Odd Search Terms For Finding My Blog

I love the site stats that Wordpress provides. It tells me how people found my blog; Yahoo mail, another website, Twitter, etc.  It also shows the search terms people use and end up here. Most are pretty standard, but once in a while I'm taken by surprise.  Today was one of those days. The search term used was, "funny looking fat girls". I didn't know if I should laugh or cry. Once I figured out which emotion to go with, I chose laughter. Some terms I can understand. I get several hits a week for "husband birthday or husband birthday card." I know where that comes from. When I first started the blog I did a post, Husband Birthday Card Shopping Can Be Hard. I used an image from Google of a birthday card. It says "Husband" on it. So I can understand why they are directed here. That way other folks can steal the same image. Another big hitter was "Funny New Year" I don't think that I wrote anything particular interesting or amusing about the New Year. Yet somehow folks find my blog … [Read more...]

~Bernie

I'm Twitterpated Over Twitter

By TwitterButtons.com I must admit that I just got into Twitter. I knew of people who used it, but never really had a desire to tweet. Now that I have my own blog, I have started to use Twitter. Its a great way to post about my blog. I follow folks on Twitter so I don't miss their blog posts. I have 37 people following my tweets and that is a start. Finding people to "follow" on Twitter has been interesting. It started out very slowly for me and I didn't know who was on Twitter. I followed some of my friends who tweet and looked for others to follow. Suddenly, people are following me and I get all giddy. Not a clue how they found me. I don't know who they are. Is it like Facebook? The one who dies with the most friends, wins? Do people collect friends, just to have them? Hoarding friends, so to speak? The first time I replied to a Tweet, I felt sick to my stomach. What if the person I replied to didn't reply back? I would feel like a total loser. Thankfully, she replied and we had a … [Read more...]

~Bernie