Income Report: How i made Rs 18,15,633 (~$26,505) in March 2019

This is my sixth public income report online.

You can check my February 2019 income report by clicking here.

Who am i?

My name is Ankur Aggarwal.

I am a digital marketer with 7+ years of experience.  If you want to know more about me, check my journey here.

If you also want to create an online income source like me then join my free digital marketing course.

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Whats the purpose of this income report?

I am not writing this income report to brag or showcase my achievements, the main purpose is to educate you about the huge potential of making money online.

In this article, i will be sharing with you my income proofs, statistics of my websites, mistakes that i made and my future plans.

So let's get started.

Here is the graph of my monthly income:

Income Report March 2019

The revenue in March increased by some amount.

Although traffic decreased a bit by quite a big percentage. This is because in March i was completely focusing on my Free Digital Marketing Course (promotion and handling user queries) and could not focus on my main sites.

Here is my Google analytics snapshot for the month of March 2019.

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Here are the stats for the acquisition of my traffic:

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As you can see in the image above, majority of the traffic is coming from Google (organic traffic) which is free.

This is the reason why majority of my revenue is profit as the cost to drive traffic to my site is ZERO.

Now i will be sharing with you the Google Webmaster data for the site.

webmaster-min

Google webmaster traffic decreased a lot because i could not focus on SEO of my site.

Note: I wont be disclosing the niche of the site, URL or affiliate network names . This is because in early 2017 i disclosed one of my profitable affiliate site to my Facebook group and within next three months atleast 20 replicas of my site were created and twice my website was hacked. I lost a lot of money just because i decided to disclose the website name.

I maintain an excel sheet to track my income for each of the affiliate network used on the site, i am sharing a screenshot of the same (i add the approx. figure for each network):

In total i made approximately Rs 18,15,633 in February (Not exact figure as there might be few refunds, chargebacks for a couple of affiliate networks and also the currency conversion rate from dollar to INR changes a lot, and also few figures are approximations instead of exact amount)

income report march 2019-min

So lets discuss each income source one by one.

#1. Gumroad

I disabled many products on Gumroad because there were some updates in Snapchat policies and my money making products were not relevant because of this.

I am expecting the revenue to decrease even more in coming months.

earnings 7

#2. My biggest affiliate network

This one has always been my most profitable affiliate network for many months now.

Revenue for march was similar to February. Will be focusing on increasing the revenue for this site next month.

Check my comprehensive affiliate marketing video in my free digital marketing course.

earnings 2-min

#3. Subscription based affiliate network

I mentioned the earnings proof of this network in my novembers earning report as well.

You can check the amount of rebills i am getting. 

This is the power of promoting a membership based affiliate product.

Since i am already ranking #1 for all my target keywords for this article has also achieved its maximum potential and hence i wont be able to increase its revenue any further.

earnings 3-min

#4. Other networks

The conversion rate on this network increased significantly.

This is because one of my referred member was spending like crazy and since he was referred in revenue sharing option, i was making consistent affiliate commission because of this. Fingers crossed to find more such members in the future 😀

earnings 1-min

Next one is a fairly new affiliate network for me, the revenue decreased by almost 50% in march.

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For my next network, again the revenue decreased by almost $1000.

This is because my article which was earlier ranking at #3 position slipped down to #4 and hence was driving much less traffic. Will try to get it back to number 3 position in April.

earnings 5-min

I received some money in paypal as well (gumroad also sends the payment to paypal):

earnings 6-min

Finally we have started building backlinks for our Amazon Affiliate site.

Hoping to hit 1,000 visitors/day mark soon. Will share all the details about our outreach and SEO process with you on various social media platforms.

Check my comprehensive video doing SEO of my site in my free digital marketing course.

amazon associate earings-min

Expenses:

Primary expenses for March were:

  • Facebook ads for the promotion of our free digital marketing course: Approximately 3.9 Lacs
  • Google Ads for the promotion of our free digital marketing course: Approx. 1.04 Lacs
  • Hosting: $120/month  (i am using Siteground Cloud hosting, i increased my RAM of the server and hence the increased cost of extra $20)
  • Software's : Approximately Rs 2,00,000 (full list of softwares i use is in my tools page). The increased expense in software was i purchased annual subscription of Crazyegg, Wistia, Gleam and Drip.
  • Other expenses: Online bookkeeping, CA for tax related work, Monthly rent of our co working space, Monthly rent for our studio for shooting videos.
  •  Virtual assistants: Approximately Rs 1,00,000. Primary expense was
  • video editors who help me in editing the videos for my YouTube and video courses.
  • SEO team, that help me in outreach and backlink building
  • Graphic designer: For creating our Facebook ad creatives, and other graphics for our FREE digital marketing course

Performance of our FREE Digital Marketing Course:

Lets first discuss the expenses for the promotion of our free digital marketing course.

Below are some images for the various channels of paid ads we were using:

facebook spend march 2019-min
adword spend march 2019-min

Primarily we focused entirely on Facebook ads and Google Ads (which includes youtube ads as well)

The result of these campaigns were:

  1. Total email subscribers: Over 29,000
  2. Youtube Subscribers: Almost 15,000
  3. Facebook group members: over 20,000

Email Subscribers:

email subscribers-min

Youtube stats:

youtube march-min

Facebook group members:

facebook group

Plans for April 2019:

Personally i feel March was a exciting month. I along with my team learned a lot while promoting our free digital marketing course. 

  • Launch our SEO Mastery course {i will be implementing all your feedback (on Youtube comments, Facebook groups, emails etc) and will do my best to make our SEO mastery course the most loved free course on Youtube}
  • Add 5 comprehensive articles on ankuraggarwal.in and start building backlinks for the same
  • Networking: Its the key to success and scaling
  • Amazon Associate site: I along with my team will finally start focusing on our Amazon affiliate site and increase its revenue.
  • Reach 25 Lacs Mark: For the last couple of months my revenue has decreased significantly (because of not focusing on my affiliate site and hence decreasing organic traffic) , will try to get it back above 20 Lacs and will do my best to reach 25 Lacs revenue for the first time.
  • I am travelling to Thailand for around 15 days, will be creating a beautiful video on all the amazing islands i will be covering. I will also try to meet some amazing affiliate superstars in chiang mai region of Thailand, will try to interview them and get some great content for your guys.
  • Start writing my first book. I am planning to write a book that will be free for all of you. I can guarantee after reading this book you will fall in love with it. I am not revealing the title or the content of the book as of now, that will be a surprise for you 😀

If you also want to watch our FREE SEO mastery course, then kindly subscribe to our Youtube channel .Many more new free courses will be launching soon.

If you want to become a Digital marketing expert then start with my  free digital marketing course.


Cheers,
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About the Author Ankur Aggarwal

Hi all, i am Ankur Aggarwal – Digital Marketer, Entrepreneur, Traveller, Blogger, and Foodie. Have been blogging since 2010. In 2016 I scored 99.2 percentile in XAT Exam for MBA, left that to pursue my Online business dreams. The purpose of ankuraggarwal.in is to pass on 100% accurate, genuine and FREE information on Learning Digital Marketing Online. Know more about me here: About Ankur Aggarwal

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