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October 2010 Blog Statistics and Income Update

As I’ve been saying at Crystal Clear, I want to blog full time by 2012.  To reach that goal, I need a bunch of traffic on all of my blogs.  Specifically, I want 25,000 unique visitors a month at BFS by August 2011 and need to be making $25,000 a year total by the end of 2011.  I figured the best way to keep my eye on the prize is to hit monthly targets. Between that and the fact there seems to be major interest in the subject, I’m starting a new update around the 1st of every month of blogging stats and income generated.  I’ll also do a huge 1 year update at the end of every year and an anniversary update as well.  Here’s how we did in October 2010: Alexa Ranking:  49,852 Visits:  4097 Unique Visitors:  2116 Pageviews:  7881 RSS subscribers:  177 Twitter followers:  140 Traffic breakdown:  60.91% Referring Sites, 22.67% Direct Traffic, 15.18% Search Engines, 1.24% Other October Income from BFS:  $1274.72 My goals for November: Alexa Ranking:  49,000 Visits:  4150 Unique Visitors:  2150  Pageviews:  8000 RSS subscribers:  200 Twitter followers:  155 Traffic breakdown:  55% Referring Sites, 20% Direct Traffic, 24% Search Engines, 1% Other November Income from BFS:  $1000 … Read more