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It operates transparently including sharing metrics, users and traffic data.

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Search and organic traffic

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Running costs

Latest running costs

Revenue

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Annual to date: 💸 $1558.58

Total to date: 💸 $1601.79


July 2019

  • Codefund Ads: $65.37
  • Sequelize ES6 Cheatsheet: $4.99, 1 sale
  • MentorCruise: $60.00
  • Medium: $3.08

Total: $133.44

Year to date: $1558.58

June 2019

  • Codefund Ads: $52.10
  • Direct Sponsorship: $70.00, 1 sale
  • Sequelize ES6 Cheatsheet: $34.93, 7 sales
  • MentorCruise: $240.00
  • Medium: $3.19

Total: $400.22

Year to date: $1425.14

May 2019

  • Codefund Ads: $43.99
  • Sequelize ES6 Cheatsheet: 2 sales, $10.98
  • MentorCruise: $240.00
  • Medium: $6.51

Total: $301.48

Year to date: $1024.92

April 2019

  • MentorCruise: $64.00
  • Direct mentoring: 2 sessions, $40.00
  • Sequelize ES6 Cheatsheet: 11 sales, $65.89
  • Medium: $10.36
  • Ads with codefund: $26.45

Total: $206.70

Year to date: $723.44

March 2019

  • MentorCruise: $180.00
  • Sequelize ES6 Cheatsheet: 7 sales, $41.93
  • Medium: $12.94
  • Ads with codefund: $21.19

Total: $256.06

Year to date: $516.74

February 2019

  • MentorCruise: $107.79
  • Sequelize ES6 Cheatsheet: 4 sales, $23.96
  • Medium: $5.74
  • Skillshare: $3.51
  • Ads with codefund: $11.73

Total: $152.73

Year to date: $260.68

January 2019

  • MentorCruise.com: 💵 $75.77 (⬆️+∞)
  • Sequelize ES6 Cheatsheet: 💸 $19.96, 5 sales (⬆️+40%, +0%)
  • Display advertising on Code with Hugo using codefund.io: 💵 $9.87 for 12k impressions (⬆️ +12%)
  • Paid writing (Medium Partner Program): 💵 $2.35 (⬇️ -73%)

Total: $107.95 (⬆️ +245%)

Year to date: $107.95

December 2018

  • Sequelize ES6 Cheatsheet: 💸 $13.95, 5 sales (⬆️ +16%, -20%)
  • Display advertising on Code with Hugo using codefund.io: 💵 $8.75 for 7k impressions (⬆️ +∞)
  • Paid writing (Medium Partner Program): 💵 $8.56 (⬆️ +∞)

Total: $31.26 (⬆️ +161%)

Year to date: $43.21

November 2018

Total: $11.95

Periodic Reports

Live Data

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December and Year Update

Read the thread on Twitter

📩 Subscribers: 117 (⬆️ +9% , 11 new, 1 unsubscribe)

👀 Pageviews: 16k+ (⬆️ +23%)

📊 11.9k organic hits (⬆️+8%)

Search traffic December 2018

Alexa Traffic Stats

🌍 Global Rank: 582,031 (⬆️+298,564)

🇺🇲 United States Rank: 287,205 (⬆️+9,981)

🇮🇳 India Rank: 191,536

End of year

✍️ 44 posts

🤝 More users than expected

10k uniques a month was a 1-year goal after 4 months of Code with Hugo

Goals for 2019

The usual: more users, more products, more money

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November Update

Read the “November Product Update” thread on Twitter

Read the following on Twitter

📩 Subscribers: 107 (⬆️ +41% , 31 new subscribers)

👀 Unique users: 10k+ (⬆️ +11%)

👓 Pageviews: 13k+ (⬆️ +9%)

📊 11k organic hits (⬆️+30%, +2.5k)

Alexa ranking

🌍 Global Rank: 880,595 ⬆(️ +978,864)

🇺🇲 Rank in United States: 297,186

6 months of Code with Hugo, 21 October 2018

Read thread on Twitter

1/ Following @thepatwalls example, here are the stats at the 6-month mark for Code with Hugo (despite not having anything to brag about) #openstartup

👀 Uniques: 23k over 6 months (7.7k in October)
📮 Email subscribers: 72

Read more 👇

— Hugo Di Francesco (@hugo__df) 21 October 2018

2/ I’ve been able to start getting some search/organic traffic has been picking up which is always good for a blog

— Hugo Di Francesco (@hugo__df) 21 October 2018

3/ I’ve managed to some content featured on @Cooperpress ’s Javascript Weekly, @graphqlweekly, @vuejsfeed thanks so much for all the hard work curating tech news 👏

— Hugo Di Francesco (@hugo__df) 21 October 2018

4/ I’ve published:
📩 36 posts
Which is:
📖 36,900 words
🗣 110 minutes or 1 hour 50 minutes of reading time
At an average (mean) post read time of:
⏳ 3.02 minutes

— Hugo Di Francesco (@hugo__df) 21 October 2018

5/ I’ve been added as a writer to @freeCodeCamp and @thestartup_ and received support from the @ThePracticalDev community :) #DEVcommunity

— Hugo Di Francesco (@hugo__df) 21 October 2018

Full post: https://t.co/ZftgdG5RTS

— Hugo Di Francesco (@hugo__df) 21 October 2018