7 October 2014

#Wordup blogger's meet powered by BigRock and Indiblogger

Date: 20 September, 2014
Venue: BlueFrog, Mathuradas Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Website: http://www.bigrock.in/ 

Indiblogger meets are always fun, but this was different, a day dedicated to blogging, talks about blogging, vlogging, SEO, Monetization, creative writing and more.
The event was at BlueFrog in Lower Parel, oh man one of the most happening places in Mumbai and when I told hubby about the venue, he was like, THE BlueFrog!!! The event was a full day event scheduled for a Saturday. Left home early to reach on time, registered for the early 50's, yes they had a Moto G for one of the first 50 registers. Joined few of the fellow bloggers. Then was the official registeration at the Indiblogger and Bigrock registration desks, where we were handed over a bag full of goodies.After the breakfast, the event started off with a rock band by Inditeam, to break the morning blues and gear us up for a packed day full of talks on blogging.
Rock band by Inditeam
We were introduced to Bigrock the sponsor of the event. Who else is familiar to Domain, hosting and websites than bloggers. As a blogger we are always behind traffic to our blog and yes we know a blog with domain name always attracts more traffic.
Here is what Bigrock has to say,
"BigRock is a leading provider of web-presence solutions to small-businesses, professionals and individuals. We provide our clients a complete suite of products that help them establish & grow their online presence. Our product portfolio includes - domain registration, business-class email services (including anti-spam & anti-virus features), web-hosting services, website builder products, e-commerce solutions and digital certificates. Our product platform represents 10+ years of investment in technology R&D and powers over 6 million domains."
The talk session started with Mr. Vinit Goenka. Mr. Goenka a National Co-Convener for the BJP’s Information Technology Cell, who has been working to create synergies between the industry and government, spoke on how BJP has been using technology in including public in policy making and governance.
Amit Agarwal, the blogger's guru gave us blogging tips. On how to play with our content, blog template and more to get more hits.
Anshul Tewari, founder and editor-in-chief of YouthKiAwaaz.com shared his journey from blogger to journalist. And how to promote our blogs on social media.
Lakshmi Rebecca's session started off with a short documentary from her talk show, 'Chai with Lakshmi' on planting Urban Forests adapting Japanese Miyawaki method, the video was so thought provoking and made us think of our environment.
After her brief intro, Lakshmi had her talk with Sunit Singh, the master mind behind the design of cleartrip.
Lakshmi Rebecca's talk with Sunit Singh
Next session was by Varun Krishnan, imagine a person ending up buying every phone which makes to the market, yes, he is such, the Founder of FoneArena.com, on his mission to find the perfect phone. FoneArena.com has been delivering latest news and updates on mobile phones. Varun Krishnan spoke on blog monetization, on how you can turn your writing into earning.
Shree Krishna Chepuri spoke on the Legal aspects of blogging. On how you could play safe with your words legally, especially when in comes to leaders and politics.
The post lunch session started with Harsh Agarwal. Harsh Agarwal, who blogs at ShoutMeLoud, spoke on SEO, how key words, tags are important in your blog posts to guide the search engine to your blog.
Speakers busy clicking selfie
Next two sessions were by two gorgeous bloggers, Scherezade Shroff and Snigdha Manchanda. Scherezade Shroff, manage her Youtube channel, uploads beauty and fashion videos, make-up and hair tutorials and DIYs. Snigdha founder of Teatruck and Story Ninja, is a creative writer and an entrepreneur, providing people with good quality tea. While Sherezade Shroff, shared on how a simple video with your heart out, could get you a huge subscribers, Snigdha kept us engrossed with her story weaving skills.
Then was the stand-up comedy by Bhavish Ailani.

The day which started with a big bang by Inditeam's rock, ended with a rock band and group photograph. 
Hey, the goodie bag had a Free hosting and a .ME domain coupon valid for 1 year too. Can't wait to get my blog a domain name soon.


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