Income Report Roundup – February 2015

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One of the most popular posts I publish are my income reports.

So I decided to round up as many income reports as possible and rank them based on earnings to see how I stack up against the rest.

If you publish an income report on your blog and would like it included in next month’s post then please let me know in the comments!

Here we go-

#1) MatthewWoodward.co.uk – $20,963.73 (-$1,458.17)

Even though this time of year is slow in this niche I managed to keep my head above water.

At the same time I flew out to Vegas for Affiliate Summit & also launched my specialist SEO agency which kept me very busy.

Tomorrow I’m going to publish my next income report and I took a couple of weeks off so it will be interesting to see what damage that has done to the numbers.

#2) PinchOfYum.com – $19,499.76 (-$75.47)

The popular food blog continue to impress as time goes on.

What is interesting about them is how they have taken advantage of Pinterest to drive huge traffic to the blog with their tasty imagery.

They have also just increased the price of one of their more popular products as it has had some huge updates since initial release – I’ll be watching closely to see how that price change affects sales.

#3) Moms-Make-Money.com – $18,376.70 (+$2,831.90)

Deby just keeps getting stronger every month without fail recently.

In a period she expected to be quiet, Deby has seen her income grow steadily but this has come with some hard work alongside!

It is great to see someone doing so well in what is a bit of a strange niche – as long as you love what you do, you can make money with it.

#4) MakingSenseofCents.com – $15,396.00 (+$1,723.00)

Michelle has also posted a very good month as well with traffic better than ever.

Like PinchOfYum she is also having a great experience with Pinterest traffic by creating beautiful imagery.

Interestingly as part of my annual content audit I have been updating every image of every post on the blog, its 80% done so far browse through the archives and you can see for yourself.

#5) MyTanFeet.com – $3,905.11 (+$1,655.85)

Yeison & Samantha also had their best month so far with a superb jump in income.

They also attended Affiliate Summit with me & spent some time having fun around the states in the final stages of their travels.

Now they have landed back in Costa Rica ready to put a new plan of action in place to see them grow even more throughout 2015 and break the $10,000 barrier.

#6) TrueValhalla.com – $3,138.00 (+$500.00)

Matt has had an interesting month starting with a change of direction for the year ahead.

Now he is financially stable thanks to his HTML5 games development he is now looking to achieve a major milestone with a much bigger project that requires a huge amount of resources.

It is great to see so many bloggers taking new directions & moving forward in 2015 – join the club!

#7) DoSEOYourself.com – $2,484,.00 (+$225.47)

jasonJason has taken it easy the past month but still see’s growth.

He took some time out with his girlfriend on a couple of trips but did update the blog once this month.

Now it’s time to get back to work and he is going to produce another quality post backed up with some solid content promotion.

#8) DigitalNomadWannabe.com – $1,308.00 (+$267.00)

digitalnomadSharon spent the first 3 weeks of her month travelling with her family.

She is keen to explore her new environment while she is settling in and the dot com lifestyle certainly helps her to do that!

This is the best month she has ever had and is looking to build on that throughout the new year with some solid plans laid.

#9) LifestyleUltimatum.com – $157.11 (-$279.63)

lifestyleutmAndrea spent most of his time focused on client work this month.

This saw a drop off in blog earnings but while getting client work done he was also making a master plan to execute in 2015.

Now he has a much narrower focus he can make huge leaps forward on all fronts.

#10) MyRecipeBook.co.uk – $17.18 (+$35.49)

myrecipeCharlotte is starting to gain traction with her blog after a huge traffic jump.

That also helped her post a small but encouraging profits and she continues to develop the blog in her spare time.

I still believe the blogs design, user journey and email marketing should be key focuses over and above content production.

#11) OneHourProfessor.com – -$23.76 (+$599.60)

ohpRon has spent most of the month working on his own projects rather than clients.

Although he posted a loss he did see a nice boost in income overall month on month.

He has also started to take advantage of voice dictation software to ‘speak’ his posts rather than write them – interesting, might give it a whirl myself!

#12) DumbPassiveIncome.com – $-1,058.52 (-$2,945.67)

On the surface it looks like Matt posted a loss, but don’t be fooled.

January was very much a month of investment for Matt as he bought more physical stock to sell via Amazon which ate into the $4,223.31 profit generated.

What this does mean though is that in the coming months we should see income sky rocket while expenses lower.

In Summary

It is great to feature the PinchOfYum team here again, they were truly missed last month and I was worried they might have stopped publishing those very detailed income reports.

That also means that the overall total made by the blogs here has jumped up from $62,257.29 to $84,163.31!

As we move out of the sluggish period of the year I fully expect that to break the 6 figure barrier again in the next month or two.

Although I’m not sure how much of a contribution I will be making to that given I took 2 weeks off, but all will be revealed in tomorrows income report.

I hate it when the 1st of the month falls on a Sunday, this is the second in a row now but I am committed to getting my income report out on the 1st without fail.

Pura vida!

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33 Responses

  1. 2.28.2015

    Hi Matt,

    nice roundup again and congrats on the first place!

    I hoped to be included this months I guess you forgot my blog :-(

    Anyway I especially like to see how those bloggers on the lower end evolve, cause that’s where I am right now!

    Thanks again

  2. 2.28.2015

    Oh wow! this is another report that fuels me.
    How do I get my own income reports on the list Matt?

    • February 28th, 2015 at 5:35 pm

      Publish 3 in a row then drop me an email :)

      • March 1st, 2015 at 12:00 am

        Ok that sounds cool Matt.
        I’ll get to you on that

  3. 2.28.2015

    Hey, nice income reports :)

    Hopefully I’ll be included in the next one, I made over $400 this month :)

    • March 1st, 2015 at 11:33 am

      Drop me a line when you have published 3 income reports consecutively

  4. Quinton Hamp
    2.28.2015

    I always love your round up. It’s inspiring seeing these folks succeed month after month.

    I’m also enjoying your post on “how to create a 6-figure blog in 12 months” Is that new?

    Keep shining the light in the community!

    -QH

    • March 1st, 2015 at 11:32 am

      Actually that’s an old one but thank you for your kind words =D

  5. 2.28.2015

    Hope one day , my blog can be in this list

    • March 1st, 2015 at 11:32 am

      When you have 3 income reports published let me know!

  6. Piyush Dhiman
    3.1.2015

    Hi Matt,
    Wow this is pretty cool thing, such an inspiration to me. It motivates me to do even more hard work to reach up to that level thanks for sharing, your blog is full of knowledge Matt :). I’ll be reading another post of your Penguin 2.1 & why 3 articles ?

    Regards

    ~ Piyush Dhiman

    • March 1st, 2015 at 11:32 am

      I hope it helps you reach success quicker :)

      • Piyush Dhiman
        March 1st, 2015 at 11:30 pm

        Thanx for the Wish Matthew, May the wish come true sooner :) mean while I’ll be learning lots and lots of things from your blog.
        Regards
        ~Piyush Dhiman

        • March 2nd, 2015 at 8:48 am

          Well you are in full control of that through hard work đŸ˜‰

  7. 3.1.2015

    Hey Mathew Woodward.

    I am in Africa, Kenya to be specific. I signed up to your subscriber list for over a year ago and I will say you are a source of inspiration to me.

    Quick question: I just redid my website and I want to focus on SEO and Helping people learn how to write articles for blogs and websites. Do you think that It would be wise if I made my website earn me money via ADSense.

    Again what would you advise me to do to ensure that my blog earns? Your insight is highly welcome

    Regards
    Duncan

    • March 1st, 2015 at 11:32 am

      You would be better off monetising with your own product

  8. 3.1.2015

    This is the post i wait for every month and what i have now done for my site. Inspires me to get a move on!

  9. Stalyn
    3.1.2015

    Great stuff matt. I need this to motivate me.

  10. 3.1.2015

    Awesome job Matt.

    It’s amazing what you can achieve when you put your mind to it.

    Nice to see a few newbie bloggers on the list too.

    I would not call myself a pro blogger, but I’m finding it profitable and enjoyable too.

    All the best,

    Aden Clark.

  11. Paul Piotrowski
    3.1.2015

    How, I love these roundups. Very inspiring to see people’s progress over time.

    I just published my second income report ( http://www.freeyounow.com/blog-income-report-february-2015/ ), so I’m really looking forward to being included in the list once I hit 3.

    It’s cool to see success from a variety of different types of Blogs, and also a range of different income levels as well.

    Thanks for putting these together!

    -Paul

  12. 3.1.2015

    That’s Amazing..
    My eyes almost out saw earnings of the bloggers, really heartbreaking LOL

    I’m one of Indonesia bloggers must continue to pursue the target, especially in the 2015’s, not grandiose every month can make money for the necessities of life I’ve glad moreover be more beneficial to others through writings posted on my website:-)

    Thank you very much Mr. Matthew, by informing friends that successful bloggers in your post this time makes me more spirit that internet marketing, more likely to be successful!
    Success is also for you, greetings from Indonesia blogger:-)

    • March 2nd, 2015 at 8:49 am

      Well the great beauty of the internet is it means no matter where you are, you can achieve the same :)

  13. Nirpendra Patel
    3.10.2015

    wow matthew 20k from blog , looks like i m dreaming nice work man

  14. Alistair
    4.4.2015

    I’ve recently started a new blog on conjunction with my main consulting business. How would I go about being included in these lists every month if I start to create earning reports?

    Thanks Matt!

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