Blogger Income Reports for Oct. 2012

These bloggers killed it in October. It’s awesome to see what can happen if you have the right mindset, work hard, and stay persistent. Note: a few of these reports are from September because the bloggers don’t have the October report out yet.

1. Smart Passive Income by Pat Flynn (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, RSS)

Gross Revenue: $47,848.18
Net Revenue: $46,221.80

Income Breakdown:

2. Dollars and Roses by Jeff and Mandy Rose (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube)

This income report is from September as they take about a month to report.

Gross Revenue: $12,092.08
Net Revenue: expenses not reported

Income Breakdown:

  • Earnings on Good Financial Cents: $6255.54
  • Other niche sites: $1,847.62
  • House of Rose blog: $1,038.92
  • Freelance writing: $200
  • Financial planning fees: $250
  • Video production fee: $2,000

3. Nerdy Nomad by (Twitter, Facebook, RSS)

Gross Revenue: $11,365
Net Revenue: $7,283

Income Breakdown:

  • Private advertising: $10,805
  • Adsense: $384
  • Affiliate commissions: $99
  • Ebook sales: $77

4. Business and Blogs by Matt Wolfe (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, RSS)

This income report is from Septemeber as Matt takes about a month to get his report out.

Gross Revenue: $9315.56
Net Revenue:  expenses not reported

Income Breakdown:

  • Sales of his own produce (The WordPress Classroom): $5605.21
  • Affiliate commissions: $921.21
  • iPhone apps: $2.28
  • Kindle book sales: $1804.29
  • Create Space sales: $746.05
  • iBooks sales: $153.30
  • Amazon associate commissions: $58.46
  • Adsense: $24.76

5. Famous Bloggers by Hesham Zebida (Twitter, Facebook, Google+)

Note: These are Hesham’s personal earnings, not his earnings on Famous Bloggers.

Gross Revenue: $8,199.71
Net Revenue: $6,899.94

Income Breakdown:

  • Thesis skins business (his own product sales): $3,528.00
  • Affiliate earnings: $2,265.60
  • Paid reviews: $275
  • BuySellAds: $462.65
  • Adsense: $130.36
  • InLinks: $29.60
  • LinkWorth: $94.50
  • AdvertiseSpace: $21.00
  • Direct ads: $415
  • Freelancing: $1000

6. Mike from Maine (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, RSS)

Gross Revenue: $4,675.06
Net Revenue: $2,603.40

Income Breakdown:

  • Sales of starter sites (he builds starter sites and sells them for $50): $3,501.17
  • Text Link Ads: $67.82
  • Affiliate commissions: $487.98
  • Adsense: $529.76

7. My Multiple Incomes by Robert Farrington (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, RSS)

Gross Revenue: $4,654.71
Net Revenue:  (expenses not reported)

Income Breakdown:

  • Private advertising: $1945
  • Affiliate commissions: $499.37
  • CPC ads: $15.29
  • Writing service: $885
  • eBay sales: $1143.29

8. Pinch of Yum by Lindsay and Bjork (Twitter, Facebook, RSS)

Gross Revenue: $4,237.45
Net Revenue: (expenses not reported)

Income Breakdown:

  • Bluehost affiliate commissions: $1,560
  • Sales of own product – Tasty Food Photography: $990.35
  • BlogHer: $829.85
  • Google Adsense: $605.28
  • Elegant Themes affiliate commissions – $97.50
  • Thesis Theme affiliate commissions- $93.72
  • Amazon associate commissions: $44.75
  • VigLink – $16

9. The Financial Blogger by Mike (Twitter, RSS)

Gross Revenue: $3,399.25
Net Revenue: (expenses not reported)

Income Breakdown:

  • Niche site ebook sales: $326.40
  • Niche site Adsense: $234.52
  • Adsense: $2838.33

It also appears that Mike is selling a lot of a book that he wrote for the Kindle, although the income isn’t in his income report. It looks like he’s selling 70-100 copies per month at $9.99 each.

10. DailyBlogMoney.com by Dinesh (Facebook, RSS)

Gross Revenue: $2113.26
Net Revenue: expenses not reported

Income Breakdown:

  • Adsense: $1415.07
  • Contextweb CPM: $168.22
  • Amazon Associate commissions: $33.43
  • Vibrant Media: $209.79
  • Affiliate Sales: $122.75
  • Viglink: $164

11. Traffic Generation Cafe by Ana Hoffman (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, RSS)

Gross Revenue: $1108
Net Revenue: $979

Income Breakdown (all affiliate commissions):

  • Digital Marketer’s Lab: $415
  • CommentLuv: $262
  • TweetAdder: $220
  • WPSubscribers: $59
  • Thesis Theme: $58
  • Aweber: $51
  • Internet Business Mastery: $33
  • Kristi Johnson – Blog Post Promotion: $10

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