Blog Income Report – July 2016

Blog income report for July 2016. If you're curious on the income and expenses of bloggers, give this a read.

A new month, a new income report. I posted my first income report last month and I’m planning on doing so until September (or longer if I get enough interest).  So let’s get to it.

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New expenses on this month’s blog income report:

Kelby One: I did a 10 day free trial and forgot to cancel. This is a photography course and resource site. Since I had a month to play around I took a few landscape lessons from Moose Peterson, learned a lot and downloaded the Nik Collection he mentioned for photoshop.

MailChimp: I can’t believe I didn’t realize this but my newsletter stopped sending out months ago. I’m a little upset I wasn’t notified via email about this, but it was because I had too many subscribers for the free option. I’m now paying, and I’m looking for new CRMs so if you have a suggestion, I would love to hear it.

This post contains affiliate links.

Blog Income Report

Everything is in Canadian dollars, all US currency was converted using the PayPal converter. 

Sponsored Posts: $1500
Sponsored Social Media: $
Amazon.ca Affiliate: $
Shareasale: $90.05
The Blogger Network: $721.89
Mode Media: $1393.79
Gourmet Ads: $5.16

Total Income: $3710.89

Blog Expenses

Virtual Assistants: $301.68
Supplies (Office supplies, supplies for blog projects, and groceries for recipe development): $285.18
Creative Market (for Cartertoons new logo): $33.25
Food Blogger Pro: $38.47
Adobe Photoshop CC: $15.12
KelbyOne Subscription: $26.57
Quickbooks: $8.06 – Made the switch to Wave Accounting (which is free). This is my last month with Quickbooks.
Tailwind: $
MailChimp: $66.42
WiredTree (Host): $72.91
Internet: $81.76
Data: $112
Facebook Ads: $22.48
Instagram Loop Giveaway: $19

*Blog expenses are direct expenses and does not include utility bills, property taxes, percentage of the mortgage, etc.

Blog Expenses: $1082.90

Net Income: $2627.99

Curious on previous months. Check out the Blog Income Report page to snoop around.

Blog services that I’ve paid for and that I couldn’t live without or have made a difference:

TailwindBufferSkyrocket Blog Pageviews with Google Analytics, Dominate The Search Engines with Webmaster Tools, CoPromoteFood Blogger ProCONQUER the Layers of Search Engine Optimization.

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5 comments on “Blog Income Report – July 2016”

  1. I love the full disclosure. plus outlining the expenses provides some great information for those of us still looking for new tools. Thank you for this.

  2. I am looking to start a blog and this info was very helpful.

  3. I most certainly would love it if you could keep posting this info! As a blogger I am always looking for new ideas on branching out as have had my blog for years and feel like I haven’t done much with it, except the fact that I like writing so it gives me a space to do so but would be nice to make some money at least. Any hints and tips I can get are welcome!

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