Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Paula's New List of Blogger Salaries (and Webmasters, Affiliate Marketers, Content Scrapers, Domainers and any other title you can think of) June 2007





FIND OUT HOW MUCH BLOGGERS REALLY MAKE ONLINE -- CHECK OUT THIS NEW WEBSITE ABOUT MONEY-MAKING ONLINE CALLED 50 OVER $50K...


by Paula Neal Mooney

The time has come.

The time is now.

Paula N. Mooney will you please publish that list now?!

(Yes, I fancy Dr. Seuss' iambic pentameter.)

My WebMaster blest me with a viral post called "Paula's List of Blogger Salaries," and the response was so wonderful, here lies an update.

It's bigger and better than ever before with more pics, and double the amount of bloggers, webmasters, domainers, affiliate marketers (or a smidgen of some or all of those titles) and their reported incomes.

How Much Do You Make?
Money is funny.

The abundance of it, the lack of it, the subject of cash in general gets attention.

While some invoke their choice not to post their online income nor discuss it at all, I've always been of the Suze Orman mindset ever since I read her first book.

Suze encourages people to talk about, compare numbers and inspire growth in each other by speaking openly about their earnings in order to improve them -- and freely admits that she made around $3 - $5 million last year from freelancing.

In the web world, Yaro Starak tended to agree with my philosophy:

"All I can say about this is that it pays to talk about how much money you make online if you want exposure."

Here, here!

Remember all that attention ShoeMoney got when he posted a pic of his $130-something thousand Adsense check? Nuff said.

What is considered income?
While some are strict to cut out any earnings besides the obvious blog ads and such, others consider all the swag and online services part and parcel of their webmastering or blogging booty.

Like Steve Pavlina put it when discussing his wife Erin's income earned thru readings:

"This is interesting because her blog doesn’t generate income directly, but she earns this income because of her blog."

Get Me Robert Scoble's Income!
You'll notice some people have fallen off this list, including Jason Calacanis (formerly of Weblogs, now of his new web baby Mahalo).

Jason made sure to clarify that the $3,000 per day (equaling $1.095 million annual take) reported by Google was not his solo income, but spread across the network of folks.

Same deal with Tim Flight of GPS Review, who cleared up this article from The Boston Globe stating he made $50K per year.

So those guys are gone till I can get some hard numbers.

And you won't find heavy hitters like Robert Scoble on the list...that is, till one of you blessed readers leaves a comment with a link to a valid reporting of his income.

Enough teasing, here you go:


Paula's New List of Blogger, Webmaster, Domainer, Affiliate Marketer (and any other kind of dot com mogul you can shake a jump drive at) Salaries as of June 2007
#Blogger, Webmaster, Domainer, Affiliate Marketer, Dot Com Mogul…or some of all of the aboveWebsite(s)Quote of Reported Income/RevenueEstimated Annual Income/Site RevenueSource
1
Kevin Ham (major-league domainer)
Many sites, like WeddingShoes.com"$300 Million dollar empire…"Emailed reporter to ask for annual income…will update when receivedCNN Money
2
Frank Schilling (major-league domainer)
Seven Mile"Schilling, who today maintains a $20 million-a-year portfolio from his home in the Cayman Islands..."$20 MillionCNN Money
3Markus FrindPlenty of Fish"Mr. Frind says the site brings in between $5 million and $10 million a year…"$5 - $10 million per year as reported, with only 2 employees -- Markus and wifeWall Street Journal
4Michael ArringtonTechCrunch"TechCrunch is pulling in $150,000 a month in advertising revenue," says Arrington$1.8 million in ad revenue…Please leave link to annual income breakdownBusiness Innovation
5
Matt Drudge
The Drudge ReportThe Miami Herald estimated he earns $1.2 million a year...on C-SPAN, Drudge confirmed that he has broken the seven-figure mark.$1.2 MillionTime Magazine
6David Miles Jr. and Kato LeonardFree Web LayoutsMiles says "they now average $100,000 a month from Google."$1.2 MillionUSA Today
7
Tim Carter
Ask The Builder"The number you reported [$511,000] for my annual income is low…" Tim CarterI estimate $750,000 - $1 million, because Tim wrote me -- while declining to provide exact numbers, he commented that he makes much more now than the numbers reported in his Google Adsense Case Study 22 months agoComment from Tim Carter
8Lee DoddCruiseLineFans.Com and more"Last year we made close to $600,000 with YPN alone."$600,000 - $1 million plusBuck Being Normal Interview
9
Mario Lavandeira
Perez Hilton"Perezhilton.com, which reportedly charges between $9,000 and $16,000 a week for ad space…"$468,000 - $832,000TMZ
10Samsul "Alang" Zamzuri Abu Bakar of 15 or more sitesMac Emulation Resources and more…"Samsul Zamzuri Abu Bakar, who works up to 12 hours a day on his laptop, has a monthly five-figure salary...By 2005, while earning about RM2,000 from his day job, Samsul Zamzuri was already chalking up between RM7,000 ($2,000 US) and RM8,000 ($2,2385 US) in advertising fees from his stable of websites and blogs."$35,000 - $339,000 US (assuming the "monthly five-figures" are Malaysian ringgit per unit of foreign currency and a 3.5 exchange rate to US dollars)The New Straits Times Online
11Sharon MaguireDog Breed Info Center"AdSense revenue nearly doubled, to $650 per day."$237,2500 or moreGoogle Adsense Blog
12Amit Agarwal Digital Inspiration"While I have not disclosed my online earnings anywhere, all I can say is that they are in six figures (somewhere between 5 and 10 in your [first] list)…" Amit wrote.$237,250 - $436,797Via email from Amit Agarwal
13Geoffrey AKA G-Man (a truly inspirational black hat guy)Look What G-Man FoundRandFish says, "his earnings to me suggest somewhere in the $175,000 - $400,000 a year range."$175,000 - $400,000Watch video of RandFish telling how G-Man went blackhat to pay for his cancer treatments
14Manolo the Shoeblogger, not Manolo BlahnikManolo the Shoeblogger"The Manolo he is the six figure blogger…"$120,000 - $999,000Darren Rowse
15Steve PavlinaSteve Pavlina"I currently earn about $40K/month from my blogging activities."$480,000Daily Blog Tips Bloggers Face Off
16Rosalind GardnerSuper Affiliate HandbookHow I Made $436,797 in One Year Selling Other People's Stuff Online$436,797Emediawire
17Darren RowseProBlogger"Paula estimates that I earn between $120,000 and $1,200,000…. she’s right :-)," Darren Rowse wrote. Several Problogger readers remember Darren last reporting earnings of $30,000 per month.$360,000 or moreDarren Rowse, various sources
18Matther Daimler and wife of SeatGuru.comSeat Guru"About half of the site's revenue comes through AdSense -- $10,000 to $20,000 a month -- and the rest comes from ad deals that Daimler makes with companies directly."$360,000 or moreWashington Post
19David Carter (with business partner)Asbestos Services"The effort, he says, will net the pair about $350,000 this year…"$175,000 eachCNN Money
20Jim RomenenskoPoynter Online"Romenesko is paid $170,000 a year…"$170,000Bloggers Blog
21Al Carlton of Coolest Gadgets and…Self-Made MindsTotal $12,826.77 for March 2007$153,921Revenue Sources for a $10,000 a month blog
22Max GoldbergYou're the Man Now DogJuly 2006 Totals: $11,105.22$133,262Google Adsense report
23John ChowJohn Chow$10,559.40 for May 2007$126,712John Chow
24Jeremy SchoemakerShoe Money$10,000/month from direct ads$120,000Daily Blog Tips Bloggers Face Off
25Chris LawrenceTop Hat Weddings"Chris Lawrence of topHatWeddings with its Internet site $10,000 per month from house…"$120,000Enthousiasmeren
26Shawn D. HoganDigital Point"Google pays Digital Point about $10,000 a month…"$120,000The New York Times
27Daniel KovachCollege Scholarships"Kovach turn his year-old site into a $10,000-per-month cash cow…"$120,000CNN Money
28David Bradley of ScienceText.com and…Science Base"Sciencebase makes at least $100k a year."$100,000Comment by David on Worldwide Success
29
Everton Blair
Connected InternetIn 6 months I’ve managed to increase my earnings from a few hundred dollars a month to currently around $8k per month…$7,964.39 in May 2007$96,000Daily Blog Tips Bloggers Face Off
30
Tyler Cruz
Tyler Cruz: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey"The majority of Tyler’s income comes from advertising on his sites, so he calculates his monthly earnings based on his average earnings over the last six months. It’s already sizeable - $256/day..."$93,440BlogNut
31
Yaro Starak
Entrepreneur's Journey"I made $6549.52 from blogging in March…I was featured at position #19 earning $78,594 a year online (sweet!)..." Yaro wrote$78,593Yaro Starak
32
Randy Brown
Grown Up Geek$6,291 for May 2007$75,492Randy provided earnings via email
33
Working Nomad
Working Nomad"My earnings are currently averaging $6000 a month."$72,000Comment on Paula's List & His Site
34Gobala KrishnanInternet Marketing With Gobala Krishnan"He claimed to be making RM20,000 to RM30,000 per month…"$68,571.43 - $102,857.14 US assuming 3.5 exchange rate from RMThe New Straits Times Online
35
Javier Buckenmeyer
busco[Afiliados]"Yes that was one month, but that’s not from a blog. I have 2 other AdSense accounts that make less, and I also get some money from textlinks, banner ads and ebook sales. I don’t know the annual, maybe about 60,000."$60,000Via email from Javier Buckenmeyer
36Erin PavlinaRedacted"...she’s already earning over $5K/month from them…"$60,000From her hubby Steve
37
John TP
John TPRevealed Adsense income of $1,218.75 for May 2007 "I earn around $5000 from my blogs"$60,000John TP
38GaylaMom Gadget and an Affiliate Site"I officially tipped the scale at just over $5,000 profit in a single month!"$60,000Gayla
39Jason BerlinskyJason Berlinsky$150.00 per day$54,750Comment on Paula's List and GoogleTalk
40Tricia of As the Garden Grows and othersTricia's Musings"I do think it's closer to 4,500 per month and growing."$54,000Reported by email
41JamesRedacted$3626.80 for Feb. 2007$43,521James at Redacted
42
Lee Odden
Online Marketing Blog"...ads in the RSS feed generate a few thousand per month."$42,000 or much more...
Daily Blogging Tips
43Shanti A. BrafordShanti’s Dispatches"Generally in the 2-5k range, more of it these days comes from video sites than blogging."$42,000Shanti A. Braford
44
Thilak Raj Rao
Tech Buzz and Blog TalksTotal for April 2007: $3061.30$36,735Thilak Raj Rao
45
Jane May
Career Ramblings and Jane May Blogs"A record month with over $3000 in total income."$36,000Jane May
46
Robert Hoskins
Broadband Wireless Exchange Magazine"Hoskins reports he's seeing an additional $3,000 a month in revenue."$36,000 or much, much moreGoogle Adsense Interview
47
Gaman
Sabahan"I would have made it into the list with a five figure monthly income RM…" "Hi Gaman u earn more than Rm10K a mth!" Comment response from Garman: "Yupe"$35,000 or more (assuming a 3.5 exchange rate to convert 10K of Malaysian ringgit monthly to US dollars)Gaman
48Mubin AhmedMubin Ahmed$2,949 for May 2007$35,868Mubin Ahmed
49Paul TanPaul Tan's Raves and Rants on the Automotive Industry"Paul Tan, an automotive blogger with $70/day in Google AdSense…"$25,550HongKiat.com
50D & JD & J$2,000 for May 2007$24,000Daily Blog Tips Bloggers Face Off
51
J.D. Roth
Get Rich Slowly"Recently I’ve made a couple thousand dollars per month."$24,000J.D. Roth
52
Amy Bass
My Debt Free Goal"I did fairly well last month, earning $1,823.14 online"$21,877Amy Bass
53
Deborah Ng of Freelance Writing Jobs and others…
The Green BlogSalary: $20,000 - $30,000$20,000 - $30,000Salary Stories
54
Tina Silva
Tina Silva's Blog$1,146.78 under PayPerPost "Top Bloggers This Month" as of June 21, 2007$19,932Under PayPerPost "Top Bloggers This Month" as of June 21, 2007
55Teresa "Reese" JonesScribble Scratch - The Semi-Daily Ramblings of a Housewife$1,143.10 under PayPerPost "Top Bloggers This Month" as of June 21, 2007$19,866Under PayPerPost "Top Bloggers This Month" as of June 21, 2007
56
Desi Baba
Blogging With Desi BabaEarnings for May 2007 Total: $1587.43
$19,049
Desi Baba
57Colleen CaldwellSimple Kind of Life$1,075.57 earnings on PayPerPost from June 1 - June 21$18,694PayPerPost Top Earners Screen Sorted by Month
58The Blog WorldMake Money Online With The Blog World$771.16 June -- 2 weeks?$18,507The Blog World
59
LiewCF
Liew Cheon Fong, or LcF as he likes to be knownAccording to HongKiat: "During the Malaysia Together Gather few months back, he told me he makes more than $50/day in Google AdSense." (I emailed LiewW to ask if he posts his income and he replied, "Paula: I do not reveal my income. Thank you.")$18,250 or much more, assuming $50/day is USHongKiat.com
60KimGirlsTalkinSmack.com"Last month was actually my best month. I made atleast $1500"$18,000Comment on Paula's List
61StaskaStaska$1,425.75 for April 2007$17,109Staska
62
Jennifer
Finding Financial PeaceTotal Earnings as of June 20, 2007: $934$17,045Jennifer
63Adam DempseyAdam Dempsey's Blog$1,413.15 for May 2007$16,957Adam Dempsey
64Chan Lilian5Xmom$932.07 earnings on PayPerPost from June 1 - 21$16,200PayPerPost Top Earners Screen Sorted by Month
65Matthew C. KeeganThe Article Writer$1,300 for April 2007$15,600Comment on Paula's List
66
Mark William Wielgus
45n5May 2007 earnings came in at $1,242.87$14,914Mark William Wielgus
67MenJCritical Thoughts, Brutally HonestTotal amount would be $1170.57 for January 2007$14,046MenJ himself
68The Purple CrayonThe Purple Crayon$3264.78 for 1st QTR 2007$13,059The Purple Crayon
69Jeff JarvisBuzz Machine"Jeff Jarvis, a new-media expert who makes about $1,000 a month from blogging…"$12,000Christian Science Monitor
70Matt CoddingtonNet Business Blog"What is the blog’s monthly revenue? $1k - keep in mind it’s only 2 months old"$12,000Daily Blogging Tips
71Darren BarefootGet a First Life"...350,000 visitors in 30 days, and roughly $1,000 from Google ads…"$12,000CNN Money
72Carl PeiWho the hell is Carl Pei?Total Website Earnings for May 2007: $759.02$9,108Carl Pei
73
Kirsty from Travoholic
TravoholicI earned $744 for the month$8,928Guest Blog Post at Working Nomad
74Courtney TuttleMake Money Online Free With CourtMay 2007 Total Earnings: $715.85$8,590Courtney Tuttle
75
John Bokma
John Bokmaover 700 USD/month from AdSense$8,400Comment on Paula's List
76DavidMy Two DollarsPulled in more than $700 for the first time…per month?$8,400David AKA My Two Dollars
77
Janette Toral
Digital Filipino$8,000 per year$8,000Via email
78SimonThe Adsense Numerous Chinese if Babel is Working Right$651.00 per month$7,812Simon
79EgonEgonitron"Last month I made a little bit over $600 from AutomoBlog.net...my yearly blogging salary would be about $7,500"$7,500Egonitron
80
Simon
Adsense TW$1,840 from Jan. to March$7,360Comment on Paula's List
81
Paula Neal Mooney
Paula Neal Mooney: Wheel in the sky keeps on turning…$539.80 for May 2007$6,477Paula Neal Mooney
82
Trent Hamm
The Simple Dollar"My average month since inception has put about $500 in my pocket."$6,000Trent Hamm
83Erik VossmanBoard Shorts and Business Suits"I think I'm on target to make $6000 a year now."$6,000Via email
84
Jon Symons
Art of MoneyMay 2007 Earnings: $469.50$5,634Jon Symons
85VishalScrapping SAHM"I currently am making about 400.00 a month."$4,800Comment on Paula's List
86DerrichDerrich$345.37 for May 2007$4,144Derrich
87EJ CookseyMake Money Online The Quick and Easy Way$325.34 from 5/16 - 6/6/07$3,904EJ Cooksey
88Lucia LiljegrenThe Knitting Fiend"I make about $300 a month running google ads."$3,600Comment on Paula's List
89SkiperMy Online Web JourneyAdsense $257.37 Kontera $32.73 for May 2007$3481Skiper
90Liza KlikoTop Tut"I made last month about 250$ from my blog for April 2007."$3,000Liza Kliko
91Jeffrey KishnerSeduction CentralMay 2007 earnings: $245.82$2949Jeffrey Kishner
92
Brian Lee
Genius TypesTotal earnings for May 2007 rose to $245.41$2,944Brian Lee
93Mike PerryMike's Money Making Mission"All in all income from my blogs amounts to around $2000 (in 36 weeks)."$2,888Mikes Money-Making Mission
94
Rhys
The Gospel According to Rhys201.36$2,416Rhys
95Judy ThomasThe $10,000 Savings ChallengeMay 2007 Earnings $195.40$2,344Judy Thomas
96
TheAnand
TheAnand's Ripples$194.75 for May 2007$2,337TheAnand
97SabrinaSabrina's Money MadnessTotal May 2007 online income - $194.36$2,332Sabrina
98Munny 4 HunnyMunny 4 HunnyEarnings (potential) for May were $187.54 in total$2,250Munny 4 Hunny
99EmpressBuilding My Empire$185.65 for May 2007$2,227Empress
100
Steven Aitchison
Change Your Thoughts to Change Your LifeTotal Income for May 2007: $178.41$2,140Steven Aitchison
101Kumiko the Mysterious OneCash Quests$1,037.00 in six months$2,074Kumiko
102Brandon SpencerOntoraTotal Revenue: $165.12 for May 2007$1,981Brandon Spencer
103Agent SullyLife Learning Today"Sadly, my number is about $150/month. Need to do some work there! But it is increasing, so I have hope!"$1,800Via Email from Agent Sully
104Derek SemmlerDerek Semmler dot comGrand total for May 2007 $141.70$1,700Derek Semmler's post
105CaseyNews NotionThis Months Total Earnings for May 2007: $136.63$1,639Casey
106
A Problogger Mom
A Problogger Mom"Since May 1st of this year, I have earned $128.90"$1,470Via email from problogger mom and post
107OpalVegan Momma"In seven weeks I’ve made $794.67!"$1,362Comment on Paula's List
108Swollen PicklesSwollen Pickles$105.78 for April 2007$1,269Swollen Pickles
109NeilThought From My Life$84.03 for May 2007$1,008Neil
110
Kevin Vahey
Charlie on the MBTA"Kevin Vahey has done a good deal better, turning a personal gripe into $1,000 a year of supplemental income.."$1,000The Christian Science Monitor
111GrantMillion Dollar Project$163.55 so far, in two months!$981Comment on Paula's List
112Linky LoveMake Money Online: Add Your Link Exchangeoverall total after 2 months : 87.09$$522Linky Love
113tAnYeTTa (fUnNy WrItEr SiStaH wHo LiKeS fIShBoNe!)Days Like These!$75 --4 times a year$300Via email from tAnYeTTa
114Big Cajun ManHow to Be Unsuccessful on the Internet"I was thinking of reporting my whopping $200 earned last year…"$200Big Cajun Man
115Cheynne ChongNerd With Swag$41.10 per quarter$164Via email
116Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at PhotobucketMaurizioNafurai - Listen to someone who succeededMay 18 - June 18, 2007 Total = $13.41$160Via Email from Maurizio
117Mark RosnerCAPITALAI$5.58 per month$66Mark Rosner
118Fame FireFame FireTotal income for May 2007 $1.59$19Fame Fire
119
Steve Garfield -- Vlogger and Blogger
Off on a Tangent and Steve Garfield"I've gotten so much from giving and sharing my videos for free…"Emailed to ask for his numbers, will update when repliesThe Christian Science Monitor
120
Julio aka JCM
15,000 Dollar Mission$2,046.60 per…what time period?Emailed to ask for his numbers, will update when repliesComment on Paula's List


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120 comments:

zaki said...

Wow...that's great Paula....
Never thought there were a lots of successful bloggers out there...

Now my target is to be in your list...I wonder when....I'll set a 36 months target....

Villager said...

I rec'd my first check from Google AdSense a few days ago!

.24 cents!

I'm on my way towards making it on the list (smile)

peace, Villager

aprobloggermom said...

WOW! She tackles the list again! I'm so impressed......it seems like a colossal task! Off to study it further and also hope to join one day! I've made a teeny bit, but won't post about it until I reach my first milestone! :-)

aprobloggermom said...

What a tease! I missed the part at the bottom about it coming out in the next 72 hrs!!! I'll be waiting!

tAnYeTTa said...

Paula, you have such a huge heart. I can tell your love of blogging shines through on every post.

I've made $150 so far. yeah, i'm on my way to becoming rich! LOL

it was from someone who approached me, i should title it: i made money in my sleep.

Cheynne said...

Im on there ^_^

Don Simkovich said...

Hi Paula, it's "money" week on my blog . .. I've interviewed a couple of real estate agents and I got a great money tip from another reader as well.

Next week, I will do some interviews with business owners.

I'd love for folks to stop by. I'm using my journalism background to develop original content.

Thanks for your blog.

Anonymous said...

Paula, I love your bloggin style, it's really funny. :)

J. Buckenmeyer

Don Simkovich said...

I'm learning something new every day. I've changed appearances of my Google Adsense and today I had a 7% click through rate.

Okay, I had 13 visitors and one 1 click but that's appx 7% . . .

I've also learned how long it takes the ads to change with the themes.

Paula, you had a post where you wrote "why would someone get excited about $500 after working like a Hebrew slave?"

I'm like that . . . I feel encouraged because I'm understanding how the elements of a blog fit together.

If I focus on content and driving traffic, then I believe the money will follow.

Linky Love said...

Gosh Paula, that's a week of work, no wonder your earnings are stagnating a bit :-)

Gosh 2: Theanand's avatar is on the forbs list, mine isn't.... yet! :-)

JA Huber said...

Cool! Don't know where you get the energy to do this (ok, He is giving you the energy). Looking forward to reading the list :)

Linky Love said...

Bringing you a cup of coffee, as He is "only" bringing you energy and inspiration :-)

Hubby said...
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Anonymous said...

Cant wait to see where i make it on the list!

The suspense is killing me :)

--Mr. Grown Up Geek

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aprobloggermom said...

Hi Paula! Thanks for offering to include my measely earnings so far! LOL!

Since May 1st of this year, I have earned $128.90 via affiliates, blogging for money, advertising, PTC's, etc. Thanks so much!

Linky Love said...

Thanks Paula, my next blog update will for sure link to this post!

Don Simkovich said...

Ok, this morning I had 3 page impressions and 1 click with Google Adsense for 31 cents. Two days ago, I had one click for 54 cents.

My writing on Associated Content is averaging about $6.50 per article.

My philosophy now is "quality content" and "consistent promotion."

But it's also knowing what your goals are . . . I feel like I'm about ready to launch back into freelance writing - perhaps focusing specifically on writing blogs.

maurizio said...

Lol I thought I was the last one..

I wonder why noone asked me about the title of my blog..

:)

tAnYeTTa said...

i feel famous. i made paula's list. i know this isn't a huge amount that i've made compared to the other's i need to become more aggressive on making some money. i'd like to make at least $100 EVERY single month. without fail. stop being lazy and uninformed is what i keep telling myself. that's my goal. I have to figure it out. i'll keep you posted. :)

Anonymous said...

Wow - Much more competition this time around!
Great job on the list, i'm glad i made it! :)

Mr. Grown Up Geek

maurizio said...

btw. I don't like the first two..

I'm sure they have some cibersquatted site..I mean not real squatters, but that kind of sites without content..that kind of sites that made me choose Nafurai.com as domain because 100% intelligent words are taken by that kind of dumb sites.
On a positive note: they made all smart web2.0 people create those fancy-named web sites. That's the real reason behind strange names like squidd,digg,etc..

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Hey Zaki
Yeah, I want you on the next list -- whenever that is.

With your new http://www.zakiyamani.com/ added to your chemical engineering site, you should be making some money, heh?

Hey Villager Hicks
Your content is so good. You get lots of comments so I know you have dedicated readers.

At least Google is starting to roll in.

You should take a pic with that check and upload it!

You're there, Probloggermom! :-)
No more waiting, no more teasing...

tAnYeTTa
I love your funny writing. Now you'll really "be all up in Google like that!" Wink wink.

Cheynne Jamba Juice man
Have one for me.

Going back to the Mojave desert any time soon?

Don
Thank you...and yeah, focusing on the content and SEO stuff was crucial for me.

Plus, yeah, the big love of blogging. Even on days when I don't love it...the Lord pushes me thru to the finish line, like today.

Javie
I'm so grateful you responded.

I hope my Babel Fish translated Spanish -- or was it Portugese? -- made sense!

Linky Love said...
Aren't you glad for that week of work?

And I'm confident my income will pick up. There are so many new doors opening unto me.

I was so amazed by the stuff I learned from these guys and dolls on the list when researching how they make their money.

I'll let you guys know which ones worked and which ones didn't.

Hey...where's your avatar? I hope I put it up...

JA Huber the Tallhassee Lassie
You got that right!

How's things down in the land of 7 hills?

I haven't back down been there since I spent the day at St. George's Island, then walked across the stage at the Convocation Center to grab my diploma in 1990...

Hi Randy
I'm glad for your interest. Hope you love the list, Mr. Grown Up Geek

Hi Maurizio
Finally!

A link from the woman you've been e-talking to nearly every day, huh?

And I like those top two guys.

It's amazing the stuff I learned from that kind of domaining.

And I didn't even know it was legal!

I'll let you know how it turns out...

Thanks all, I truly appreciate your interest and inspiration.

Paula

Trish said...

Hey Paula, my sites are www.inamood.com and www.scalewhore.com - currently the only ones I use to make money off of. I started March 1st and have made $2,223.90 so far - not bad! I started ad $400, then $580, then $702 and currently so far for June $582 and hoping to surpass $702 :)

I'm still knew, learning the tricks of the trade but generally I have earned through paid blogging at various sites.

Trish said...

Actually sorry, that is 2,268.90 and this month $587 so far :)

janettetoral.com said...

Hi Paula. Thank you very much for the inclusion.

I also submitted this blog post in Digg.

Linky Love said...
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Linky Love said...

Hi Paula,

Thanks for your hard work, it really pays of in lots of extra visitors I guess? Some Linky Love from me for sure today :-)

My Avatar is the one seen in the comments, the double LL. Also to be seen at:

my Blogger profile

and

my Bloglog profile

God Bless!

Jennifer said...

Paula, thanks for including me on your list. I feel almost famous now! I love your blog. I'm sure I made you some money today as I was so impressed by all the sources from which you get income, I signed up for as many as I could!

jay said...

Oh Wow Paula! thanks so much for including me I am honoured even though I only reached no.98 - It was something of a coincidence that I was going all out for earnings in May - this month I am going all out for linking and have raised my Tech Authority from 23 to 214...
Thanks again - I am chuffed!!

egon said...

cool, I'm on the list this time...I'm moving up though, now I should be around #71

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Hey Old Vic -

Thanks so much for the mention of Paula's New List of Blogger Salaries (and Webmasters, Affiliate Marketers, Content Scrapers, Domainers and any other title you can think of) June 2007!

And thank you for letting me know about your issue with the videos on my site. Is it just the Paris Hilton video page? I just got an error on that page too.

Or is it the videos loaded in my left sidebar?

And when you say that #42 leads you to #41, is it the "Online Marketing Blog" or "Daily Blogging Tips" source link that leads you to #41, 'cause those are working for me.

You've given a great breakdown on your blog showing how many more of these folks -- especially the top paid ones -- use Wordpress.

It's even more validation for my decision to set up my new Watch Free Episodes site on Wordpress.

And now that this list is out, I can get back to creating more content on that one!

Take care and please shoot me an email to paulanealmooney at gmail dot com when you can.

Thanks,
Paula

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Hey Jay
Glad you posted your income and glad to have "chuffed" you -- whatever that means!

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Move on up, Egon, move on up!

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Thanks, Jennifer
I just left your site with a comment -- but you're an inspiration as well to those of us working to get out of debt as well.

Take care and thanks for signing up under me,
Paula

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Hi Trish -

I'm so glad you came by my blog -- and thanks for the info.

You are doing well on the monetization front; we could all learn something from you.

You're blog is beautiful and intelligent all at once.

I almost mixed you up with the other Trish from Tricia's Musings, so I'm glad I stopped by.

Okay, THANK YOU SO MUCH for leaving your income.

I'll save it and keep it for the next list of webmaster salaries -- whenever that may be!

Keep checking. I've RSS subscribed to your blog and added you to my Google reader.

Take care and thanks again,
Paula

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Okay, thanks Linky Love -- I got it now!

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Hi Janette

You're so kind for submitting me to Digg, but the DiggNation has me and plenty of others on Digg.com's Autobury Secret Blacklist...Are you still being banned by automatic burying?

Maybe some day they'll take us off!

Blessings and love,
Paula

zaki said...

Another fantastic and superb post! Well done Paula. That requires a lot of research work. Thanks for sharing.

blogpaul said...

You made my link love Paula!

Mom of 3 said...

Great list! This is my first visit to your blog, and I've added it to my favorites. There is a lot to learn from all the experienced bloggers out there. Ya'll are doing great!

BillyWarhol said...

Fantastic Update to yer List Paula!

Cheers! Billy ;))

Sarakastic said...

Now it's just a matter of figuring out HOW they make that much.

Kenric said...

Hey Paula, you missed my blog this month. It was on there last month.

:-)

http://www.livelearninvest.com/2007/06/02/making-money-online-may-results/

Randa Clay said...

Thanks for another really interesting article! I am up to about $130 a month with my various blogs, and it's continuing to grow! It's nice to see the potential that blogging has in this list of yours.

Thiru said...

Great list to reach for. My online earnings have crossed $1000 this year. I hope to double it in few months. Check out my report
http://www.howtoliveonline.com/2007/06/how-much-did-i-earn-from-blogging-my.html

I have faved your blog in Technorati.

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Hi again, Zaki
It did take a lot of time and I was losing heart around day three of creating it, but thank my God Almighty for giving me the strength and inspiration to turn it around.

And thanks for your other great comment on the crazy HelpMyBabyLive.com -- Scam or Abortion Prevention? post.

Hey Hey Blog Paul
Thanks for updating your linky love and spreading some to me!

Mom of 3
Hi there.

Thanks for favoring me.

I'd better go run that updated version of the program I wrote about in Automatically Add Technorati Favorites...and Other Ways to Crack Technorati's Top 100 Popular Blogs and see if it still works so I can favor everybody back!

Cheers, Billy Warhol!
Thank you for your support.

Sarakastic
Yes, I've learned a lot just from reading thru all these other articles and blogs.

I believe most of it starts with a passion for what you write.

And I'm still intrigued by these domainers at the top.

Check back for my experience in delving into that.

Sorry, Kenric
I should have put you in the place of the ones that I hadn't received final numbers for yet.

For some reason I was stuck on making the list of random webmasters at 120 this time.

Who knows how long it'll be next time?

But hopefully you'll be on that one.

Randa
Good. I'll keep that info.

Did you all get paid your Google Adsense money yet?

I hope mine is there today.

Thiru
Thanks for the favoring, I'll run that Technorati thingee I mentioned above, since I haven't run it in a while. Sorry!

Then hopefully all my favorites will be reciprocated today.

Take care and thanks,
Paula

Anonymous said...

Hi Paula,

Thanks for an interesting read. I need to learn from these gurus on how o generate passive income from my blog!

chris said...

I hope i get in the next version.

Chris from Blog Me Famous

Colleen said...

Thanks for the link.

A few things to point out - you only included one source of income for me, so you've got my earnings way off.

Secondly, you're stealing bandwidth by hotlinking my photo, as well as all of the others here. So you shared link love, but stole bandwidth. So not cool!

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Thanks for all the kind comments, everyone.

And please note that I had no idea about bandwidth when only linking to SOME of the photos above, not all.

I'm thankful and grateful for all the people who've written me and appreciate the exposure this list has brought them -- as well as a free link from a PageRank 5 site that many people pay money to receive.

So thank you to you folks.

I Love the Beach :) said...

Paula,

I hope I am on your next list but I hope to make further to the top by the end of the year.

Thanks for all of the info.
I needed some inspiration.

http://debtfreetoliveatthebeach.blogspot.com/2007/06/june-2007.html

CyberSt0rm said...

Excellent work compiling the list Paula.

So how long before we see you in the top 10?? :)

cyberst0rm's tech blog
http://cyberst0rm.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Shoemoney is making 10k from his blog alone. But that is not his main income. He stated on digitalpoint forums not to long ago that last year he was pulling in an average of 380k a month just from affiliate sales.

mr.ular said...

Hi Paula.

I have just started actively blogging for the past less than 3 months (which I have to admit that sometimes I haven't got time to update my blog for more than a week - shame on me). Anyway, I'll be receiving my adsense $$ soon as I have reached $100 plus thanks to tips I got from sites like yours!

:)

Regards,
-mr.ular-
Online Data Entry Jobs
ps: I have a few blogs but only 3 are generating $$ for me.

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Thanks a bunch, Anonymous!

I found the following info Shoemoney reported about his income on August 28, 2006:

"...the begining of the year was pretty good but this summer has sucked.

"for the year profit wise (gross minus spend) im averaging 200k/month with azoogleads, 80k/month with cj.com, another 100k/mo combination of linkshare/cpaempire and xy7."

"Summers always suck tho... I literally did 500k the first 2 months of this year with azoogleads ringtone ads alone. (which is what inspired the Revenue Magazine article) It was really sweet. To bad that was short lived.

"Ringtones also look to be fading a little but still by far the best roi I have found."

Wow!

So going by Shoemoney's report of his own $380,000 per month "gross minus spend" profit, he's pulling down around $4.56 million a year!

Okay, he's definitely moving up on my list.

Thanks bunches, again.

Hat tip. Curtsey. Everything.

Paula

rxbbx said...

Nice list.. Good to compare. Thnx

Davin Warner said...

Hey there Paula

My site is quite new so I guess I'm not allowed on the list :(

anyways...thanks for the kind comment on my site the other day.

Kind Regatds
Davin Warner

How to start a clothing line from scratch said...

There is a post on shoemoney blog that says parez hilton makes over 100,000 per month.

Gayla McCord said...

Paula ~ Great list. A lot of time and effort went into this and it's inspiring many people.

I've been reading more of your blog then I had before. You're an amazing woman! Been a lot of places, seen a lot of things! You'll never run shy of content will you?

And just for the record, I'd like to say that I think some people could be a little bit nicer. :D

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Hello there, Deb, wherever you are...
I appreciate the corrected info and will keep it for the update.

And thanks for subscribing!

Hi Davin - No problem. I'm sure you'll be here soon...

How to start a clothing line from scratch
Thanks for the info. I'll check Shoemoney's site. I'm on there nearly every day.

(That's a useful blog of yours, by the way. I have family who have their own clothing line.)

Gayla
May the Lord let his face shine upon you!

The demons come out to play, then Jesus shushes them away...

Komirad said...

Hello, have a look at mine too.

From Blogging: http://komirad.com/my-blogging-money

From Other websites/Online activities:
http://komirad.com/amount-made-online

:)

Thanks,
Komirad
http://komirad.com

CrazyLeaf said...

Congratulations on this excellent post.

suray said...

What a wonderful news, to get listed by you, I think I should earn more than just US$ 300/month.

Lotta said...

I love what your doing, and I agree I've gotten some work BECAUSE of my blog. I've also gotten free goods. But I do think that the list is a bit muddled. You've got internet businesses mixed up with "bloggers". When I think of a blogger making money I think of people like Dooce. And Perez. But not The Wedding Channel, that's a business.

blogpaul said...

paula...your comments went to spam so I just added my edit:

http://www.blogpaul.com/?p=813

AgentSully said...

Again awesome job!
It would be interesting to see what the corresponding RSS subscribers are for each site the next time.
Best regards!
Sully

Dennis said...

WOW WOW WOW!! Its amazing how much money can be made on the internet. Thanks for all the research!!

MentorJ said...

Solid work, Paula. I'm relatively new to blogging and have no realistic aspirations to make it to the mid to upper range of this list. I do find it a little disappointing though to see that the bottom portion of the top 100 are only making a couple thousand $ a year. I realize that your list only includes blogger's data that was available to you, but does this mean that other thousands of bloggers who are trying to earn income make virtually nothing?

http://awesomebody.blogspot.com

creative-type dad said...

Why am I not on this list?

I made $23.17 off Google Adsense last year!

Linky Love said...

Hi Paula,

Do we update ourselves when the next month is there?

If yes, the new income is $131.91 only, so my strategy is like what you are inspiring: learn from the ones on the list :-)

Details at: http://www.linkylove.net/make-money-online-add-your-link-exchange-2007-07-12/make-money-online-q1-earnings.html

God bless

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Bloggers Bring in the Big Bucks, an excellent Business Week article about top bloggers making money.

Who knew those "Go Fug Yourself" women could make so much money off a typepad domain -- and that they're so pretty?

Who knew Darren Rowse was a minister?

Who knew the famous ShoeMoney pic would make it this far?

Fascinating...simply fascinating...

Alappuzhakaran said...

:)

That was a cool effort dear..

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Ahmed Bilal makes $2,000 - $3,000 per month and gets 35,000+ daily pageviews, Paula.

Add him to your next list.

Dave said...

Great info. Well done Paula.

Sister2brother said...

Well such an inspiring list! I can't believe that I would actually be included in that list - althogh I would be in the last part - but just the same its so hard to believe that I have actually made more than some on the list!

It's very encouraging and inspires me to do more!

Jeremy Wright said...

Oooh, I'm in the Top 25 :-D

Good thing you don't count b5 bloggers, as they'd dominate the bottom half of the list ;-)

gabo_uy said...

Hi Paula, great list! the best on the net.

Could you add me, with a $1428 annual, which is my current projection?

thanks,
gabouy

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Ooohh, snarky, Jeremy, snarky.

Hey Gabo - Not sure when I'll do another list, but thanks for the info just the same.

Paula

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Andrea Micheloni's or some 18-year-old blogger making over $1,000 per month

lady influence said...

hi paula.. i don't know if you will notice this comment among the numerous comments your blog is getting. i just want to let the whole world know that i like your site a lot. it is very informative. i think this is my third visit. im adding you in my blog list. you are a good source for my blog readers.

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Thanks Lady Influence,

Yes -- I noticed, and thank you so much for coming back!

Paula

scholarshipmoney.org said...

Thanks for putting this together. At the very least it gives a lot of ideas for business!

www.scholarshipmoney.org/blog

simoza01 said...

Hi,Paula !
Those people are just great in making money .
But me....still crawling!
I have several blogs and only managed to make US0.91 since April this year...
How pity..
Online Dating
Ebay Stuff
Health Stuff
Loan Info
My Mini Affilliate
My Mini Ebook Store
Quote Collection

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Adnan made over $500 last month

Paula Neal Mooney said...

How Much Money Do I Make Online?

FreeTipsandWits.com made this much:

"Below are my top money makers from January to July 2007. I started some of them only in the middle of the period:

Resell Rights Packs - $3,228.00
Adsense - $2,833.53
Commission Junction - $329.92
Kontera - $207.34
5 Pillar - $292.13
MaxBounty - $39.65
AuctionAds - $27.35"

Sister2brother said...

Well I could still be one this list about #105 or so.

It's near the bottom but at least I would be on the list.

I finally got to my $100 for this month (August) so anything I make for the rest of the month will be icing on the cake!

Geniusideas said...

Great blog! but we need high traffic to earn. One way get this is a link exchange, so I hope we can exchange our link especially when you register under technorati - leave your answer in my blog

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Hey thanks, Genius Ideas -- I want to watch these Google Adsense videos with Joel Comm on your site.

Anonymous said...

Coming up with this list was a brilliant idea!

Give us mere mortal bloggers something to aim for!

Keep up your good work Paula.

cyberst0rm
cyberst0rm's tech blog

Anonymous said...

I'd easily make this list - maybe I'll send you some proof Paula

mcrilf said...

What an amazing list...and great to know that I could make it on there with my blog http://itsanonlineworld.blogspot.com !! ;)

N. said...

Hi Paula,

I run various blogs but the most successful now is www.pazaruvane.com - I have earned USD 163,20 from this blog only in October. I will post my earnings each month here so you would be able to keep tuned. Great list you made!

Nita said...

Wow, congrats guys! This is exciting! I started blogging last February 2007 and within 10 months, I made over ten thousand dollars from the following income:

PPP - $6,036.23
SponsoredRevies - $831.20
Blogitive - $675.00
LoudLaunch - $448.00
ReviewMe -
Blogsvertise - $628.00
Bloggerwave - $84.00
Smorty - $293.40
Money4blogs - $150.00
Blog2profit - $250
P2B - $1075.00
Text Link Ads - $250
AdBrite - $5.00

Grand Total: $10,785.83

Black said...

That Jason Berlinsky guy doesn't sound very real.

Actually, a lot of those on the list seem fake.

Care to supply some actual proof?

z3zim4 said...

Nice list out there :) Sadly I'm not there (just joking). Of course it would be awesome to make money with blogs. I could be rich too if I had 1000000 visitors every day :P

z3zim4
Referral.110mb.com

Audi Forum said...

Hi Paula

This is nothing but truly inspirational.

Particularly encouraging is the guy with the Automotive blog. It gives lil ole me a bit of hope (even though I'm under no illusion that it'll take time).

It's been over a year since this list was posted up. It would be interesting to see how the people on the list are doing now.

take care...

Paula Neal Mooney said...

Yeah Audi Forum (tee hee hee) -

I'm seriously thinking and praying over what to do next...

Traffic is money said...

Basicly everyone can make money with blogging... if they have traffic. Hardest part is getting so many visitors.

Making money said...

with blogging isn't easy, you need to write a lot if you want to succeed. Those bloggers have like 20 blogs and they start new ones every week.

Car Battery Chargers said...

Great paula!!!!!!! i admire you. . :)

Takumi86 said...

@nita
wow that's a great earning, congratz! I really would like to try Payperpost but sadly my application always get declined even though i have followed their procedures.

Well i guest i should trying Forex Trading when i have enough knowledge because this is the only program that curious me most of the time

free ringtones said...

wow ... no sorry .. WOW!

I must say that these figures are both inspirational and really annoyingly discouraging at the same time....

Now I had heard of some of these guys raking in millions of dollars but seriously I am more interested in ppl who are making a good decent living of 100K+ a year ... this is truly sweet :)

Earn money online said...

Wow a load of list out there. I am trying to me one of them. Lets see what happens.

jest said...

Hi I wish I was anywhere near that mark of income guess all of us have to do some more slugging wonder whats their secret?! :)

MIth said...

I'm impressed with how well some people are doing. Wouldn't it be nice to sit back in the Cayman Islands and blog in the sun all day? A perfect goal to strive for!

Timon Weller said...

Geez theres some good earners there... It goes to show the power of internet... :)

Jobs For Writers- Make $200-$300 a Day said...

Oh...my Freekin Gosh! If I was a blogger, I would be totally pissed off if they put how much I earned on the internet for everybody to see. However, I noticed that Jeremy and John chow don't make as much as I previously though they did. In fact, I thought they were making at least $30,000 a month. Well either way, it more than what I am earning. And another thing, how the hell do you make $20 million a year with a blog? They have to be doing some black hat tactics to be making that much.

egie said...

good...i know now...i will refereal you

Outdoor Lighting said...

This really feels nice and inspiring when we receive any earning from google.

Make Money Online said...

It is a good motivation especially to those who want to make money online.

umesh said...

Thanks for sharing all these insights, tips and resources. I will surely take note of all of these. I have in fact bookmarked your site.

sam said...

I love your website design and your posts, keep up the good work.

100k Jobs by Jane said...

It's interesting to note that most bloggers have the subjects of "making money".

I guess talking about money breeds more of it later on. :-)

rcadlptv said...

Cool! Don't know where you get the energy to do this (ok, He is giving you the energy). Looking forward to reading the list :)

seed star said...

Wow i hope soon can be on your list paula :)

Regards,
Khairul

Poddys said...

I would love to be on this list, but not on my current earnings of $100 a month :(

I am reading and learning, but my main blog is now over a year old and my traffic and above all my earnings are still far below what I had hoped for by this time.

Still, these figures are goals to try and reach over the next year. If only I could break into the top 50 I would be happy.

krytz said...

Earning money from blogging isn't that easy, you have to start from the bottom to be one of the top. I am new to this blogging thing and I am getting used to it; earning $100, aside from earning money from it I get to write what I feel and what I want. Don't rush things just try to focus and love what you are doing because through hard work comes a big success in your life. I admire Paula for putting up this post because although she's on the top now she still tries to put others to the top too by letting them now the reason of her success. Hope everyone has this kind of attitude..
Pensions

digital said...

Great, informative post, Paula. The list is very realistic rather than star-studded.

I am considering doing a guitar-oriented blog. Have you come across any out (t)here that are doing above $12,000/mo.? I'm having a hard time finding the info. Let me know if you do.

Thanks,

Daniel Fretland

hyipdata said...

You a great blogger, Paula!

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