Hey there! Deepak right here from Bangalore. Welcome to my weblog! And glad that you simply checked out my About web page. I’m a passionate digital marketer. (And I’m a biker boy too!). I’ve been within the digital advertising and marketing business since 2008.
My first startup was a web based motorbike publication referred to as BikeAdvice, which ultimately turned the No.1 motorbike weblog in India with 1,00,000+ followers and 1 Million+ web page views monthly.
I had an exit from BikeAdvice in 2012. After that, I’ve labored as digital advertising and marketing supervisor in startups like Exotel, Practo, Instamojo and Razorpay. I additionally write, converse and seek the advice of on digital advertising and marketing.
DigitalDeepak.com is now ranked as one of the top 10 digital advertising and marketing blogs in India and it has grow to be a widely known model. It began as a private weblog the place I used to put in writing notes on digital advertising and marketing for my future reference.
I’ve additionally launched a free digital advertising and marketing course to assist folks study digital advertising and marketing. Keep tuned and subscribe to my weblog to study the newest stuff in digital advertising and marketing. 🙂
The Lengthy Story
Not everybody can plan their future and drive their lives as they need to. We plan one thing however life has one thing else for us. I acquired into the sphere of digital advertising and marketing accidentally. It was not deliberate. Nonetheless, I’m pleased the place I’ve reached. There are specific forces which channeled my power and introduced me right here.
I joined faculty in 2004. I knew that laptop science and coding was not my cup of tea. My dad has a small building firm in my hometown Salem. So I assumed, I may be part of his enterprise if I couldn’t get a job. So I opted for Civil Engineering. I used to be additionally a bit of bit within the space of home building as a result of I used to go to my dad’s initiatives. I actually liked sure topics in my engineering reminiscent of Fluid Mechanics and Engineering mechanics.
In 2007, I acquired a job provide for Rs. 2.75 Lakhs per yr ($4000 a yr!) from an organization referred to as Caritor. (It was later acquired by Keane after which Keane was later acquired by NTT knowledge). At the moment, the demand within the IT sector was so excessive that firms have been hiring college students from Civil, Mechanical and even Chemical engineering disciplines.
I graduated from faculty in 2008, however the recession in US was at its peak. That delayed the becoming a member of dates for the scholars by 1-2 years. I completed faculty, I had no job, needed to await a yr to get the becoming a member of date and my dad’s firm wasn’t sufficiently big for me to have interaction myself full time. All that vacant house and time needed to create one thing out of it.
I used to be a daily reader of Chip and Digit magazines at the moment. I got here throughout an article which talked about how one can earn income from running a blog and AdSense. I acquired impressed. If I may earn some cash from dwelling then it might be good. I needn’t rely upon my dad for pocket cash.
The primary strive was opening a weblog at Blogger.com and opening an AdSense account to position advert blocks on the weblog. I made a dummy weblog and put the advert codes in it (at the moment AdSense accounts have been accredited for everybody who utilized). Finally I discovered that one wants quite a lot of site visitors to earn income from adverts. And to get quite a lot of site visitors, one must have high quality content material. I additionally discovered that it’s all the time higher to have your individual area so to management the model.
I used to be very eager about bikes from that point. I used to spend hours studying motorbike magazines and watching movies on-line. I noticed that there was no web site in India devoted to bikes and reviewing Indian motorbike fashions. That was the time when the concept struck me: I may begin a weblog about bikes. I used to be impressed by CarAdvice.com.au. So I began BikeAdvice.in. That’s how my first enterprise was born.
The BikeAdvice Story
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