Now, when I say 'interesting', I don't mean like the number of Chinese honor students (soon to be higher than total American students, I'm afraid) or the number of American universities that offer courses on how to use an iPhone (although Debbie might have that information).
Instead I'm talking about my own blog statistics, which is way more interesting.
If you use Google blogger, you should try Google Analytics. It's just chock full of information like:
How many hits I get a day - I average around 40;
What countries people visit my blog from - 26 countries;
What sites people link from - it varies;
And what my most popular posts are - for some reason Eat, Pray, Love is top of the charts right now.
But the most interesting information is the list of search criteria people used to find my blog, if they used a search engine. Looking at this list I realize that I've blogged on a variety of topics, from German husbands to dental surgery.
Here are just a few examples:
'Are German men good husbands?' - I wonder what she decided.
'My feet are the same German funny' - Thank you!
There were also 'Unreasonable fear of dentists' and 'Blood poisoning after gum graft' - It seems there's a viable blog niche for scary dentsts. What do you think, Maven?
'How to sew a witches hat' - Needless to say, this person bounced immediately, presumably to the blog of someone who can actually sew.
'Made to lick my wife’s feet' also didn't stick around long.
And finally, 'Indiscreet quotes "lobster"' - I wonder if this person found what they were looking for.
And you thought I wasn't paying attention.