How I Make Money Online – Feb

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Every month I figure out exactly how much money I made online and I let you know! There are lots of ways to make money online, but you know that these methods will work.

How I made money online:

=$86.67 (I also earned $20 from It’s Thoughtful, but that was a one time thing)

I am really impressed with IRazoo. I think it is easier to earn gift cards than Swagbucks (although I do earn more on Swagbucks, but that is due to my referrals). I did not earn anything with Cashcrate or Ebates this month, though I do use both programs.

Blog Earnings

Blogging can earn you money. If you have questions on how to start a blog or how to make money blogging then be sure to check out my series on How to Make Money Blogging.

This month I made $862 with my blog. Keep in mind that a decent portion of that goes back into the blog (in the form of design, advertising, etc). But, still it isn’t too bad and if you have time I do recommend blogging.

My top five income streams this month were direct ads, AdSense, Escalate Media, My Savings Media, and Commission Junction.

{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Anne Bender March 7, 2011 at 12:36 pm

Wow! I am tickled when I make any amount off of my blog. I do manage about $30/month with sponsored posts, but nothing compared to what you pull in. Do you have any recommendations on the best advertising options to help with this? I’m thinking keywords are one of my biggest downfalls, but no specific niche and consistency in posting are my worst offenses.

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2 Heidi March 8, 2011 at 6:04 pm

I LOVE Escalate Media! I am just getting into keywords – that has not (and still isn’t) one of my strong points. I am hoping to get better with it though.

I’ll send you an email Anne 🙂

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3 Mindy March 7, 2011 at 7:59 pm

You go, girl! Have you looked into advertisers for your site? That has faired to be one of our biggest revenue pulls.

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4 Heidi March 8, 2011 at 6:08 pm

Direct ads are always my top income stream. I’d love to hear your tips – I’ll send you an email 🙂

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5 Michelle Gee March 7, 2011 at 10:15 pm

I’m totally impressed Heidi! And you gave me a few more ideas of sites to look in to. Thanks for the post!

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6 Heidi March 8, 2011 at 6:08 pm

You’re welcome, I’m glad to help!

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7 Barb March 8, 2011 at 12:10 pm

I have been following this series! You are very inspiring!

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8 Heidi March 8, 2011 at 6:17 pm

Thanks Barb 🙂

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9 Holly March 9, 2011 at 11:54 pm

It’s cool that you do this post every month- great info for readers and bloggers alike!

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10 Heidi March 11, 2011 at 7:01 pm

Thanks!

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11 Gina March 16, 2011 at 8:15 pm

Great job for February, Heidi! January and Feb are always my lowest earning months, I think because I back off from the holidays. It seems to go in cycles for me.

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12 Heidi March 17, 2011 at 12:57 am

My lowest season is Mar-June so I am heading into a “dry” spell. It definitely cycles! My highest season is Oct-Dec.

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13 ross April 6, 2011 at 2:03 pm

congratulations on your blog earnings. I have definitely noticed that my site earnings tend to go up every year. It’s kind of a slow build up when you are trying to make money with blogs. But, generally they seem to trend upward. You also picked a great niche by focusing on finance 🙂

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14 Heidi April 7, 2011 at 1:19 am

Thanks Ross 🙂

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15 PS November 11, 2011 at 10:13 am

Hi, I found that very interesting. I?ll be back to check in with your webpage again. Awesome Info

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