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Meet Amit Agarwal, India’s First Technology and Revolutionary Blogger

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Shruti Sharma

It is not difficult to accomplish your dreams, if you have the vision to see those clearly. This is what the success story of Amit Agarwal depicts. He marked a revolution in the world of web by becoming the first tech blogger of India.

Name: Amit Agarwal

Profession: Blogger and Owner of Labnol.org (a Digital Inspirational Blog)

About Amit Agarwal:

Amit Agarwal is the first Indian blogger, who brought a different opportunity of earning to India by way of blogging. He attained his Engineering degree in Computer Science from I.I.T. Amit has been a studious and topper student during his academic period.

Amit’s family background belonged to a business class. He has worked with top notch companies like ADP Inc. and interacted with clients like Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. Amit voluntarily left his job to choose blogging as his profession.

Labnol.org is one of the most popular and award winning blogs that deals with Digital information related to mobile apps and consumer software. He has developed several interesting web apps and Google Add ons. One of his amazing works includes Mail Merge for Gmail. Amit also writes a separate section on technology for some of the well-renowned publications like; The Wall Street Journal India, The Hindustan Times, and CNBC TV18.

Apart from blogging and other web related work, Amit is a regular spokesperson at major technology and blogging conferences. His blog, Digital Inspiration was established in 2004 and was ranked among the top 100 technological blogs. The objective of the site is to assist and benefit the people from the software tools and other web technologies. According to the listings, Digital Inspiration covers about 3+ million page views. It is also quoted by prominent publications like; Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNBC, Wired, and many more.

It is doubtless to comment that Amit has come a long way in his successful career.

Milestones:

  • One of the greatest achievements in Amit’s career was when Microsoft awarded him the Most Valuable Professional award for five years consecutively.
  • Amit is the author of an ebook, The Most Useful Websites. The ebook has an amazing knowledge on some incredibly useful sites on the web.
  • The Hindustan Times quoted Amit Agarwal as a revolutionary man for Indian Blogging.
  • According to The Economic Times, Amit is an out-of-the-box thinker.
  • He was also honored next to the Chinese Actress Xu Jinglei, for being Asia’s Blog Stars, Straits Times of Singapore.
  • In 2010, Amit formed India Blog School, which is a non-profit based enterprise. The goal behind this step was to bring the culture of blogging in India. Amit is also a curator of India Blogs, a catalogue of Indian bloggers.
  • Digital Inspiration, the initiative by Amit repeatedly won the Best Technology Blog Award by Indibloggies. There are lots of interesting facts and information that you must know on Digital Inspiration.

Motivational Factor:

Amit Agarwal is a Tech Deity. Amit considers himself as one of the passionate technology bloggers. It is true to a great extent as his success speaks it all. Amit has a robot in his brain and a money making machine in his wallet. It is through his brain that he has earned so well in a short span of time.

Amit thinks on those places where the limitations arise. This is what makes him a special person in the world of web technology. He has made the nation proud of his achievements. It is not just him who is enjoying this limelight, India feels rewarding to have him as a blogging professional. Although, Amit would have picked business as an easy option for his career due to his family background, he decided to take something different.

Amit’s instinct and his amazing knowledge in web apps have brought him this level of recognition. Instead of choosing an easy way round to make money, he opted for a smarter way. I am amazed to look at such people who do things differently without anyone’s support. It is no doubt that challenges arise with every step of success you take. Amit has successfully and smoothly climbed the stairs of success.

Being a studious student and a top engineer, Amit could have found a very attractive job opportunity; however despite the distractions, he followed his dreams. He is humble and modest to people who look forward to gauge some knowledge from him. It is a sign of a true professional, who believes in spreading knowledge than keeping it like a secret. My respect and praises to this man who has inspired many like us.

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Shruti Sharma
http://www.viralindiandiary.com

A dedicated, loyal and amazing woman, Shruti Sharma is a post graduate in Management (M.COM) and before joining VID as a senior author, she worked as a freelance writer for more than 3 years. Her unique style of writing and original quotes are loved by the readers. She is passionate about writing, dancing, music, and sketching.

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