Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Indian Blogger Ajith Prasad's Passion for Writing Turned Him a Successful Professional Blogger

Ajith Prasad Edassery, a software engineer by profession has started blogging out of his passion of writing. Among all others blogs that he maintains, DollarShower.com is the most famous and popular. Blogging has been a part of his life which he is carrying out very efficiently with his writing skills. This computer specialist and blogger wishes to abolish religion one day and dreams of a peaceful planet.

Early Life in Blogging

Born and brought up in Kerala, Ajith Prasad is now based at Bangalore and working in one of the topmost software companies of the world. Being a computer programmer he started publishing his own photos and profiles on some free hoisting sites on internet since 1998. It was in 2001 that he registered his own website called AjithPrasad.com. His love for cricket made him to write his first professional blogs on cricket.

And finally in 2008 DollarShower was launched which not only made him earn money online but also marked him as a professional blogger. Thus his passion for writing earned him fame and money. To him writing is a natural thing and so he prefers to write whenever he is in the mood. He likes to make new researches and experiments with coding. Hitting a unique SEO contest in 2009 and earning a four figure income really marked his success in blogging.

His Inspiration to Blogging

Showing off personal stuff and a passion of earning money was the initial inspiration. But later bloggers like Darren Rowse & John Chow and the various web literatures became his inspiration to write blogs. Ajith used to read ProBlogger.net regularly. The monetized content of John Chow impressed him a lot, of which DollarShower is the result.

All about DollarShower

Various tips and ideas on blogging, several SEO techniques and such other online money making ideas are shared in DollarShower. Writing all by himself Ajith has been successful to draw 150 to 200 visitors’ everyday mostly from India and United States. This large number of regular viewers has ranked his site higher in Google.

His Future Plans

Ajith further plans to do in-depth research on topics related to monetization and also to conduct an SEO contest. He dreams to release a couple of WordPress plugins and a public version of his current theme.

His Ideas to Become a Professional Blogger

Ajith believes that if anyone loves to write, it is not impossible for him to build a career as a blogger. But mere intention to earn money by writing will land you nowhere. Spending time regularly on writing some unique contents could undoubtedly bring the success in blogging. Recognition as a blogger depends on the blogging skills and the time spent.

Apart from maintaining the frequency of writing, marketing those write ups is equally important. Better language and quality of the content together with social networking and branding make one professional blogger.

For the beginners, he recommends certain sites like Problogger.net, DailyBlogTips.com, entrepreneurs-journey.com and BloggingTips.com. Though he himself has not gone through any e-book, he highly suggests 31 day blogging challenge by Darren Rowse which would be of a great help to start with blogging.

According to him the best way to make online money from blog is through Google AdSense, Paid reviews, referral links and Private Ad Sales. While going to Text-link-ads would a little risk to rank the page.
In order to earn from blogs, he suggests using Google AdSense, Amazon affiliate scheme, Hoisting schemes’ affiliate links and InLinks with the internal pages.

Putting some extra time to read, write, edit can make up your career as a blogger. Handling a number of drafts, scheduled posts and time for reading and marketing are other things to deal with to become famous.

Marketing Strategies of Ajith Prasad

Earlier to start with, he used Google AdWords, then gradually shifted on blog commenting and participating in forums like Yahoo Answers. But presently social networking sites like Twitter are used for marketing the blogs. According to him the best way of marketing is to choose some blogs of his own area and making relentless comments on those.

Usually he keeps 10 to 12 post ideas in stock. However, he thinks browsing to blogs, subscribing to newsletters and answering the relevant queries of the readers are some of the easiest ways when he is out of any idea to post.

Other Interests besides Blogging

Apart from blogging, cricket, cooking and trading in share market are some of his passions. He loves to eat any type of food though Chinese, Mexican and Italian are his favorite cuisines. Being a member of the young generation, Ajith Prasad loves the old melodies of Kishore Kumar and movies of yesterdays.

Besides blogging he is extremely focused in his software career which he is planning to leave in the next five years. Being a full-time day trader and owning a small café in future are his dreams which he loves to cherish.

He believes in simplicity. To him having an LCD TV of Rs.50,000/- is nothing but a luxury, which he never indulges.

A simple minded, yet so successful both in his software and blogging career, Ajith Prasad is really an inspiring personality of this young generation.


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