How I Made a over $12,000 in my 9th Month of Blogging

How I Made Over $12,000 In My 9th Month of Blogging

It’s income report time and it’s my 9th month of blogging! The last day of January is here and I’m tallying up my numbers.  How’d I do?  I’ll show you the full income report including what worked and didn’t work, income sources, and more!

Ready. Set. GO!

How I Made Over $12,000 In My 9th Month of Blogging

WHAT WORKED

Ok, so in January, I was feeling renewed and I was ready to take my blog to the next level.  I knew that if I wanted to get serious about blogging income that I had to focus on services and product sales so I did and I had my highest income month ever!

I actually spent very little time on social media including scheduling pins in Tailwind and I still had growth. Here’s where the numbers fell at the end of the month.

PINTEREST

Ended 2,786

How I Made a over $12,000 in my 9th Month of Blogging

INSTAGRAM

Ended 6,202

How I Made a over $12,000 in my 9th Month of Blogging

TWITTER

Ended 25

How I Made a over $12,000 in my 9th Month of Blogging

FACEBOOK

Ended 340

How I Made a over $12,000 in my 9th Month of Blogging

My Social Media Super Tricks

How I Made a over $12,000 in my 9th Month of Blogging

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WHAT DIDN’T WORK

Not much. I published a handful of posts, focusing on promotion instead of churning out low quality, high quantity posts. All in all, I’m super thrilled with my efforts.

Now, onto income!

January 2017 Income

You can make income blogging in several different ways.  Here’s how last month’s income panned out:

Sponsored posts: $0

Freelancing: $1,789

Product sales: $350.28

Affiliate sales: $849.93

Site sale: $12,000

Total Gross Income $14,139

Expenses

Convertkit newsletter $49

Teachable $99

Sendowl $15

Canva for Work $12.95

Total Expenses $175.95

Total Net Income $13,963.05

HOW I MADE OVER $12,000 IN MY 9TH MONTH OF BLOGGING

There ya go! How was your January blog income?

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10 Responses

  1. Gin
    Gin at |

    What is the Site Sale one? Does that mean you sold your website? If so, how does one go about doing that? I’m so curious about that one..

    Reply
    1. admin
      admin at |

      Hi Gin,

      Yes, I sold my 1st blog. I sold through Flippa. It was a great experience. Check out my post about selling a blog, http://www.lovemyblog.org/sell-blog-like-pro/

      Thanks for your comments. Reach out if you have any questions.

      Reply
  2. Kate
    Kate at |

    Congrats! What does “site sale” mean though?

    Kate | katelovesmakeup.com

    Reply
    1. admin
      admin at |

      Thank you Kate! I sold my 1st blog 🙂 Thanks so much for your comments.

      Reply
  3. Debbie Gartner
    Debbie Gartner at |

    Congrats on selling your blog. That’s awesome I saw it earlier today with someone else and I got confused. Now, it all makes sense. Way to go.

    Reply
    1. admin
      admin at |

      Thanks Debbie. Sorry for any confusion. Thank you for the kudos, I appreciate it!

      Reply
  4. Kecia | OnlineIncomeMom
    Kecia | OnlineIncomeMom at |

    Very nice, Jenn! I keep meaning to add your new blog to my Feedly account. I didn’t realize you had sold your other one until the author name changed. You had a very successful sale!
    Kecia | OnlineIncomeMom recently posted…Income Report: How I Made $3,088 in December 2016My Profile

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    1. admin
      admin at |

      Aw, thanks Kecia. Yes, I was very happy with it. Thank you!

      Reply
  5. Valerie Pierce
    Valerie Pierce at |

    You reference Freelancing in your Income Report. Would you please tell me what type of freelance work?

    Also congrats on your site sale! Would you please tell me how long you had the site before you sold it? I’m about to read your post about selling site like a pro. My apologies if you answer that question in this post.

    Thanks so much for sharing!

    Reply
    1. admin
      admin at |

      Hi Valerie,

      I do a lot of different things with freelancing including freelance writing, social media management, and consulting. Thanks for the congrats. I had the site for 9 mos. thanks for your comments!

      Reply

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