1. Can you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your Blog?
Hey, This is Mukesh Bhardwaj, hails from a small town (Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh) where Mountains teaches the art of living.
Anyways, I am 20 years old B.E student, who is currently pursuing his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Engineering College, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
An enthusiastic Tech Geek and a Digital Marketer have been in this space for over 3 years. I have been working with various brands for Outreaching, Social Media Influencing, SEO, and Branding.
Well, Talking about this particular brand based blog, iTechHacks is a technology blog about How To Hacks. We are a group of geeks, with myself leading the squad. I am working to make itechhacks World’s leading digital resource on the web.
2. What did you do before Blogging? What inspired you to start blogging?
Actually, I never ever thought to join "Blogging" as my career. I wanted to become an Ethical Hacker and work for some Big Tech Giants like Google, Facebook etc.
I used to do hacking (Simple), and love to use Linux since I got my first laptop as a scholarship from the school. But, Situations changes when everybody describes me the negative impact of hacking. At that time (2015), Peoples are not much aware of hacking and there were lots and lots of vulnerabilities on the internet. And Luckily I found few of them on Facebook, taking advantages of that I hacked many accounts. But as I told you, Peoples are complaining and always think to hack as a crime. Fortunately, Many of my friends used to force me please teach this, teach that etc. So I landed up to the "Blogger" and Started to writing Blogs in rough language and without a knowledge of "Blogging" and "SEO" itself.
3. As a blogger, what are the challenges you face? How you overcome it?
The biggest challenge was TIME MANAGEMENT and SEO, Having Board Exam of 12th and pressure of being selected in NITs, IITs on Another hand, Passion of Blogging is just hitting like a Brainstorm. However, I could be ended up my days with schooling and late night blogging. Due to this, I had not scored well and landed to one of Govt. College in Himachal Pradesh
SEO, That plays a huge role in Blogging Industry. and When you are in Tech Niche it becomes a necessity to learn about it. Tech is a leading blogging niche and coming out with your own ideas was another biggest challenge. (So I Choose Hacking) With time, I came to found that I just have to be consistent, noble and dedicated to my commitment and the things should happen into the spot.
4. What would you consider to be your biggest achievement in your journey so far as a Blogger?
Got archived Nothing much as it's all a new beginning. But, Working for various International Brands, Social Media Collaborations, and some successful Micro niches along with trailing Mechanical Engineering from decent grades teaches me great TIME MANAGEMENT.
But Soon! I will be achieve something BIG!
5. Have you worked/collaborate with brands? If yes, name few brands you worked with
Yes, I have worked with Wondershare, DiscoverMedia, Avast, Amazon, Google.
6. What is your primary income source?
Freelancing and Digital Marketing is my Passion!! I think, Right now, I am not comfortable to answer this question
7. Top 3 Blogging tools that you would recommend to your readers?
#1 Choose wisely: Talking about beginners, try to write blogs on "Blogger" I know it's not as flexible as WordPress but without investing a single buck you can learn lots of things. However, WordPress is a 2nd best option if you have investment.
#2 is Google Keyword Planner, This is a free advanced tool to analyze the keyword volume, keyword difficulty with specific countries and suggestions
#3 SEO Profiler, This is another free tool to get the information about your competitors, backlinks and DR UR as well.
8. One piece of advice that you would like to share with all new bloggers?
Well, Consistency and Patience is the golden key to unlock the Success! No Matters, You are in this industry OR in any other. Keep Dreaming BIG. Always Remember "Your Mind is Everything, What you thinks You Become"
9. Finally, what are your thoughts about IndiBlogHub?
SkillInfinity is amazing bloggers directory! One can get anyone's information at one place. The amazing thing about this website is, it shows DR, UR, MOZ and Even Alexa Rankings at one place! Keep Going Guys!