My August 2014 Income and Traffic Report

Welcome to my 7th Monthly report for 2014!

This is the 7th Time of my income and traffic report. There are lots of changes and project’s progress in each month. I just wanted to share a detailed report of what I’ve done and everything that I’ve learned from the previous month. And everything that was going on with my online business stuffs, income, expenses and traffic through Be Rich and Rich Journey! I hope that this report would be an inspiration for you to get started your own online business and make it’s happened.

The reason why I do this:

  • To keep track and help me focus for currently important projects each month.
  • To improve productivity, but not to stress for myself each month.
  • To inspire you to start your own online business.
  • To share key successes and failures during each month that I’ve experienced.

Ok. Let’s see, in my report!

What was happening in August?

Niche Site #1 Update: 72% revenue increasing

In July, I was putting more fresh, useful and unique contents, which over 6000 words and product-comparison chart. I just wanted to rank higher in the search engine after my overall traffic was decreased in Jun. So by the end of this month, I really impressed with how revenue had increased over 72% when compared with last month. As you can see from the picture below.

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Niche Site #2 Update: First earning and traffic increasing

When compared with the last income report. Overall traffic increased only slightly as you can see from the picture below. So I was continuing bought high PR links from Seolutions and guest posting strategy. The good news was I got first earning $2.50!!! And some related long tail keyword was ranking #1 in Google. This inner-page contained over 1500 words with no backlink. So I’m sure that content marketing is still king.

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Niche Site #3 Update: In progress for building websites

I was done setup this website and published 3 pieces of 4000 words, fresh and useful contents, which also include product-comparison chart.  I still needed around 20-30 contents for blog section and product-review section. I’m sure that all remains tasks will be done by early September.

Launched my 6th Kindle eBook

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After few months of researching & developing contents, I finished and launched  my 6th  Kindle eBook in Online Business Series, “Passive Income  with Amazon Kindle & CreateSpace”. I wrote this guide in Thai Language since February this year as I was sharing with you in this post. I wanted  this guide to help the  beginners to start their own passive income with their own books as I did with my books.

 

Short-vacation to Koh Samui, Suratthani, Thailand

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If you love sea, sand and sun. You definitely love Koh Samui. This was the first time I visited this island and I really love it. I saw a lot of foreigners  here and everyone seemed happy. There were a lot of activities that you would enjoy while travelling here. For me, I really enjoyed island-tour,  swimming and reading by the sea. And of course, I didn’t bring any computer and online stuffs during this trip. I just wanted to get some break.

Key Successes in August 2014

Revenue increasing over 72% of Niche Site #1.

Built more links and first earning from Niche Site #2.

Finished setting up a website and posting main contents for Niche Site #3.

Lunched my 6th Kindle eBook.

Published only 1 post for this blog, July’s Income Report.

Published only 1 post for Passive Income Blog (Thai Language)

Vacation at Koh Samui, Thailand.

Now the time of Numbers

Visitors Statistics

The traffic was decreased from last month. Since I published only 1 blog post last month. So you could see from the picture below.

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My 1st niche site traffic was consistent as picture below. As I have planned to sell this site by the end of the year or next year. So let’s see for earning next month!

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Income Breakdown (August 2014)

Disclosure: below links are affiliate links. So if you purchase any services and products through these links, I will get a commission and I really appreciate it. If you have any questions about each service and products below, please let me know!

August 2014 Earnings:

Hostgator: $0 (check out my tutorial)

WPEngine: $0 (check out my tutorial)

Market Samurai: $0 (check out my tutorial)

Genesis Framework: $0 (check out my tutorial)

Optin Skin: $0

Aweber: $0

Amazon Affiliate (Niche Website – August 2014): $314.21 (+132.48)

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Kindle eBooks Revenue: $230.13 (+99.38)

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Print-books Revenue: $162.77 (+18.26)

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Passive Income With ebook (Thai Language): $114

Easy first $Dollar German Version Revenue: $3.58

Misc Affiliate Revenue: $52.22

Article Service: $44.31

Gross Total in August 2014: $921.22 (+224.22)

August 2014 Expenses: (Below is what was paid last month.):

Outsource for Contents: $153.33

Link Building Campaign: $129 (for niche sites #1 and #2)

Fiverr Service: $35

Paid for affiliate: $19

Long Tail Pro: $17

WPEngine for this blog: $29

Hostgator: $19.9

Aweber: $19

Total Expenses for August 2014: $421.23 (+114.88)

Net Total in August 2014: $499.99 (+109.64)

 

My online income is increasing from niche site’s revenue and article service that I decided to open last month. Every month is different. This journey is really, really Fun for me. I’m working almost every day, but only a few hours. All passive income is required only 1-hour work week for me. So the rest of my time is doing another ongoing project. All I need to do is put my effort and growing these income streams toward my goals. So how about you? Do you have your goal for your business?

Goals and Plans for August

Build more links into every niche site.

Publish all contents for niche site #3 and start building first link-building campaign.

Outline new ebook “Passive Income With Amazon Affiliate Niche Site” (Thai Language), this ebook will be finished by December.

Final Thought

I have FUN with everything I do and I still need to learn a lot of things with the online business world. But the most important thing is focusing with your current projects. I hope that this report would be some inspiration for you to start your own business, your blog, niche site, ebook or whatever you want to do. So if you have anything to share with me, please leave comments below. I want to say thank you for all of your support, please stay tuned for the next update on this blog. I appreciate all you guys, wish you all the best and see you next post!

Cheers!  🙂

About the Author Raweewan M

Raweewan M is the founder of BeRichAndRich.Com. I loves building online business, affiliate marketer, e-book publishing, travelling and helping other people.

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  • Tung Tran

    It’s very inspiring to see your progress RM! Are you still in Thailand? I’m gonna spend October there 😀

    • Yes, sure. Mostly I’m in Bangkok. What is your plan anyway? I’ll have a trip to Chaing Mai for Empire Flipper Workshop around October. But I’m not sure when. So I think we can have some coffee. And I can show you around some interesting places in BKK. 🙂

  • Joe

    Great numbers.

    Thanks for sharing your progress.

  • Wow,,,, you almost hit $1,000 a month from the passive ways!

    This is really amazing for me because I’m familiar with only paid traffic. Never thought free traffic can really make lots of money. I have to change my thoughts now.

    Anyway, I’ll take my time to study passive ways as you do soon 🙂

    Congrats sis!

    • Thanks N’Bank, I’m really impressed with how you make money with paid traffic too. I know that you make a LOT of money. Hahaha. Well, talk soon!

      Keep going with your project too! 🙂

  • Great stuff RM! This is my first visit to your site I think, nice to see you are doing the right things with your campaigns. Keep it up!

  • Mehul Hingu

    Congrats RM, such figures are really inspiring for new bloggers. Keep it up, you will go long, long way. I need your suggestion on Seolution. Which High PR link package from Seolution would you suggest for niche sites? Thanks.

  • I am an affiliate for amazon like you 🙂 No income come to me, yet 🙁 I will do my best and i will be better 🙂

  • Awesome income report! Loving the transparency and honesty.

    Keep on keeping on 🙂

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