A Fascinating journey of an Engineer to a Fashion Blogger – Ritu Sharma (Girl Boss)August 4, 2018
Hello everyone, in our Blogger’s Interview Series today we have Fashion Blogger Ritu Sharma From XFML. In this interview with NettyFeed, she has discussed her journey towards love for Fashion and Modelling.
We are very much thankful to Ritu from XFML for taking the time to answer the questions. So without much delay, let’s take into the interview now.
Can you tell our readers about yourself?
Answer: I’m a blogger from India who blogs about Fashion, Lifestyle, Travel, Health, Relationship, Woman’s, Blogging, Digital Marketing, Small business and Technology. I started my blogging journey with Xclusivefashionmeetslifestyle.com and later added theeverylady.com website which is specific for Lady into my blog network. I’m an Information Technology engineer by education, Digital Marketing Manager by profession and a Blogger by passion.
I’m a huge fan of fashion, I always obsessive with my outfits and combine them in a creative and original manner.
My friends describe me as a Fashion influencer, Designer, Digital Marketer, Model and an Engineer.
When and how the Xclusive Fashion Meets Lifestyle blog ideatook place?
Answer: Since my childhood I was fascinated with fashion, but I become digital marketer by profession as I studied Information technology and as a profession, I love my work, but I always find something is missing in my lifestyle and then explore this is my passion for fashion.
For that, I started looking for an alternative to be a fashion icon. In January 2017 I found I can start a small piece on Internet In that I can write everything about my personal experience and experiments on lifestyle, fashion, makeup, travel diaries, business etc for others. And since then I started my first blog that is XFML. In very short time XFML becomes very important part of my life, I’m loving it. And that’s how I began my Fashion Blog – XFML
Are you a full time blogger? How much time do you spend blogging weekly basis?
Answer: Nope, I am not a full time blogger as of now but I will be full time blogger soon. I spend 10 to 12 hour on blogging weekly basic.
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What is the information that you share with your readers on your Xclusive Fashion Meets Lifestyle blog?
Answer: I usually share the fashion, lifestyle, travel tips but not limited to fashion, style on Xclsuive Fashion Meets Lifestyle.
As a blogger, what are the challenges you face? How you pass over them?
Answer: Blogging is all about learning from your own mistakes. I had lots of issues in the beginning most of them are to gain traffic, to get brand collaborations and to get time from busy schedule. I pass over them by giving time for blogging after my 9 to 6 job, on Saturday I go for shoot and on Sunday I do write posts, editing stuff, etc, On daily basis I keep some time for social media posting, Interact with the followers. This is how I pass over the challenges.
Everyone has a favourite blogger by whom they got inspired. Name yours and why
Answer: I got inspired from Akanksha Redhu as her daily dose of fashion, with a bonus of beauty.
What tools do you use to manage your social media presence and to increase user traffic?
Answer: I use Hootsuit to manage my social Medias. To increase traffic I use to write unique content and share that content on social Media’s channels. I also interact with readers to solve there queries and give tips.
What is the revenue source of your Xclusive Fashion Meets Lifestyle?
Answer: Sponsored post and product reviews are the revenue source of my blog.
What is the big picture of your platform? What are your future plans?
Answer: I am looking forward to becoming one of the most versatile Indian fashion influencers for all the fashion lovers out there.
My future plans are:
In short time I will quit my 9 to 6 job and will be full time blogger, Also I am working to create my own fashion label.
Be in touch to get all the news regarding my own fashion label on https://www.instagram.com/ritu362/
What is your best motivation line that inspires you?
Answer: Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
Would you encourage other passionate people to start their blog and what would be a few practices you would suggest?
Answer: Yes, I would encourage other passionate peoples to be a blogger and start their own blog, I would Love if the blogger community increase.
1) Always write about your passion and personal experience for your readers, make your piece more attractive with your creative ideas.
2) Never think blogger as your competitors instead of that make a connection with the bloggers on your social butterfly’s like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Blogvin etc. and interact with them.
This will give a good traffic to your blog and you will get many innovative ideas from other bloggers.
Hope you’ve explored NettyFeed platform, what are your thoughts on it?
Answer: Yeah, I explored NettyFeed. Indeed it’s a best platform for the readers to get the tips on startup’s, technology, entrepreneurship and businesses. They are the final destination for your branding and promotion for potential coverage.
Keep it up NettyFeed!