What would you be willing to do for few thousand dollars of alternative income? What would you be willing to give up in exchange for side hustling?

* Book will be given away at my 5th annual giveaway

For the year of 2017 and 2018, I did not accept a single sponsored blog post. Instead, I focused my attention on the basics and making sure things that worked well can perform even better. The outcome is a little bit on the wild side as there was no indication that it would be such a big year for a side project.

Folks like to track expenses and net worth and revel in the progress we make. The same applies to blog income as well. How did the year of 2018 stack up to my previous years of blog revenue?

Hitting My Stride (2012-2014)

Just to avoid painting an unrealistic picture, things …