Income Report for October 2020 (8 Niche Sites = $76,389 from Ads and Affiliate Offers)

Income Report for October 2020 (8 Niche Sites = $76,389 from Ads and Affiliate Offers)

The draw back to hitting document income and visitors as I did final month is normally the following month is down. That’s what occurred in October.

Site visitors and income dipped a bit throughout most websites together with my greatest area of interest web site.

Within the massive scheme of issues although, the numbers are very, excellent.  As normally the case, as income climbs, so too do my bills and content material funding.  I can’t assist myself… when the numbers are respectable, I are inclined to open the pockets greater than I ought to.


Earlier than the numbers, listed below are a number of developments.

New content material service

In August 2020 I began with one more content material service.  I went with this service due to the very low charges.  It was a bet.  I didn’t do a check article. I simply paid a few hundred bucks and positioned some orders.

The returned content material was excellent.  The charges ridiculously low.  I nonetheless don’t understand how they do it.

In the event you’re up for attempting one other content material service within the neverending search for one of the best content material on the lowest charge, click on right here.

Fb continues to be driving visitors

Properly who woulda thunk?  Fb continues to be driving numerous visitors to my greatest area of interest web site.  Right here’s a screenshot of simply Fb visitors in October:

Facebook traffic Oct. 2020


To start with of the month, it regarded like visitors was going to vanish however then it leveled off to round 10K visits each day which isn’t unhealthy.  I’m unsure what I did to goose almost 30K each day guests on the finish of September… want I might determine that out.

In actual fact, I don’t actually know why that is taking place.  If I knew what was working and methods to replicate it, I’d let you know.

All I can say is when you’ve got some FB followers to submit your stuff on FB and see if something works.  FYI, I automate posting with MeetEdgar.

It’s not all revenue although. As you’ll see below bills beneath, I shelled out $1,500 USD for FB advertisements to develop the fanbase. I’m unsure that is cash effectively spent however so long as visitors is at this degree, spending $1,500/mo. is price it.

I don’t care a lot for the pagespeed rating metric however I additionally don’t need to lose visitors as a result of I’m an fool and disregard them.  I’ve invested a substantial amount of cash enhancing scores and precise velocity of my largest area of interest web site.  Nonetheless, I’ve ignored my smaller area of interest websites till just lately.

In an effort to enhance velocity and pagespeed scores, I’m testing Nitropack on considered one of my larger visitors smaller area of interest websites.  I’m utilizing Nitropack on account of AdThrive suggesting I take advantage of it.  I don’t have any strong outcomes but however the pagespeed scores can’t go any decrease.  My pagespeed scores on my smaller area of interest websites are atrocious and they’re fairly easy websites.  Not a number of plugins.  I take advantage of Shortpixel to optimize the photographs.  I take advantage of Cloudflare and Kinsta internet hosting.  Go determine.  Right here’s to hoping Nitropack helps.

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Earlier than I get to the numbers, this earnings report ONLY pertains to SOME of my area of interest websites. I additionally do NOT embody any income or bills from Fats Stacks.  Fats Stacks is a special kind of web site altogether. This report doesn’t embody a number of different newer area of interest websites I’ve launched in 2020 as effectively.  These reviews are merely to reveal that area of interest websites could be a good enterprise. Profiling a handful of websites is adequate.

Income for 8 area of interest websites I personal (October 2020)

Click on right here to study extra about every area of interest web site featured in my earnings reviews.


All figures are in USD.

  • Niche Web site 1 Income: $68,122
  • Niche Web site 2 Income: $4,666
  • Niche Web site 3 Income: $458
  • Niche Web site 4 Income: $1,823
  • Niche Web site 5 Income: $93
  • Niche Web site 6 Income: 966
  • Niche Web site 7 Income: $210
  • Niche Web site 8 ( Income: $51 (this income is primarily attributable to Fats Stacks readers visiting.  It’s not primarily based on natural search visitors… that may take a while).

Complete Income all 8 websites: $76,389 (Sept. income was: $81,488)

The lion’s share of income is from show advertisements.

Bills for all area of interest websites

I lump collectively all bills for all 8 area of interest websites as a result of it’s tough, impractical and unhelpful to spend the time allocating every expense to every web site.

Complete bills for 8 area of interest websites: $10,656

Web Income: $65,733 (September web earnings was $70,970)

Content material funding in October 2020

Complete content material funding for October 2020: $9,578

Web earnings after content material funding:   $56,155 USD

I clarify right here why I extract content material prices from bills.

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Screenshots (simply a few the primary ones)

AdThrive (Web site 1)

AdThrive ad revenue October 2020 video advert (all websites): ad revenue October 2020

Jon runs the place round right here.  He pontificates about launching and rising on-line publishing companies, aka blogs that make a couple of bucks.  His satisfaction and pleasure is the e-mail e-newsletter he publishes that’s “one of the best running a blog electronic mail e-newsletter round.”

Hyperbole?  Possibly, however go test it out to see what some readers say.

In all seriousness, Jon is the founder and proprietor of a digital media firm that publishes a wide range of internet properties visited and beloved by tens of millions of readers month-to-month. Fatstacks is the place he shares a glimpse into his digital publishing enterprise.