How We Make $15,000 a Month with a Small Blog

How We Make $15,000 a Month with a Small Blog [Guest Post]

This week I’m excited to introduce an incredibly inspirational guest post from Russell and Maleah of Unconventional Prosperity. Russell and Maleah make an impressive full-time income from their small blogs, proving that traffic isn’t the be-all and end-all as a blogger.

Whether you already have your own blog or you’re thinking of getting started, this post will help you rethink your monetization strategy and set you on the path to serious affiliate marketing success!

Over to Russell:


My wife and I currently earn between $10,000 and $20,000 per month from our small blogs. Our blogs only receive a combined 30,000 visitors per month which is quite a small audience …

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How I Became a Full Time Blogger in Under Two Years

How I Became a Full Time Blogger in Under Two Years

In October 2018 I achieved one of my personal dreams.

I quit my safe but boring 9-5 job, and became a full time blogger!

I’d been blogging for almost exactly two years at that point. Slowly but surely, I built up my blogging income until I was earning more blogging part time than in my full time office job.

Since then, lots of readers have got in touch with questions on how to make a full time income blogging. So I’m writing this post for you 🙂

If you are wondering how to become a full time blogger, I hope this post will provide you with some kind of road …

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Want to start a blog to make money? Here's a step by step guide for beginners to get you started!

How to Start a Blog to Make Money: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide

If you’ve ever searched for how to make money online, you’ve probably come across the idea of blogging for money.

For some people, blogging is a fun and creative hobby. For others, it’s an extremely profitable business!

There are a lot of resources out there about how to make money blogging. To start with, I held back from adding to the noise – because I wanted to prove that it was possible first.

(There are heaps of ‘make money blogging’ tutorials written by people who’ve never made a penny from their blogs. Why should you take their advice?!)

Well, last summer – less than two years after I started …

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How I Exploded my Blog Traffic from 10k to 38k in One Month

Do you ever feel like there’s something you’re just missing with Pinterest?

When I started looking for ways to increase traffic to my blog, I kept coming across one thing: Pinterest.

All the top bloggers I follow, all the blogging courses I took, and all the blog traffic discussions in Facebook groups said the same thing:

Get on Pinterest! It’s amazing for blog traffic!

Well, I did all the right things. I made a Pinterest business account for my blog, set up rich pins, created pinnable images for every post, joined a load of group boards and scheduled each new post out to 20+ boards in Tailwind.

But I still …

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essential blogging tools and resources for your successful blog

20+ Essential Resources For a Successful Blog

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This is the latest post in my series on profitable blogging.

Missed the first two posts? Catch up here:

  1. How to Start a Blog to Make Money – a step-by-step guide to setting up your blog on Siteground
  2. How to Actually Make Money With Your Blog – an introduction to affiliate marketing, sponsored posts and more

In this post, I want to introduce you to all the sites and resources that really made a difference to my blog!

While it’s relatively quick and easy to set up your hosting and publish your first post, you’ll probably …

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