My monthly income reports work alongside my blog on teaching and literature at www.charlotteunsworth.com, where I do most of my day to day blogging. My goal this year is to earn £51,000 pre-tax, which includes my teaching income and £12,000 from writing. I wrote in the first one why I think that genuine business-blogging income reports
£3.15 over target
Dropbox £ 7.99 I host resources to adapt, to add value to people reading my books
Paypal fees £ 3.36 ]To sell from my website
Payhip fees £ 1.18 ]
Subscriptions £ 2.50
I expect significant slow-down in the summer months – people at school are on holiday so not buying!! My budget reflects that, and I use July/August to recuperate from a long academic year, get ahead for 2018-19 at school – and write, so that I’m refreshed and ready for September.
I’m pleased that this year sales haven’t dropped off completely and the fact I’ve met my target this month (which I thought was ambitious) is fantastic.