This guy wrote more than a high school student does his homework and classwork combined. A collection of 12 personal diaries made him 'Word-Maniac' since he was 9. During the College (2010-2014), he would write for the newsletters, events and inauguration.
People write it because they write it; he was not among that list. Being Elocution and Extempore champion in Schools and College, Bhavik has always been good with words, be it any mode to expressing it.
Commenced with writing blogs for his own satisfaction, he started to get paid, though a little but sufficient to spend on weekends. Unfortunately, he couldn't do any more writing gigs in the college. Personally talked and lectured by Ketan Marwadi, CEO of Marwadi Shares and Finance Ltd and Founder of MEFGI Group, Bhavik was privileged during his college days. After completing graduation in Mechanical Engineering, Bhavik Sarkhedi was offered variety of options. He chose to work in one of the reputed organizations in Bhuj, Gujarat. He supervised Asia Motor Works from July 2014 to October 2015. Meanwhile, he is writing a book which will come into the scene later.
Not before 15 months were completed than he started to feel some unusual itching inside his brain. He thought of doing creative and innovative things he loved. And what he loved? Writing- It motivated him to jump off in full time content writing career. He published his first short story book 'The Weak Point Dealer' in March, 2015 which was not a hit but certainly a feather to his cap. Managed to get into Tenuz.com, Indiadesh.com and few local blogs, he survived November-December to get his rent and miscellaneous expenses; and then, his good time started.
He joined a technical writing firm in January 2016 where he was recruited with his past goodwill he accomplished. Trouble didn't seem to leave his back and the decision of jumpstarting into writing was evidencing immense doubt within him when he was dismissed just after 3 months of service because of company's new cost-effective policy. Unluckily, he occurred in the category of junior level employee who has joined recently.
There was nothing he can do but hold his nerve and look forward. Along with doing part time job then, he was continuously engrossing himself on LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Quora and Tumblr. He did manage to make several pages on diverse networks. Not only he began to find clients from different fields but also his engagement in social media heightened.
Without losing the direction, he kept on contacting digital brands to write for them. Tech Defence, owned by Sunny Vaghela ( Famous Ethical Hacker), contacted him to write for his company. The only hurdle was that he didn't have any many reputed brand name beside him, in order to look reliable. He then applied 'Reverse Branding' theory. In order to reach HuffingtonPost, entrepreneur.com might be a necessity and the chain goes descending.
Recently, he interviewed Ketan Marwadi and Sunny Vaghela, two of the renowned celebrity in their respective fields. For Mr.Sunny, he wrote “The Journey of an enthusiast who later becomes an expert” and “Setting up an empire popularly known as 'Marwadi', Ketan Marwadi speaks about his journey.” for Mr. Ketan
With inc42.com, one of the emerging startup blogs in India, Bhavik wielded his writing to contribute for it. Also, he continued writing for personal blogs, medium.com, BuzzFeed and other open writing platforms. According to him, it just gives him the confidence to write anything and everything on the web.
Enough knowledge of Guest Posting, SEO, SEM and other digital marketing aspects, in April, 2016, Bhavik Sarkhedi enrolled into 360 Degree Technosoft, one of the dignified and prestigious mobile app development companies across the globe. Even Pratik Kanada himself endorse him everytime he gets a chance. He reached Deep Patel, author of 'A Paperboy's Fable' to seek guidance about how to make a revolution in the digital market with no-nonsense strategies.
He is now a dedicated contributor to Entrepreneur, HuffingtonPost, YourStory, Inc42, e27, InternetBillboards, LifeHacker, BroBible and is making an arduous efforts to write for LifeHack; Influencive, founded by Brian Evans, has accepted the request to write for it; Elite Daily and Success.com are his next target to create a whole new personal brand and extend to the next level. Mr.Sarkhedi has carried off his march consistently and in no time, he is all over the web. His Freelancing clients include Musafir, an Internet-based travel agency, based in Sharjah, Dettol-a popular store of all types hygienic products and many other emerging brands which need content as the main source of growing their brand name.
His uninterrupted perseverance to be seen by the LinkedIn influencers was attained when he interviewed John Nemo. Subsequently, I could not help myself to be questioned by him and I did it too. A big fan of TV season, he always shows his creation in words and that proved worth when HuffingtonPost promoted one of his article. He is also interviewed by one of the most popular digital blogs ‘WriterStory’ after he published his first book. His insightful article with his CEO raised some eye-brows on the internet. The article is titled “Everybody is Sharing. Who is Reading?”
His recent novel and a first part of ‘Romantic Road’ Series, 'Will You Walk A Mile?‘ became his second published book (Kindle) in August, 2016. He says, "I know that Digital Marketing is the future. After few years, people are going to be digitalized. Why not to be prepared for it?" Nicknamed as 'Bk' and 'Weak Point Dealer' and localizing in Gujarat, he has garnered Google over ‘Bhavik Sarkhedi Gujarat' keyword but his ambition is to have his Wikipedia, Twitter and LinkedIn verified account and dominate 'Bhavik Sarkhedi' keyword. To his humbleness, he says, "I am really impressed by Leonard Kim's story of success. I follow him, stick with what he does, and abide by what he doesn't."
A young and ambitious boy of 90s has started his journey from personal diary writing and today, he has found the freshly developed methodologies of his own to rule in the 'Digital Market'. His new venture of ‘Digital Marketing’ and ‘Content Writing Services’ will be soon out. He has given it the perfect name “Write Right”.
How fascinating and captivating his twists and turns are? Let me know in the comment section.
This article/interview version is originally published on HuffingtonPost.
October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016
Stories by Shweta Suvarna