May 2022 YouTube & Business Income Report
I hate to say this, but I’m all about transparency and sharing both the highs and the lows. Today I’m sharing the lows.
May was my worst income month in over two years.
Each month I publish a YouTube and blog Income Report showing you how much money I made in my business as well as some lessons learned that contributed to that success and outcome.
My goal is to be transparent with you, show you the ups and downs as well as inspire you to hopefully build your own YouTube channel and/or blog.
Side hustle income is a large part of the financial success we’ve enjoyed over the last couple of years. We’ve paid off debt, cash flowed our wedding and new-to-me car, and saved a down payment on our first home. Without a side hustle, all of those wins wouldn’t have been possible.
Business Income & Expense Report May 2022
In this video, I’m walking you through my May 2022 business income and expense spreadsheet following the Profit First Method by Mike Michalowicz.
My May business income from smallest to largest:
Here is how I made $2,383.91 this month.
Patreon is a monthly subscription to help support your favorite creators. On Patreon, you will find exclusive videos, like Budget Report Cards, personal videos, behind the scenes, live streams as well as all of my budget templates and printables.
I do one-on-one coaching for budget coaching as well as have a package that creates a budget for you. For more information on my packages click here. I also offer calls using the platform Clarity. I love that the clients can schedule a time and only charged per minute that we are talking.
Instagram Bonus Program: $105.39
Instagram rolled out a new program where they pay select creators for their content. Each month Instagram chooses a feature that they are going to pay you for. This month they paid for the reels that you created. The Reels I created brought in 41,950 views and they paid out $105.39.
Digital Products: $146.25
On my website, I’m now selling Monthly Excel Budget Templates and Spending Analysis Templates that work in Google Sheets! Soon all of my templates will be available in Excel and Google Sheets.
Course Sales: $146.74
My course How To Save Money On Groceries Course launched this past summer.
This course will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, stop food waste, and give you tips and tricks to harness your best grocery life. You’ll save money, learn how to spend wisely, and, most importantly, you’ll learn how to lower your food cost so you can spend on the things that bring you joy!
My signature course Dreamer To Profitable launched in January!
This course will help you build a profitable business so you can finally live the life you deserve to have! Dreamer To Profitable is definitely for you. This is a step-by-step guide to getting the life of your dreams.
Here is what some of our students have to say:
Affiliate Marketing: $853.02
If affiliate marketing is something you are looking to get into, I recommend taking the course Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing. Michelle digs into the best way to promote brands that you know, like, and trust and well as all of the legal elements of affiliate marketing. I’ll be honest, there was way more things that you need to be aware of and do to be FTC compliant than I expected. The course breaks it all down for you.
Ad Revenue: $1021.01
My blog and YouTube ad revenue are combined in Adsense.
I recently launched a 2nd YouTube channel with tutorials for entrepreneurs and challenging myself with daily uploads until I reach YouTube monetization requirements of 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 hours of watch time.
Tutorials for Entrepreneurs with Kelly Anne Smith TOP videos this month were:
- 30+ BEST DIGITAL DOWNLOADS ON ETSY | Digital Products to Sell Online | Digital Product Ideas
- Reading MEAN YouTube Comments #shorts
- How I Made $100,000 from YouTube! Full breakdown with revenue streams & how long it took me
- How to Customize Your Youtube Channel Homepage in 2022
My Main Channel (Kelly Anne Smith) videos this month were:
- Get One Month AHEAD on BILLS | How To STOP Living Paycheck to Paycheck
- Living on $60k a year in Salt Lake City, UT | Budget with Real Numbers
- 7 Ways to SAVE MONEY on GAS!
- I *PAID* to get my baby to sleep through the night
- 10 Things to Do Before You Buy A House
My blogs this month were:
• My lens
• TubeBuddy: SEO tool
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