Project Alcyone: Month 8 – June 2020

This month we saw a slight increase in both traffic and earnings. We’re continuing to pump out content and build links consistently to improve traffic and earnings down the road.

Content

We published 5 articles (14,002 words). All round-up reviews.

Project Total Content Published = 42 Articles (129,559 Words). 39 Round-up Reviews and 3 How-To Posts.

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

If you’re interested in content written and optimized our way, check out our service at BoostZeus: SEO Content. Use Discount Code: Alcyone to get a 20% discount on your first order.

Links

We built 3 links (guest posts) through our ABC Plus subscription.

Project Total Links Built = 41

We also purchased 6 tier 2 PBN links from RankClub.

Project Total Tier 2 PBN Links Built = 17

Traffic

We saw a slight increase in traffic this month. From 8,152 sessions last month to 9,643 sessions this month.

Earnings

We also saw an increase in earnings this month. We earned $624.57 in commissions this month.

Project Total Earnings: $1,214.89

Expenses

This month, we spent a total of $1,302.10. we spent $700.10 on content, and $602 on links.

Project Total Expenses on Content: $6,427.95

Project Total Expenses on Links: $6,778.80

Project Total Expenses (Others): $605.69

Project Total Expenses: $13,812.44

Disclaimer: The $6,427.95 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: $1,214.89

Project Total Expenses: $13,812.44

Project Total Profit/Loss: -$12,597.55

So it’s month 8, and we’ve spent nearly $14,000 on this site and made a little over $1,200 in earnings. As a result, we’re still in the “hole” for nearly $13,000.

However, as I’ve said before, we’re not concerned by this at all.

This is a long term asset that will get more valuable over time as it continues to grow.

And if we were to try and sell the site today (which we’re obviously not going to), we would expect to sell it for somewhere between $18,000 to $23,000.

Sites like these are being sold on Empire Flippers for between 30x-39x monthly profit.

Quick Recap:

  • Published 5 articles (14,002 words)
  • Built 3 links (guest posts) through ABC Plus
  • Purchased 6 tier 2 PBN links
  • 9,643 sessions
  • Earnings this month: $624.57
  • Expenses this month: $1,302.10
  • Project total profit/loss: -$12,597.55

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