Income and Stats Report for July 2017

Here is my Income and Stats Report for July 2017

I have been thinking for a long long while about posting my income report, I wasn’t sure if it would be welcome. I’m not one to brag either, TBH I don’t have a lot to brag about. I work hard to earn the few pounds I make on here. You see as well as running my blog I work nearly full time in my day job as well, so I try and use my time (the little time I have) effectively.

I learned a lot from Aby’s Project Productivity course on how to bulk tasks in one job lot. For example I plan what posts I have going out in the week and make sure I do all the photos for the reviews and what not in one go.

Income and Stats Report for July 2017

Last year I was pretty good about recording my stats and used to post a monthly review and bucket list, but I felt this got a little tiring so now I’m back with a monthly Income and Stats post. I will share with you my social media stats, what I have earnt from blogging and also things personal to me, such as what books I’ve read that month, how many competitions I’ve entered, (If I have won anything!) and so forth.

Social Media Stats July 2017

Twitter – 7202

Facebook – 1023 (finally broke the 1k!)

Instagram – 1590 ( I’m finding it very hard to increase this platform, every time I gain a follower I seem to lose two!)

Pinterest – 897

Bloglovin – 349

G+ – 97

Youtube – 13 ( I need to start making vlogs but need to find my confidence)

Email List – 571

I have made an effort to get started on increasing my Pinterest traffic this month. My first step was to sign up to Tailwind and schedule pins to get posted at the optimum times for the most interaction. I have been going through my boards and rescheduling pins to other relevant boards and also to the tribes that I’m in.

Income/Expenses July 2017

Income – £443.26 – Collaborative posts, Infographic publishing.

Expenses – £33.19  – PayPal fees, hosting, social oomph for twitter scheduling, postage for sending out a competition prize.

I’m ecstatic I earnt over £400 this month with my limited time available.

Other Stats

DA 38

Tots 100 –  #188

Blog Posts – 27

Posts with the highest number of views:

Platforms with the most referral traffic:

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Stumbleupon
  • Pinterest

Hobby Stats

Books read:

The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

Competitions entered: 50 – (a very slack month for me, but I had the excuse of moving house and no internet at home for 4 weeks!)

Thanks for stopping by today, I really hope you have enjoyed this post because I have loved going back over and seeing what I’ve achieved this month.

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40 thoughts on “Income and Stats Report for July 2017

  1. A few pages here and there Susie plus I’m a fast reader! Before I began blogging I could easily read a book in one day! xx

    1. Hi Sam, Thank you so much, I really appreciate your comment. I use every spare minute to write and jot notes down for posts. For example at work on my lunch hour I can write a post out on the wordpress app. Then in the evenings I add photos and tags and jig it all around. Having a solid hour at lunch can be most productive as my 18 month old isn’t around! xx

  2. You have had a great month, why not shout about it. I aim to be where you are one day. Good luck with the competitions and thank you for your competition email, It is great!
    #fortheloveofBLOG

    1. Oh thanks Ali, I’m so pleased you like the competition email, it’s lovely to hear feedback. You will get there don’t worry! xx

  3. Hey well done! You should brag! You’ve clearly done really well. Always gives us newbies and not-yet-earners hope to see how others are doing! So thank you! #fortheloveofblog

  4. Well done you! Love that you’re earning and still finding time for you, the hobbies are important! Here’s to another fab month! #fortheloveofBLOG

  5. Well done! I work full time and am trying hard to get some cash flow from the blog! I have earned some products, and a little bit of $$! You are inspiring me! Bravo to you! Thanks for sharing all of this info too. #MondayStumbleLinky

  6. Well done! I love posts like this, they give me hope! My blog made a grand total of £20 last month! But £120 the one before, so getting there!

  7. I’ve just completed my first sponsored post (chuffed slightly), can’t wait for more 🙂 Great to see your stats! #mondaystumble

  8. Well done. Hard work pays. Seeing your stats has just reminded me that there are some social platforms I’ve been neglecting and I need to pull my finger out… when I have time….story of every mums life.

  9. Well done!! This is great. I’m hoping to make money from my blog. So this is great, very informative and makes me excited about what is achievable. I’m slowly building up my social media following and find the same as you with Instagram followers. Quite annoying. Thanks for a great post. X

  10. What a great month, thats such a great achievement! I really hope you find your confidence to start vlogging, it is great platform to recird your memories????????

  11. Great work! I don’t know how you do it working full time too, I struggle to keep up and I’m a SAHM! This is an inspiring read, thanks for sharing.

    1. Honestly I don’t sleep! I’m up late at night catching up and then up again at 4:30am to be at work for 5:30/6am on Saturdays. Sleep has lost out!

      Thanks for stopping by xx

  12. Well done. I work part time as well as my blog. I make no money from my blog yet. I too struggle with gaining followers on instagram but my engagement is good. I’m working on pinterest too.

    1. Thanks lovely, it was a hard slog this month with all the posts I had to get out. Reminder to myself don’t take on so much work in the same month!xx

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