Blog Income Report April- June 2016

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Hi guys! Again, I’m super late with this blog income report, but hey! Better late than never, right?!

I’ve been practically throwing my life into my book (and new job) so I really haven’t had a whole lot of time to focus on new content.

But I AM super-happy to say that I have a handful of new projects I’m working on right now, and I really think you guys are gunna LOVE them. Can’t wait to start sharing them with you!

Anyway, last blog income report (Q1) I shared the very sad fact that traffic had been going down pretty substantially over the past few months.

Well, uh… that’s still the case right now, at least for me, but that hasn’t stopped me from making a part-time income from my blog! Whoop whoop!

It’s amazing to think that 5 years ago I started this blog on a total whim, and here I am today finding ways to monetize something that I love doing.

So here’s what the breakdown looked like for April, May, and June:

April

Miscellaneous Sponsored Work: $525

Social Fabric Sponsored Posts: $400

Clever Girls Sponsored Posts: $175

Building A Framework: $40

Google Adsense: $11.38

Media.Net: $15.71

Amazon Associates: $15.54

Share-A-Sale: $4.50

TOTAL: $1,187.13 (23,979 Pageviews)

TOP POSTS:

May

Miscellaneous Sponsored Work: $465

Social Fabric Sponsored Posts: $545

Building A Framework: $40

Google Adsense: $17.07

Media.Net: $14.27

Amazon Associates: $4.80

Share-A-Sale: $1.16

TOTAL: $1,087.30 (22,323 Pageviews)

Top Posts:

JUNE

Social Fabric Sponsored Posts: $705

Building A Framework: $10

Google Adsense: $14.51

Media.Net: $16.08

Amazon Associates: $14.52

Share-A-Sale: $4.84

TOTAL: $764.95 (28,237 Pageviews)

Top Posts:

So yea, I was pretty happy with those numbers given all the craziness that’s been going on.

My book launched in June, which accounts for the slight drop that month, but I’m only one human being and there’s only so much I can do with my time!

Every time I share these blog income reports with you guys, I love all the e-mails I get with questions and I love how so many of you tell me that you didn’t think it was possible to make money with less than 30,000 page views.

DUDE!

YOU SO CAN!

You have to work really hard…

You might have to sacrifice a little bit of sleep…

But it’s 100% possible.

So don’t let your page views discourage you.

Don’t let people tell you that you need 100k+ page views to make money as a blogger.

BECAUSE IT’S A LIE!

Just look at my numbers!

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16 Comments

  1. Marette @ Floradise

    August 22, 2016 at 8:32 am

    That is awesome you’re making money despite the traffic drop you mentioned. Good luck with your book ! Hope it is a huge success!

  2. Sarah Jean

    August 22, 2016 at 9:34 am

    Congrats – that’s amazing you were able to make that much!!

  3. GiGi Eats

    August 22, 2016 at 9:39 am

    KICK BUTT 🙂 Nicely done lady!!

  4. Kiara

    August 22, 2016 at 9:46 am

    It’s so wonderful to hear that you’re making money from doing something you love! Even though you have a small number of page views (I personally think 30,000 is a lot) it’s nice to see you have had success with blogging!

  5. Katie

    August 22, 2016 at 11:04 am

    Girl you rock it! Heck, I’m happy when I make $100-200 per month! 😉

  6. Nellwyn

    August 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    Thanks for sharing and congratulations! I hope I can see numbers like these one day soon!

  7. Falon

    August 22, 2016 at 4:46 pm

    Thank you so much for the resources! Hopefully things will bounce back soon!

  8. Neely Moldovan

    August 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm

    Thoe are awesome numbers girl! Good job!

  9. Rachel

    August 22, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    Woo! What a great month for you! Hard work definitely pays off!

  10. Jenny

    August 23, 2016 at 12:11 am

    Look at you go! I love when people share these reports when they don’t have 100K+ monthly pageviews.

    xoxo, Jenny

  11. Erica @ Coming Up Roses

    August 23, 2016 at 8:33 am

    I 100% second the fact that pageviews do not equal income. There is TOTALLY a way to make a great part time (or heck, even full time) income without thousands and thousands and thousands of views! Thanks for sharing so openly, Kayla. <3

    Coming Up Roses

  12. Erin

    August 23, 2016 at 11:27 am

    Thanks for sharing, Kayla! I find your income reports so inspiring because there are so many who think you can’t make a part-time income from your blog unless you have a ridiculous number of page views, but that’s absolutely not the case!

  13. Hannah Stein

    August 24, 2016 at 4:24 am

    Congrats, Kayla! Thanks so much for sharing this, it definitely inspires me to keep pushing at my blog to better it and hopefully also make a part-time income from it.

  14. Fred

    August 24, 2016 at 8:50 pm

    I like the transparency here. Good to see how certain opportunities can help make supplemental income. // ▲ fredsguidetolife.com ▲

  15. Caroline Schmidt

    August 29, 2016 at 7:06 pm

    Congratulations!! Great to see how transparent you are and sharing to help other bloggers realise they can achieve their goals!

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