Female bloggers are rising in this blogosphere, it is great to see them breaking all the social norms and fulfilling their dreams.
And today in this 12th episode of my interview series Expert Talks I will do an interview with Archana Tiwari who is a rising female blogger and affiliate marketer.
So without any further delay, let’s start this amazing interview
Who is Archana Tiwari?
Archana Tiwari is an emerging blogger from India who blogs at bloggingtry.com and hostingframes.com
She has been in this blogosphere for quite a long time and knows the in and out of blogging.
Despite being a housewife with kids she regularly posts content on both of her blogs which shows her dedication and commitment to her blogging tasks.
She is a role model for all those housewives who want to do something in their life but keep giving them reasons to themselves.
I regularly read blogging try blog and it has helped me a lot in my blogging journey.
So, after this quick intro let’s now dive into the interview questions.
Expert Talks #12 – An Interview with Archana Tiwari (Bloggingtry.com)
Read this interview till the end to know how to make a living out of blogging despite working it part-time.
Let’s get started.
Q1. First of all, introduce yourself to my lovely Question Blogging community?
First of all, I would like to say thanks to Nishant for inviting me to his blog. Here is a short introduction about me.
Myself Archana Tiwari, a blogger, affiliate marketer at Bloggingtry.com – Here, I consistently share my blogging experience so that beginners can also start their online journey without making any common mistakes.
Hostingframe.com – Here, I share my honest review of various hosting service providers in detail so that anyone can grab the best hosting service as per their needs and budgets.
Apart from that, I have several more blogs (5+) on various Topics and Micro Niches. I know you may be curious to know them but pardon me because I can’t share them due to competitive reasons.
Q2. I have seen a lot of new female bloggers rising. Can you tell me your blogging story and what challenges female bloggers face in this blogosphere?
Ya, many female bloggers in the blogging world are making their visibility online. Some of them are my good friends like Shubha Tiwari, Meghana Mourya, Raksha Kumawat, Jyoti Chouhan, and many more.
Being a female, especially when you are married, It is very challenging to make your exposure on the internet. You have many issues like domestic work, lack of time, not much interaction with social media friends, and much more that can’t be described in words.
But if you are serious about your dream, then nothing can stop you from being a professional. One and the only thing which will make you lazy is your passion.
About my challenge- I am a housewife and mother of two children studying, and my husband works in a company. So it is very difficult for me to save time and schedule workflow.
However, I quickly finish my work and dedicate my free time to blogging. My husband is also a part-time blogger and helps me a lot to complete blogging tasks.
Q3. Can you tell me your full blog writing process, from keyword research to blog editing and more?
Nowadays, writing a blog has become super easy!! Do you know how??
Let me explain,
There are tons of tools available in the market that make your blogging work (topic & keywords research, Preparing outline, SEO optimization, Proofreading, Plagiarism Check, Competitive Analysis, and much more) exciting.
But there is a condition- You need to learn skills, basics of blogging, and proper uses of those tools. Then only you can achieve your goals.
Because blogging doesn’t mean you have started writing as you want to write. Blogging requires a lot of research that will enable you to produce quality content that attracts & engages your audience for the long term.
I also use many tools as and when required for doing keywords research to blog published.
Here are the simple steps that I follow-
These are the most common and crucial steps which every blogger needs to follow. Apart from that, you can add your process that would make your job easy.
Q4. Backlinks are super important for Google rankings. Can you tell me some ways in which you are making backlinks for your blog?
You are right. Backlinks are fantastical elements to make trust in search engines’ eyes. At the same time, we can’t deny that “Content is Always King”.
Deliver valuable content (targeting high search volume and low difficulty keywords) better than your competitors. You can get a better search ranking even if you have zero backlinks.
However, it would be best if you create some high-quality backlinks that give an extra boost to your website ranking quickly.
Here are some best ways to create backlinks for your site
But you must remember these points while creating backlinks for your website. Otherwise, you may face some problems in the future.
If you consider these things while creating backlinks for your websites, you will get maximum benefits to improve your search ranking.
Q5. Sales and traffic are the pain for every blogger and SEO out there. Please tell me some ways which a blogger can drive traffic and make sales from it?
There are a lot of reasons that affect your website when you try to generate traffic and sales.
But if you have chosen the right path, then no one can stop you from success. I will try to highlight some essential and crucial points that you need to consider.
Especially for beginners, it is quite challenging. Do you know why?
Because they just started and didn’t have much experience growing and bringing organic traffic on a new blog quickly.
Here are some essential points that help you to drive traffic and generate sales for you.
These are some crucial points that make you successful in the blogging journey. Apart from that, you may try your strategy at your convenience. But remember one thing, there is no shortcut in that.
Q6. Archana, mam, you have opened a guest posting for your blog. Can you tell the reason and its pros and cons?
Yes! I am accepting guest posts on my site if the contributor follows terms and conditions for guest post submission.
Accepting guest posts on your site can be beneficial for you in various terms.
It’s like a give-and-take process where contributors get quality backlinks, and you will get one quality article free of cost.
Along with that, you will get some quality traffic on your blog when contributors share their guest posts in their audience circle.
If you are strict with your guest post policy, then you will never get harmed. However, you must have to consider the following points while accepting guest posts on your site.
Q7. I have read one of your interviews in which you said that you do blogging part-time along with sir (your husband). Can you tell me do you still do blogging part-time or full-time?
Yes! We are still doing part-time blogging and gradually shifting it to full-time. But due to some circumstances, we can’t say how long it will take.
Remember, blogging is all about your passion and interest. If you have these two things, you can make decent money to live your life boss-free.
However, you have to put your extra time into it. You can take the example of Navin Rao, Santanu Debnath, Chayan Chakrabarti, and many more, who are making a significant amount of money while blogging part-time.
Q8. As a housewife, it is really difficult to manage blogging. Can you tell your daily schedule like how much time you give to blogging, networking, social media, etc.?
Yes, you are right being a housewife, it is tough to effectively manage time for blogging, promotion, and social media.
Though, I can manage 4 to 6 hours daily for my passion. As I have said earlier, I have several blogs, so in that case, I have divided the entire month (two days for each blog) for every blog on a priority basis.
On completion of my last blog, I gave two days for social media handle & blog promotion.
I kept half a day (from two days) for topic research, keyword research, and blog outline preparation.
This is all about my blogging timeline.
Q9. Mention some productivity hacks that you use to maintain your productivity despite working so hard?
Everyone has a different strategy to increase their productivity. So you also have to make a plan to improve your daily productivity.
However, here are some hacks that you can try for increasing your productivity,
Apart from that, you can try perfect tools (according to the nature of tasks) that will make your job easier than ever.
Q10. Archana, mam, you are a networking queen. Can you tell me some ways one can easily be friends with pro bloggers?
I am not a networking queen; however, I always try to make a good and long relationship with social media friends.
You can also do the same. You just need to find the expert in our niche, follow them, and join their community.
Give respect & value to them first and then expect support from them. It is a win-win situation for both.
He will get a free audience, and you can show your presence in their eyes. You can read the amazing article by Ryan Biddulph – Why Should You Network Generously As A Blogger In 2023?
Q11. Tell me some tools that you use on a daily basis to maintain your regular and SEO tasks?
There is no doubt that some tools enable you to make your workflow much more effective and I would highly recommend you to use them as and when required.
I am also using several tools to make my work easy and save time as well.
Here is the list of some tools that I am using for different purposes
These are the primary tools that I am using right now for blogging purposes. These tools help me a lot to make my effort worthy and save massive time.
Apart from that, I use many other premium WordPress tools that make my entire workflow smooth functioning.
Q12. Social media is a great way to generate initial traction to your blog. Can you mention the social media platforms that you use and methods to drive traffic from it?
Nowadays, social media has maximum traffic & sales potential. If you know how to use social media effectively, you can extend the opportunity to generate traffic and sales.
Because there are millions of people active on the various social media platforms who might be interested in your content.
Apart from that, you can make a lot of money from social media.
You can learn more here about how to leverage the power of social media and make money from it.
BTW here are some tips that can help you to generate some quality traffic on your blog quickly.
I am not very active on social media. However, I am getting decent traffic from LinkedIn and Pinterest.
Q13. Archana mam, can you tell me about your future projects? Where do you see yourself in the next 3 to 5 years in this blogosphere?
Well, I have no such big plans, but I have set a goal to launch some products like eBooks, courses, publish more content, etc, in the upcoming days.
I wanted to make this blog a one-stop solution for every new blogger who can take full advantage of establishing their blog without making a common mistake.
I don’t have big ambitions but surely want to be a successful blogger in the next 3 to 5 years.
Q14. Mam can you please give some motivation to my readers who are struggling to make a mark online. Also for motivation can you show us some of your income proof?
I wanted to share one thing, you should never lose your hope with your audience because blogging is not an overnight millionaire scheme.
It would be best to work hard, learn the blogging basics & related skills, etc, to improve your performance gradually.
Be consistent & focused on your timeline to maximize your productivity.
So, Explore – Observe – Learn – Implement and repeat until you start getting positive results.
Along with that, if you have come into the blogging world for only making money, then, believe me, you have chosen the wrong path.
In the Blogging field, your “motivation should not be the Money” instead it should be to make yourself perfect in what you are doing.
You may have probably heard this line “Kabil Bano, Kamyabi Jhak Maar Ke Paas Aayegi.”
I hope you have got enough motivation and you don’t need income proof anymore.
Q15. Some testimonials and suggestions for my Question Blogging?
Nishant, you are doing a fabulous job on your blog and consistently delivering informative content. Keep it up.
At the initial stage, you must focus on providing valuable content and keep on learning more skills to boost your blog performance.
One more critical point is never to compromise with the content quality. Keep balance while creating backlinks (nofollow & dofollow) for your blog. It should be better than your competitor and 100% unique.
Because “Content is Always a King”
Nishant is an emerging blogger who consistently provides high-quality content on his blog. He is continuously growing towards his goal. If you are a beginner, then you must follow him to get some motivation.
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It was great having Archana mam on my blog. She gave some of the most valuable insights through this interview that you won’t find anywhere else.
If you follow these tips then it would surely help you make a better blogger.
Now it’s your turn to tell me which part of this interview do you liked the most in the comments down below.
Also, if you have any queries about blogging, SEO, and affiliate marketing you can easily tell me through comments or my Facebook group.
I would love to help you out.
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