How I Make $2,000 a Month on My Blog

I started blogging in 2010 as an experiment. I decided to go vegan for six months and I blogged about my journey. In those six months, I learned how to cook and I found out that I enjoyed cooking… but I really enjoyed blogging about it!

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Early on, I wasn’t trying to make money and I was thrilled any time a company wanted to send me samples. If there was a brand I was curious about, I’d email them my media kit and request a few samples. Brands know that even small influencers can help them build their brand, so most are willing to send samples or coupons! It was also a great way to get to know companies that I could work with on paid campaigns later on.

Eventually, I realized that I had enough traffic that I could start monetizing my blog. The biggest change was deciding I was going to treat my blog like a business. That meant investing a little bit of money for things like classes, photo props, professional headshots, etc.

Once I started treating it like a business, I was a lot more focused. I spent hours researching things like food photography and SEO. Rather than just wasting time scrolling through Instagram and pretending I was “networking” I’d look at the areas that really bring in traffic and focus on those.

I started to making about $2,000 a month doing this on the side. I still had a 9-5 job so it was just extra income. I wanted to write an ebook to show that it is possible to make money by blogging without selling a product! The funny thing is, just a year after I wrote the book, I was making so much money that I was able to quit my full time job. (Again, this is just income from blogging, it has nothing to do with this ebook, courses, etc.)
Want to know exactly how I did it? I’m sharing all my secrets in my ebook!

How I Make $10,000+ a Month on my Blog

This 42-page guide walks you through all the mistakes I made in my early days of blogging and how I shifted my focus to make over $10,000 a month from my blog!