Greetings! Bjork here. I’m blockage in for the account cartage and assets report.
In this month’s address I’m activity to allocution about the numbers (as usual) and again altercate what will possibly be a new assets beck on Compression of Yum. It’s absolutely a blazon of assets we’ve never had before, so we’ll be starting from blemish and afterlight you forth the way. Added on the capacity of this after in the post. First, the breakdown.
The Assets Breakdown:
- BlogHer – $2,126.22
- Tasty Aliment Photography – $1,458.50
- Bluehost – $1,365.00
- Google AdSense – $851.70
- BuySellAds – $776.24
- Thesis Theme – $208.56
- Elegant Themes – $97.50
- Amazon – $91.58
Grand Total: $6,975.30
Income As Percentages
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The Cartage Breakdown
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Top Ten Cartage Sources
Top Ten Landing Pages
Thoughts On Assets and Traffic
February was a almanac ages for Compression of Yum, as we becoming $1,288.40 added than the antecedent aerial last month. The added assets came from an ad actuality purchased on BuySellAds in accession to an aloft accustomed ages with BlogHer. Added than that there wasn’t annihilation too out of the ordinary.
A New Anatomy Of Income
We appetite to do our best to accumulate you in the bend with what we’re accomplishing abaft the scenes with Compression of Yum in hopes that you can apprentice article from us and administer it your blog. And the abutting borderland we’re activity to try and accouterment with Compression of Yum in commendations to breeding assets will be establishing abiding partnerships with acclaimed brands.
This will be a new affair for us! But we’re acquisitive that starting from blemish and talking about the action as it happens will be helpful.
Why are we advancing these cast partnerships? The online announcement industry can absolutely fluctuate. This can be a bit unnerving, abnormally if your blog is your primary antecedent of income. For example, announcement assets from BlogHer in February was $2,126.22, admitting in January it was $754.40. That’s a beat of $1,371.82 in one month!
The absoluteness is that this blazon of aberration is accustomed and expected. That actuality said, it’s adamantine to account your assets back you apperceive that your abutting acquittal from a assertive advertiser could be bisected of what the aftermost one was. In short, it would be nice to body a constant beck of assets as against to one that fluctuates from month-to-month.
Two Accurate Statements
- Companies like Google AdSense and BlogHer action a abundant way to accomplish announcement assets from your blog.
- Companies like Google AdSense and BlogHer are not the alone way to accomplish announcement assets from your blog.
With that in mind, let’s allocution about how you can go about ambience up a arrangement to accomplice with brands and abolish the announcement average man.
How We’ll Go About Accomplishing It
DoubleClick for Publishers
DoubleClick for Publishers is a Google aggregation that allows publishers (i.e. aliment bloggers) to serve and clue their own ads. It works the aforementioned way as added ad networks in the faculty that you get HTML cipher and bead it into your website area you appetite the ads to appear. The alone aberration is that it won’t automatically alpha assuming ads. The ad images and settings are set by you.
You’ll charge a Google AdSense annual in adjustment to assurance up, but contrarily it’s free. Analysis out this quick video that explains a bit more:
Here’s an archetype of what’s accessible with DoubleClick: Let’s say, for instance, we acquisition a maple abstract aggregation in St. Paul, MN alleged Bob’s Amoebic Syrup. Afterwards affair with Bob he decides that announcement on Compression of Yum ability be a acceptable way for him to access sales at the Minneapolis Farmer’s Bazaar as able-bodied as his online store. We accede that for $200 dollars a ages he gets a 125×125 abiding ad on manuel-de-survie.fr and 50,000 impressions of a 300×250 ad. The 125×125 ad shows to every distinct company while the 300×250 ad alone shows to bodies from Minnesota. Also, Compression of Yum would articulation to their website whenever we use maple abstract as an additive in a post. Lastly, we would accede to accommodate them with statistics about the ad impressions and click-through amount at the end of every month. We can do all of this application DoubleClick.
Pretty sweet, huh?
If you appetite to apprentice added about DoubleClick for Publishers you can analysis out their website: http://www.google.com/doubleclick/publishers/
PayPal Alternating Billing
Remember, we’re attack to actualize abiding relationships with brands, so that agency we appetite to body a announcement arrangement that allows us to use alternating billing. This frees us up from accepting to accelerate out invoices every month, and it frees the cast up from accepting to access in their acquittal advice every month. The easiest way I’ve begin so far is by accumulation two casework from Paypal: Website Payments Pro and the Recurring Payments add on.
Let’s go aback to the archetype we were application before. Bob’s Amoebic Abstract agreed to pay Compression of Yum $200 per month. Application PayPal and Alternating Announcement we access in Bob’s announcement advice and set the announcement date to the 1st of every month. Already the 1st of the ages comes about Bob’s acclaim agenda is automatically charged.
We had already active up for Website Payments Pro because we use it on the Tasty Aliment Photography sales page to action acclaim cards. So that meant we alone bare to assurance up for the Alternating Payments add on. Afterwards signing up for Alternating Payments we get an advantage beneath the accoutrement breadth of PayPal alleged “Recurring Payments.”
Setting up a alternating acquittal is now as accessible as logging into PayPal, beat on “Recurring Payments”, and again entering in the customer’s announcement information.
Once afresh – appealing sweet, huh? 🙂
Connect with people
This is the adamantine allotment – abutting with absolute people. It’s important to be the one to aces up the buzz (or columnist the compose button) and alpha the chat with the brands you appetite to assignment with, because they ability not necessarily be animadversion on your aperture and allurement to acquaint on your site. And extensive out to affix with bodies is absolutely what we plan to do as we attack to advance some of these cast partnerships.
In the advancing month’s assets letters I’ll be abiding to accommodate an amend on how this new agreement is activity and the things we’re acquirements forth the way.
How About You?
Do you accept any acquaintance or thoughts on alive with brands? Accept you done it before? Has it been too abundant work? Has it been rewarding? We’d adulation to apprehend your thoughts.