Project Alcyone: Month 3 – January 2020

This was a slow month since we were focusing on another project. The goal this month was to continue publishing more articles. We do our best to maintain a consistent publishing schedule even if it’s just a few articles. Content frequency seems to help crawling and indexing.

Other than being a slow month, we actually made our first commissions this month.

We made $1.41.


We published 3 articles (9,628 words). All round-up reviews.

Project Total Content Published = 21 Articles (61,692 Words)

All content was written by our in-house editorial team, using our templates & guidelines, and optimized using Surfer SEO.

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We built 7 links (guest posts) through our ABC Plus subscription.

Project Total Links Built = 15

Social Signals

We continued to purchase social signals from SEO Butler. The site isn’t getting any traffic yet, so we need to find another way to justify the links we built this month so that it looks as natural as possible.


It’s still month 3, so we’re probably still in the sandbox. We probably won’t be seeing any significant traffic until around month 6. As you can see in the graph below, we had 145 sessions this month. We assumed this was just me and my team, but upon further inspection, we’re actually starting to get some organic visitors.


We actually earned our first commissions this month. We made $1.41. It isn’t much, but it’s a step in the right direction.

Project Total Earnings: $1.41


This month, we spent a total of $1,509.40. We spent $481.40 on content, $1,000 on links, and $28 on social signals.

Project Total Expenses on Content: $3,084.60

Project Total Expenses on Links: $3,000

Project Total Expenses (Others): $549.69

Project Total Expenses: $6,634.29

Disclaimer: The $3,084.60 we spent on content is actually the price of the content if it was purchased from our service (BoostZeus: SEO Content). We want to demonstrate how this strategy can still work even if you outsource both content and links.

Project Total Profit/Loss

Project Total Earnings: $1.41

Project Total Expenses: $6,634.29

Project Total Profit/Loss: -$6,632.88

Quick Recap:

  • Published 3 articles (9,628 words)
  • Built 7 links (guest posts) through ABC Plus
  • Purchased social signals
  • 145 sessions
  • First commissions this month! Earnings this month: $1.41
  • Expenses this month: $1,509.40
  • Project total profit/loss: -$6,632.88

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