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Looking for extra side income?
Here’s how I made over $9,600 last month working from home part-time…
1 years ago, I started a blog/website to test if a stay-at-home mom could make money online “blogging”. I put blogging in quotes because blogging is totally different than what I used to think of it.
The awesome part about this particular side business (besides the fact it makes over full-time income with part-time hours) is that you’re creating PASSIVE income and can be done from ANYWHERE.
Why am I sharing my income report?
When I first started, I stumbled across a few other bloggers sharing income reports on their blogs, not only were they inspiring they also helped show me the possibility (and direction) for my new blog. I want to provide the same value for readers of The Realistic Mama.
Update: I’m hosting a (free) online webinar all about how to start a blogging side business (no tech knowledge required)!
>> Click here to register. <<
You’ll have the chance to start blog during the online workshop (start one as you follow along with my demonstration) – I’ll walk you through everything step-by-step!
April Blog Income
In april I made $9,684.66 by blogging. Up from $6,117.68 the month before.
I can’t even tell you how giddy and excited that I am! I started this blog to see if I could earn a little extra income so we could travel more, save for our first house and so Corey can take a few extra days off work each month. All of this is looking super possible with this income!
If you’ve been thinking about it and are willing to put in the work, try it!
Check out my How to Start a Blog tutorial here – I detailed the entire start up process step-by-step. I recommend starting your blog on Bluehost (that’s where I started) – they are reliable, there customer service is amazing and their price is incredible ($2.95 a month). $3 a month is a no-brainer when you consider how much you can make blogging.
Important note: you don’t want to start a blog on a free site, paying for Bluehost ensures your site is professional and easy to monetize.
For those curious, April’s income came from three main sources..
- Advertisements – $2,460.65
- Affiliate Income – $87.28
- Sponsored Posts – $7136.73
I focused a lot of effort this month and last on getting more sponsored content and it’s paid off! I have throughly enjoyed working with brands and highlighting their products in posts. One of my favorite companies I’ve recently worked with is Horizon Organic (something we eat and drink in our house all time so it’s sooo easy to genuinely recommend them).
In the months ahead I plan to keep working on sponsored posts and also work on increasing my affiliate income.
If you’ve been thinking about starting a blog, I’d encourage you to try it!
Update: Don’t forget to register for my upcoming Realistic Blog Startup webinar.P.S. Are you looking for extra side income? I make full-time income blogging part-time—check out this easy step-by-step tutorial on how start a blog (no tech knowledge required).