Welcome to my monthly series where I share my blog stats and income with you. I was inspired to do this because I know of some bigger bloggers (like Pinch of Yum) who share their blog stats and income but I really didn’t see any smaller bloggers (like me! and maybe you!) who do so. I figured if I was looking for something like this, others might be as well, so I decided that I’d start sharing my monthly stats and income. Here’s my February blog stats and income report – I hope you find this helpful (you can find January’s report here)!
Ad income: 16.97 (BlogHer) + 40.11 (The Blogger Network) = $57.08
Sponsored campaigns: $250
Total February income: $307.08
Total February page views: 15,344
I’m utilizing a new ad network (The Blogger Network) so my ad income now comes from TBN and BlogHer. I will probably drop BlogHer and just run with TBN in a couple of months, but I’m not decided yet on that. I’m super pleased with how TBN is performing so far in terms of ad income. One neat thing is that TBN manages my ads so I don’t have to worry about any of the details. I really appreciate that since I just don’t have time to worry about ads.
February was, as expected, lower in pageviews than January, but that happens each and every year. I’m not really sweating it, to be honest. As I wrote about a few weeks ago, this blog is strictly a side hustle, not a profession. 🙂
In February, my top three posts were:
- Five Running Related Tools I Use. Everyone likes to read about things that can help their running, so I wasn’t surprised to see this.
- Shamrock Half Marathon Training Recap, Week 7. This training recap is from the week my knee first gave out on me and I discovered I had a problem I needed to fix. Reading back that post, I’m so grateful I addressed the issue quickly and swiftly.
- Why I Don’t Use the Phrase Girl Boss. This post really resonated with folks and I love the discussion that occurred around it. Go give it a read if you missed it!
This past month, my top three referral sources were: 1) direct; 2) Pinterest and 3) Facebook. Each month, these three referral sources continue to be at the top of my list, with Pinterest and direct traffic flip flopping for the number one spot frequently. Don’t forget that I now have a monthly (with occasional extra updates) newsletter offering tips and tricks that are NOT found here on the blog. You can sign up in my sidebar, through the popup on this page or just by clicking here.
How were your blog stats in February?