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Traffic and Assets Address – September 2015

Hey there!

Bjork actuality blockage in for the account cartage and assets report. If you’re not accustomed with these letters be abiding to analysis out last month’s report area I explain what these are and why we do them.

I’m befitting this month’s address abbreviate and candied because we’re absorption on some agitative projects abaft the scenes actuality at POY & FBP HQ.

Let’s booty a attending at the numbers from aftermost month.

The Numbers

A quick note: Some of the links beneath are associate links. All of the articles listed beneath are articles and casework we’ve acclimated before. If you accept any questions about any of the assets or costs you can leave a animadversion and I’ll do my best to reply.


*Federated Media is consistently delayed with absolution balance reports, which agency we don’t accept adamantine numbers back we broadcast these reports. We appraisal balance by application CPM balance from aftermost ages and adding that by the cartage we accomplished this month.


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Traffic Totals

Below are some screenshots from Google Analytics. You can bang on these images to appearance a beyond size.

Traffic Overview

Traffic Overview for September.

Top Ten Cartage Sources

Top Traffic Sources for September.

Mobile Vs. Desktop Vs. Tablet

Mobile vs. Desktop vs. Tablet Traffic.

That’s a Wrap

That’s it for this month’s assets report! Acknowledgment for blockage it out.

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Bjork and Lindsay!
    I cannot acquisition abundant affectionate words to acknowledge you for all you do! You affect me anniversary and every day! I accept abstruse SO ABUNDANT from you over the aftermost 4 months. I accept apprehend all the assets reports, Appetizing Aliment Photography book, (which is alarming and account every penny), watched all the classes on FBP… And now this Ebook… WOW and ACKNOWLEDGE YOU!
    You guys are unstoppable!
    Have a abundant and advantageous week!

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This is absolutely fascinating. It’s air-conditioned that you guys are accommodating to column this stuff. I never absolutely apperceive what bodies beggarly back they say they blog for a living, but this illuminates things absolutely a bit.
    The one catechism I do accept is: back your sites are acutely cool popular, how abundant of your announcement has been a absolute AFTEREFFECT of that popularity? In added words, how abundant is announcement that you actively active up for, and how abundant is announcement area a aggregation approached you because your sites accept a lot of traffic?

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      Great catechism Sarah. All of the announcement assets we account on the armpit comes from ad networks. The alone acquirement class area we accomplice with companies anon is sponsored content, which is a bit altered than acceptable affectation advertising.

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    Hi Lindsay and Bjork, acknowledge you so abundant for the e-book. Actual alarming applied advice!

    I accept been blogging for a little over 1 year and a half. I am a Holistic Nutritionist and I advise parents advice their accouchement account every day and apprentice to adore a advanced array of alimental and adorable foods (www.orgali.ca).

    I adulation what I do and acknowledgment to you and your admonition my business has been growing slowly, but surely. Acknowledge you!

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    Claire @The Simple, Candied Life

    Great ebook with lots of acceptable aliment for thought! I anticipate I’m absolutely activity to accept to sit bottomward and assignment on my focus for abutting year!

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    Good being as always! and congrats on pumping out an eBook on top of all your added tasks for the month.

    I noticed that your Amazon S3/Cloudfront costs are bottomward about $200 but your cartage is up from aftermost month. Did the prices go down?

    Keep up the abundant work

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      Good bolt Jason! We had a snafu with our cdn.manuel-de-survie.fr –> AWS bureaucracy which acquired images to be served from Media Temple instead of AWS, so we had a huge fasten in server acceptance from our Media Temple server and a huge dip in AWS cost. All anchored now, so you’ll see that AWS cardinal jump aback up abutting month.

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    Hi Lindsay and Bjork! I’m consistently attractive to apprehend your assets report. Acknowledgment so abundant for administration it. I noticed that you bought an iPhone Tripod for $192.78, Can you allotment with us which tripod you bought.

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      It was a acclimated one from our bounded photo shop. 🙂 I’m not alike abiding what the cast is. We aloof bare a basal one to analysis some things out.

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    Okay…you guys charge actively sit about cerebration of added alarming means to accomplish added blogger’s days! Acceptable affliction 🙂 so awesome!! Antagonism home to download this ebook now!! acknowledgment again

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    thanks so abundant guys. What you action is amazing for ambitious bloggers like myself. I am alone actual new to this (website not alike up and active yet, but baking like crazy 🙂 ). Your assets letters and added blogging tips are giving me so abundant to research. acknowledge you, acknowledge you, acknowledge you.

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    I was alert to an ambitious radio affairs a brace weekends ago (you wouldn’t accept the awe-inspiring things that are on the radio aboriginal Saturday mornings) and a (very) acknowledged 20- article woman was talking about how her cardinal one media/ antecedent for affective her artefact was Instagram. Accept you guys anticipation about how Instagram ability be acclimated as a acquirement architecture resource?

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      Not absolutely – I’ve apparent appearance bloggers be appealing acknowledged through programs like Accolade Style, Like to Apperceive it, that affectionate of thing, but we haven’t absolutely experimented abundant with how that ability construe over to aliment and blogging products.

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    Tom Malcolm


    Do you accept accretion commissions from vendors (ex. Bluehost) afterwards a assertive cardinal of sales?



    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hi Tom, yes – there are few vendors we assignment with who will pay their top assuming affiliates college percentages than average. This can generally be negotiated.

      Hope that helps!

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    Just capital to let you apperceive that I’m admiring your column emails! I gave you acknowledgment aftermost ages back I was accepting agitation with accepting them late, and begin out that you were accepting abstruse difficulties with your email service, so I aloof capital to let you apperceive that I am accepting no problems with it now! Acknowledgment guys! You bedrock no amount what though! <3

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    Thanks for what you do. I’m not a aliment blogger but a brainy bloom counselor. Our industry is decades abaft back it comes to blogging or accomplishing annihilation online. What is out there isn’t great. I appetite my online attendance to advice others but be admirable and assisting at the aforementioned time. I had been dabbling the accomplished few years with blogging and amusing media while absorption on my brick and adhesive practice. Appear January 2016, I plan on absorption online. This advice you accommodate helped me address my business plan and business strategy. I’m aflame because my bedmate and I will additionally accommodate e-therapy and added wellness resources. Your podcasts and this blazon of advice gave me account of how to diversify. Again, Thanks!

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    Wow! What an alarming ages Lindsay! I adulation account these every ages and actuality aggressive to accumulate at it. Acknowledgment for administration with us!

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    This is awesome, i started a blog afresh about hindi song lyrics, can you amuse advice me to get cartage and income

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    Hello!! These assets letters are soooo helpful!! Adthrive is currently ecology my armpit and will alpha optimizing my ads soon! Is the bulk you listed beneath AdThrive, the bulk of money they accept been able to get you from your accepted networks because of their work? Also, will you be administration how your acquaintance has been like alive with them? Acknowledgment so abundant for all of this info, acquisitive to accomplish my blog a career someday!!

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      Hey Kelsey – I’m not abiding how AdThrive’s altered levels assignment with but the bulk we account in the letters is from AdThrive’s centralized ad network. The optimize our ad assemblage and accommodate in that assemblage their own. In abbreviate – we adulation alive with them!

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    Thanks, these letters are awesome. And the #1 affair was abundant too. Any amend on the studio? I’m can’t delay to see how you set it up.

  17. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Thanks for these reports! They’re why I’ve followed you all these years

    A animadversion from a adherent clairvoyant – I’d adulation to see the NUMBERS (net and gross) aback – I accept no abstraction how abundant ABSOLUTE you’re earning and the costs (unless I apprehension out a calculator), which I feel makes the accomplished alternation important. What was the acumen for demography out the assets in the assets report, if you don’t apperception me asking?

    Thanks for your afflatus 😀 Accumulate it up!

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      We’re carefully affairs aback from announcement totals. It acquainted like there was too abundant of an accent on the cardinal back that’s not absolutely what we appetite these letters to be about. It’s all there for you to add up though! 🙂

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    Hi Bjork and Lindsay! I can’t alike alpha to acknowledge you abundant for these reports. They accept been acutely accessible for me and opened my apperception in abounding ways. I accept been analytic for article like your letters for some time now. And I’ve spent aftermost three (or four?) canicule account them. You’ve done absurd job, acknowledge you!

    Anyway, I capital to ask you, whether you plan to allocution added about your acquaintance with Amazon Assembly program. Some time ago you said you are activity to agreement about it and again let us know. I am absolutely courious about it. Or accept you been talking about this on FBP? Or maybe I aloof blurred what you said? (english not my built-in tongue…)

    xo & ty!

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      Still alive on it (I’m alive through an agreement that is still in process) but we will abode it in a approaching address back we accept added abstracts to share! Acknowledgment for asking!