December 2009: Blog Summary & Income Report

by Klaus on January 8, 2010

in Blogging

This is going to be a very short summary & income report-post, I’ll tell you why in a minute. But first, Congratulations to me for having online for 6 months now. That’s six full months of blogging. It’s been both fun and exhausting, it’s not as easy as they all say it is 🙂

That was the good news, now for the bad news. It seems that somewhere in the beginning of December, I might have screwed something up. Google Analytics stopped gathering statistics around December 4th and since I don’t check my Google Analytics more than a few times a month, especially not during a very busy December, then I haven’t noticed it until just now when I went to gather data for this post.

Oh well, without the Google Analytics data, I won’t be putting down any December hits. I do have some stats from both WordPress and Woopra, but I want to keep it consistent and go with Google Analytics all the way, when comparing numbers. But, we must look at the bright side of things and now January get to be fun as I have no clue exactly how it went during December and don’t know exactly what to expect. Actually I do and it didn’t go too well because I didn’t post much…

There’s still a few new numbers though…

December ’09






Visits: n/a 3,350 2,990 4,954 1,628 803
Pageviews: n/a 6,608 5,109 7,493 3,244 1,441
Pages/visit n/a 1.97 1.71 1.51 1.99 1.79
Bounce rate: n/a 65% 68% 75% 59% 71%
Avg. time on site: n/a 02:05 01:51 01:20 02:14 01:30
New visits: n/a 76% 76% 82% 72% 72%
Blog comments: 116 362 251 294 249 66
Traffic Sources
Direct traffic: n/a 21% 23% 17% 22% 40%
Search engines: n/a 35% 36% 67% 43% 33%
Referring sites: n/a 38% 41% 16% 34% 27%
Other: n/a 5% n/a n/a n/a n/a
Google Adsense: $6 $6.4 $11.8 $9 $4 $1.82
Clickbank: $0 $0 $33.41 $0 $0 $112.07
Infolinks: n/a $1.43 $1.14 $1.98 $0.2 n/a
SocialSpark: n/a n/a n/a $0 $3.51 n/a
Chitika: n/a n/a $0.09 $0.42 n/a n/a
Thesis: $0 $0 $54.12 $0 $0 n/a
ReviewMe: $37.50 $10 $15 n/a n/a n/a
TOTAL: $43.50 $17,.83 $115.56 $11.40 $7.71 $113.89

Conclusion: December ’09

As mentioned above, I didn’t post much in December (due to lack of time) and for the same reason I didn’t read that many other blog posts nor did I comment on more than just a few of them. That’s probably why I only had half the amount of blog comments on TechPatio during December compared to November. When you don’t comment on other blogs, it’s likely they’ll forget about you and don’t comment either.

Money from ReviewMe was good in December, I did a bunch of sponsored posts and that helped keep up the income at least, now that Google Adsense dropped.

Other Summary & Income Reports

Here’s some of the other reports I’ve spotted so far. If yours is missing and you want it here, be sure to leave a comment below and I’ll be happy to add it to the list.

Comments & Leave a Comment


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Deneil Merritt January 8, 2010 at 22:27

Congratz on blogging for 6 months. Most bloggers give up by now. So keep doing what you doing. As for the earnings, nice big step up from the month before. Keep working at it and before you know it. Making over $100 a month will be the normal income for you. Then step it up from there. 🙂

Cheers to a successful 2010!
.-= Deneil Merritt´s last blog ..2010 Professional And Personal Goals =-.


jared premo January 8, 2010 at 23:14

I have had adsense on one of my other site for over a year now and have only made about $10 a month, some months higher some alittle lower. thanks for posting your stats. I didn’t realive there was a few other options for making money on a blog. ill be looking into some of the ones you have listed. A nice post/s about the different revenue streams i think would be a good post. thanks again for sharing.
.-= jared premo´s last blog ..Apple’s Top 10 Products =-.


John Sullivan January 8, 2010 at 23:41

Congrats on the 6 months I thought it was longer because that was the last time you came by my Blog LOL 🙂 Just messing around having fun. I checked some of those other reports ,wow man you and people are working hard 🙂 Hope all is well
sites looking Clean as a whistle 🙂
.-= John Sullivan´s last blog ..Do follow Comments with page rank for YOU =-.


Greg Ellison January 9, 2010 at 00:30

What kind of products from click bank are you selling? I am still trying to work on clickbank things for me but it is really not going any where. Greg Ellison
.-= Greg Ellison´s last blog ..What a Burnt Power Cable Looks like =-.


Tom January 9, 2010 at 01:04

Great work again! Keep it up. As Deneil said, most bloggers give up before 6 months, so just keep charging ahead!
.-= Tom´s last blog ..Squeeze Page Tips For Better Conversion =-.


chandan January 9, 2010 at 09:30

Thank you for showing your stats and income report. Well I think within your 6 month of blogging your traffic in increasing. I have not make any money from clickbank till now.
.-= chandan´s last blog ..New program at google work at home affiliate network, January 7, 2010 =-.


Rohit Sane January 9, 2010 at 16:40

Congrats on 6 months! Also, will a little more consistent efforts, I think your earnings will increase . Just avoid leaving your blog idle for more than a week. Due to my Exams, even I had to leave my blog idle.
.-= Rohit Sane´s last blog ..New Core i3, i5 and i7 Processors from Intel & their major Features =-.


Ron Chalter January 9, 2010 at 22:02

Hey, congratulations! It’s not easy, and being persistent is the most important part. Keep it up!
.-= Ron Chalter´s last blog ..How to Get a Faster Startup =-.


[email protected] January 11, 2010 at 03:50

Congrats on your results, with your experience in this business ,things can only get better. Good Luck in the future.



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