Welcome to this January’s edition of the Income Report Roundup.

This January marks exactly 2 years and 3 months since I started sharing these blog income round-up reports. If you have been with us, you know it has been a true life changing, mind shifting experience.

I have been sharing blog income reports for a number of amazing bloggers with the goal to encourage you and to show you that you too can build a 6 Figure Income through blogging, if and only if you take action and get started with your process.

But don’t get it twisted; blogging is not a get rich quick scheme. Far from it, blogging takes time, strategy and commitment. Our bloggers work hard and are consistently churning out great content, researching and finding new ways to expand.

They all started with zero earnings, some for over a year but with the right blogging education and consistently working to improve, most are now reporting thousands in profits monthly. So keep going and know that this journey will ultimately pay off if you remain consistent and stick things out!

With all the work they put in, it has been very interesting to watch them grow through their challenges and success as we continue to monitor their income reports over time.

January was a great month and all the implemented goals seemed to pay off for our bloggers; with almost every blogger posting an increase in earnings.

Some even started their New Year resolutions and started working on their next projects so as to keep up their momentum.

But if you are wondering why they share their incomes publicly then here are the reasons:

Why They Share

 

The major reason why our bloggers share their income report is to show other bloggers who are starting out or considering monetizing their blogs that making money from a blog is possible.

Another great reason is to share their blog strategies showcasing what works and what doesn’t, to newbie bloggers.

Income reports also help our bloggers to track their own progress over time and keeps them accountable to their goals and to their following.

These reports are a great way to see how other bloggers are making money, how you can improve traffic on your blog and shows you where you are lacking.

The beauty of it all is that you get to learn from their mistakes and their successes.

We personally began providing these Round-Ups as a means to provide a “shortcut” to the Reports, while providing insight and tips to help you fast-track your way to building a successful blog as a business.

Why I share the Roundup with you:

One of the main reasons why I share this Income Report Roundup is to help you realize a couple of things:

1. Blogging Works
2. Blogging Pays
3. You can turn your Passions into Profits
4. You must commit to being consistent
5. If you treat it like a business you’ll get paid like a business, if you treat it like a hobby and be consistent, it will eventually pay you for a business

The more I read and create these Income Reports, the more I want to help you learn how to build a profitable blog quickly.

Income Roundup Report:

Name December 2018January 2019Growth
Liana Desu$497.89$367.59-$130.3
Lucky Mojito$1,127.34$501.91$625.43
Journey to SAHM$630.29$869.37$239.08
Thyme and Joy$919.76$1,334.95$415.19
Cassie Scroggins$1,193.65$1,412.00$218.35
Blog Ambitious$1,207$1,716$509
Freedom in a Budget$1,101.41$1,781.50$680.09
Desk to Dirtbag$3,695.58$2,835.89-$859.69
99signals$4,218$6,105.10$1,887.10
Kadavy$6,187.11$6,774.97$587.86
Finsavvy Panda$6,840.01 $6,790.93 -$49.08
Recipe This$9,224.05$9,292.78$68.73
Dangerous-business$9,229.74$11,623.37$2,393.63
Johnny FD$6,892.69$12,795.99$5,903.3
One Hour Professor$13,956.27$16,846.90$2,890.63
Ryan Robinson$11,829.01$18,465.01$6,636
Local Adventurer$29,907$26,888$3,019
Fat Stacks Entrepreneur$31,270$30,357-$913
EOFire$119,399$106,099-$13,300

Let’s meet these Powerhouses

** Quick Note: If you’re inspired by what you see here in these Reports, and ready to launch your own blog, go here to learn how, as I’ll show you step by step, exactly what you need to do to get going. **

 

#1: Lucky Mojito

Monica is a debt-slayer, money maker, hustling mama of two. She loves cupcakes, prosciutto, and making things. In just 2 years, she and her family were able to pay off over $33,000 in credit card and car loan debt and now, they not only own a house and 2 kids, they also have a condo, 3 cars, 2 dogs, 7 chickens, and they’ve even starting a savings account for their kids. In her blog, she teaches others how to start saving, live debt-free, make delicious meals, and basically, get their act together.

 

#2: Journey to SAHM

Samantha is a stay at home Mom to a beautiful 2 year old. She is a Bachelors in Journalism/ Public Relations and excited to finally used her writing skills for her blog!Her blog is designated to take you through the ups and downs in life, help you learn to save money, relax, and just feel accomplished

 

Mindy created The Fairy Tale Life blog to track their wedding planning progress as she and her fiancé (now husband) planned a May 2012 wedding at the Disneyland Hotel.  She had always dreamed of the perfect fairytale wedding day, but like most modern couples, they had a strict budget to stick to.  With a little creativity and smart planning, they had the wedding day of their dreams. Now that the wedding is over, she shares her adventures from her very own fairy tale life, including traveling the world and trying new recipes. She also continues to share lots of Disney wedding ideas.

 

Dominic and Samantha Milner run RecipeThis.com from their country cottage in Southern Portugal. They love cooking with local Mediterranean ingredients and are addicted to chocolate. If they could cook for the rest of their lives with just kitchen gadgets then they would! In their blog, they not only share recipes, they also review and talk about all types of kitchen gadgets, including air fryers, crockpots, instant pots and bread makers.

 

#5: Finsavvy Panda

Finsavvy Panda has struggled her whole life in search of passion, wealth, and happiness. Since Oct 2016, she and her boyfriend have been working towards freeing themselves from corporate bullsh!t to become financially independent and they have come a long way. On her website, Finsavvy Panda helps others reach their own financial goals.

 

#6: Johnny FD

Johnny is the epitome of Location Independent Entrepreneur.  He shares his journey of traveling the world while earning an income on his blog, and he’s doing a mighty fine job of growing his earnings. He started sharing his income report in July of 2014, where he earned $198.84 in income.  And here he is, a few years later, and he consistently reports 5-figure profits each month.  Not bad for someone who identifies himself as a Digital Nomad.

 

#7: Slaying Social

Lia & Christina are 2 full-time travel bloggers on a mission to help everyone to slay their online presence. They create no-BS guides that empower travel content creators to make an impact… with practical advice and plenty of jokes to keep things interesting.

 

#8: Millennial Money Man

Bobby Hoyt started his blog to write about his story. It became something he could work on while he was winding down at night after work. His blogs were well received, and he started hearing back from his readers thanking him for giving them some inspiration. That’s when he realized he could use his blog to help others… other millennials like himself, especially on how to deal with money, choose a lifestyle and build wealth.

 

#9: Making Sense of Cents

Michelle of MSOC is another personal and finance blogger on our list. She left her day job as a financial analyst years ago and  from the looks of things, earning 6-figures for one month’s income, she doesn’t regret the decision one bit. Michelle shares tips on becoming debt free, and saving money.

 

#10: Create and Go

Lauren and Alex overcame debt, crippling anxiety, and their soul-sucking corporate jobs to make over $100,000 per month blogging and travel the world to amazing places like Portugal, Peru, Bali, and others.

 

#11: Entrepreneur On Fire

John Lee Dumas and Kate Erikson are the Dynamic Duos behind EOFire. Hosting a 7 day a week Podcast, which was the first 7 day a week podcast ever, they’ve been able to turn it into a Massive Profit Center, hitting over 7 Figures Per Year.  Just looking at this month, they reported another 6-figure in earnings, which isn’t too bad for a couple who hung out in multiple cities with family and friends while conference hopping.  However, JLD and the team have mad systems behind him that keeps things going and growing, which is why he’s able to win big in his business.

 

#12: My Twentycents

Janet is a CPA who has quit her job to live abroad and pursue her dream life. On her website, you will find advice on blogging, personal finance, and living abroad. She’s a business student by day, aspiring girl boss by night, and her blog is her side hustle. She’s a daughter, sister, and girlfriend. Originally from Canada, she now lives half-way across the world (well, not quite) in a small city in Switzerland.

 

Javi is a Mexican born, future American, and first-generation college graduate. After graduating from college (which he never though possible), he and his wife, Taylor, paid off over $34,000 in debt. They dedicate their website to help other D.R.E.A.M.ers and DACAmented students like them pay off debt and build wealth.

 

Kristin Larsen is the owner of Believe in a Budget blog. She left my day job three years ago to pursue her passion for blogging and to create an online business for herself. She helps new bloggers get started and teaches them how to make money with less hustle. She also specializes in Pinterest marketing and offers courses that are now available on her website.

 

When Derek Sall started his website, he had about $18,000 worth of debt. He tackled his debt head on and paid off every penny within 14 months. After paying off that debt, he figured, “Why to stop here?”, so he started putting money toward to his house debt. After 12 months in 2014, he had paid off all $54,500 of his mortgage loan. Derek Sall is  NOW COMPLETELY DEBT FREE and it is simply amazing!  He uses his website to teach other people how to pay off debt, buy houses for cash and load up for retirement.

 

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