Bjork here checking in for Pinch of Yum?s monthly traffic and income report.
We?re playing a little catch up with these reports, so this one is coming out just two weeks after July?s report.
We?ve been publishing these traffic and income reports for over five years, which means this is post #61. You can see all of the past posts here. Before that, Lindsay had been blogging for a year and a half. Add it up and you?ll find that we?ve been working on Pinch of Yum for almost seven years.
I mention those numbers because it?s important to understand how long we?ve both been working on this. It?s taken a lot of time, energy, focus, and luck.
The day-to-day isn?t very sexy. It?s lots of time on the computer: email, Slack, accounting, photo editing, communicating with brands, communicating with readers, social media, developing recipes, etc, etc, etc?
We?re extremely grateful for the opportunities that Pinch of Yum and Food Blogger Pro have provided us, and at the same time we?re extremely careful not to paint a picture of something that this is not. It?s not a four hour work week, it?s not working from beaches, and it?s not automated income.
It?s awesome work if you like it, but it?s definitely work.
The good news is that the platform that we’ve built this on (the internet!) doesn’t have restricted access. If you’re reading this, then you have the tools you need to get started. The cost of entry is insanely low. You can press publish. You can create content. You can share your passion and build a following and impact the way others think about the world.
Is it an overnight miracle" No.
Is it possible" 100%.
Our goal with these reports is to show you the nitty-gritty details of how we?re navigating the path to build ?our thing? in hopes that it encourages you to build ?your thing,? whatever that might be. Our friends and family can tell you – we?re passionate and excited about people getting to work on the things that they?re p...