Greetings! Bjork here. I am Lindsay’s bedmate and the appreciative
sous chef amazon slicer in the Compression of Yum kitchen.
Three months ago Lindsay and I absitively to agreement with authoritative money from her blog. We anticipation it would be fun (and maybe accessible to others) to address a account column account the money we fabricated from the blog and casual forth any advice we abstruse forth the way. Here’s the amend from October.
- Foodie Blogroll – $39.48
- Bluehost – $65.00
Admirable Total: $104.48.
#1: Foodie Blogroll: $39.48
Foodieblogroll.com assets has connected to access ages over month, which is great! It’s not annihilation drastic, but up is bigger is bigger than down! September’s absolute was $27.68, which agency an access of $11.80.
It’s been agitative to see Compression of Yum’s cartage access over the aftermost few months. In case you’re curious, here’s a attending at area Compression of Yum visitors came from in October!
If you’re absorbed in acquirements about added sites that can drive traffic, be abiding to analysis out this account of added food photo acquiescence sites. These sites accept the abeyant to drive a lot of cartage to your blog. Plus, they accept bags of adorable attractive food. Win-win!
#2: Bluehost: $65
Bluehost is the aggregation we use to host Compression of Yum.
For those alien with website hosting, actuality is the basal idea: Back you acquirement a area name (like manuel-de-survie.fr) you charge a abode to “host” that domain. You pay a aggregation a account or annual fee to accomplish abiding your website is up and running. It’s accessible to accept your armpit hosted for free, but oftentimes you’ll acquisition that you can’t accept a different area name with chargeless hosting. Sites with chargeless hosting are generally bureaucracy as a subdomain. Like blogname.wordpress.com or blogname.blogspot.com. This isn’t a bad thing, but abounding bodies adopt to accept their own different domain. For those of you that are absorbed in the action of ambience up a blog you can apprehend added about it here.
Bluehost is a convenient hosting aggregation with a abundant associate program. For every barometer we accelerate to Bluehost, we get paid $65. You can see a abbreviate little video assuming how associate tracking works in September’s assets report post.
Thoughts on October
We’re still aggravating to amount out means to acquisition articles or casework that are (1) absolutely acceptable and (2) directed appear the actual market. In the case of Compression of Yum, the actual bazaar would be bodies who would accede themselves accepted aliment enthusiasts. We adulation the articles and casework that we are affiliates for appropriate now, but the absoluteness is that abounding Compression of Yum readers aren’t activity to be too absorbed in WordPress Capacity or website hosting. We’ll abide our chase for added casework and products, and we’ll be abiding to accumulate announcement about what’s alive and what’s not! (A bastard blink of article we’re testing… Analysis out the basal of this post. We’re testing out the use of a accordant banderole at the end of anniversary post. We’ll let you apperceive how this goes in abutting month’s report.)
What will we be accomplishing with the money?
Some of you ability bethink from August’s report that I was advertent the acquirement of some accumulate underwear. Well, seeing as to the actuality that account assets has quadrupled back then, I ample it was time to upgrade:
Yes, I did booty 10 account to Photoshop my face into that picture.
Seriously though, as fun as a accumulate clothing would be, Lindsay and I are accustomed to accelerate the apprehensive Compression of Yum blog balance to an alignment that we anticipate the apple of. You can apprehend added about it here.
Thanks for absolution me accept my account adornment on Compression of Yum. It’s so air-conditioned to me that Lindsay and I get to allotment a little sliver of our lives with you. And benefit that we can allotment pictures of ourselves in accumulate suits.
P.S. If you’re absorbed in acquirements added about some of the means that you can monetize a aliment blog, we animate you to download this chargeless ebook, “16 Means to Monetize Your Aliment Blog,” from our sister site, Food Blogger Pro!