Here is the latest income report! (December 2016) On December 1st, 2008 ShoutMeLoud was born. I started out as a person who had no idea that anyone could actually make money online. In fact, I thought all online money-making proposals were scams. In time, however, I discovered that bloggers can earn money from a blog in various ways. These include: Putting up advertisements Affiliate marketing/sponsored reviews Selling products such as eBooks and online courses I earned my first online income by helping a guy with a matter related to his Google Webmaster Tool. He paid me $10 via PayPal. This was the first time I realized that I could make money online. That was 2008. Now it’s 2016. Over the past eight years, I have learned and implemented various techniques that help me to make a living from my blog. Whatever I earn now is a result of the hard work that I have put in for all these … [Read more...] about ShoutMeLouds Blogging Income Reports: 2008-2016
July 2014 calendar
In my earlier guest post for ShoutMeLoud readers, I wrote an article on overview of income tax on bloggers and freelancers and this article I would mainly be focusing on Income Tax on Adsense Income only. I’m assuming that most bloggers don’t have much knowledge about manner of computation of Income Tax and I would be explaining everything from the basic and will try to simplify everything as much as possible. Income Tax on Adsense Income Firstly, it is important to note that only Income Tax is levied on Adsense Income in India and no other tax like Service Tax, VAT, GST, Excise Duty etc is levied on Adsense Income. Earlier, Service Tax was levied on Adsense Income but now No Service Tax is levied on Adsense Income. Irrespective of how much you earn, Service Tax won’t be levied on Adsense Income in India. Before explaining the manner of levy of Income Tax on Adsense in India, it is important for a blogger to understand the concept of Financial Year. Income Tax in … [Read more...] about How To Calculate Income Tax on Adsense Income in India
Update July 2014: Technorati have revamped and now it’s no more a directory of blogs. Technorati is not accepting any new blog submission. Technorati is one of the biggest blog directory and has a great index of Blogs from around the globe. Technorati not only is an index of Blogs but also rank them. And if your site is ranked at top 10 under any category, you can expect some nice traffic. Today, we will see how we can submit blog to Technorati as it helps in ranking and also helps in faster indexing of new site. The whole process is divided into 3 simple steps. Register > Submit site > Claim token. In this tutorial, I will explain all the steps one by one. Do remember, try to put all related category and add a complete description to let people know you are running a professional blog. After all, your site in Technorati is like a portfolio of your blog. Claim your Blog: To get started with this, register for a free account at Technorati. Once you are … [Read more...] about How to Submit Blog to Technorati?
Hey Shouter, July was a busy month for me and I realised that it’s been long I have shared monthly income report and stats for ShoutMeLoud. Last time I went to a bloggers meet in New Delhi, many readers told me to continue with the monthly stats report as it’s a motivation factor for me. I completely agree with the same, as seeing income and traffic report for other blogs in my earlier stage of blogging motivated me a lot. In this monthly edition of ShoutMeLoud, I will share what all new things happening around ShoutMeLoud and my blogging career, and like always last month earning and traffic stats. If you are new here and wondering why I share this stats, you should definitely read this guide to learn about my ideology for sharing such vital stats. What’s new in the month of July From last few months I have worked on honing my skills and trying to be more organised. I started blogging out of my passion and from last 5 years I have blogged about things that matter. In … [Read more...] about ShoutMeLoud July 2014 Stats and Income Report