Interview: Meet Oluwabiyi Ayodele The Brain Behind EarnBase.com
Let me present to you Oluwabiyi Ayodele Samson, a graduate of the University of Lagos. He is passionate about entrepreneurship which influenced his decision to build a platform called www.earnbase.com for all Nigerians and neighbour countries. EarnBase is an Entrepreneurial and Skill Acquisition Blog with exclusive information, training, interviews and news for entrepreneurs. The blog is mainly created to provide all readers in Nigeria and throughout the world for necessary information, training and tools to succeed in the business world.
Earnbase is also an empowerment and skill acquisition blog that equips every individual with the right skills to be financially independent.
I know as you are reading this you are eager to enjoy the interview. Well, don’t let me bombard you with many words. Take your time to enjoy our entrepreneur for today.
did you start blogging professionally?
started blogging professionally last year 2015 and start making money with my
blog two months after.
your profession or just a hobby?
to me is more of a hobby than a profession.
about your blogging journey so far?
Ayodele: Honestly, it’s
not being easy because nobody was ready to take me by hand while coming up. You
know how it is when you learn almost everything from experience. Though, this
made my learning very grounded and pure. Aside from that the BIG boys in the
industry are not just friendly. I don’t know why this is so, but that is just
the nicked truth.
expectations (short term, long term, financially) when you started blogging? If
yes, what were those expectations?
just started blogging because I felt some things should be totally FREE and
people are charging so high to teach people.
choose the niche(s) that you have chosen to blog in ?
Passion guided me! I love anything that as to do with entrepreneurship, period!
receive any professional assistance or did you created your blog yourself?
created my blog myself; remember, I told you I was a web designer. So,
developing a blog was not an issue at all.
other blogs that you run and if yes, what are they and what they are all about?
have another blog on fashion and entertainment. Remember, I am not too good in
fashion; so, I left the blog for my fiancé to manage.
Give us the latest statistics of your blog (Visitors, daily
page views, earning and other stats that you want to share)?
I will love to keep this private. If anyone cares to know; I have a training in
which I will take them through my account and blog statistics; including my
FREE methods of driving real organic traffic.
manage time to run your blog efficiently?
play games neither do I watch football. So, I have lots of time left to run my
time do you really spend on blogging?
of 6 hours daily!
think is the best strategy you use to get more traffics to your blog?
in blogging! People will always come back to your blog when you are sincere and
open with your posts.
really think is the best social media strategy for getting more traffics to a
me; facebook works best.
important is Facebook to you in blog promotion efforts and do you think it is
important for a blogger to have a Facebook group or page ?
you don’t use facebook to promote your blog then you are probably not blogging
neither should you rule out facebook page also.
media channels do you think a blogger should have accounts on ?
as possible but I have only four: facebook, twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.
blog posts is very essential. Do you normally create your own images or do you
get them from the Google or websites and give credit back to the original
from Google and sometimes creates my own image; depending on the time and the
is one of Google’s algorithm signals that tells them whether people are engaged
on a blog. What do you do to keep your bounce rate very low?
update my blog with valuable contents.
hard to get new contents for blogger. How do you find new source of contents
for your blog?
and social media are good sources of inspiration for me.
most challenging moment in your blogging journey so far?
up was not easy! People won’t visit your blog and even those who did won’t
leave a comment. Lol
some of your favourite bloggers and explain why they are your favourites?
Ogunsaya and Olusegun Fapohunda, I love these guys because they are straight
forward and friendly
motivate yourself to keep the blog running?
visit some top blogs in Nigeria; it’s that simple.
any famous or interesting personnel on your blogging journey?
any specific goals to be achieved for the rest of this year?
to have some group of entrepreneur who are really making money both online an
normally set goals you want to achieve each year for your blog?
really feel is the right time to monetize a blog ?
readers unknowingly suggested so!
Marketing, Ecommerce, Training and Adesense
were to monetize their blog by providing direct services, kindly suggest some
direct services that you would recommend experience and new bloggers reading
Marketing, Ecommerce and Training
you rate your own blog on a scale of 1 to 10 and why would you rate it that way?
because I am still growing and my readers are always happy with me.
SABTrends Blog on a scale of 1 to 10 and why would you rate it that way?
Ayodele: 8 because
SABTrends Blog is already made and we are happy with SABTrends
for the opportunity given to this blog to interview you.