May 2017 Blog Income Roundup

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Welcome to the May 2017 Blog Income Roundup!  I have compiled a list of income reports from various bloggers that I admire!  I think you’ll find their reports to be very inspiring and motivating.  Bloggers can make anywhere from $100 to over six figures!  You can use this list as a tool to help you set realistic goals for yourself and your own blog.  If you haven’t started a blog yet, maybe this will convince you that it’s time to get one set up!

This is obviously not an all inclusive list but I wanted to give you a range so you can see that not every blogger starts out making a full time income.  They all start off small and grow through time and effort.  In addition, these are listed in order from smallest to largest.  I’ve only posted revenue figures but I can tell you that most if not all of these bloggers have expenses such as hosting, promotions, premium services, etc. and they vary based on personal preference.  Finally, I tried to give a little background on each such as the types of revenue streams these bloggers use but please feel free to click on each of them for even more detail as to how they earn an income!


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May 2017 Blog Income Roundup

Finance Superhero :: $976

First up we have Finance Superhero!  This is a newer blog which just started out in 2016!  She helps teach people to handle their money wisely and take back their life.  I look forward to seeing her growth!

    • Sponsored Posts: $400
    • Advertising: $223
    • Affiliates: $35

Ali’s Adventure :: $3,214

Ali is a traveling addict! What is the best part about being a blogger? You can do it from anywhere!  This is just the earnings from her blog.  Ali is also a virtual assistant work and writes freelance posts.  These income sources have been excluded from her earnings.

  • Advertising: $1,993
  • Affiliates: $1,211
  • Product Sales: $10

The Endless Meal :: $4,601

This blog features some yummy recipes if you couldn’t tell by the name!  This is a perfect example of just how versatile blogger bosses can be.  You don’t have to be a certain niche in order to earn income!

  • Advertising: $3,301
  • Sponsored Posts: $940
  • Affiliates: $360

Rebekah Allan :: $8,124

Rebekah Allan sure does love sweets! She has a cake blog called and I wish I could get my hands on one of those cupcakes right now!

  • Product Sales: $5,975
  • Affiliates: $1,431
  • Advertising: $668
  • Mentoring: $50

Making Sense of Cents :: $120,105

Michelle (the lovely lady who runs this blog) is a serious inspiration of mine!  In the future I would love to make six figures just in a year so this is just so incredible to me that she makes it in one month!  She is an absolute all-star at affiliate marketing and even has a course on it – Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing.  Here’s a little breakdown:

  • Affiliate Income: $56,919
  • Product Sales: $41,586
  • Advertising: $21,600

As you can see, there is no one way that is “right” for how to monetize your blog!  You can do whatever feels right to you whether it’s relying on ads or creating products of your own to sell.  I hope you enjoyed the May 2017 blog income roundup.  Maybe it will help you to come up with a strategy and set goals for next month!

Would you like to be included in next month’s round up?  Please send a link to your income report to me at


17 comments / Add your comment below

  1. SO much inspiration here! I’ve been blogging since 2010 and more seriously since 2014, but I just started monetizing. I would love to be able to earn $100,000+ a month! 😀 😀

  2. I’ve only been blogging for about 2 months and great to see others succeeding. It gives me hope to know that I love can potentially pah off in the future. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Thanks for being so open and honest about earning income as a blogger! I am always curious how other people compare, and this is really helpful.

  4. This is awesome!! I am constantly looking up income reports and wondering how people make what they do! I would loveeee to make money off my blog someday soon! Time will tell.

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