Eduardo Giansante [edugiansante]
What is your blog address? What subjects do you deal with?
E-Dublin is the biggest website with tips and information to support brazilians in Ireland
What was it that made you create your blog? On what date did you start it?
We start it to help Brazilians that were moving to Ireland. We started in Jan 2008
What blogging system have you adopted and why?
WP - easy and very good
How many visits a day do you get? What type of comments do you receive?
Around 2,500-3,000 visits a day. All (or 99%) are questions related to living abroad
How has 'having a blog' contributed to your life?
You learn a lot from your readers
Have you created relationships with other bloggers or readers of your blog?
How often do you post? Does regular posting of your blog require a lot of effort on your part?
Once or twice a day. We have a team of 6 journalists writting
Does blogging bring in income for you? Can one make a living from posting?
We could but we have other activities as well
How do you promote your blog?
How would you define your readers? Have you got a faithful audience?
Very engaged, participative
Are there any blogs you follow daily or regularly?
A few, but not related to mine
Have you ever received gifts for blogging about your opinion of products or services? What do you think of bloggers who do that?
yes, that's normal as long as you're transparent with your readers by letting them know this is advertisement and not your opinion
How do you see your blog evolving in the future?
more dynamic, easier to interact with
What advice would you give to someone who wishes to begin a blog?
Write about what you like, don't think about monetizing, it will come with time