Earnings for December 2015

A dollar sign.This is a summary of the income, both received and accumulated, that was earned during December 2015.

The earnings are divided into two main categories, Accumulated and Received. Accumulated earnings also detail any payments received from that category during the month. Earnings are then further broken down into the areas from which the earnings were made. Earnings for the previous month follow the current month’s revenue in brackets.

For a full breakdown of article related progress and earnings, see the complete article on InfoBarrel.

Most of the work done during the month was related to articles, and any associated affiliate programmes, rather than other sources.

RedGage earnings are, as has been the standard for some time, still missing.

It appears that Fizzy has been sold to new owners, and it looks as if they have discontinued the profit sharing programme. Whether or not the monies still owed will now be paid is therefore debatable.

Amazon affiliate earnings increased again, to the highest ever, and the 7.5% referral rate was reached for the first time. Some sales were due to items sold over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend that weren’t shipped until December, but there was also an awful lot of Christmas activity. Amazon UK sales were also the best ever.

Earnings from selling role playing game supplements on RPGNow decreased, as expected, as the recent high was largely down to sale purchases.

Overall earnings were the best in quite some time, possibly the best ever.

Some of the links in this section are affiliate links that can earn me a commission, or revenue share, at no extra expense to you.

Accumulated Income

Accumulated income is earnings from the month that were accumulated to accounts, to be paid out at a later date.

Affiliate Programmes:

AdSense: $24.14 ($18.79) – This includes YouTube income and has been converted to dollars from pound Sterling.

Amazon: $493.56 ($109.51)

Amazon UK: $30.58 ($22.74) – This has been converted to US$ from UK£

InfoLinks: $0.00 ($0.00) – The current alterations on the main site that was generating income here resulted in this dropping to zero.

Miscellaneous: $1.56 ($1.78)

RPGNow: $0.05 ($2.38)

tsū: $0.25 ($0.31)


These are, currently, earnings from games on the Flash platform.

Fizzy: $0 ($0)

GamesChart: $0.00 ($0.00)

Kongregate: $0.05 ($0.04)

MindJolt: $0.17 ($0.23)

Writing Sites:

These are earnings from various writing sites that aren’t received through other affiliate programmes, such as from Google AdSense and Amazon.

Daily Two Cents: $0 ($0) – Daily Two Cents earnings are now made from AdSense, and will no longer be included.

Expertscolumn: $0 ($0)

HubPages: – Well, I’ve learned that you can’t disclose HubPages’ earning figures, so these will no longer be listed here.

InfoBarrel: $23.09 ($21.09)

Writedge: $0 ($0) As with Daily Two Cents, earnings are now made from AdSense, and will no longer be included.

eBook Sales

Kindle: $0.09 ($0)

RPGNow: $68.08 ($111.69)

TOTAL: $641.63 ($296.09)

Received Payments (Monthly):

These were payments received during the month, excluding any mentioned earlier under accumulated. These are programmes for which a monthly payment, or payments, is usual, rather than those which build up to reach the payment threshold. This includes those that make the occasional monthly payment without accumulating earnings.

Affiliate Programmes:

CPMStar: $0 ($0)

Epic Game Ads: $0 ($0)

Writing Sites:

Again, this is money that wasn’t earned through other affiliate programmes.


Advertising: $0 ($0)

eBay: $0 ($0)

Misc. Sales: $0 ($0)

TOTAL: $0 ($0)

The total for accumulated and received income during December 2015 was $641.63 excluding actual payments received from the Accumulated Income section. The latter will already be taken into consideration in prior months, when applicable.

November earnings in total were $296.09, so there was a increase of $345.54.

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