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I didn’t get to scratch off much of my summer bucket list, which is why I’m looking forward to September and the fall season, but it seems like I’m not the only one. But, I will talk more about why I’m looking forward to the fall season later in this monthly blog review.
This month I decided to focus on the back-to-school season, productivity and summer. Since this is the first time children and college students will be returning to in-person classes since 2019, I figured this would be the best time to offer some advice surrounding that. Before I dive deep into how this month went, let’s go over how I performed this in this monthly blog review.
August Monthly Blog Review
This month was a bit slow, and the traffic dipped slightly, but I have faith that the traffic will increase in the next several months because of the Holiday season. I’m already starting to prepare for that, so I look forward to what that looks like for me.
- Sales Revenue:
- Etsy: $250
- Shop: $25
- Pageviews: 1.9K
- Number of Email Subscribers: 64
- FB Followers: 232
- FB Likes: 211
- IG Followers: 712
- Pinterest Views: 78K
- Pinterest Followers: 674
Monthly Blog Review
This month I started working on future services, blog posts, and influencer collaborations for the holiday season. Unfortunately, this left me no time to promote my articles, which may be a direct reason my traffic took a dip. I’ll talk about this dip soon, but first, let’s go over some blog stats.
Top Performing Posts
- I Am Enough Masterclass Review
- How To Find Happiness In Your Everyday Life In 7 Ways
- 7 Best Self-Care Tips From Bloggers and Experts
Most Shared Post
Post With The Most Comments
This month I reached my sales goal and made slightly more than I expected on Etsy and the shop. Since people are searching for Fall, Halloween, and Christmas gifts already, I decided to upload these items earlier in August. This led to a slight increase in traffic and increased sales. Next month, I’m going to continue focusing on seasonal items with positive messages.
Most Sold Product
My most sold Etsy product for August was the Live, Love, Laugh empowerment candle which comes in various scents. This candle encourages people to be kinder to themselves and learn how to feel more empowered. On the blog, my most sold item was the self-care workbook bundle, which I recently launched in July.
Although my traffic dropped this month, I saw an increase in sales on Etsy and the blog, which means that people are interested in what I have to offer. One of the sales strategies I used to garner these sales was to consistently cross-promote on all social media platforms so that people would always see it. It worked in my favor.
September Blogging Theme
For September, I decided to share tips, advice, and content surrounding the Fall season. Now that it’s upon us and the holidays will soon be here, I think it’s time to put away the bathing suit and starter grinding this season. Most of the content you’ll see on the blog will be about Fall, things to love about Fall or ways to stay healthy this Fall. In addition, there will be a few promotional articles this month.
My September Goals
- Make more than $300 sales total
- Hit 4K blog traffic
- Make sales in affiliate marketing
- Get advertisers for October
Thanks for reading this monthly blog review. Did you accomplish your monthly goals? Let me know in the comments.