Project Alcyone: Month 4 – February 2020

This was also a slow month since we were focusing on another project. The goal this month was to simply maintain our consistent publishing schedule even if it’s just a few articles.

Commissions grew by about $10 this month.


We published 3 articles (11,008 words). All round-up reviews.

Project Total Content Published = 24 Articles (72,700 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 = 22

Social Signals

We continued to purchase social signals from SEO Butler. The site isn’t getting any significant 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 month 4, and we’re probably still in the sandbox but we’re starting to see some consistent organic traffic trickle in. As you can see in the graph below, we had 242 sessions this month.


We earned $11.52 in commissions this month. Again, it isn’t much, but it’s something.

Project Total Earnings: $12.93


This month, we spent a total of $1,578.40. We spent $550.40 on content, $1,000 on links, and $28 on social signals.

Project Total Expenses on Content: $3,635

Project Total Expenses on Links: $4,000

Project Total Expenses (Others): $577.69

Project Total Expenses: $8,212.69

Disclaimer: The $3,635 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: $12.93

Project Total Expenses: $8,212.69

Project Total Profit/Loss: -$8,199.76

Quick Recap:

  • Published 3 articles (11,008 words)
  • Built 7 links (guest posts) through ABC Plus
  • Purchased social signals
  • 242 sessions
  • Earnings this month: $11.52
  • Expenses this month: $1,578.40
  • Project total profit/loss: -$8,199.76

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