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

How I Made a 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


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.


Ended 2,786

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


Ended 6,202

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


Ended 25

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


Ended 340

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

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

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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


Convertkit newsletter $49

Teachable $99

Sendowl $15

Canva for Work $12.95

Total Expenses $175.95

Total Net Income $13,963.05


There ya go! How was your January blog income?

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  • Gin February 2, 2017 at 3:29 am

    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..

    • admin February 2, 2017 at 4:52 am

      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,

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

  • Kate February 2, 2017 at 4:13 am

    Congrats! What does “site sale” mean though?

    Kate |

    • admin February 2, 2017 at 4:51 am

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

  • Debbie Gartner February 9, 2017 at 1:39 am

    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.

    • admin February 9, 2017 at 1:40 am

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

  • Kecia | OnlineIncomeMom February 16, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    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!

    • admin February 17, 2017 at 7:58 pm

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

  • Valerie Pierce February 17, 2017 at 11:05 pm

    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!

    • admin February 24, 2017 at 4:27 am

      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!