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    A Blogger’s 5 Year Affiliate Earning For Inspiration : $80410

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    affiliate income shoutmeloud A Bloggers 5 Year Affiliate Earning For Inspiration : $80410

    Earlier I shared a detailed report of my 4 year AdSense earning, and one of the Shouter suggested to do a similar post for Affiliate marketing income, and it make sense to share such a report. Before earning from AdSense, my first earning was from Dreamhost affiliate program, where I earned my first $47 as affiliate income, and that was a very big amount at that point of time.

    Funny thing is, when I started blogging, I had no idea about AdSense or affiliate marketing, and later on I got to know about how blogs are making money. Anyways, this is the story for some other day, but for now lets talk about affiliate earnings.

    Since I have used various affiliate program and network, it’s hard to give an accurate report here, but I will take the report from my major affiliate program, and calculate the earning using that. Also, I will share the network name, which will help you to find some working affiliate network for yourself. You can also check out my earlier post on Affiliate program for WordPress niche, and Affiliate program for hosting niche, which has a good list of working affiliate program.

    Note: I last calculated this report before 2013 Black-friday. So this report is accurate till mid-november 2013.

    List of Working Affiliate programs with earning

    Total – $80410.3 ( 50 Lakh INR Approx)

    For the curious Shouters, I’m attaching screenshot from 3 of my most-successful affiliate program dashboard. I have taken this screenshot today, so you will see more earning than stated above.

    Bluehost Affiliate Income A Bloggers 5 Year Affiliate Earning For Inspiration : $80410

    Dreamhost Affiliate Proof A Bloggers 5 Year Affiliate Earning For Inspiration : $80410

    hostgator A Bloggers 5 Year Affiliate Earning For Inspiration : $80410

    Other Blog Monetization program Earning:

    These are not direct affiliate program, but these are those monetisation network and techniques that worked pretty-well so far. I’m adding this to let you discover more ad network apart from AdSense to monetise your blog. One notable network which I have tried and which didn’t worked so far is Media.net, and it’s getting mix reviews.

    Total – 15106.24 (9.25 Lakh INR Approx.)

    Where to start with Affiliate marketing:

    There are countless number of affiliate model that people follow, and I follow the technique of sharing about stuff that I use and earn income out of it. If you are using other monetization technique other than AdSense, I recommend you to make a slow transition to affiliate marketing too. Add 1-2 banner of related affiliate product on your blog sidebar and see how it’s working out for you. Here I have shared some articles which every newbie should start reading to get inside the affiliate marketing:

    The only suggestion which I would give you while getting into affiliate marketing is, work on creating a sustainable model instead of hit and run model. Affiliate marketing model is very lucrative and worth your time, if you doing it the right way.

    This year I’m focusing more on turning ShoutMeLoud monetization technique into more product based rather than affiliate and other contextual ad network. I will keep sharing my learning and finding with you. You can subscribe to our Email-newsletter for all the updates.


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    { 34 comments… read them below or add one }

    Bishal Biswas

    Well, Probably like a dream to see such blogger’s earning. Harsh Agarwal has been my main inspiration behind blogging and I am really thankful to you Sir Harsh for such inspirations.

    Keep inspiring us. Thanks a lot.


    Prince Molak

    Why is Media.net not working for you,i started using them on my blog and it as been an awesome experience. Is it that they disaprove your blog or it isnt paying as you expected?



    It’s really an awesome income report I ever saw from a blogger blogging in blogging niche and sub niche, thanks for submitting it here because it is a big motivation for the newbie like me.



    Unbelievable and inspiring but it really require huge amount of traffic to be successful and earn like this. Apart from main source you also have used small products, but as a regular reader, I haven’t seen banner or much promotion of them, yet you mange to earn quite lot from them. That’s quite surprising.



    Wow, its a great inspiration for all bloggers . i agree with Bishal it’a dream for each blogger.


    Aman Sareen

    Really Harsh Hats Off to you brother , I m inspire too after reading this .



    People were dreaming about this, but you made it in reality. Thanks for your efforts and supports.



    Krishna Moorthy.D

    Awesome Harsh and it’s really inspiring :)
    Seems like Infolinks is verygood for a blog with good amount of traffic..Anyway Congratz Harsh


    Akshay Jain

    Well, The most shocking income I saw in your detailed report is for Amazon. Other than that all the stats are pretty much awesome. Congrats for the awesome income :)

    I wish you best of luck for your further ventures also.

    Take Care :)


    Nizam Khan

    Excellent earnings. You have done a great job and no doubt You are a great inspiration for bloggers/webmasters. These earnings gives more confidence and motivation for newbies to stuck around and not to give up. Congrats Harsh and great going :)


    uday ghulaxe

    Yeah affiliate marketing is one of the best way to earn online when used properly.
    I think affiliate marketing is fast way as compair to adsense and it gives you more money et a time as compiair to the adsense. And setting up affiliate marketing is much more easy than adsense.


    Sunith Babu

    Hi Harsh,

    For me Amazon.com affiliate worked out the best with almost $5,000 in the last 3 years, which focused on the US market for a CAD Software ” AutoCAD “



    Really give a strong scope for blogging the same eager to know about your product based money making



    :O WOAH!
    after pat’s income this is the largest Income report I’ve ever seen. :)
    you’re the future of Indian Blogging Harsh Bro. ;)
    keep inspiring all of us and I hope that you’ll create the best content for us(readers).
    P.S. never thought that only through hosting affiliate one can make that much money.
    Best of luck :)



    Hi, awesome earning thanks for sharing. You are one of the top bloggers of india. Best of luck.Thanks for your efforts and supports.



    vikas yadav

    Woo, it is a great inspiration for new blogger who just start blogging to earn money only through adsense. You have proved that why affiliate marketing is the best options to make quick money online..Cong..@Harsh


    Anil Agarwal

    This is really amazing Harsh. You have been the inspiration for lots of bloggers like me. This post is an eye opener for lots of bloggers for whom Adsense is the only way to earn money from a blog. It’s never a good idea to keep all of your eggs in one basket.


    Enstine Muki

    Hey bro, this would have been an interesting monthly income if the Hosting affiliate programs were paying recurring income ;)

    Congrats on this earnings though


    Harsh Agrawal

    In that case you should look at Dreamhost Affiliate program, where you get recurring income for future purchases from your referrals..



    Nice Monetize Income sir .Its a good inspiration for bloggers like me who are in the baby stage of blogging.

    My eyes are opened that we can earn handsome Money apart from adsense .



    Kundan Raj Bhattarai

    Thanks for sharing the information. Indeed motivational. I am trying my best to help others through my blog and hope one day earn some money for myself too. I think it is a give and take relation.


    Miracle Ayodele

    What an awesome report. You are really making cool money and I’m motivated never to stop blogging but keeping moving forward. Thanks Harsh



    Dear Harsh, Nice report, thanks for sharing. You earning and income report is always big inspiration for newbies. From this report all can get know the paid affliate programs in online.


    Himanshu Katiyar

    its really your hardwork+smartwork .. this awesome report is like a proof for nebie bloggers. and congrats to you Harsh. ):



    my first online earning ever was 421$ :D


    Harsh Agrawal

    Atleast you started, and once you are in the field, I’m sure it won’t take much time to add couple or more zeros after that number.. Best of luck!!



    Actually dude,when I was 16 (10th standard) one of my classmate sold me an adsense account to make money clicking (for 500 rupees) ,,that was the turning point of my life..he would sell me the account making trick @5000 ,So I started my research on internet..but found nothing..so after learning many things and applying my brain-I cracked the trick ,and then I made over 20 adsense account,as every account was being banned by google at the end of the month…SO this was my starting….to the( blogging aff marketing,seo,hacking, ,blogger,wordpress(much later) )world..I used to devote 8-9 hours on my researching when I was in 12th standard-pretending to be studying..

    to be continued



    Hi Harsh, I am regular visitor of your blog since 4 years.This post will answer thousand questions related to affiliate market and earning through blog. Thanks for sharing in such a beautiful manner. Best of luck :-)



    Man oh Man, this is why he is in the top 5 best bloggers in India. Inspiration for all bloggers (newbies or pro alike). This figure early in the morning is a great confidence booster always.



    That’s really awesome and I think everyone will be inspired with you by the way you don’t have any detailed post about sponsored tweet ?



    That’s great stats..! tHanX for sharing with us…)



    Awesome Harsh really earnings are really awesome and you have worked very hard to earn these amount hats off to you and Best of Luck for your future :)


    Mainak Halder

    Wonderful and congratulations Harsh. You have really made people aware that it is possible to make money online through blogging. And I see your main earning is from Hostgator and Blue, which is really amazing. Best of luck for the future.



    Hey Harsh
    that’s insane. These kind of posts are really amazing and really inspiring. 5 Years income really awesome. My favorite blogger :D :D
    Hey What kind of Affiliates should I use for a gadgets site ( Android, iOS ) ? ? ?


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