Can You Really Make $50,000 PER MONTH Blogging?

Can you really make thousands of dollars a year blogging?

This post was updated on 10/1/16.

The short answer is YES!!  Check out Michelle’s Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing.

I’ve been blogging for a few years now and although I’ve been pretty happy with the decent income I’ve been making from it, I’m always seeking ways to do more…to make more… 

Most of my blogging income comes from sponsored jobs. And although sponsored work brings me in about $1,500 per month, I know that there is more money that is left on the table each month. I know this because some of my favorite bloggers, the one’s that I’ve been following for years now, have started divulging just how much they are making in – income report posts. If you search on Pinterest “bloggers income reports” you will see endless posts coming up on it. 

Related:  How I Make Money Blogging & Get To Stay Home With The Kids

Over and over the one thing that I kept seeing was that their top sources of income are coming from Affiliate Marketing. Something I know that I have yet to master. I have always heard of affiliate marketing but I suppose I just didn’t really understand how to go about getting paid by it. 

One of my goals this year was to get really serious about my blogging income and to get there I knew that I had to master the art of affiliate marketing. Although I love getting sponsored work, sponsored jobs means that your work and income depends solely on other people. It depends on how many jobs you have lined up that month and then depends on the budget that company has to pay you.

Affiliate marketing is somewhat passive income. Wouldn’t it be nice to write for a few hours on a product and then continue to see that return for months, years, forever?

Can you really make thousands of dollars a year blogging?
When I saw that one of my favorite bloggers Michelle from MakingSenseofCents.com released her ecourse on how to make money from affiliate income – I KNEW that I had to take it. There is nobody that I trust more when it comes to mentoring on affiliate income. 

And here’s why…

Michelle makes 50,000 per month through affiliate sales alone. Yes, that is her income from affiliate sales ALONE.

Her annual blogging income is over $800k!

I took the course and I am so happy that I did. In the course she walks you through her strategy on exactly how she does it.

I took her course literally a few days ago and I have implemented some of the strategies she goes over and I have already seen a HUGE difference.

Making Money from Affiliate Sales

Take a look at my Amazon affiliate account. We are talking pennies and cents here, you can see the graph above. I wasn’t making anything from Amazon affiliates, practically nothing. I didn’t even try because again, I didn’t know much about affiliate marketing. I think in the past I was averaging less than 100 clicks per month. It was so pitiful that I never even bothered to check this account each month.

The day after I took the course I implemented one of the strategies Michelle goes over in her course and you can see just how much that graph is already changing! My conversion rate is 4.3%! And this change has been literally in DAYS since I took her course. I can’t wait to see the returns after a few months and after I try a few more of her strategies!

If you want to make more passive income on your blog, you NEED this course.

Amazon is just ONE of the many affiliate companies you can make money from. Michelle goes over so many more in her course.

Whether you’re a new blogger or you consider yourself a veteran blogger and you have yet to focus on affiliate marketing as a money maker for your blog, consider taking the course. It’s so worth the investment.

Find out more about the course here >> Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing.

UPDATE 10/1/16: I started this course on 9/17/2016 with an affiliate income of pennies. Let’s round that off to say $1.

My affiliate income earned in the last two weeks of September since taking the course is $690.76! 

I literally can’t believe it. I just can’t. For someone who never relied on affiliate income as a source of revenue and to think that I could have an extra $600 per month gets me so excited about the upcoming months!

One of the things Michelle talks about in her course is page views. You DO NOT need a massive amount of pageviews to make money from affiliate marketing. But if that’s a goal of yours, like it is of mine this year, then you need to check out Lena’s post From 17K t0 350K page views each month.


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    September 20, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    I am a new blogger and have yet to master affiliate marketing. This is encouraging. Thank you!

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    Emilee W
    September 21, 2016 at 8:06 am

    Wow, need to take this! Thanks for sharing!

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    Chloe of beyond blessed
    September 21, 2016 at 8:29 am

    Girl you have me hooked! I REALLY would love to go full time blogging and think I need to do this ASAP! Sadly, I chose to use a free email subscription plugin years ago and never changed it. When I updated it the other day, I lost 100% of the emails I had on file 🙁 Now, I feel like I am starting over from ground zero… Hopefully this will help! Thank you!


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    September 23, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    I am definitely going to check this out! thanks for sharing.

    xx, Elise

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    Codi Lynn
    September 25, 2016 at 12:27 am

    I loved reading through this post, it is so unreal the potential out there and so motivating to read as a fellow blogger.

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    September 26, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    I definitely need to checkout the ecourse. Thank you for sharing!

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    September 29, 2016 at 9:28 am

    Thank you for sharing this! I will absolutely be doing some thorough research into your methods; we have a four year old and a little one on the way and I really NEED to turn my blog into a profitable venture. Thank you!!

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