While it personally took me longer than one year, making $40k via blogging is definitely possible. Plenty of bloggers have been able to generate full time incomes from their blog and a few have done it in as short as a year’s time.
Blogger Chelsea Lords actually did make $40,000 her first year of blogging. She managed to start a blog and grow it to what many people could consider a full time income. She is now showing people how to make $40K your first year blogging in her awesome ebook: HOW I MADE $40K MY FIRST YEAR OF BLOGGING
Chelsea, is the blogger behind Chelsea’s Messy Apron. She created the blog and carefully documented everything she learned along the way as she worked to grow her blog income. It’s a great resource from a blogger who is passionate about blogging and helping people.
This book contains everything she learned in her first year of blogging. It shares tips, tricks, secrets, and most importantly everything Chelsea wishes she had known when starting a blog.
Here’s what you can expect to learn in this ebook:
How to Start a Blog
I’ve included step-by-step pictures on how to set up a blog — including picking out and registering a domain, picking out a layout and design for your site, and step by step photos on setting up your unique hosting plan. I’ve even included some simple coding techniques to customize your site.
How to place ads
Step-by-step pictures that will make you feel confident about placing your own advertisements on your site. Plus easy to understand terms of a complex world of advertising. An included chart illustrating pros/cons of ad companies to work with.
The Importance of Social Media
Step-by-step pictures showing you how to set up and optimize your social media sites, plus all the tips and tricks I’ve learned to gain a combined following of over 33,000 social fans in one year. Included are the ways I’ve leveraged social media to increase traffic to my site.
Working with other companies
You’ll understand how to network with other companies to receive paid work and free products for yourself and your readers. Detailed instructions are also included on how to set up your own giveaway and how to make it successful.
Income and Expense Tracking
Included in this book is a comprehensive spreadsheet that will allow to to track income and expenses as well as record when you’ve been paid. Additionally, there are resources helping you to stay as organized as possible with your blog.
Learn my Secrets to Success
In making over $40k in one year, gaining 33k social media fans, and reaching impressive page-view statistics, I share everything I learned to get here. The things I did right, the things I could have done better, and all of my “secrets” to success.
If you’d like to learn how to make $40,000 in your first (or second or fifth) year of blogging then you should definitely buy Chelsea’s ebook. It’s a great example of a blogger who’s been there, done that, and wants to show you how to do the same thing. I love blogging and helping bloggers find resources like this to save time in their journey. This ebook shows you everything, from how to get started to how to scale up followers and income quickly!