Welcome to another entry in my favorite series, The Monthly Income Report. In these reports my goal is to share with you, the reader, ways I’m earning money outside of my normal job. The task of earning side money on and offline can be quite elusive. I’m here to cut the crap and show you just what is working and what isn’t working. Not to mention my progress on my current and future goals. That way if you’re looking to add an income stream you’ll know where to start. Enjoy. If you have any suggestions, questions, or my opinion on your own hustle make sure to drop a comment below!
What Happened in September
- Started a new position at work as a supervisor overnight
- Finished writing my E-book
- Had another T-shirt design made
- Knocked out some solid Interviews
- Added a subscription header, might add a pop-up too
- Wrote out some Guest posts but didn’t edit or submit them yet
Completed Goals for September
Lock in 3 new interviews
- Submit 3 Guest posts – 2/3 written nothing submitted yet
Relaunch Ex Apparel T-shirt line
Set up more subscription options for the website.
- Grow email list to 150 Subscribers – Gained 8 for a total of 56/150 -63% Short
Finish writing my 100% FREE e-book
- Earn $150 in The Wealthy Network Affiliate Program – Got a couple looks but no conversions $0/150
- 250 likes for Facebook Fan page – 176/250 Gained 8 so -30% Short
- $2,000 total monthly income – $1072/2000 -46% Short
- Research Private Labeling and look into samples – Didn’t take the time to research it was a hectic month tbh…
Goals for October
- Submit 3 Guest posts
- Sell 20 T-shirts
- Buy a mixer to do video interviews
- Do 1 interview over Skype/Hangouts
- Create 10 pieces of micro-content
- Make an Intro and Outro for Featured Fridays
- Write 4 new emails
- Launch my E-book (The 90-day Game Plan – How to Launch and Relaunch Your Network Marketing Business)
- 150 Email list subscribers
- 250 Facebook likes
- 500 Website views
- $2000 Total monthly income
What is Working
- Driving traffic to my website has been great I broke 350 views with ease.
- I got noticed! Last Month’s Income Report was picked up in a round up by another blog
- FBA is still killing it and growing, its plateaued a bit but we haven’t been spending like we should so understandable.
- Podcasting has been a lot of fun! Feedback there is great as well.
What is Not Working
- ENGAGEMENT! I swear I can’t pay people to leave a comment haha I will figure this issue out, eventually!
- My lead magnet. The content of my email course is great but my lead magnet/ads aren’t converting.
- Growing my following via email and Facebook has been slow.
- Affiliate links are not converting as well.
- Binary Snipers affiliate program which is OK because I can’t promote them with good conscience anymore.
Income Sources (Job Not included)
Total Monthly Income- $1072.19 (+14% increase)
What Have I learned
- I might want to consider actual ads to increase my revenue streams
- I STILL have an issue with my sales funnel. Either the copy is off, or the targeting, or its just not something people want.
- I need to get better offers to grow my email list.
- Slacking on sourcing products to sell doesn’t pay off
See you on next month’s Income Report!
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