life, people will look down upon them as if there is no pain in blogging, there is no afford needed. But the reality is blogging involves doing everything all by themselves whereas, in professional jobs, you have to do one thing at a time and forget about the rest. After going through the article, you will understand how rich you can be as a blogger and stop thinking about blogging as a part time activity. The source of the following income figures is from Quora.
Harsh Agarwal - He is the most popular blogger in India by far. He is the founder of shoutmeloud.com. The site provides technical articles on Blogging, WordPress and Hosting. He even rejected this job offer during his final year because by then he understood blogging can make him filthy rich while job will keep him restraint. He nearly earns 1 lakh dollars which are around 65 lakhs in INR. Yes, he is earning more than what even the top officials of MNC companies cannot. That is the potential of blogging. Now, don’t think that he started to earn so much money from day one. He reached there in ten years but most importantly he loves what he does.
Amit Agarwal - Not many people know him, he is the founder of labnol.org which is a how-to guide site for the technical material of computers and software. His site earns nearly 7 lakh dollars per year which if calculated correctly, he gets around 30 lakhs per month. Now, that is an achievement in itself. He also writes in WSJ, worked in Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. Can you imagine someone giving up such high-profile job for blogging? His main source of income is from Google Adsense and not referral income!
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Amit Bhawani Patel - He even named his site after his name amitbhawani.com. He was previously an SEO expert and it helped him a lot to rank his site in Google and get plenty of organic traffic every single day. He is a miscellaneous blogger who outsources his work and publishes articles on technology, travel, health, career and so on. He takes blogging as a business and calls himself a businessman and therefore, he has all the trending categories on his blog. He earns nearly 3 lakh dollars per year.
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Shradha Sharma - All of you must have heard of Youstory.com. It is one of the trending sites at present. She had a bright career in CNBC TV 18 but she chose to do her own thing. And guess what she made a phenomenal global platform named YourStory which is a platform for entrepreneurs to express and expose themselves for the world to listen to. They share their stories and share tips and tricks, recalls their journey and there are so many things for the freshers to learn from such articles. She earns almost 1.8 lakhs dollars per year and most of her incomes are from sponsored posts and online advertisements.
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Ashish Sinha - He is a relatively new blogger and his blog is about articles on technology, startups and entrepreneurship. He even organises events which showcase the products from the entrepreneurs and give them the platform to express themselves in front of the clients. He earns a handsome 70 thousand dollars per year. The fun part is Flipkart and Myntra got started from one of his events.
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There are more like them and you can do the same once you get started in the right direction.