Niche Site Monthly Income Report – December 2012

Alright, welcome to my first monthly income report for my niche site and from this page, you will mainly see two things – Traffic and Profit/Loss.

I don’t have a professional certificate in Accounting so what I am going to do is just write down the numbers when it comes to profit or loss.

As for traffic, I will be reporting based on what I have from Google Analytics.

So, without wasting more time, let me bring to your the statistic of my niche site, Cloud Storage Tips.

Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 

Traffic

There isn’t any big time expectation on my traffic yet.

I wasn’t rank for any targeted keywords yet and my social profile, Twitter is still working hard to get more followers.

Some of the keywords are at page 2-4, so it is very normal to me that I still don’t get any traffic from there yet.

So here is what I got for this month:

  • Unique Visitors: 137 visitors
  • Page Views: 357 page views

Out of those traffic, here is where they are from:

  • Organic: 49 visitors
  • Referral: 31 visitors
  • Direct: 112 visitors

 

Profit/Loss

It is ashamed to write this kind of report with a total loss but I guess this is the way for me to push my niche site better.

As this is just the beginning, I will have to invest into certain products which I think will be able to help me through. Hopefully the investments will eventually pay off one day.

Here are the expenses that I had made:

And for the income, here it is:

Overall, the niche site is a losing business in December 2012 with: - 243.80

 

Conclusion and lessons learned

I had concluded that this is a bad month.

First of all, I thought that SpinDistribute is a great software and had invested $20 into it but not able to make an impact there. Although I had Unique Article Wizard to replace it now, but the investment is still a problem because it is $67 a month.

I will need to spend some time more to make full use of Unique Article Wizard to ensure I had maximize my investment.

The other thing which I need to work on is the traffic. So, pushing those targeted keywords into first page of Google is like my entire objective of January 2012.

Although I had a high investment in December, there are lots of one-time investment or annual investment where I don’t see those investment in my next month’s report.

Lastly, I’d like to thank you all for all the support and hope from this fall, I will learn how to make money on the internet better.

If you have anything to say about this monthly report, do drop me a few lines below.

Comments

  1. says

    Hey Alan,

    Be careful with social monkee. I messed with it awhile ago, but have since stopped. From what I hear and see that the links it is providing on sites in their network have all been de-indexed by Google, which is obviously not good. Check some of the sites and links that it provides in your account and make sure those sites have not been de-indexed. You don’t want your link on sites that have been. Because of this I haven’t messed with social monkee in a while. At least that is what I saw last time I checked a few weeks ago.
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    • says

      I wish I had your comments earlier, Ray.

      I just request for refund on SocialMonkee about 3 days before you commented. I had checked the same and those backlinks are not indexed.

      I will write another article to review this service ;)

      Thanks for your comment there.

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