With March in the books, it’s time to look back at my alternative income. After taxes last month I made $1967. In previous month’s I’ve been disappointed by a number like that. It just didn’t have the growth that I want. However, since I was working full time, the number gets painted in a whole new light. Even more interesting, I somehow managed to have the second most traffic in Lazy Man and Money history.
The traffic growth was surprising to me… until I stopped to analyze it in more detail. It’s natural to think that my traffic results may have something to do with the quality and quantity of recent posts. However, I had fewer posts this last month… and I didn’t feel like they were the most revolutionary concepts. I’m now believing that traffic can also be seen as a trailing indicator. I think the articles that I wrote awhile back are getting seasoned in the search engines.
I usually put some kind of future outlook here. I’m hesitant to do so with so many external factors such as the new job and puppy. Fortunately this weekend looks pretty clear (thank you Bully sticks), so hopefully I can lock myself up and write, write, write. Maybe I’ll even finish off the WordPress plugin and accompanying site that I started last week. If that goes well, the next month should be a good one.