How I Made My First $1,000 Blogging

I’ve been trying to be a bit more open with you guys about my blog.

Since I started my blog, I’ve always shared my strategies. What’s worked for me and what hasn’t.

But more recently, I’ve been trying to talk a bit more about the business of blogging.

And what goes on behind the scenes that you typically don’t see.

But things that you, of course, need to know. Especially if you’re just getting started with your blog.

So today, I wanted to talk about something that I rarely talk about… How much money I make blogging.

Now I say this in the video, but I’ll say it again.

Most of my income comes from freelancing! I offer a variety of services and make money by working with clients.

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But when I was coming up with how I made my first $1,000, I decided to exclude my freelancing work so you got a real picture of what it’s like making money JUST with your blog. Not with the services that you provide.

Now with that out of the way…

Let’s get into it!

MY FIRST $1,000 BLOGGING

So… yeah.

It took me A WHILE to make my first $1,000 blogging.

For some bloggers, it happens much sooner.

And for others, it may take even longer than it did for me.

If I was to include the money I’ve made from my services, I would have hit that $1,000 mark much sooner.

But again, that isn’t the path that many bloggers plan to take.

So I thought it was only right to exclude it.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Cathrin (Cath) creates content that encourages bloggers & online entrepreneurs to be themselves, chase their passion, and create their success online. 1 year after started her blog (TheContentBug.com), Cath left her full-time position working in the digital marketing industry to pursue her dreams of being her own boss. In weekly blog posts, sporadic YouTube videos, and constant talking on Instagram stories, Cath hopes to spread her story and be an inspiration to others who desperately want to change their lives.

So you want to make money blogging? There are lots of income reports that will make you think that it's easy to make money blogging. But the truth is... it could take you a very long time to make your first $1,000. So today, I'm sharing how I made my first $1,000 blogging, with only passive income! I break down how long it took to make money as a blogger and where all of my income came from as a beginner blogger. | how bloggers make money | monetize your blog | blogging tips

One response to “How I Made My First $1,000 Blogging”

  1. Brandon says:

    Awesome video, Catherine. It was super helpful. Keep up the great work.

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