As a blogger, I love to see Income Reports of other Pro Bloggers. We all dream of getting there one day. Where money is driving some bloggers to work harder, it is also a major reason why many bloggers quit blogging after a year or two of struggle. Blogging is not easy. It has become super competitive to today’s date.
According to a survey, 80% of the bloggers fail to make even 100$ worth of revenue per month. This fact is very disheartening for me as a blogger. So I decided to share with you , 5 bloggers and their main income source. This shall help you understand how these bloggers are making millions and the medium they are using.
We have selected five bloggers from all across the globe for this case study. In this post, we have mentioned first their primary source of income, background, site rankings, income report (if any) and details about their main source of Income.
1. Rohit Palit (Source - Amazon Affiliate Sites)
Name - Rohit Palit
Website - http://techtage.com
Alexa Rank - 65,723
Major Source of Income - Amazon Affiliate Sites
Income(Rough Estimate) - $50K pm
For those who think that Age is a factor in Blogging meet Rohit Palit a 19-year-old SEO Geek. At a tender age of 18 Rohit Palit is already earning 50K$ only from Amazon Niche Sites. He also runs a website on Blogging, TechTage.com where he shares his personal strategy and experiences. If you want to visit his blog, find the URL above. TechTage is also very popular in the Blogging and SEO space.
We don't have any information about how much money he makes from TechTage. His website ranks in the top 5 for many reviews of Hosting Companies. According to Charles Floate, a blogger the reviews has netted Rohit over $10,000 per month, with a combined affiliate revenue of over $30k/month. Rohit Palit has recently incorporated his company in India.
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Though Rohit earns a huge income through affiliate sales as well, his primary income source is Amazon Niche Sites. He is currently making more than 50 thousand dollars consistently. Recently he flipped a Niche Site for a whopping 27,000 $ on a modern Fliping Website. He claims that organic traffic is the best source for high conversions.
Recently Rohit Palit wrote a 10,000+ words guide on building Amazon Niche Site. The guide alone has received over 2000+ shares and is one of the detailed guides you might read on the Web about building Amazon Niche Sites. In his guide, he has explained all the steps which are required to create a successful Amazon Niche site. This post took him more than 20 hours of non-stop writing, editing, and tweaking.
Rohit has earned a whopping $50,645.05 in the last 30 days from his Amazon Niche Sites. Apart from blogging, Rohit is a Physics enthusiast. Rohit loves building links via email outreach. He thinks it is the most efficient way of building links for a website. Rohit dream is to become a millionaire by the end of 2017 or by his 20th Birthday. If Rohit reaches there, we hope he does , he will become one of the youngest self-made millionaires in India.
Rohit is also an avid Football fan. Watching a live Bundesliga home match of Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park is a dream which he wishes to complete before he dies. We hope he has a bright future ahead. Rohit Palit is a great inspiration for us and the youth, with his hard work and consistency he has achieved a lot at a very young age.
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2. Ryan Stewart (Source - Client SEO)
Name - Ryan Stewart
Website - http://webris.org/
Alexa Rank - 65,322
Major Source of Income - Client SEO
Income (Rough Estimate) - Unkown
Ryan Stewart is a big name when it comes to Search Engine Optimization. He runs a successful digital marketing and design agency based out of downtown Miami, Florida. He completed his MBA from the Warrington College Of Business. Previous to founding
His work has been featured on Moz, Search Engine Journal, Ahrefs and dozens more of the world’s top marketing websites. He also loves making videos on his strategies to educate the masses about Internet Marketing. His company
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Webris was started by Ryan in 2014 on an expired domain. The whole company is based off an expired domain. He highly regrets it now. They improve the organic traffic of their clients by promoting content in the channels where there is high user engagement. Ryan is helped by his team which is more than 10+ people from all across the globe. All the members are highly qualified and specialized in different fields.
Webris was started off as a small agency site and has grown a lot during the past years. He started out as Grey Hat but eventually switched to White Hat. He made the switch when he felt that Grey Hat was getting expensive and there was a probable risk for him in the coming future. Ryan expertise in Content Marketing with particular attention to Guest Posting. He believes in building quality backlinks mainly via Email Outreach and Guest Posting.
This has helped gain a large following in the SEO Community. It has even helped his firm in attracting an enormous amount of Links. He also regularly blogs about SEO, Link Building and Content Marketing. His VA's help him a lot in finding Link Opportunities and building content for Marketing and Link Building. He also offers an SEO Agency Course where he teaches about white hat link building and the exact process his agency uses to attract high-quality backlinks.
If you don't wake up everyday excited about what you get to do, please, start looking around.
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3. Al-Amin Kabir (Source - Amazon Niche Sites)
Name - Al-Amin Kabir
Alexa Rank- 74,880
Major Source of Income - Amazon Niche Sites
Income(Rough Estimate) - 6 figures yearly
Al-Amin Kabir is 25- year old entrepreneur from Bangladesh. He runs a successful Internet Marketing Company based out of Asia. He is helped by 20 other people who constitute as his team. Before
He was recently awarded by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for his great work in the online space. He has also won many awards during and spoke at many international conferences. He even won the Freelance.com SEO Award 2012 defeating almost 1500 SEO team around the world. Before starting
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Al-Amin Kabir is one of the pioneers when it comes to Amazon Niche Site Building. His whole company is based on Amazon Niche Site Creation. He provides services such as Website Creation and even provides content as well. He will even set up all you need to capture emails on your blog. He offers two plans one costing 600$ and the other for 800$.
Recently Al-Amin was able to flip a site for a whopping 62,000$ on FE International. He earns about 6000$ per month by his Amazon Niche Sites consistently. He also heads a very active Facebook Group in the Amazon Affiliate Space with more than 16,000+ people. Most people are from his hometown. You can join the group by searching for "Amazon Affiliate Bangladesh". To help his fellow users learn better Al-Amin has also launched his course niche site building for people of Bangladesh named as "Azon Rockstar". It is aimed at helping people in building their niche site and start making money from Amazon affiliate program. The video course has over 200 participants now, and growing every week.
His blog has been featured on FoxNews, Entrepreneur & many international media outlets. He also spoke about passive income at the Payoneer Forum, main Dhaka. He tells his primary goal is to make much money making niche sites in the future. He has even made a plugin AzonBox, which will help you improve your conversion rate by 25%.
I have learned to focus on quality and not quantity, and this way
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4. Harsh Agarwal (Source- Affiliate)
Name - Harsh Agarwal
Alexa Rank- 4,025
Major Source of Income - Affiliates related to Blogging
Income(Rough Estimate) - $30K per month
If you are a blogger, then you might know Harsh Agarwal and his blog Shoutmeloud. His blog has to be one of the best blogs on Blogging and Internet Marketing. Before becoming a professional blogger, he worked with Convergys . Turning down a job offer from Accenture in pursuit of his journey as a professional blogger has been the biggest turning point of his life. After that, there was no turning back for Harsh Agarwal. SML has grown tremendously in the past three years both in terms of traffic and income.
SML receives about 1 million organic visitors every month which is huge. If you are a mobile guy, then you can install the SML app, which is currently available for both Android and IOS. Harsh Agarwal started SML as a hobby which now earns him millions every month. He writes about SEO, social media, starting and managing a blog, and making money online. He is one who brought professional blogging to India after Amit Agarwal. He is a real inspiration for the youth of India and for people all across the world.
Harsh recently launched ShoutMeLoud University, which he thinks, was a dream come true for him. It is for all those who want to learn about making money by blogging in a systematic manner. Apart from SML Harsh has about eight live blogs running under the brand ShoutDreams, the famous being Shoutmetech.
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The primary income source of SML is through affiliate sales from different Blogging related affiliate programs. Harsh is very transparent in revealing his Income, which he posts each month. This will help you in analysing what is working better in the industry. Harsh made about 29,659$ in the month of June.
By analysing his report, we found that apart from the 267$ he made by selling his Ebook all other income was generated by affiliate sales. A significant chunk of his income about 23K$ was mentioned under Affiliate Earnings, but the actual programs weren't mentioned. He earned 1.1K$ from ElegantThemes Affiliate Program and other WordPress Theme Affiliate Program. He also managed to earn 1000$ from ShareASale.
Harsh is helped by a number a Freelancers who contribute towards the success of his Blog. Right now, he has one full-time employee, and the rest are freelancers and virtual assistants working from all around the globe. Harsh is one of the few bloggers who are married. He was married on 7th December 2014 to a girl named Shallu. But this did not affect his blogging life a bit, which shows his seriousness towards blogging.
Blogging has given me so much more than money. It’s given me a sense of freedom that I didn’t know was possible. I currently live a “free” lifestyle where I travel around the world and blog from anywhere & everywhere (a.k.a. digital nomad).
5. Abby Lawson (Source - Selling Courses)
Name - Abby Lawson
Alexa Rank- 67,953
Major Source of Income - Selling Courses
Income(Rough Estimate) - 40K $ per month
For all those have the conception that the female gender can't become good bloggers Abby is here to prove you wrong. Abby Lawson started her blog Just a Girl and Her Blog in early 2013. After that, there was no looking back for Abby , the blog is now her family business. Her blog helps you to create and grow a beautiful, thriving home, life, and business.
Abby loves writing about how one can decorate their home and also on how you can improve your blog. Her articles are exceptionally detailed and a pleasure to go through.She says the website name was totally random, and she is not the only one managing the blog. She is helped by her husband and her sister. Her sister Brittany to help her out as an assistant/social media manager.
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The significant chunk of the income is by selling Ebooks and Video Courses. Her blog earned around 38K$ in the month of May. She recently launched a course named as "BookBoss". The course teaches you how to create and promote your ebook from ground up. The course is priced at around 200$ and received over 200 registrants in the initial launch. She also wrote an ebook named as "Building a FrameWork". It helps users learn Blogging and Managing it like a pro.
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I hope you liked the post. If you have queries or, you want to share something with us; please feel free to comment below. I would love to hear from you. This post should remove the notion that there are only limited ways to earn a passive income online. One should understand that there is no shortcut in life, and hence one should be diligent and serious about their work.
Glad you read the post till the end, have a Nice Day ahead :).