Blogathon 2013

Blogathon is a two-day workshop covering modern wordpress blogging techniques and hacks to help you start-up your own structured blog and a new career.

Event Details


21st - 22nd Dec, 2013


10:00 AM ~ 6:00 PM


The Playce, Mumbai


bringing you India's first official blogging hackathon. #design #code #launch

With a view of bridging the gap between expert bloggers and the freshers, Blogathon is a two day weekend workshop for young janta to learn and start-up their own KickAss blogs with a personal gyaan-sharing from the pro bloggers. Our Mission - To launch 100x successful blogs over the weekend. As simple as that!

Denzil Lewis
Chief Editor at WAT Blog

A die-hard web enthusiast and an alumni of IIT-Kharagpur, Denzil has been blogging for roughly 2 years and his strengths lie in content development and publishing.

Tanveer Malhotra
Cyber Forensic Investigator

Cyber Forensic Investigator by Passion & Profession | Tanveer is professional consultant to leading brands from the industry helping them with Indian and International Cyber Laws | Specializes in copyrights and patents protocols in India

Niranjan Yadav
Founder at Startcup and Switch Idea

Niranjan is a through-and-through entrepreneur and designer. Originally developing online tools from his home, he started out his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 16. Know more about him.

Utkarsh Agarwal
Founder at Inc42

Utkarsh is a BITS Pilani Undergrad student by day and a web-developer, designer, blogger, domainer, web enthusiast and entrepreneur by night. Exploring startups is his passion.

Blogathon Chimp
Guru of the universe and our team

He is a 88 year old blogger who's been into blogosphere since last 80 years facing a lot of ups and downs and surviving all of them and keeping the journey on to prove the worth to the world of his. Cheers!


The topics being covered include the following:

Right from blogging basics to Domain hacks, the speakers will be imparting right techniques and tips for fresh bloggers.

Smart bloggers know what plugins to use and when. Giving you the access to these right plugins is our job.

We love less talking and more doing! Focusing on your niche we'll help you build your own awesome blogs over a weekend.

An interactive workshop where you get to build amazing blogs on the top of wordpress. And, we do it in two days.

Blogging is not all about content writing. A focus on the backend processes and hosting solutions for students and starters will be included.

Designing and customization of wordpress themes for your startup. This will also include a well documented package of responsive layout framework.

In-depth analysis and real-time working on the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) to optimize your blog.

Monetization of your blog through top notch advertisers. A comparative guide listing the highest paying advertisers and how to get approved by them.

Upcoming Buzz

What are people already saying about the workshop

Matt Mullenweg
Founder, Automattic

Good initiative guys! Wordpress has a space for everyone beyond imagination, and something from India is worth watching.

Abhimanyu Ghoshal
Contributor, TheNextWeb

Wish I could go: Blogathon - two-day workshop on modern Wordpress blogging techniques + hacks (2-3 Mar, Mumbai) via Twitter

Alec Banks
Editor, HypeBeast

Nice start. This can really be a good alternative to the wordcamps. All the very best!

Jinav Satra
Founder, TeamAdreno

Are you attending Blogathon - A two-day workshop covering modern wordpress blogging techniques and hacks via Twitter

Aditya Kane
Editor-in-Chief, DevilsWorkshop

Interesting! Blogathon - India's First Blogging Hackathon | March 2013 via Twitter

Sharath Babu
From Bangalore

Hopefully one such event happens soon at #Bangalore via Twitter

Akash Angle
Editor, AngleHit

Seriously, it seems, you guys are really taking a great initiative. Lets catch up at the workshop. #Blogathon

Darshan Rane
Gamer and Developer

Blogathon is a two-day workshop covering modern #wordpress#blogging techniques and hacks via Twitter



Blogathon ticketing is priced keeping the young janta in mind. Reserve your spot before we run out of space.

SOLD OUT Gold Tickets



Basic Level

This is a Beginner Level workshop meant for those who want to enter into Blogosphere and have a complete hands-on experience on installing and configuring a WordPress blog. Introductory sessions on Plugins and Theme's (designs) structures will be covered. Focus on traffic generation, social media and monetization of blogs will also be a part of the workshop.


Time Workshop Slots
10:30 AM ~ 11:00 AM Registration
11:00 AM ~ 11:30 AM Introduction to Blogathon
Introduction of the Speakers
11:30 AM ~ 12:30 PM WordPress - Basics and Core
12:30 PM ~ 12:45 PM Short Break
12:45 PM ~ 1:45 PM Designing and Domain Hacks
1:45 PM ~ 2:15 PM Lunch Break
2:15 PM ~ 3:15 PM Content Curation and Publishing Insights
3:15 PM ~ 3:45 PM Bhajan with Neelkanth (Solo performance)
3:45 PM ~ 4:30 PM SEO Hacks and Keyword Filtering
Monetization of Blogs
4:30 PM ~ 5:30 PM Q&A Session
5:30 PM ~ 6:00 PM Networking and Team Building


Got a Question

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For more details

Rohit Maku
Workshop Manager

Evanjelina Krkić
Sponsorships and Marketing

Niranjan Yadav
Organizer and Operations


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