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ShoutMeLoud July 2014 Stats and Income Report

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ShoutMeLoud July 2014 Stats and Income Report

Hey Shouter,

July was a busy month for me and I realised that it’s been long I have shared monthly income report and stats for ShoutMeLoud. Last time I went to a bloggers meet in New Delhi, many readers told me to continue with the monthly stats report as it’s a motivation factor for me. I completely agree with the same, as seeing income and traffic report for other blogs in my earlier stage of blogging motivated me a lot. In this monthly edition of ShoutMeLoud, I will share what all new things happening around ShoutMeLoud and my blogging career, and like always last month earning and traffic stats. If you are new here and wondering why I share this stats, you should definitely read this guide to learn about my ideology for sharing such vital stats.

What’s new in the month of July

From last few months I have worked on honing my skills and trying to be more organised. I started blogging out of my passion and from last  5 years I have blogged about things that matter. In last couple of years, a lot has changed around blogging and it’s becoming a main-stream media and I realised this is the right time to make changes in the way I blog, and learn the things that would help me to continue and grow as a blogger. My last 2 months were spent networking and meeting some of the pioneer of online marketing, and learning something new from them. If you are also an accidental blogger like me, I suggest you to focus more on stats and numbers to grow your blog. More over you need to be more organised and targeted to keep up with the growing pace of blogging. I will definitely share my learning in coming days, for now let me share few of the important updates around ShoutDreams in the month of July.

ShoutMeLoud Chrome app:

Shoutmeloud Chrome app

Over the years I have worked day and night to create unique content but didn’t market the way I should have. Now I’m focusing more on amplifying my content by not only promoting it to new channels, but also let readers to subscribe to blog updated via new medium. I have launched a Chrome extension for ShoutMeLoud, which will show you latest updates from ShoutMeLoud in chrome browser. This is in beta stage (Without any bug) and so far I got excellent reviews from users. I suggest you to download ShoutMeLoud chrome extension and let me know if you are looking for any new features.

Shoutuniversity: Professional blogging course

I have already informed you about launching my premium blogging course which will help anyone to learn blogging and earn from it. I spent a lot of time in July to brainstorm and connecting with those internet marketer who are already running a membership site. To start with, ShoutUniversity is shaping up in constant speed and you can expect it to be live anytime in the month of September 2014. Like I promised, I will be giving special discount to pre-launch sign-up users and you still have few days to book your seats. You can head over to Shoutuniversity.com and sign-up to be the notified at the time of launch.

Site re-design

redeisgn effect

One of my priority list for 2014 is to re-brand and update the design of all the blogs of ShoutDreams. I have already started with our WordPress hosting blog design and once this design is finalised and out of beta, you will see the similar layout on all of our blog. I’m sticking to Thesis WordPress theme and in the above image you can see the site loading time before changing the design. You can check out the new design on official site here and let me know your opinion and any suggestions if you have.  I’m already seeing a notable difference in Page views and Avg.time on site after redesign. I will share the complete experience and case-study once the responsive design and mobile design will be ready in coming days.

Android app for ShoutMeLoud

My next strategy is to focus on serving a mobile friendly site and now I’m using WP Touch pro plugin to serve a mobile friendly site. Moving ahead, I’m already working on Android app for ShoutMeLoud which is going to be release in the month of August. Special thanks to Aneesh who is a Shouter and is developing the Android app for ShoutMeLoud.

July 2014 Income report 

July was average month in the terms of earning and here is the exclusive income report for ShoutMeLoud from various channels:

  • Affiliate marketing: $7301
  • WordPress Services (Mostly SEO) : $422
  • AdSense: $279
  • Direct Advertisement: $1156
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Total :     $9158

I have already listed down some of the affiliate programs I’m using and you can check out the list over here. Overall the income chart is growing but at the same time my expenses are also getting bigger. Here I’m listing down some of my blogging expenses, which will give you a fair idea of gross income:

Overall I have learned that it’s important to spend money to make money and so far I have worked on setting up the team and creating a process to grow the company.

I’m hiring: Are you game?

get hired

I’m also looking to recruit new team-member as a part of core ShoutDreams team. Right now I’m looking for people who are experienced and can become a part of ShoutDreams core team here in Delhi.

For now I have requirement for following positions:

  • Web-designer: One who understand how to design the images for modern web and more over keep himself updated with latest trend and update.
  • Video editor and producer: If you are an independent video producer and editor, you are welcome to join us now and head the future video team.
  • WordPress developer: If you are passionate about coding and have good experience with WordPress, you can apply for this job.
  • Niche content writer: If you are a write by heart and know your field more than anyone around you, you can send me your portfolio and resume to join in.
  • You suggest: If you think you have something which is unique and you deserve to be a part of our team, you can apply with what you have to offer.

You can drop me an Email at [email protected] with your prior work-experience and apply only if you are in New Delhi or ready to be relocated to New-Delhi.

This is the complete story of my blog network for the month of July 2014, and I would like to know how was last month in terms of progress for you?

 

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  • Seva

    Is your site disabled adsense ?

    Reply
  • mayank

    As usual, another rocking report Harsh. Still a long way to go.

    But what do you think? Is direct advertisement better or Google adsense in terms of ads, and should I use ads and affiliate products on the same page?

    Waiting for your answer.

    Reply
  • adetechblog

    This is still a big buck despite the fact that you were busy through out the month. I observed your AdSense earning is not as buck as others, is AdSense not suits for this site? Just confused about that!
    Furthermore, on the premium course, can’t wait to start right away.

    Reply
  • Manasa

    Congrats Sir, I’m a Huge fan of Shoutmeloud. Your Article are so To The Point and easy to understand. We all Appreciate the effort you put up on this blog.
    Congratulations to You and your Team

    Reply
  • Anil Agarwal

    Congrats Harsh for great achievement you are able to get with your blogging efforts. You have been a great inspiration for all of us.

    Harsh, my blog speed is some way between 2-3 second and I want to bring it down further. Please suggest me some tips in this direction. I am using thesis theme on my blog and q hatchling plan from HostGator.

    Reply
  • Ridhim

    Hey Harsh,
    First of all Congrats on your July earnings. Harsh I want a bit if advice from you. Actually the thing is my cousin created a Adsense account using my id and my name 6 years back. But for some reason it was banned, now I’m looking forward to get new adsense account. Shall I use my name in the new adsense account and different address or you suggest something.
    Looking forward on hearing from you.

    Reply
    • Harsh Agrawal

      @Ridhim
      I’m not 100% sure about it but you can apply using same name and address, just use different email address.

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      • Ridhim

        Thank you for your Harsh, I’ll give it a try and will update you. :)

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  • Bhanu kumar

    Impressive figures Harsh !! Its very inspiring for new bloggers who want to get into affiliate marketing. I also launched my first niche blog on web hosting and see forward to make some money out of it.

    Reply
  • Ashok

    Hi harsh,

    As i conveyed in my previos comment. Now i have completed 1 year in my blogging and i have posted a detailed post about “1st Anniversary and 1 year blogging experience” Checkout and let me know your comments.
    http://www.t2lead.in/1st-anniversary-of-t2lead-and-1-year-blogging-experience/

    Thanks
    Ashok

    Reply
  • Kavinder Bisht

    Hello Harsh,

    Thanks for sharing this post. Congratulations on your success. You worked hard and that’s why you deserve this. Keep up the good work.

    Reply
  • kapil heera

    Hello Harsh,

    Few days back me and my friend thought that you have stopped sharing income reports but today when I saw it again then I felt good, We do not have any direct relation but you inspire me a lot. I’m happy your income is growing.

    Thanks

    Reply
  • Sonu

    Dear Harsh Bhaiya,
    I am an 18-yr-old school pass-out and a newbie blogger. You posts taught me (and is still teaching me) a lot. You are a true inspiration to me and I hope I might be able to reach the same heights that you are in today. Thank you so much :)

    Reply
  • Robinsh

    I was not aware about the premium blogging course, thanks for mentioning it here and yes I’m opting inside the pre-signup section. It’s good to know that you are hiring but currently I could not come to Delhi.

    Awesome income report.
    Keep posting them again and again.

    Reply
  • Jaikishan

    Hi Harsh,

    I’m reading your blog from last month. I want to start my own blog and by following u I m getting the idea that how to get started. And about earnings $9158 is really good income.

    Well I have a WP blog which I just stated and I thought to write about everything. I know that’s not a correct way and I’m trying to find my special niche.
    Thanks,
    Regards.

    Reply
  • Indra Kant

    I read Shoutmeloud regularly but this post is great motivation for me.
    It will really help other bloggers too and those who are planning to start blogging.

    Reply
  • Dev

    Nice Post Harsh,

    This type of post inspire bloggers who are new into blogging.
    This result shows your hard work you are doing.
    Thanks

    Reply
  • Sandeep Sorathia

    Hi Harsh,
    I am new to blogging world and I get inspire by you a lot. Your articles are awesome, which makes me visit your blog every day to get updated. Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us. Keep it up bro and have a great success.

    Reply
  • Bhavesh Sondagar

    Great inspirational income, I am your follower man. I have taken inspiration from your older post about affiliate marketing and now I have started earning little amount from affiliate marketing.
    Thanks for your inspiration, always share such work on your blog, that motivates me always.

    Reply
  • rajeel kp

    Hey dude,

    I thought you stopped these income reports. It’s really motivational and inspiring to see it again.
    You have grown too far :-)

    Congrats

    Reply
  • Karnal Singh

    Hi Harsh, It is heartening to see these numbers and inspires others to achieve the heights you have achieved. What is surprising for me is that Google adsense income is only around 3 % of the total income. No dependence on adsense – that I feel is the greatest achievement.

    Reply
  • Sunith Babu L

    Hey Harsh,

    Firstly Congrats on your July earnings. I wanted to share the true success of your post idea on the topic : How I Built A Micro-Niche Site And Earning $174/Month

    I started a new blog on a topic – Savings Instrument “PPFAccount” in a similar concept. Today this blog gives me an average of $120 – $150 a month.
    Thanks Harsh, your each post when followed with true dedication yields higher benefits.

    Reply
  • rahul

    Hi Harsh, your income really inspires me. Great work man

    Reply
  • Rajkumar

    Congrats harsh, I am working hard, but Why I am not able to earn even 1% of your income..? But I haven’t loose my hope, I know a day this 1% will turn to 1000%

    Reply
  • Prajith

    Great work Harsh.Quite inspiring.
    Your Blog Is Awesome And U Also..

    Reply
  • Abhijit Bangal

    You are doing a tremendous job, Harsh. Great indeed. And those who asked you to post your income were right. Actually I am following your blog when you for some reason had discontinued posting reports (if I am not wrong).
    I really appreciate how you manage all this. Good luck for your next assignments.
    P.S. And yes, is there any way to keep intimated about your new app?

    Reply
    • Harsh Agrawal

      Thanks for your kind words Abhijit and I will definitely write a post when app is ready. You can subscribe to my Email newsletter as I will be sending one unique Email newsletter for the app release announcement. Here is the link to the subscribe page http://www.shoutmeloud.com/subscribe-blog

      Reply
  • Mohammed Anzil

    Great work Harsh.

    That shows your major source of income is Affiliate Marketing. Currently I’m earning near $400 on my blog and just started in to Affiliate Sales. This really motivated me.

    Keep it up buddy. Have a nice day!

    Reply
  • Basit

    Nice Harsh, you are doing very good job. Its very Impressive income you earned.
    Thanks for sharing with us.

    Reply
  • Rahul Nair

    Truly enjoy reading your articles. Quite inspiring.

    I had a humble suggestion about the website redesign. The new look in the first fold looks clean because of the minimalist concept that you have incorporated, but the article layout as your scroll down makes it look a little cluttered. I was thinking something on the lines of a good picture, and a snippet of the article at the side, but this is just my opinion.

    I also had a question, you’ve shown how page load speeds have gone up with a change in Theme. Is that directly attributed to the theme itself or something else?

    Reply
    • Harsh Agrawal

      @Rahul
      Thanks for your suggestion and I’m also considering to make some changes so that articles are aligned in the right manner. Right now alignment is broken and that makes homepage and archive page look cluttered.

      Page load time has improved for many reasons:

      I’m using latest version of Thesis Theme which is well-coded and I removed almost 10+ plugins after setting up new theme. I will further work on social sharing buttons as they slow down loading time by a great extent.

      Reply
  • Prashant

    Hey Harsh,

    You did it again!!! This numbers you share keeps us motivated!!

    Keep it up buddy. Best of luck. :-)

    Reply
  • Jimmie Luthra

    Great Work Harsh, You’re very inspiring ;)

    Reply
  • Waqas Ahmed

    H! Harsh ,
    Many many congrats to you, you are always inspiring for me and i always try to follow you.
    Undoubtedly you deserve for that earning.

    Best of luck for the future and many more earning.

    Thanks for sharing.
    Regards

    Reply
  • George

    Harsh is the earning from only Shoutmeloud or all the blogs in your network. I have some suggestions too.
    If you list a run-down of the affiliate products you are promoting along with the earnings in the respective months it would be great for we the readers the you because it’s another opportunity to market.
    Secondly, when compared to other marketers say Zac Johnson or even Jane Sheeba you aren’t using email marketing in a big way. There could be lots of things you can do by focusing on it.
    Thirdly, congratulations on the earnings. You are an inspiration

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    • Harsh Agrawal

      @Geroge
      This earning is from all the blogs and thanks for your suggestion on Email marketing. That is something I still need to focus on and have put it at my priority list after launching Shout University blogging course.

      Reply
  • vivek

    Yes this is the reason why many people follow harsh sir, he never hide anything from new blogger. He provide inspiration for people like us who want to grow in this field.

    Reply
  • Aashi

    This is inspiring me to put in more hard work for my new blog http://www.mianchi.in I know there is a lot of hard work and some good luck involved too.. but i’m sure it will be worth the effort. Looking forward to more tips from you to increase the traffic and earnings for newbies.

    Reply
  • Inderjeet

    Ya Bro Harsh,
    You Are Always Rocking…
    I Continue Read Your Blog From Last 2 Month. No More Words..
    Your Blog Is Awesome And U Also.
    Thats It

    Reply
  • Aniruddha

    Hearty congratulation, You are always been inspiration for new bie blogger :)

    Reply
  • Milan

    Impressive and massive income of 1 month :) :) :)

    Reply
  • Ashok

    Hi Harsh,

    Hearty Congratulations to your hrad work on blogging. Your post has inspired me and made me to work on the income report of my blog and also to post a detailed history of my 1 year blogging journey on my tech blog – http://www.t2lead.in . Will post and let you know the link, have a look and say your suggestions.

    Keep inspiring others.

    Thanks
    Ashok

    Reply
  • Rahul Dubey

    Hey Harsh, how are you ?

    Congrats for July stats !

    $9158 – $3374 = $5784 that’s really great and you really deserve it.

    This shows how one’s passion can influence his success. Though money can never be considered as a success factor yet it matters. And more importantly, you keep succeeding in inspiring. So, one can say you are the real SHOUTER – WHO INSPIRE.

    By the way, just submitted my application for Google AdSense and your tutorials were very beneficial. Though its my first application yet I hope to get approval soon.

    However, keep earning, keep sharing and more importantly, keep inspiring.

    Thanks !

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  • Siraj Mahmood

    Hard working hidden behind every success. Affiliate marketing is global hub,but i will prefer clickbank because my experience only with clickbank ebooks :)

    Reply
  • Trivedi Jaykumar

    Congratulations Harsh,

    You deserve this earning because of your knowledge and smart tricking tricks.

    This month my earning is little bit low but i want to recover it in August 2014. Have a nice life. Sharing & caring.

    Reply

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