January 2019 Income + Expense Report

January is over and 2019 has been off to a great start!

I had a lot of requests for what my expenses look like, so I’m sharing that too.

I started this series in July of 2018, so feel free to head there on more about my “why” for sharing my income publicly (click here).

January’s Income Report

I made $6392.33 in total for January.

This is my biggest revenue generating month to date - my second was in September at around $5k.

If every month were like this month, my projected revenue for the year will be around $76,700.

In November and December, I was battling mild adrenal fatigue because I was overstimulated after transitioning back to the States after meditating for a month in Bali (I know, poor me right?). I learned a lot about myself. In order to CREATE I truly need to “slow down to speed up” and this held true for January.

Last year I invested all of the money I made back into my business. This means I didn’t pay taxes.

I’m so happy I finally released my workbook! That was a big accomplishment that I wanted to do ALL last year in my business, but it wasn’t a priority.

Purchase the Leaving Your Student Affairs Workbook here — (click here)

My goal is $5k - $10k months for 2019. This will be the first year I can put away some money for the long term and put investing on my radar. This will also enable Gio and I to live the life we want to live for a few years: full-time RV-ing. We tried to make this happen last year, but it wasn’t the right time. Gio also left his full-time job to become an entrepreneur, so he is right behind me.

It’s empowering that we can create our own income.

Here is a breakdown of what my business revenue looked like:

Coaching: $5026.58

Workbook: $231

Nannying: $1134.75

Reiki: $0

Affiliate Income: $0

Total Revenue: $6392.33

Here is a breakdown of what my business expenses looked like:

Brand Photography: $62.50

Business Coaching: $1111

Online Course: $22

TurboTax: $129.28

Workbook Editing: $35.00

Zoom: $54.99

Instagram Preset: $9.99

SendOwl Software: $7.84

And.co processing fees: $159.38

PayPal processing fees: $13.02

Spotify: $9.99

Work Lunch: $7.82

Health insurance: $17

Expense total: $1626.79

Net Income: $4765.54

February Intentions

  • Facebook Live trainings in the Higher Ed Entrepreneur + Student Affairs Side Hustler Facebook group that I host with Joanne Machin (click here to join).

  • An educational social media group focused on Instagram Stories + Facebook Live Videos to Sell (DM me if you want to join, it’s private right now).

  • I’ll be launching a social media mini-course teaching people how to create authentically aligned social media content and selling without feeling salesy - keep a look out!

  • I have 2 coaching spots open right now, and I’m hoping to find a new client who is interested in a mixture of spirituality, business/side hustle, and self-development. My coaching sessions are partially client led, partially intuitive, and I offer coaching tools to dive deeper depending what the client wants to focus on. A large part of my coaching is helping clients shift their perspective and start changing beliefs they have over time to new beliefs they create, which helps them create boundaries and be in their power. I’m very passionate about lifestyle design and helping people make more than enough money whether it be a side hustle or full-time business.

How was February for you?

If you’re interested in working together 1:1 whether it’s a one-time coaching call or for 3 months, feel free to DM me on Facebook or Instagram.

Kayley

December Income Report + 2019 Intentions

I left my job January 2nd, 2018 and felt complete relief.

Now I get to look back on one entire year of building my business and serving student affairs professionals who have wanted to create their own business or side hustle as well!

I worked with clients in three different countries: the United States, Mexico + Bali, Indonesia. I taught them how to gain confidence in building and launching their business.

I also supported student affairs professionals who wanted to leave their job who were on the search for optimum work/life integration.

Overall 2018 was a really great year!

My intention for 2019 is WILD EXPANSION. And unencumbered growth.

I’m focused on serving more people and sharing my message. I’m so passionate about helping people align with who they are and creating a business or profitable side hustle so they can stop living paycheck to paycheck. The clients I attract are focused on financial freedom/independence and want to feel more ALIVE.

Here, I recap December and 2018 income!

December’s Income Report

I earned $3390.33 in December, before expenses.

I spent this month planning for upcoming group coaching programs and welcoming new 1:1 clients for Jan/Feb. I wrapped up relationships with clients, and that’s why this has been my lowest coaching month to date - and lowest nannying month - they didn’t need me during the holidays.

I still met my income goal - which right now is between $3-$5k each month. This helps pay for my health insurance, rent, and save some money. In 2019, my income goal will be between $5k-10k, and I’m starting to get really creative in ways I can serve more people. By increasing my income, I’ll be able to hire a VA by the end of the year. My dream is to be able to provide higher ed coaches with remote jobs one day. We’ll see what that evolves into!

Here is a breakdown of what my income looked like

Coaching: $1877.83

Nannying: $965.50

Reiki: $47

Affiliate Income: $500

December’s Expense Report

I didn’t have any expenses to report back on this month besides coffee as fuel (seriously - I write off coffee when I work at nearby coffee shops)!

Right now, I am saving up money to hire my past business coach, Erin Nicole Porter, who has helped me scale and think about my business in various ways. Erin used to work in higher education as well, and that’s why we click so well! I believe coaches and entrepreneurs should always have a coach or should be exploring/working on some area of self-development consistently.

My favorite recent investments from previous months are my BlueBird Microphone for podcasting and client calls, and my Diva Ring Light for my desk for Facebook Live Trainings.

Intentions + Plans for 2019

Launching all of the things I was too scared to do in 2018.

Anyone in the same boat as me?

How was 2018 for you?

Kayley

November Income + December Intentions

It’s been hard transitioning back from Bali y’all.

I feel like I’ve been procrastinating on “work”, but I’ve been completely overstimulated by technology, people, and being back in real life in the United States.

I’ve reflected on what I want my life to be like, and one day, it will be far away from a computer and smartphones.

On that note… let’s begin!

Welcome to November’s Income Report!

First off: HI MOM!!!

Shoutout to one of my biggest supporters who reads my blog every month. She was one of the first people to sign-up for my newsletter, and she recently told me that she opens and reads each one, each word. I’m so grateful for her support. She is my best friend!

As I write this, I realize this is the first month I wasn’t glued to balancing my income and expenses. I missed 2 money dates which is out of the ordinary for me, I usually sit down every week with a nice cup of coffee and express gratitude for my money and my amazing clients who are looking to CHANGE, because ultimately that’s what keeps my business going. I’ve started to refer my clients as “truth tellers” because they are all searching for their truth in some way. Clients, how do you feel about this label? I think it’s amazing (obviously). I’m actually thinking about starting a super private and intimate community with folx in my inner circle. I think social media self-care in terms of online support is in order real soon.

How was my income in November?

I earned $3979.48 in November, before expenses.

I’m adding business expenses next month folx! I received requests last month, so I’ll incorporate them starting in 2019! I’m pretty open about what I invest in, but I guess it’s fun to read it somewhere on my website as well. I’m debating whether to share both my personal and business, it’s a lot to put out there - I’m asking myself what I truly afraid of. I’ll get back to you!

Here is a breakdown of what my income looked like

Coaching: $2813

Nannying: $1136.48

Reiki: $0

Affiliate Income: $0

Furniture: $30

We moved and sold a coffee table! We were hoping to sell more, but we realized we didn’t have too much to sell, and decided to donate things like books to a local organization called BlueBird Books Bus. They promote reading and a culture that makes books accessible to people of all ages, which I love! My parents were able to bring us to the library often, and I’m grateful they surrounded me with books as a child.

I didn’t have any new coaching clients begin, because I could only hold space for the clients I already had. I was still in meditation mode from Bali. I wasn’t overly focused on receiving or creating money this month, which I felt good about, I actually feel a wave of client, community, and financial abundance coming in December and January with new coaching offerings. I think I’ll see the fluctuation of money with my ability to trust and create. I almost feel like I’m harnessing some of my energy and I’ll be slowly dripping it out over the coming months. Can’t wait to share it with you!

Website/Blog News

Last month I had 1,169 pageviews with 531 unique visitors. Meaning they visited multiple pages while on my site.

Most of my traffic comes from Facebook, which is just really funny to me. I “convert” a lot of people from Instagram. I’ll be experimenting with this more moving forward!

Plans for My Business

  1. I’m launching SA Pro to CEO again in January. New content, new things. More engagement. People who were in Cohort 1 can invest $47 for updated content and to stay in the group for momentum and accountability, and anything else they need! 1:1 current clients have free access to all of my digital online courses. New cohort members will invest $333 for 4 weeks of live trainings and support - every single day! (Payment plans available) Almost everyone in the first cohort gained massive clarity on their business and/or launched their business. It was freakin’ amazing to witness.

  2. I’m launching a money mindset group coaching program SOON. I can’t talk more about it until… soon.

  3. I’m launching a self-guided workbook. Shit, I’m so excited.

  4. I launched a free social media challenge for January - if you’d like to be held accountable in a highly engaged and private Facebook group and get brand new ideas around your business, you won’t want to miss this. Message me on FB if you’d like to join.

  5. The community group Higher Ed Entrepreneurs & Student Affairs Side Hustlers continues to grow. This is a Facebook group where you can self-promote your offerings and create conscious community about what it actually looks like to be an entrepreneur in higher ed and student affairs. It’s more than doubled to 605 members since July. Joanne Machin joined me as a administrator on the group to help inspire and hold free live trainings.

  6. I’m hoping to incorporate meditation and reiki ONLINE as a cornerstone of my business. I don’t talk about this often online, and I’m excited to bring it into my brand online.

  7. My first podcast is ALMOST done. It will be called The “Authentically Kayley” Podcast.

Each month, it feels really good to write out how far I’ve come and what I have planned.

Last year at this time I was making $50/month and kicking my feet. If you’d like to schedule a free clarity call with me related to life or biz, don’t be afraid to reach out! I’m here to chat.

How was November for you?

Feel free to send me questions or comments on Facebook, Instagram or my email: kayley.robsham@gmail.com. Thanks for reading!