An Interview With Prakash Takate – A Food Blogger at Foodie On Road
Just tell me a little bit of what food blogging means to you.
Ans: I love to write about what I love to eat.
What inspired you to start the blog?
Ans: Almost exactly 4 months back I started my blog, I wanted to give myself an outlet where I can share my food journey In and around India and Asia..now-now slowly it is becoming my passion
When did you realize this was going to become more than just a hobby?
Ans: When people started visiting my blog..appreciating my niche content…asking me to keep posting regularly
Why do you think food blogging has become so popular now?
Ans: If you see nowadays people are getting curious about new dishes apart from the traditional one…
What is the most time-consuming part for you as a food blogger?
Ans: writing SEO friendly posts, creating backlinks
Could you give some advice for bloggers who are starting out?
Ans: Have Patience, Be Honest…
What is the most important thing you should be doing as a food blogger?
Ans: Traveling, discovering new food joints
How much technical know how do you think someone needs to have if they want to become a food blogger?
Ans: At least basic HTML
What according to you is the best way to increase traffic to your food blog?
Ans: Create Backlinks via social media, write SEO friendly blog posts, keep posting regularly
How often did you post when you started off as opposed to now?
Ans: It depends, sometimes every week, sometimes every fortnight
How soon were you able to make your first 100 dollars?
Ans: I already made my first 100 dollars
What is your preferred source of monetization for your blog?
Ans: Gourmet ads, Google Adsense
Do you think there is a right time to start monetizing a food blog?
Ans: When you start getting healthy traffic on your site
Which is your favorite social network, if any?
Any last thoughts?
Ans: Best Of Luck …and do visit my blog https://foodieonroad.in