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ShoutMeLoud Monthly Income Report August 2010

ShoutMeLoud Monthly Income Report August 2010

Like every month we are again sharing our monthly income report which is done in order to keep a track of our own progress and give an idea to budding blogger that how much money you can make from Blogging in a month.

My monthly income report consist of money which I make from all the blog under our Blog network and set of services which I offer.


Here is the breakdown of August income report:

  • Google Adsense:                              660$
  • Affiliate marketing:                         700$
  • Thesis Customization Service:              650$
  • BlogSpot to WordPress Service:           750$
  • Buysellads + Direct Advertisement:     900$
  • Infolinks:                                         20$
  • WordPress SEO :              200$
  • ———————————————————–
  • Total :                                            3880$

One thing which really impressed me this month is Adsense which is increased by almost $100+ and with CallingAllgeeks becoming better day by day, I can expect it to make the some money which Shoutmeloud is making from Adsense. Though before you ask why so less with adsense, we use only one adsense unit and that’s one of the major reason for low earning with Adsense. Another reason which actually make sense is Shoutmeloud and CallingAllgeeks are adsense revenue sharing blog, and user participation is high. That means in almost 30-40% of posts it’s guest author adsense is running.

Meanwhile our expenses has also increased and right now my monthly blog expenses are close to 1000$. That includes employee salary and hosting cost.

I have also set up small office at home and here is the picture of my small Home office which is not yet ready but you can have a quick glance:


Right now I’m blogging with one Dell laptop and one Macbook Pro. Looking forward to buy one 32” LCD screen and few more gadgets which will cover my desk. Do send me your suggestion about the gadgets you would like to see on my desk.  You can also gift me one if you want. :)

We are working on new portals and new micro niche sites. Though all this take time and I will keep updating you like always about the latest development around Shoutmeloud Headquarter. :)

Do let us know how was your month of August in terms of revenue?

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  • Deneil Merritt

    $3k+ man every time I set a record for myself this blog just bust that out of the water. Time to get back to work I guess. :)

  • Kunal

    Hi Harsh nice to see your earning increasing every month.
    You are setting example for other bloggers.
    Keep your hard work up!!

    • Harsh Agrawal

      Thanks Kunal for encouragement and for your comment.

      • kushal

        Hi Harsh,

        Can you share what affiliate programs you use. You had made posts about thesis and dreamhost, what are some other ones which are legitimate and you have used them.

        • Harsh Agrawal

          Hey Kushal
          Mostly I use
          Dreamhost, Bluehost, Hostgator, Theme Junkie, Thesis, Nifty stats, Social oomph, Few eBook and more of WordPress related aff program.

  • detrou

    Can you share what affliate programs you are making money from. Thesis being one of them, which are the other ones. I see impressive numbers month on month on same.

    Also, when you started off versus today, where do you acquire your clients from: blog itself or freelance sites.

    How you market yourself in the competitive world of toomany service providers.

  • Ramnath

    Fascinating stats n well done!! Good for the eyes and encourage self :)

  • sju

    Your Adsense Revenue is not in line with your Alexa Rank. Be more aggressive Man… and it is easily for you to hit $10,000 monthly.

  • GlassyRajat

    Hey harsh., Raly amazing to know abt your earning this month..
    i wan to point pot smthing, if u dnt mind.. at the end of the post you mentioned these words “We are working on new portals and new micro niche sites” where a link is given to a post made Akash in april. The port was really good. i have sm ques regarding the techniques he mntioned.. i hav asked him in comment section, but he is not replying.. If take the pain to make those query cleared, that will definitely help guys like me, who want to make Micro Niche Sites.. You can find the queries in comment sections.. Thanks a lot.. Cheers & Best of Luck..

    • Harsh Agrawal

      Hey Rajat
      I will ask the author to reply to your questions and in case if no response from him. You can always drop Blogging related questions via our contact form: :)

      • GlassyRajat

        Hey Harsh, no response from Akash.. ?
        i hav droped a mail regarding the above issue, please guide me by replying to it…. Thanks in Advance

  • Hammad

    Keep up the good work harsh….Best of luck for the next month :)

  • Rajeel

    Hey harsh,

    So Can I hope that you gonna overtake ‘Digital Inspirations’ and amit someday – Congrats yaar… :)

    Me too getting somewhat good ‘pocket money’ now. It’s just pocket money when compared to yours…. :)

    Btw this affiliate thing is not working for me and you rocks in it.

  • Muhammad Ali

    I hope you reach the $4000 mark next month.

  • James M

    Those are numbers that get me inspired. I’ve only been seriously writing for a few months, but I’m looking at launching another website to start making some money.

    Out of curiosity, how long would you say did it take you to go from making $0 to making $500, $1000, $2000+?

    I’ve been following your stuff for the past several weeks, and always enjoy what you write. Keep it up for all of us.

  • nikitha

    hi …what is your ctr in adsense Harsh Agrawal ??

    thanks in advance ..

  • Harshit Singhal

    Good to see that you adsense income is increasing

  • Social Bookmarking Service

    Instead of going for 32″ I would recommend you to go for two 22″ … this will enhance your productivity.

  • Sweety

    I know about Google Adsense and infolinks but whats

    # Affiliate marketing: 700$
    # Thesis Customization Service: 650$
    # BlogSpot to WordPress Service: 750$
    # Buysellads + Direct Advertisement: 900
    # WordPress SEO : 200$

    Can you explain me whats Affiliate marketing, Thesis Customization Service,BlogSpot to WordPress Service,Buysellads + Direct Advertisement,WordPress SEO ??? and how did you earned from these ? please explain in detail. It will help me alot

    • Harsh Agrawal

      This will help you with Affiliate marketing:

      Thesis is an aswesome WordPress theme and I’m an affiliate with them and also I offer Thesis customization service from a dedicated portal here:

      BlogSpot to WordPress service is unique migration service to migrate your blog to WordPress.

      I suggest you should read few more posts at Shoutmeloud and you will understand everything. :)

      • Social Bookmarking Service

        Harsh please tell me how to add that Adsense horizontal on Thesis theme.

  • Sammy | Home Business Training

    Hi Harsh,

    That’s a great income online. Congrats.

    And congrats for your new office. It already looks like it will be a great place. I also have my own home office but its kinda makeshift. I hope to revamp it soon and scale it up for greater success….

    All those who are really passionate about making a decent living online…. here’s wishing you luck. Only one word of advice which I have been giving myself all the time………….. Never Give Up…

    • Harsh Agrawal

      Thanks Sammy for your comment and good luck with your office set up. :)

  • Greg Ellison

    It is looking nice. Your office looks like it is coming along also. Keep up the great work. Thanks Greg Ellison

    • Harsh Agrawal

      Thanks Greg..Good to see your comment after long time. :)

  • Klaus @ TechPatio

    Wow, thats impressive income, Im a little bit jealous ;) I only made $351 in August.

    You don’t share some traffic stats as well?.

  • Jens P. Berget

    Interesting stats, interesting office, and awesome that you’ve got a Macbook Pro (I have one myself). I’m still at apx. $500 a month, but I’m happy with it. I use the money to buy books at Barnes & Noble and I lend it to people who need it via Kiva.

    • Harsh Agrawal

      Macbook Pro is just amazing..I assume u might agree with my on that :)
      Well for my money which I earn is something that take care of my all day to day needs…

  • Mani Viswanathan

    Another awesome month. This time SML is doing better than the previous month. Hope to see your earnings touch $800 next month (Adsense). Keep working on CAG. It’s going very well & the post frequency is just awesome.

    • Harsh Agrawal

      Thanks Mani for your comment and After Shoutmeloud, Cag is on the top priority list… You going to see some good news from CallingAllGeeks soon. :)

  • Anish K.S @ Technics

    Rocking figures. Best wishes for future.

  • Prabal Dave

    A big WOW ! :) CONGRATS to you ! Macbook, laptops, gadgets, 32′ lcd tv, iphone.. :D .. great dude ! Wish i was Harsh Agrawal :P Cheers :)

  • problogger

    damn you make me jealous :) , i just got only $250… like usual you inspiring me dude

  • khalid

    “Being original is path to success” very nice quote and I am trying to follow that. Anyway congrats for your success.

  • Gojeg

    Wow! that’s a big number dude! Congratulations.. :D


    Nice stats harsh… as usual :)

    Even I have started to earn some money now… I crossed 500$ last month.

  • Shafar

    Congrats Harsh. Well I suggest a whiteboard in your office to jot down the TO-DO posts and other notes for next day. Amit from is using it as I have seen here:

    Cheers :)

  • Roch

    iMac is a great computer… get the 27″ one ;)

  • sidduz

    Harsh Any suggestion for me :)

  • Rahul

    It is cute office. I am wishing to open small home office. I will probably doing in next two years.

  • Basant | Techno-Pulse

    Keep it up Harsh. Good luck for your other start-ups. You are an inspiration for many Indian bloggers like me.
    I’ve monetized with AdSense. Currently it’s $30/m. Any tips for improvement?
    Regarding gadget suggestions: You can go for a “thin-client”, incase you increase your employee strength, it’ll be a future proof investment.

  • Anup @ Hack Tutors

    Very nice report. Your desk cannot cover more gadgets now. Increase the desks! haha :D

  • Vijay

    Really proud to be like you and congrats for your monthly earnings and expenses.
    I don’t know what to suggest to fill your desk, hope the normal office desk will be with old employee photo, pencil stand, toys, USB, printers, Lamp stand and so on. I suggest to place any smart nature are child wallpaper backside in the wall. Back wall is looking smart empty. It should be placed with any one gadget or wallpaper. Not more than one :)

  • shashank

    awesome harsh ….
    Keep going aka marchin ahead :)
    hey any tips for me instore as a newbie blogger :?
    waiting for your positive reply:)

  • Varun

    Wow, Nice to see your earnings, it’s really motivated for us (noob), If you have some time just visit my blog and give me some suggestion too :)

  • adnoh

    excuseme but your adsense revenue it’s very low.
    Can u tell me how many unique visitor have you a day?

  • Robert

    Congrats on another great month for you! I’m right behind you! if you take off a zero……..

    • Harsh Agrawal

      I wish you luck for next month and thanks for your comment. :)

  • indihow

    Awesome Harsh! I’m still wondering why we haven’t yet got a glimpse of your Adsense cheque :P
    btw August was great for me from an income point of view, and I completed blog/website projects worth nearly $350, which is my best in a month till date. Still going slow on the Adsense front though. Digital freelancing seems to be a feasible in-college income source to me :)

    Best of luck with your domain+hosting business too!

    • Harsh Agrawal

      I knew some one will come up and ask for adsense Check and one reason why I dont have is : My adsense goes to some other place and it goes directly into my bank account..
      Anyways I will try to take a screen of this month check…
      Meanhwile u can see one of my aff. check

      • indihow

        Cool! But Schoemaker didn’t have a car pic like you :P
        So you kinda jumped a step I guess :D

        • Harsh Agrawal

          Ha ha..But Shoemaker has lots of other things and I can’t even myself anyhow close in comparison with Shoemoney. He is a legend in online marketing.

  • Sathish @ TechieMania

    $3880 thats fantastic. I am just a starter here. Lets see when will i catch you up harsh :)

    • Harsh Agrawal

      I wish you lick Sathish. Make sure you follow your own View and your path.. Being original is path to success…

  • Clinton Jeff

    I’m still the major of Shoutmeloud Headquarters btw :P

    • Harsh Agrawal

      I know..U cheated here… I will take revenge.. I will be mayor of vice versa :)

  • deepak sharma

    You can also gift me one if you want :) >>>> hahaha…….

    • Harsh Agrawal

      Ha ha..Deepak atleast suggest some Gadgets :)

      • Techolar

        Get one multiple screen monitor, you can connect both your macpro, dell & other laptop and work at a time, without taking much time in shifting. Good luck buddy.

  • Rahul @ MazaKaro

    Nice stats dude :)
    Congrats :)

    Please suggest me how I must increase my earnings. I earn hardly $200 per month :(

    • Harsh Agrawal

      Hey Rahul
      I had a look at your blog and here are few of my suggestions:
      Use Gocodes plugin for affiliate links
      Try to minimize your ads.. your blog kind of look spammy or made for ads… Focus more on content… may be you should consider increasing content size to 600px
      Work on your blog SEO…

      • Imran

        Harsh how about Pretty Links Wordpress Plugins for affiliate links.

      • aswin @ A New Tab

        Hi Please look at my blog and tell me if it is also too crowded with ads ? I am a beginner

    • Tinh

      I suggest you using Ninja Affiliate plugin