Blogging become another career options to earn money sitting home and working as freelancer or working 9-5. Both option have own merit and demerit. While you are working on freelance you can also write blog and make money from it similarly you can choose part-time blogging career working 9-5 office time.
Many Indian blogger making money online by blogging are also pioneer of blogging career in India. Indian Blogger identified blogging option in beginning of internet revolution in India. Here talking Successful Blogger From India Who Make Money Online:
Harsh Agrawal started ShoutMeLoud in 2008 and reach a point where blogging would become his primary source of income. He was a graduate student holding a B.tech degree in I.T., and looking forward to joining Accenture in 2009. and started blogging as a part-time hobby, and later learned about AdSense and affiliate marketing.
Started In: 2008
Blog Niche: Affiliate, Adsense, Direct Ads, Blogging & SEO Consulting
Source of Income: Google Adsense, Direct Ad Sales, Sponsored Reviews etc
Monthly Income: approx $34000.
Amit Agarwal is the pioneer of Indian blogging. Today, he is the number one tech blogger in India. He is totally unique and no one can be like him.
Labnol.Org blog was started by Amit Agarwal with a vision to spread the culture of blogging in India. Amit quit his job to become the first professional blogger from India.
Amit holds a degree from IIT which is consider as the highest B.Tech degree in India. He is also listed in Adsense success story by Google. Amit basically writes about How-to Guides and gives solution for issues related to technology. Labnol is undoubtedly the best blogs in India where you can find technology simplified for you.
Started In: 2004
Blog Niche: Tech Guides, How-to Guide
Income Source: Adsense, Blog Ads
Monthly Income: $60,000 per month = INR 30,00,000/-
Whenever I am feeling low, worrying about future, YourStory is what I refer reading. Yourstory is the perfect place on the web to learn how the great leader were born. This is one of the popular blogs in India that mainly covers startup related stuff to inspire people around online.
Basically, Yourstory emphasize on women power and why should not, when there are women who are such successful leaders. Shardha Sharma is the founder and editor-in-chief of Yourstory.
This blog has made a great market value in short time. It deals with success stories, business
guidelines and start ups.
Started In Year: 2010
Blog Niche: Entrepreneurship, Business guidelines.
Income Source: Adsense
Monthly Income: $30,000.
Amit Bhawani is a blogger who started his blog in 2007. His blog is all about technology and gadgets. He used to write about cell phones, tablets and tech news from around the world.
His maximum income from his blog was around $25,000 per month. That would be more than Rs 700,000/- per month. He used to get around 35,000 visitors per day. His blog was very popular. His other famous blogs include name like AndroidAdvices.com
Blog Niche: Technology, Gadget
Monthly Income: Approx $25,000/month = Rs 700, 000/-
Income Source: Mainly Adsense, Ads network
MouthShut is not exactly a blogging site but a consumer research and services web portal. The founder of mouth shut is Faisal Farooqui. He got his education from University of New York Binghamton. He frequently travels between USA and India.
The mouth shut web portal is a huge success and making millions of dollar every year. Well! One cannot predict the exact income generated by the website. However, we can tell, a team of professionals runs this web portal. Therefore, it is like a small company.
Blog Niche: Review, Adsense
Income Source: From ad placements, affiliate sales and premium membership etc.
Monthly Income: $22,000.
Fone Arena is the biggest gadget related Indian blogs which is run by Varun. This is also one of the oldest Indian blogs that was launched way back in 2005 (over a decade ago). Since then, it has grown into a massive gadget oriented blog covering all the news from computers, phones, cameras etc.
Started In: 2005
Topics Covered: Gadgets, Cameras, Computers
Income Source: Adsense, Direct Ads
Monthly Income: $20,000.
Bloggers Passion is also a great place where you will get some unique and working tips for blogging.
Myself ( Anil Agarwal ) founded this blog back in 2010. Since then, Bloggers Passion has become a very crucial part of my life. Its like I can’t imagine my life without Bloggers Passion and blogging.
Started In: 2010
Blog Niche: Blogging Tips, Make Money Blogging, SEO Tips and Web Hosting
Income Source: Affiliate, Adsense, SEO Consulting
Trak.in is a pure Indian blog which covers all the stuff strictly related to India. Trak was started back in 2007 by an America return Arun Prabhudesai.
In a interview Arun said, India has more capability to do more than other countries but lack proper guidance and awareness. This was the main aim behind Trak. Arun now resides in Pune, Maharashtra.
Trak.in is now India’s most read business blog. Along with the business news, Trak also deals with the trending technology in India.
Started In: 2007
Blog Niche: Business news
Income Source: Adsense
Monthly Income: $4000.
9Lessons – the only well known Indian blog which shares the web development tips. 9Lessons was started by Srinivas Tamada who lives in Chennai.
Srinivas is also a Engineer by education and a pro blogger by profession. Since I am also from the technical background I love reading 9Lessons.info.
You can learn various web technologies like css, jquery,php etc.on this blog. Srinivas also develops his own code and also seen selling this codes online. Basically 9Lessons is a blog focusing on programming.
Started In: 2008
Blog Niche: Programming, web technologies
Income Source: Adsense, Direct Ads
Rahul Bansal is from Pune like Arun Prabhudesai. Rahul is M.tech in computer engineering and now a full time blogger plus an entrepreneur.
His blog is devils workshop. He started his blog in June 2006 and writes about Internet and technology. To run his blog he has few bloggers with him.
Blog Niche: Entrepreneur
Monthly Income: $3,000 to $3,500 per month.
Income Source: Adsense, Advertisements
28-year-old Shivya Nath does. She lives the dream that most people just dream about. This year, Shivya marks three years of her life as a travel blogger and a digital nomad. In this time, she has hitch-hiked along Romania’s northern countryside, lived with the chocolate farmers of Costa Rica, journeyed along Canada’s great wilderness by train and swum with black tip sharks on Malaysia’s east coast, and more.
Shivya, who quit her corporate job to roam the world, says she hopes to inspire the young to step out of their comfort zones and discover the world!
start In: 2011
Blog Niche: Experiential travel, solo travel, and responsible travel
Monthly Income: Rs 0 to Rs 200,000.
Income Source: Blogging and social media campaigns with relevant travel companies that share my travel philosophy.
Twenty-three-year-old Imran Uddin started blogging in college to earn extra money and contribute to the family kitty. Today, he manages a number of other tech blogs.
Blog’s USP: When most bloggers are writing articles for traffic based on keyword search, I write a few articles from my personal experiences and this is what makes my blogs unique.
How much money do you make per month: I run two funded companies which are worth several million. But, if you ask how much I make from my personal blog then it’s around $10,000 per month.
How do you make the money: Display ads, affiliates, sponsored content and ads.
Ajay Jain started on his journey of discovery with his blog Kunzum.com The 46-year-old now runs a Kunzum
Travel Cafe and a ‘school’ to teach people about travel blogging.
start: Summer of 2007
Blog Niche: An element of surprise. Sharing experiences that people did not know existed and then presenting them keeping the traveller in mind so that others may not only feel inspired but also get the information to plan such trips themselves. I ensure that the text, photos, and videos are of the highest quality. To sum it up, the blog follows a four-part approach: Surprise, inspire, inform, and connect (with travel companies, hotels and other enablers for the journey).
How much money do you make per month: Ouch, this is a confidential one but since you ask, about Rs 3,00,000 per month. But figures go up and down.
How do you make the money: Mostly through brands who work with me to reach out to the traveller community. They pay me to be their brand ambassador, for mailers and ads, events and other branding exercises. I also make money from the sale of my books / e-books, and conducting workshops on travel blogging and photography.
Ashish Sinha is a Bangalore based blogger who started Pluggd,in in 2007, which in 2012 re-branded itself as NextBigWhat.com . He makes around Rs 4 Lakhs every month through advertisements and tie-ups with start-ups. His blog mainly carries articles about Technology, Entrepreneurship and Start-ups.
Every year it holds a conference called Unplugged where Start-ups demo their products. I remember way back in 2008 when Myntra and Flipkart were present at this conference. They have now gone on to become billion dollar companies.
Started In: 2006
Blog Niche: Technology, Entrepreneurship and Start-ups
Monthly Income: $17000.
Malini agarwal is the number one female blogger of the country who started career as a Radio Jockey with WIN 94.6 in Mumbai, which later became GO 92.5 and then Radio One 94.3. MissMalini.com was founded as a hobby blog in 2008, as an extension to the gossip column Agarwal had been writing on the side for many years, with Mumbai tabloid MidDay. Following a surge in readership, she decided to leave Channel V to focus full-time on the blog.
The blog draws inspiration from international sites such as PerezHilton and PopSugar covering all aspects of Bollywood and celebrity life. It also covers the latest in Indian and international fashion trends, along with lifestyle content such as Travel, Food, and Nightlife.
Niche: Travel, Food, fashion and lifestyle
Estimated Income: $30,000 / Month
Source of Income: Adsense, Affiliate Product, Paid Content
He is an affiliate marketer, professional blogger, a creative writer and a big thinker. He started his blogging career in 2011 , and never looked back. Read his blog to learn more about blogging and make money online tips.
Niche: Affiliate Product
Source of Income: Affiliate Product
Monthly Earning: $19,000.