New backlinks to my site from the articles: 0 (that’s to be expected, since backlinks don’t show up for several weeks)
Title search results: Google 3; Yahoo! 0; MSN 4
Hardly earth shattering.
I do know there are more pages out there with that article, since many of the directories emailed with the exact url it was published at. Had this not been a test, I probably would have submitted those pages to Yahoo and Google manually and sped up the process.
As it is, this is much less effective than I had anticipated.