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Don’t care about your writing skills: Srivathsan

Srivathsan

Srivathsan

Hi Everyone, I’m Srivathsan from Tamilnadu, India. I own Steal-Ideas(http://www.steal-ideas.blogspot.com/) and Explore Orkut(http://www.exploreorkut.blogspot.com/) blogs. I’m a Sagittarian born on march 19th, 1990. I’m born and brought up in Chennai. Currently I’m doing my final year in B.com with Madras university.

Actually, I haven’t just found one thing that I’m passionate about, I’ve found several things that I’m passionate about like blogging, gadgets, loud music, light weight flash games, mobile phones, cricket, food, dance and movies. In short – I’m a Student, Social Networking Addict, Google Chrome User, Love Blogging, Long Driving, Loud Music, SE Mobiles and Proud Indian

Interview

Q: Welcome to Speakbindas. Tell us since when blogging has been a part of your life? Was there any motive or inspiration as a backbone of it?

  • A: First of all, I wanted to thank you. It’s been six months since I have started blogging seriously. Before that I was just playing on blogger widgets and templates, wasting time on my blog and other stuff. I created my blog for writing blah blah fun thoughts which come to my mind randomly but as days pass by it turned to be a simple fun filled tech blog.

Q: What is your blog all about? Which topics you cover there? Is that you alone running/maintaining the blog, or have a team?

  • A: On Steal-Ideas – It’s all about Internet, Web Applications, Social Media, Utilities, Operating Systems, Blogging and SEO Tips.
  • On Explore Orkut – I just love the social networking site Orkut. So, I Explore and write about orkut communities, events, bugs, and finally it helps you to stay beautiful and surf safe on Orkut making your social life more active and stimulating.
  • You can find every post having some innovative ideas behind it and I don’t write things which make my readers bored. Currently I am the only writer of both the blogs.

Q.: How important is it for the blogger to interact with their readers? Do you respond to all the comments that you receive?

  • A: For a successful blogger, Interacting with his readers is must. Blogging is a two-way communication tool. So that when we interact with readers, we can know their taste and write/blog according to that. It not only improves our blog readership, but also receiving feedbacks and suggestions on regular basis help us to build a clean online relationship. I reply to all the comments in my blog and also respond emails from my readers.

Q: What are the present statistics for your blog, i.e. number of daily visitors, visitors geographical status etc.?

  • A: On Steal-Ideas – 400+ daily visitors (65% from Search engines) and Visitors are mostly from United States, India, Canada, Philippines and Australia.
  • On Explore Orkut – 200+ daily visitors and they are mostly from India, Pakistan and Brazil.

Q: Is blogging for you just a passion or a medium for earning too? Does it help you to earn enough cash to quit a 9 to 5 day job?

  • A: I Started Blogging as a passion and when I got introduced to Adsense, it turned to be a medium for my pocket money. To be frank, No one will waste their time and energy for blogging when they didn’t earn anything from it (knowledge is set apart) but how will you pay your internet bills? When money comes in, automatically passion also comes in. Don’t ask me how? Simple – Increase your passion and make money from it.

Q: Who are your favorite bloggers, whom you read frequently?

  • A: The Man behind Shoutmeloud.com – Harsh, Chaaps.com – Chethan, Blogtechnika.com – Himanshu, DailyBlogTips.com – Daniel Scocco, Problogger.net – The Man on Green T-shirt – Darren Rowse, Digital Inspiration – Amit Agarwal etc.
Srivathsan

Srivathsan

Q: From the secret bucket of your blogging experiences, what tips you would like to share with the fellow bloggers?

  • A: Don’t care about your Writing skills or don’t hesitate to tell your views, Start a blog today and Write one post/day. Over the span of three months – You’re a Blogger.
  • Don’t spam your blog link everywhere, don’t write copy paste stuff, Even it may be 2 lines – write in your own words.
  • Rome was not built in a day – So on every achievement there is a hard work, sacrifice and patience. Finally I would like to say only one thing for people who blog –
  • Don’t give up – Be patience – Post 1 article a day – Respect your readers – Success on your way.

Q: Do you believe that blogging completes you? If yes, tell us how?

  • A: Yes, Blogging taught me how to be self disciplined, Time management, to stick with goals and to build a positive energy from negative comments πŸ˜€

Q: What was the happiest and gloomiest moment of your life?

  • A: On personal life – I don’t remember exactly.
  • On Online – When I got my first 5$ for selling rapidshare premium accounts, then was on cloud nine after seeing the mail from speakbindas πŸ˜›

Q: Say, you are sponsored to travel to 3 world destinations, where you need not to worry about costs for food, hotel or anything. Which destinations would you pick up, and why? Would you like to take someone along with you? If yes, whom?

A:

  • I’ll take my dad and go to Japan – I love Japanese people culture and wanted to know how they work all through the day effectively and love Japanese Electrical goods.
  • I’ll take my girl friend and go to France. Because France is one of the world’s most romantic countries which is a perfect destination for couples. Don’t think about French kiss :p lol ..
  • I’ll go with my family to Times Square of New York city.

Q: Are you into watching movies? If yes, which fills your list of favorite ones?

  • A: Oh my god ! I’m a movie freak. Recently, I was taken aback with 2012. and list of favorite movies ? I mostly watch movies in my regional language and some fav are Jeans, Billa, Alaipayuthey, Taare Zammen Par, Bombay, Chake de India, Minnale, Vettaiyadu velaiyadu, Gentlemen, Speed, Fast and Furious 1234 etc.

Q: How has blogging helped you other than money?

  • A: Talking with fellow bloggers helped me to gain knowledge and ideas for my next post. Writing post regularly and tweeting has made me to follow a good path rather than wasting time on chatting and playing games.

Q: What would be the one thing you’d change about yourself?

  • A: Sometimes, I’m lazy, not taking things seriously and playful –

Q: What is your deepest fear?

  • A: Nothing like that till now.

Q: If you could meet one person, dead or alive, who would it be?

  • A: Lakshmi Mittal

Q: Which is your favorite television show? Favorite songs?

  • A: I watch neeya nana on Vijay tv, Comedies on Adhitya , We the people talk show on ndtv – Sunday night etc. Songs – vaseegara from Minnalae, yaarodu yaaro from Yogi and few more..

Q: How much money do you have in your purse/wallet right now (including change)?

  • A: 1- 50 rs note, 3 – 10rs notes, 1 – 5 rupee coin and few change.. – total 90 rs.

Q: What is your favorite food? Any particular dislikes?

  • A: I’m a vegetarian and I love all south Indian vegetarian foods.

Q: What’s your take on the technological advancement these days? Does it make people’s life simple or complicated?

  • A: Nice question. It makes life easier – simple example is Pranav mistry’s sixth sense technology – where gesture interacts with physical world. But making it easier or complicated depends on the user hands !

Q: What do you think of “blogging is the next BIG thing”?

  • A: Yes ! One of the effective way to express and share your content.

Q: Any special message you would like to share with your blog readers as well with everyone else?

  • A: It’s only because of my blog readers, I’m able to give interview on speakbindas. Thank you all and Enjoy reading. Last but not least, There is no Gain without Pain – So work hard, set your target and achieve it ! Wish you all Good Luck πŸ™‚

About

Devang Vibhakar is the Founder and Editor of www.SpeakBindas.com. He has interviewed more than 350 people. His effort was recognized by Limca Book of Records, twice. He has been to Scotland as well as Germany as part of vocational & cultural exchange programs and has compiled five books so far. He's passionate about bringing forth interesting stories & interviews of entrepreneurs to avid readers of SpeakBindas. He can be reached here.

34 thoughts on “Don’t care about your writing skills: Srivathsan

  1. Hi Srivathsan,

    Indeed, you have produced some of the electrifying answers, which clearly proves that your future vision clear about blogging. Thank you for participating.

    Good luck, keep blogging.

  2. Thank you Devang .. I’m so happy πŸ˜€

  3. Very nice interview.
    Congratulations Srivathsan

    1. Thank you vaibhav bro .. πŸ˜€

  4. VeNkY says:

    Kalkura Vastsan. I really proud of you buddy. You were cheeky as usual with your answers. May you see more success in life

  5. Chethan says:

    This Pal’s Electrifying answers show how much depth he has gone into Blogging Field. As a Friend, He is a Very Nice Person, who dedicates his Time and he tries to Answer whatever question you ask. He Dreams Big and works towards it. Excellent Guide. Nice Teacher. A Complete Organized Person.

    About His Blog…Steal-ideas

    He Lists Every Interesting Stuff which he finds on Internet in a Very Nice way, You can Find Lots of Posts Like Top 55+ tool, Top 10 Lists and Many Such Huge Lists! The Steal-ideas Blog is more than a blog, It is a Useful Tech Directory!

    Wish You all The Best for You Future!

    1. ha ha .. flyin’ high πŸ˜€ Thank you so much bro πŸ™‚

  6. Arun says:

    Srivathsan is the one of great man i every c in my life

    thxx god 2 give a friend like him

    keep roxxx bro

    1. thank you arun bhai πŸ˜‰

  7. Leels says:

    First of all im very happy tht i got the privilege to be with this man for morethan a year now πŸ™‚

    He is such a dedicated person, who loves his blog to de core,

    You can get everything a blogger wants in his blog 8)

    All his efforts ll surely take him to great heights πŸ™‚

    Of course, he gave brilliant answers throughout πŸ™‚

    Keep rockin macha \m/

    love & luck

    – leels πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you leels πŸ˜€

  8. Tiger Sathish says:

    Superb Machi.. Really Rocking πŸ˜‰

    1. Yes, Thala fans rock everywhere .. thank you so much πŸ™‚

  9. Hari says:

    Good job bro πŸ™‚ Engeyo poita πŸ™‚ Keep it up…

    1. Its all becuz of your blessings bro .. thank you so much πŸ™‚

  10. Penny Stocks says:

    he is added on my gtalk but sometimes probs in chatting with him as he doesnt know hindi … lol

    a good interview, inspiring one for a newbie to build own blog and get going with it

    1. Oh .. really ? are you in my gtalk list ? I don’t know till now πŸ™ btw ping me once u come online πŸ˜›

  11. I know this dude.. for quite long time! πŸ˜€

    Nice guy.. and I can say he has a bright future.. not because he is studying engineering.. but for his passion for blogging and its output.. stay connected and kudos for your work.. cheers! πŸ˜‰

    1. Ahh .. thanks macha .. πŸ˜€ btw im not doin studing engineering πŸ™ Im a arts student πŸ˜›

  12. Harima says:

    That was a gr8 pleasure 2 read this interview
    and happy to c my buddy in this interview

    Keep Rocking
    Congo /

    Regards,
    Harima.

    1. thank you macha ( saptware enginiyer πŸ˜› )

  13. Himanshu says:

    Great achievement in a very less age. I am really inspired by the way you are going forward. Keep moving like this, you have to do lots of hard work to achieve success in life. Very happy to see you here. All the best for future.

    1. thank you so much bro πŸ™‚

  14. Shanker (Erode) says:

    Dai machi,

    Superb da… ithu maathiri nee taku taku nu pannil sonna nee enyayo poiruvae!!! he he…

    ok ok jokes apart…. Really superb… keep Rocking .. All the best da……

    1. Wow .. dint expect u here πŸ˜€ thank you so much da πŸ™‚

  15. heppi says:

    hey nice knowing more abt u thro this πŸ™‚
    am glad to have a talent indian as mi friend πŸ˜€
    keep rocking dude πŸ™‚
    luv u

    1. Thank you so much πŸ˜›

  16. Aathithyan says:

    Super bro u rock here too

    1. thank you aathi πŸ™‚

  17. Sukhjit says:

    Nice Interview. May god bless you.
    Hope you could give me some tips on my blog.
    Lets start with the design πŸ˜€

    Great work. TC

    Sukhjit

    1. thank you so much sukhjit πŸ˜€ I’m looking into your blog now ..

  18. Dinesh says:

    Nice to see yr interview here πŸ™‚

    My wishes to achieve more n more in blogging πŸ˜‰

    Wishes

    Dinesh πŸ˜›

    1. thank you macha πŸ˜€ btw stop playing mafia !

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Devang Vibhakar
Devang Vibhakar
(Editor, www.SpeakBindas.com)
SpeakBindas is a Limca Book of Awards winning blog. It's a PR3 blog with 1000+ articles & Interviews. Devang Vibhakar - Founder - has interviewed more than 350+ people and has been to Scotland, London & Germany. He's a writer, speaker, traveler & movie-goer !! He has also written four books. He's passionate about bringing forth interesting stories & interviews of people from various sectors of life to avid readers of SpeakBindas. You can reach him here .