I earned $10,363.60 online last month, here’s how

I quit my job two months ago. Since then, I’ve tripled my salary.

Where I learn and create. If you’ve read or watched any of my work, it was probably done here. And local cafes. Photo by Sam Bourke, thank you Sam.

Where does my income come from?

Affiliate partnerships

Rakuten marketing cheque to Daniel Bourke for $4172.65
Rakuten marketing cheque to Daniel Bourke for $4172.65
The cheque I received from Rakuten for affiliate payouts during August and a little before (Coursera and Udemy). DataCamp and Amazon are separate.

Medium’s Partner Program

Daniel Bourke’s Medium earnings for August 2019, $2042USD
Daniel Bourke’s Medium earnings for August 2019, $2042USD
My Medium earnings for August 2019. Note: The content of the two biggest earning articles took me a year to learn before I put them on paper.

YouTube ads

Daniel Bourke’s YouTube statistics for August 2019, 287k minutes watch time, 86.8k views, $266.83 revenue
Daniel Bourke’s YouTube statistics for August 2019, 287k minutes watch time, 86.8k views, $266.83 revenue
My YouTube statistics for last month. I’ve never claimed the ad revenue since starting. So there’s a year worth in Google’s accounts somewhere.

Clients

Total (all sources combined)

How did these happen?

email from Coursera to partner with Daniel Bourke making videos
email from Coursera to partner with Daniel Bourke making videos
The best email in the whole world. This led to me being paid for making 3 videos. Note the date, a year after posting a video saying I was starting my own AI Masters Degree. And the second sentence. I had no idea how to partner with different brands. All I did was make.

How did I start?

I calculated by 40 I’d be a millionaire. I took the amount I was saving per month and increased it by 10% per year, investing in index funds. Then assumed the index funds would grow at 10% per year. All compounding. It was rough but it gave me hope. The wrong kind.

What I’m bad (and could improve) at

What I’m good at

What I’m going to do next

iMessage conversation of Daniel saying if I every apply for another job, choke me the fuck out, Dave says can do mate
iMessage conversation of Daniel saying if I every apply for another job, choke me the fuck out, Dave says can do mate
Dave and I do Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu together. He’s my best friend and arch-nemesis.

What can you do?

The 2-year self-apprenticeship

I play at the crossroads of technology, health and art. Broadcasting from: www.mrdbourke.com

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