I love sharing my joys and achievements with the ShoutMeLoud audience (otherwise known as “Shouters”), and today I am very excited to tell you about a special honor for ShoutMeLoud.
ShoutMeLoud has a mention in The Week magazine!
Last month I received a call from a journalist who writes for The Week, and we talked a bit about blogging, entrepreneurship and the life of an internet celebrity. We chatted for an hour on various aspects of blogging, and the journalist wanted to understand, in particular, how blogs make money.
Here is the mention of ShoutMeLoud in the article entitled “Khans, Virtually” by Shweta Thakur Nanda, as published in the May 5th, 2013 edition of The Week:
Here is the text portion:
Apart from fame and financial gains, being a cyber celeb means self-employment, flexible work hours and pursuing your hobby as career. “What else can one ask for?” asks Agrawal. “It is, however, very difficult to make your parents understand what you are doing. It is new-age career.” But freedom comes with its share of problems. Agrawal says that the process of growth and mentoring that happens in corporate set-up is missing. And the ever-changing technology and short interest span of netizens often lead to insecurities about the future, as you are self-taught and your venture is like an experiment.
The Week’s interest in ShoutMeLoud is an honor and is appreciated, though it is certainly not ShoutMeLoud’s first magazine exposure. ShoutMeLoud has been mentioned many times in various magazines. In fact, here is an online version of one such mention in MyOD Magazine.
In other news:
In other news, this weekend I gave my first ever presentation on blogging at SAS Mohali (5th May 2013), and it was a great experience. It was an incredible feeling to be the guest of honor at the event. Special thanks to Shankar Bakshi for making this event happen. I will be sharing photos and seminar videos as soon as I can get my hands on them.
As my regular readers know, I usually don’t post updates like this one, but I realize that I’m able to achieve these kinds of honors because of you “Shouters” and your continued support, so it is important to me to share my moments of joy with you.
I have also put up a media coverage page to maintain an index of all past, current and future media coverage.
Also – heads up – I will be doing a seminar on blogging very soon, so keep an eye out for ShoutMeLoud updates.
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13 thoughts on “ShoutMeLoud in National Magazine “The Week” & My First Presentation on Blogging”
Wow great news. Well deserved. Keep those tips coming.
You deserve it man. Your hard-work deserves. You are the biggest inspiration for me.
Awesome! This is awesome. Many Congrats Harsh 🙂
Well, you are are no doubt an inspiring internet celeb. We’ll be waiting for seminar on blogging.
Harsh .. It was truly great to hear it from you got to learn alot .. And thanks alot for clearing all our doubts
I’m happy for you that you made it to “The Week”. It is an honor for us to have you here in the meet. Thanks very much Harsh.
holding of seminar is brilliant idea but try to make it a webinar as well to make all benefit from it even someone lives far away from India like me. Secondly I will be waiting to see your photos because your profile photo seems to be little stale and want to see your latest version (lol). Thanks for sharing such wonderful experience with shouters
Congratulations. I am a loyal reader. Thank you for all the great work.
Congrats for being published on a National Magazine. 🙂
It was a pleasure seeing you in the Chandigarh Bloggers meet and thanks for coming there for motivating and teaching us 🙂 😀
i have missed the chance of seminar.
i am also from chadigarh. if i know that u are coming for a seminar in Chandigarh i will definitely come.
i hope the video of seminar will come soon and i can learn some thing great from the seminar
Yeah Harsh !
You are an inspiration for all Bloggers and you are no less than a celebrity !
~I am a Fan
and Ya, why don’t you try vlogging ? it can take you to the next level I guess !
It is just my opinion !
God Bless You !
I am feeling lucky that i attend this meet on mohali and learn lots of things from Harsh. Lots of thanks to Shankar, Mohit and rhour for their great presentations.
Congrats u harsh for your achievements and wishing u lots more success, fame, good health and happiness.
Yes Harsh due to end term exams i was unable to come. But surely i want to meet you some day, hope if my dream would come true.
You have been an internet celebrity for long and you being featured in the Week Magazine is not at all a surprise. I wish you make it in the forbes list dude. You rock the Blogosphere… Keep rocking…