We’ve prepared another income report roundup for your reading pleasure this month.
Each month, we scour the web for freelancers who make money online, to show you all of the different ways in which people earn a living online. There is no “one right way” to earn an income online — and the freelancers and solopreneurs featured below are living proof of that.
1. The Busy Budgeter
Rosemarie at The Busy Budgeter has been blogging for less than two years, and she’s already managed to bring $12,484 in March. And that’s down from $39,239 in February.
Rosemarie’s main sources of income were sponsored posts, affiliate and ad networks. Her blog is less than two years old, people, so she must have super secrets about how to bring in that kind of an income. Luckily, Rosemarie agreed to do a Freelancer Spotlight in the near future, so we’ll find out some of the behind-the-scenes of her business growth.
2. The Fuchsia-haired Writer
Jordan Roper is the fuchsia-haired founder of Writing Revolt and freelancer writer extraordinaire.
Jordan made $6,173 just four short months after she started freelancing, which is really impressive since she had no connections, no degree, and barely any writing samples when she started out. And just to make you click through, I’ll tell you that during the month she’s raked in that income, Jordan also eloped to Las Vegas and got married in front of Elvis. Talk about living life by your own rules, right?
3. The Dough Report
This is what Melinda calls her income report. I like that. It makes me think of pastry and all the other good things in life.
Melinda lives in Vienna, Austria, and makes a living online through copywriting, consulting and social media management. In February, she made 5,285 Euros.
It’s really interesting to read Melinda’s perspective about working as a freelancer in Austria, “In Austria, it’s not uncommon for solopreneurs to go out of business after 3 years, which is why my 2015 (my 4th year in business) was a mad hustle that left me feeling like I mostly work not for myself, but for the social insurance company and tax authorities.”
Does anyone freelancing in Europe share the same opinion? We’d love to know what you think, so feel free to share in the comments.
4. The 30 Days or Less Superstar
Cruz Santana is a 30 Days or Less of Freelance Writing Success alumna. And a mother of seven who has been battling cancer. But truly, she’s our superstar. Cruz started freelancing in November 2015, after taking Gina’s course. In four short months, she went from the brink of eviction to supporting her family of nine with only her income.
In March, Cruz earned $2,693, a 22% increase month-over-month. She’s expecting to bump her income even more this month because she’s added coaching services.
5. Just a Girl and Her Blog
Abby Lawson of Just a Girl and Her Blog is really, really raking it in. In March, Abby brought in $40,358 with $5,958 in expenses. Abby wrote an course about writing and publishing ebooks which currently made $13,386 in pre-sales. Pre-sales! If that isn’t the best proof that her audience trusts her, I don’t know what is.
We intentionally pick income reports from all income brackets. Because sometimes, when we see too high of figures, our heads spin in disbelief. And we either become too discouraged to even try, or too frustrated when we can’t keep up.
But it’s important to keep in mind that all the bloggers and freelancers featured here started at $0. ZERO! And most of them share exactly that, if you look at their reports from early on.
Which of the above income reports excites you the most? And if you publish your own report, feel free to link up in the comments!