Man, the months fly by so quickly these days. Don't they? I'm always shocked. February was particularly short with its 28 days, so that makes be feel partially better. Even with the miniature month, I earned more than last January! Woohoo! This is my second income report. Check out January 2017 Blogging Income Report if you want to catch up. Let's take a look at February.
IncomeLinqia Sponsored Posts - $141.60
Social Fabric Sponsored Posts - $175
Social Native Sponsored Posts - $25
Miscellaneous Sponsored Posts - $128.20
Reimbursements - $75
Blog Sponsors - $10
ShopStyle Collective - $2
Total - $556.80
ExpensesProduct Purchases - $46.45
itsCarmen.com Influencers - $15.03
Total - $61.48
NetNet Total - $495.32
Note: I base my income report on earnings that were deposited into my bank account during that month. I did a couple projects in February that have yet to be paid out, therefore I will take that into account for my March Income Report.
The only exception to this rule is the $2 from ShopStyle Collective. I only get paid once I make the $100 threshold, but thought it'd be misleading to post that I earned $100 from ShopStyle when in fact that was many, many months in the making.
Miscellaneous Sponsored Posts were paid campaigns with brands that reached out to me directly versus via a blogger influencer network. Compared to six months ago, I've seen a slow increase in the amount of brands that reach out directly.
This month I had a great mix of sponsored posts & sponsored post payouts from January. I worked with brands like Lean Cuisine & Truvia to create some fun content. I've started to do sponsored posts on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter, which helps alleviate some of the sponsored posts on my blog. I like having things spread out!
This month I earned more than January, but not by much. I look forward to March's report as I've started doing more coaching. Stay tuned for next month!
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