With this “Chill Chat With Cool Bloggers” series, I feel extremely happy to feature a versatile and a veteran blogger Rachna Parmar of Rachna Says and Rachna Cooks. She blogs about Parenting, Feminism, Relationships for Rachna Says and Cooking, Recipes, Health and Fitness for Rachna Cooks.
She’s a very experienced blogger in this blogosphere for nearly a decade. She has been featured in Femina’s issue of Top 50 bloggers in India. Also got featured on Huffington Post India, Women’s Web, Parent Circle and Elephant Journal.
Today I am very much delighted and honored to feature Rachna to our readers. I take this as an opportunity to learn many innovative blogging strategies from her through this chill chat.
We had our chill chat to know more about her successful blogging journey and her fun side too. Carry on to enjoy her words of blogging wisdom.
Chill Chat With Cool Blogger Ms. Rachna Parmar
Hello, Rachna! Tell us a little bit about yourself.
Rachna: I am an Entrepreneur and an Editor along with being a blogger and a writer. I have won a few blogging awards and have been published in many magazines, portals and newspapers. I am an avid cook, fitness enthusiast, pet parent and mom.
Q1.An ever since moment in your blogger life or your turning point in blogging.
Rachna: I really can’t think of a turning point. I guess taking the first step to start a blog was a joyful moment. Making so many friends and starting a new career because it was definitely very enriching.
Q2. Your definition of blog success.
Rachna: A blog that is easy to read has a defined niche and voice of its own and content that is engrossing and elicits a reader to think is a good blog. With these basic elements, such a blog has good readership and engagement which makes it successful.
Good readership and engagement make a blog as a successful blog.
– Rachna Parmar
Q3. Your top 2 regular practices that have helped you in blogging.
- Always write with passion and honesty.
- Do your best work consistently.
Q4. Your motivational factor for your best blog.
Rachna: My motivation for all my blogging is in writing what I believe in.
Q5. One relationship who contributed to making your blog.
Rachna: My children whose childhood was the reason I began blogging. The support of my family and friends which keeps me going.
Q6. One factor, out of your comfort zone in blogging.
Rachna: Dealing with aggressive PRs and clients who want free work though I have gotten better at it over the years.
Q7. A book / movie / person / blog that transformed you.
Rachna: The Book Thief is among one of the most impactful books that I’ve read. There are many movies too.
Q8. Your strength and weakness as a blogger.
Rachna: My strength is my honesty and simplicity of writing. My weakness is that I can’t suck up to people and resort to flattery.
Q9. One principle you are proud of.
Rachna: Staying true to my passion.
Q10. Blogging tips to share with your readers.
- Write regularly and pay attention to your content.
- Proofread your content and use pleasing images.
- Read regularly and leave genuine comments.
- Build a community.
- Support other bloggers.
- Don’t sell yourself short.
- Don’t work for freebies.
- Work towards building your brand.
Best Blog – Diary of a Doting Mom, Cybernag, Obsessivemom, Life of Leo, Metanoia, Shanaya Tales and many more
Best Blogger Friend – Tough one to answer as there are so many. I count Ruchira Shukla, Vinita Bahl, Zephyr, Prudhvi Latha and Shailaja Vishwanath as my closest friends from the blogging community.
Best Dream – Whenever I see my late mother
Best Food – Prawns in any form
Best Book – So many
Best TV Series – Many.
Best Life Motto – Stay True to Yourself
Thanks much Rachna for this awesome interview. You never failed to make me inspired and this interview is the perfect highlight. We feel proud to have you as our Featured Cool Blogger.
Dear readers, please leave your queries, if any, in the comment section and we will try to get them answered by her.
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