Today we have Srinivas Tamada for the interview. Srinivas is an engineer, blogger, thinker and founder of 9lessons programming blog, a very popular web development site. Topics Tutorials focused on Programming, Database, Jquery, Ajax, PHP, Demos, Web Design, CSS and web apps. I used to read his blog back in 2010 and i was a fan.
Let’s learn from his experience and start the interview.
1. For the people who don’t know about you, Can you tell us a little about yourself and business or websites that you run?
I’m Srinivas Tamada an Entrepreneur, Blogger, Thinker and most important I live, eat and drink Web, in short I LOVE THE WEB.
2. How did you learn programming and development?
“Curiosity is free-wheeling intelligence.”, My Curiosity towards the world of web made me to learn web-programming. I’m not a great programmer but I feel I’m a great implementer.
3. When and How did you introduced to WordPress/blogger?
Actually I started blogging with Google Blogger around August 2008 and then switched to custom domain at 9lessons.info on 9/9/2009. And my first success was I did customized a blogger template, it made people turn towards me.
4. Every website has a story behind it. Tell us story of 9lessons.info. What was the motivation behind starting the website?
Simple “Make People fall in love with Your Ideas” I just presenting my ideas. Always want to explain complicated things in a simple way. I never followed University books, I have been following my own way.
5. Has Google panda impacted and how did u overcome.
Nothing much, I believe Google algorithms always emphasize more on best content.
6. What networking do you do that you feel helps your online business?
Organic(search) traffic helps you to reach real people, we should follow standard SEO(Search Engine Optimization) rules for better results. Social networking sites are for viral traffic, nowadays Facebook implementing new things we have to adopt all those social plug-ins.
7. What’s next for you, are you working on any projects or products we should be looking forward to?
Few days back I have released Wall Script (http://wall.9lessons.info), a collaboration of 9Lessons tutorials implemented with Jquery, PHP and MySQL. The Script gives a platform to build a social networking site and it stands with 900+ downloads till date.
At present I’m working on my dream to be an entrepreneur, with a small team of four we are excited to do special things on web and these special things are made at Egglabs (http://egglabs.in).
8. If there was one thing that you wish you knew before you started the site, what would that be?
Everything is possible in web, for best results we have to wait long time.
9. Where do you see blogging three years from now.
Pretty happy with my blogging career, it gives me lots of Internet identity and knowledge. Now I’m feeling very proud.
10. Tell us few apps/services that you are using these days. (for example: Mailchimp, GetClicky, Buysellads, Magazine3, etc,.)