There are many ways to earn through internet, but blogging is the best and the easiest of them. Different ways through which one can make money on internet are YouTubing, blogging, marketing etc., but what makes blogging different from the others is that it is all about writing about your passion.
Blogging is writing article about anything that you love. It may be poetry, politics, food, business, technology, investment, travel stories or success stories.
Blogging has now become a full fledged career option for the people. Earlier, it was considered as a part time venture, but the way it has proved its mettle has turned it into a viable career and business option.
Blogging has its pros and cons.
Its pros are that it is easier to start a blog and requires very less investment. further you can earn a lot simply by writing, and there is no need to show your face. In addition, it can help you to build a community, and community is priceless.
The cons are that it is very competitive now and one has to stay updated every time. In addition, it is time consuming also.
Blogging is currently booming in India, and we see people making tens of thousands of Dollars per month from it. But who are the most famous bloggers of India. Let’s check that.
10 Famous Bloggers Of India
There are a lot of famous bloggers in India. While some are known by their names as well as blogs, but some known only by their blogs.
In the following section, you will get a list of 10 such Indian bloggers who are the pioneers in their respective niches. They showed it to us that blogging has an immense potential and it can be turned into a great business.
- Shradha Sharma
- Nandini Shenoy
- Amit Agarwal
- Harsh Agarwal
- Varun Krishnan
- Arun Prabhudesai
- Malini Agarwal
- Sorav Jain
- Pradeep Goyal
- Anuradha Goyal
1. Shradha Sharma: Founder, YourStory
Shradha Sharma is one among the most influential bloggers of India. Hailing from Bihar, and carrying a dream of doing something big, she started a famous website called “Yourstory”, where she posts the stories of famous persons of India.
She started her website in 2008, and earlier she worked with CNBC media and Times of India. After going through a very roller coaster journey, her website, featuring more than 15k stories, is currently one among the most visited websites in India.
Shradha has more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram, and YourStory YouTube channel has 180K subscribers. She has appeared in Josh Talks, Sandeep Maheshwari show and was also placed in the list of 500 LinkedIn influencers world wide.
YourStory is currently enjoying more than 15 million visitors per month and generates more than 30000USD in revenue every month from Google AdSense alone.
2. Nandini Shenoy: Founder, PinkVilla
Nandini Shenoy is one of the top bloggers in India. She started her blog “PinkVilla”, where she posts all the Bollywood and fashion related stuff, ranging from what is happening in the Tinsel town to Bollywood Gossips to Entertainment News to airport looks of all the famous celebrities.
Nandini Shenoy has an engineering background. She pursued her B. Tech from NIT Karnataka, and later went to get her Master’s in ECE from Rutgers University, US. Later, she joined Microsoft as a software engineer.
PinkVilla website was started in 2007, when no one was there to make a dedicated website about the fashion and Bollywood. She started from posting stories and photos, and later, jumped to celeb interviews.
PinkVilla currently has 2.6 million followers on Instagram and around 900K on Twitter. PinkVilla website is visited by around 15 million visitors every month and it generates more than 25000USD per month.
3. Amit Agarwal: Founder, Labnol
Amit Agarwal is the first professional tech bloggers of India, who started Labnol.org in 2004. He is also running a tech blog under the name digitalinspiration.com. He is so influential in the blogging world that Hindustan Times calls him the founder of the Indian blogging revolution.
Amit is a web geek and an IIT graduate in computer sciences. Before starting his blog, he worked with ADP Inc.
Amit has been awarded with the title of Google Developer ExpertandGoogle Cloud Champion Innovator, besides being awarded with the Most Valuable Professional Award 5 times in a row by Microsoft.
He is a regular contributor for the world famous papers, which include The Wall Street Journal (India), CNBC TV18 and The Hindustan Times, where he writes articles on personal technology.
It is estimated that his blogs make him more than $30000 per month.
4. Harsh Agarwal: Founder, ShoutMeLoud
Harsh is a very young blogger who is famous for his blog named Shoutmealoud. He embarked on his blogging journey in December 2008. This blog was awarded with the Best Indian blog by Indiblogger in 2013.
Besides Shoutmealoud, Harsh also owns other blogs which are Coinsutra, WP Sutra, WPHostingDiscount and harsh.in.
Shoutmeloud is about blogging, search engine optimization (SEO), starting a business, social media marketing, podcasting, youtubing, affiliate marketing, and best web hosting services.
This blog gets around 2 million page views per month, that translate into $10000 per month.
5. Varun Krishnan: Founder, FoneArena
Varun Krishnan is one of the most famous bloggers of India. He is one of the earliest tech bloggers of India and he started his gadget blog named fonearena in March 2005. His blog is the largest data base of information related to mobiles and tablets.
Fonearena has articles related to phone reviews, phone launch updates, new cameras, advancements in robotics and computers.
Fonearena was awarded with the influential gadget blog global award and the most popular telecom site in India, owing to it being a one stop site for mobile and tech enthusaists.
The YouTube channel of fonearena has more than 200K subscribers and their Instagram handle has 24K followers. The blog gets a monthly traffic of more than 10 million, which translate into a monthly income of $30000.
6. Arun Prabhudesai: Founder, Trak.in
Arun Prabhudesai is one of the most famous tech YouTubers of India, besides being a famous blogger and a social media influencer. He started his blogging journey in 2007 by starting his blog named trak.in.
Born and brought up in Pune, Maharashtra, Arun got his B.Tech in Computer Science from DY Patil University. He worked at Weikfield Mnemonics Info Networks, before switching to blogging.
Trak.in blog is about business, technology, internet, telecom, gadgets, startups and bikes.
Arun Prabhudesai’s YouTube channel named as Trakin Tech has more than 10million subscribers and his instagram has more than 400k followers. His blog gets a monthly traffic of more than 6 million, which make him more than $10000 per month.
7. Malini Agarwal: Founder, MissMalini
Malini Agarwal, also known as Miss Malini is the founder of MissMalini Media, besides being a TV host and a best selling author. She is one of the pioneers of fashion and lifestyle blogging in India.
Malini embarked on her blogging journey around 15 years ago by starting her blog named missmalini, where she covers topics related to fashion, lifestyle, beauty and Bollywood. Prior to it, she worked as a DJ on Radio.
MissMalini Youtube Channel has more than 650K subscribers and its Instagram handle has 1.2 million followers. The blog attracts a traffic of more than 10 million per month, which generate a whopping $15000 per month.
8. Sorav Jain: Founder, SoravJain & Digital Scholar
Sorav Jain is one among the top digital marketing and social media marketing experts of India, besides being a business coach and an author. Sorav Jain started his blogging journey around 10 years ago, and he has many blogs to his name, the famous one being SoravJain.com.
Having obtained his master’s in International Marketing Management from Leeds University Business School, Sorav currently heads echoVME, where they help companies in digital marketing. In addition to echoVME, he is also the founder of a digital marketing training institute named as Digital Scholar.
Sorav has featured in the list of “top 25 Social Media Professionals of India”, published by Global Youth Marketing Forum. He is also the author of books named as “Social Media for Business”, and “101 Content Marketing Tips on Social Media”.
His blogs have a monthly traffic of more than 10 million, which generate him a monthly income of more than $30000.
9. Pradeep Goyal: Founder, Cashoverflow
Pradeep Goyal is the founder of a famous blog named Cashoverflow. This blog is about financial freedom and financial abundance, and hence you will find articles related to money making, money saving and investments on it.
Before starting his blog, Pradeep worked in a multinational IT company, and had also co-founded two startups named as schoolgenie and pocket science. He later left them, and started cashoverflow in 2015.
Cashoverflow is currently getting a traffic of 500K per month, which make around $6000 per month for Pradeep. What is mesmerizing is that this blog has very less number of ads, and most of its revenue streams are affiliate marketing, paid partnerships and paid ads.
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10. Anuradha Goyal: Founder, Inditales
Anuradha Goyal is the pioneer travel blogger in India, who started her blog Inditales in 2004. Besides posting travel stories on this blog, she would also write book reviews on it. However, later she made a dedicated book reviews blog named Anureviews.
She has written travel stories of around 18 countries and of every nook and corner of India on her blog. She has also spoken as various tourism conferences and seminars, as she wants to boost the tourism sector of India.
Inditales YouTube channel has more than 16K subscribers and its Instagram handle has 7K followers. Inditales blog is visited by around 1 million persons per month.
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So, these were some of the world famous Indian Bloggers, who have proved their mettle in blogging. They have shown us the true potential of blogging and have inspired thousand of others to join this field.
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Some of the famous bloggers of India are Shradha Sharma, Nandini Shenoy, Deepak Kanakaraju, Pritam Nagrale, Amit Agarwal, Harsh Agarwal, Varun Krishnan, Arun Prabhudesai, Malini Agarwal, Sorav Jain, Pradeep Goyal, Anuradha Goyal and Pradeep Kumar.
The founder of YourStory is Shradha Sharma. She started this blog in 2008, and it is currently visited by millions. It is estimated that this blog generates 30000USD every month in revenue.