Last week I was browsing my own site and I wondered what it was like to be a stranger on my blog. Specifically when it came to my disclosure on what my affiliate link money gets applied to. I’ve always been interested in reading blog posts where people talk about their blog income, what they do with it, investments, etc. Maybe it’s because I’m getting older and care about money but also am nosy and like knowing how people spend their money.
As I was browsing, trying to be a stranger on my own blog, I thought of some questions that I might have. Does it really go to her college repayments? Does she just say that so that you will click on her links? The absolute answer is this: every single cent of a click that I get paid for goes to my student loans.
Truthfully I make very little money through this blog. It’s rare that I make more than a few dollars a week and I’m perfectly content with that.
When I first started blogging, and it remains the case, I never wanted it to be about money. I never do. I never want to compromise the things that I believe in and shill some item I know is a complete waste. I take it really seriously any time someone clicks on an affiliate link of mine. I know that you don’t have to. It’s a really big honor that anyone even does.
What I wanted to really do with this post is disclose what it is that I do when you chose to support me. So thank you to those of you who have. I love all of you for letting me talk about something so personal and almost taboo. I know that you all love me and I’ve appreciated your support more than you will ever know.