In the past few weeks AlienRedQueen has been enjoying a surge in readership. Between the support of my friends and family and the new connections I’ve made with my fellow bloggers, I guess my network is beginning to be a little more self-sustaining. Now people searching terms on various search engines often get routed to my blog.
If you have your own blog or website, maybe you have access to a page that tracks your statistics. Maybe you also have access to the search terms and queries people enter that ultimately result in them finding one or more of your articles.
When you tag your posts, you are essentially guessing at what terms people might search and applying them to your posts so that they can be found and get maximum exposure and readership. Some search terms and tags are pretty obvious and/or self explanatory.
And some of the queries are not only unusual, but downright bizarre. After noticing a number of highly interesting (and humorous) search terms, I decided they deserved a post all their own. Continue reading →
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