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Blogging Income Report for September | Making Mommy Money Online

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Blogging Income Report for A Cotton Kandi Life. Blogging Incomes. How to make Money Online. Mom Blogger Incomes WAHM Income Report. How to make money Blogging. Blogging Money Reports.Wedding Season is just about over. I have spent time, here and there writing my first ECourse called the, I’m Engaged ECourse which I hope to launch to my 2017 Bride Group in October. The ECourse is available for Free and built around my EBook that I wrote earlier in the year. I am then going to launch additional ECourse off of the EBook for a total of 4 Courses, coming very soon! You can look in on those over at the wedding blog, HERE

There have been a few more ebook sales and the online income focus is picking up again!

If you’re just joining in on this monthly income report series, my goal for 2016 is to expand this blog into a financial contributor so that I can stay home more and learn with my Hooligans.

I write 2 blogs, this mom blog {You’re here! Thanks!} and another blog for my career as a Wedding & Event Coordinator, which you can find HERE. This report is a combination of the two blogs. Truth be told, it IS wedding season right now, so I am busy with my in-person clients {really busy} so blogging is taking a backseat for the next few months. I’m actually heading out the door for a rehearsal right now! #ALLSummerFridays

Please join me by subscribing below as this Newbie Blogger fumbles her way through each Ah-Ha moment and forehead slap…perhaps I’ll save you a month or two on your own blog! 

To get the full rundown on my 2016 Game Plan visit my original Mommy Money on the Internet Post HERE.

The punch line for the year is to:

Build the Internet into a bigger financial contributor

Year Goal: $4,750
{2015 = $1,923.80}

September enters…

The ECourses

In real life {not this mommy blogging life here} I am a wedding planner, which I write the other blog for, before I started this one {you know this by now} My main audience is brides who are recently engaged. They are determining if they need a wedding planner or if they can do it themselves. My Ecourse is all about the first 2 weeks you’re engaged and everything you should be doing. Then the last email introduces them to my main Project Block System and Coordinating ECourses, as well as my main EBook. They can choose to continue on their own or enroll in a next ECourse and buy my book. I’ve established a bit more of a “funnel” as referred to back in February, which really changed things for me! You’ll notice below that in February I jumped from $300+ a month online to never under $500.

I did very soft marketing of the EBook this month in a few Wedding Facebook Groups and of course Pinterest and have already experienced a good turnaround.

 Here are this month’s results:

Sales Goals

Tradesy: September Report: $108.70 This is where I sell my wedding supplies. You can sell your clothing and maternity clothes too. Not to mention buy pre-loved items at great costs! Join and start selling your stuff too. Here’s a $20 credit off your first purchase just for you!

Etsy: The Vintage Event– September Report: $555.04 I sell my vintage and digital downloads here. LOTS of the EBooks sold here!

Etsy: Cotton N Kandi– September Report: $164.95 … This is the Brand for the Mom Blog where I sell my homeschool ideas, downloads and crochet. We’re slowly creeping into the holiday season which is awesome for me since I mostly make baby hats!

Online Sales Earnings 2016 Goal: $4,500
= $375 per month needed
September = $828.69
Way over the monthly Sale Goals {again!}

Blogging Goals

A Cotton Kandi Life: Income Report

Adsense September: $2.77 
Affiliate Earnings…
Amazon: $16.17
Ebates: $12.72- It’s free money when you shop so you might as well sign up too! I got a $40 BONUS from Ebates just for referring 2 people with my referral code  Join Ebates today… Here’s $10 for joining! The YOU can start referring people too!
Blog Earnings 2016 Goal: $200 – $250
=$16.66 – $20.83 per month
September= $31.66

As stated in my original post I believe in order to accomplish a larger blog income I must continually work at increasing my Internet presence and “impact” which is calculated by the Klout App. Klout measures your internet REACH and how many people you’re influencing.

My current Klout Stats:

Klout Score 77 or higher- Currently at 56

Instagram Following: Jan 1, 2016 I was at 351
                September Report: I now have 1292 followers!
Green-Eyed Girl’s Wedding Instagram: I have 181 followers!
Facebook {Green-Eyed Girl}: Increase following to 600- Jan 1 at 485
                September Report: 558 Followers 
Facebook {A Cotton Kandi Life}: Increase following to 600- Jan 1 at 287
                September Report: 421 Followers
Google+ {Blog Community}: Increase following to 100- Jan at 80
September Report: 106 Followers
Twitter: Increase to 200- Jan 1 at 182
September Report: 474 Followers 
Pinterest: September Report: 795 I have joined a few more group boards and the addition of the Tailwind App is still improving things tremendously!

In Closing

September= $860.35
To date I’ve made
Jan = $354
Feb = $324.17
March = $716.48
April = $830.68
May = $714.12
June = $862.46
July = $795.38
August= $752.34
= $6,209.98 in the 8 Months of 2016
That averages my monthly income to $689.99 which beats my monthly goal of $375 game plan to reach my yearly goal.

I’ll be posting a monthly progress report so do check back in!

To catch up on my progress or follow along from start to finish here are the links:

Original Goals: 2016 Making Mommy Money Online Goals

January Report $354.00- I Have No Idea What I’m Doing

February Report $324.17- The Funnel and Affiliates

March Report $716.48- Monetizing Myself

April Report $830.68- Narrowing my Niche

May Report $714.12- Under Construction

June Report $862.46- SEO Remix

July Report $795.38- The Great Migration

August Report $752.34- On Cruise Control



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Hi There! I’m Kandice
Wife, WAHM and mother to 2 Hooligan boys, sharing my Sweet & Sticky Story of Motherhood.
Life changes after 2 Toddlers {obviously} so now I’m sharing how I turn those every day #MomProblems into a Story of #MomWinning by building new Small Systems, Organizing Mom Routines and Making Mommy Money Online by Blogging.

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