How to Survive in Pakistan in 2023?

Surviving in Pakistan can be challenging given the current socio-economic situation and high inflation rate. However, here are some tips that may help:

How to Survive in Pakistan in 2023 (Practical Tips from a Pakistani resident)

How to Survive in Pakistan?
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  1. Budgeting: Make a monthly budget to plan your expenses and prioritize your spending on necessities. Stick to your budget as much as possible and avoid overspending.
  2. Look for affordable alternatives: Try to find affordable alternatives for expensive items such as food, clothing, and household goods. Consider buying second-hand items, purchasing in bulk, or opting for local brands.
  3. Save money: Look for ways to save money, such as turning off unnecessary lights and appliances, walking or cycling instead of driving, and using public transport when possible.
  4. Stay informed: Keep yourself informed about the current economic situation in Pakistan, as well as any changes in policies or regulations that may affect your finances.
  5. Be resourceful: Be creative and resourceful in finding ways to earn extra income, such as freelancing, selling goods online, or starting a small business.
  6. Build a support network: Build a strong support network of family, friends, and community members who can help you in times of need.
  7. Stay positive: It can be difficult to stay positive in challenging times, but it’s important to maintain a positive outlook and focus on the things you can control. Try to stay optimistic and be proactive in finding solutions to your problems.

Remember that surviving in Pakistan can be tough, but with perseverance, creativity, and a positive attitude, you can overcome the challenges and thrive.

To get financially strong, I’d suggest your own blog.

Blogging is a great option for Pakistanis because it:

  • Helps you generate extra income
  • Builds your credibility as an expert in a particular field
  • Lets you connect with employers and clients

How to Start and Grow a Blogging Business in Pakistan?

To start a blogging business in Pakistan, the first thing you need to do is find a niche.

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A niche is a smaller topic of a broader market, for instance, “Freelancing” is a smaller market within the broader “Online Business” market.

How to pick a blogging niche? Check Amazon’s e-commerce categories and see which ones interest you.

Amazon categories for blogging in Pakistan

So, for instance, you like to talk about “Automotive” niche/topic.

You can start an automotive blog and publish blog posts related to the topic.

You can promote Amazon’s products and earn affiliate commissions through the Amazon Associates program.

Picked your niche?

Just start a blog. It takes a few hundred to thousand Pakistani rupees to start a blog these days. (Depending on how long you want to invest in a hosting)

Hosting is where your blog’s content is stored and accessed from.

Pick a quality hosting service so that your website remains fast and up all the time.

I’d recommend Hostinger as it’s also affordable. Pick a suitable package (Preferably one with a free domain name), choose a domain name, and install WordPress on it.

Once you’ve installed WordPress on your site, log into your blog by going to “www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin” and entering your login details (Set at the hosting panel).

That’s it. Your blog is ready.

Optimize WordPress Settings for SEO

Make sure your website is optimized for search engines.

Here’s a detailed video explaining everything in Urdu:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TmD5IaolN0

Find Keyword to Write On

Find keywords that people are searching for on Google and other search engines.

You can use Google’s autocomplete and People Also Ask box to find them.

Google autocomplete for keyword research

Another way to find these keywords is by using a free yet reliable tool like Google Keyword Planner.

Just enter your main keyword and it’ll bring you a list of related phrases you can write blog posts on.

Google Keyword Planner dashboard screenshot

Create a list of keywords with a decent avg. monthly searches and “Low” competition.

Write Blog Posts

Next, you can start writing on these keywords by hand or by using an AI writing tool like ChatGPT or WordHero.

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Here’s how you do that with ChatGPT.

Create a free account on OpenAI here if you haven’t already.

Then, just start making conversations with the AI.

Get it to write blog post content as if you’d instruct a human writer.

You’d be amazed how well it responds to questions.

You can write full blog posts with ChatGPT, but make sure you proofread the content for facts and misinformation.

Continue creating great content and optimize it with the Rank Math free plugin for SEO.

I hope you liked the blog post and will start your first blog today.

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