Many people dream of creating sustainable income streams online. One of the most popular ways of making money on the internet is by blogging.
Here we’ve listed six courageous female entrepreneurs who have successful created 7-figure incomes through blogging.
Let this article inspire you to work harder towards your goals in life.
1. Kristina Bazan
Kristina Bazan is a successful 22-year-old fashion blogger and model from Sweden, who started her fashion blog Kayture five years ago. Within five years she has amassed millions of loyal fans online. She has successfully used her platform to launch herself into modelling, music and book writing.
In her career so far, Bazan has achieved many milestones including reaching 2.3 million Instagram followers and being featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List.
Her big financial breakthrough came from her recent seven-figure contract deal with L’Oreal Paris, making her a millionaire.
2. Angelica Nwandu
Angelica Nwandu is the founder of The Shade Room. The New York Times called Shade Room Instagram’s version of TMZ. Forbes included Angelica Nwandu in it’s 30 Under 30 for revolutionising celebrity gossip.
Nwandu started her The Shade Room brand on Instagram due to not knowing how to create a website at that time. In her first week, she got 10,000 Instagram followers. She soon turned her hobby into a money making venture as a means to pay for rent. She first began to earn money by selling promotional slots on her website targeting small businesses in the clothing and beauty companies. She now has 20 employees working for her.
“I didn’t know how to make money, but I knew that if I got a lot of followers, it could help me build a website, which could translate into money eventually.”
3. Ashley Qualls
In 2004, Ashley Qualls launched Whateverlife.com at the tender age of 14. Whatever Life provided free Myspace layouts and HTML tutorials to teenagers. The Detroit native started her website as a hobby and turned it into a success, even employing her mother. In her first month of launching the website, she made 70 thousand dollars and became a millionaire by age 17.
In 2007 her website traffic had grown to 7 million unique visitors monthly and generated income. Attracting advertisement revenue from corporate companies including Verizon Communications.
4. Marie Forleo
Marie Forleo is a successful life coach and blogger.
Forleo has successful built 7-figure business around her blog which empowers women to live a successful life. She is most known for interviewing high achievers in business and entertainment, from Tony Robbins, Oprah Winfrey and Richard Branson. Her YouTube channel as received over 28 million views.
Through her brand she has been able to monetize it by selling online training courses, books, merchandise and also getting paid for speaking at corporate events.
5. Linda Ikeji
Linda Ikeji is a popular Nigerian blogger and a former model. She started blogging in 2006 as a hobby from the Cybercafe. At the time she began blogging. Blogging was still at its infancy stage in Nigeria in that period.
In 2007 she became active blogger focusing on Nigerian gossip, lifestyle, fashion, celebrity.
In August 2012 she was featured in Forbes Africa, 20 Most Prominent Women. In 2014, Ikeji was the biggest Google Search trend in Nigeria
And the name Linda Ikeji was the most searched item by users of Google in Nigeria.
Her website makes money from African corporate business from Amstec Malta, Access Bank Plc and GT bank.
6. Juliette Brindak
Juliette Brindak is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the all-girl tween and teen social networking site, Miss O & Friends.
Brindak began Miss O & Friends at 16 years old. Miss O And Friends a social network for tweens generates 10 million monthly. It’s also worth around $15 million, according to early investor Procter & Gamble.
In 2011, according to inc Magazine, The site was ranked the third largest girls-only Web site.