Some Room with a View!

Before I get into the post, I really wanted to tell you that I read Mollie Player’s book “Alone and Together” today in one sitting and it was wonderful!  Pop over to her site and/or take a look on Amazon at her book.

Ok, back to our regularly scheduled program:

I decided to try something new just to see what happens.  I was thinking about that day a couple of weeks ago in which my tiny little Minotaur poem went berserk and granted me over 700 views in one day.  For my blog, that is a lot.  I tracked it down and, if you have read that post, you will see that it was mostly because it hit in the top 50 for the pictures on Google searches on the word “Minotaur.”

So, here is what I am doing as an experiment.  I have taken 13 key words from what has been searched the most on Google so far (this year?).  Those 13 terms have been searched for over 1.9 million times.  I topped it off with 2 of the top pictures searched for on Google.  I put the words into a poem.  Now, I am posting it.  I will keep you informed over the next week or so as to what happens with those terms and 2 pictures.  I guess I am just curious.

Will I get more views?

Will I get more followers?

Why don’t you give a guess in the comments as to how many views you think I might get in the next couple of days?

Here we go:

By Scott Vannatter – 2/19/2013

Sex, Minotaur, and Zombie oh my!

.

If for the views I write my verse

With nothing else in mind,

I search Google for all the terms

To see what others would find.

.

They look for sex, of course, of course

And Carnival is a hit.

But when it comes to news impacts

Russia’s Meteor may beat it.

.

The NBA and WWE

With NASCAR make a trio.

They watch Safe Haven and OSCAR night

Perhaps, James Bond in Rio?

.

Downton Abby is new to me

Kate Middleton still makes the news.

Put them all into a poem

And cover nearly 2 million views.

.

My poem’s not good I hear you say.

It only makes so much sense.

But if the views strike close to true

The numbers might make you wince.

_____________________________

I find it intriguing that the pics were not really all that special.  They are not the 1 and 2 spot as those were just pages of a spreadsheet or some such.  The actress above, Katrina Kaisf, was supposed to be the most popular celebrity of 2009, right above Michael Jackson.  The other was just an interesting cartoon on Google.  Oh, the power of the search engines!

Namaste,

Scott

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Comments

  • 4amWriter  On February 21, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    What will you do if you’re swamped by views??? Fun experiment. I look forward to hearing how it all goes down.

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    • kindredspirit23  On February 21, 2013 at 2:40 pm

      So far, it’s proving that it doesn’t work. I will give it a couple of days, but it is going to take some work to figure out what is happening.
      Scott

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  • robincoyle  On February 20, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    I deleted my post with a reference to Nike and “Just Do It” because it brought me all kinds of people looking for sneakers, and I’m not about sneakers. I hate to disappoint. I’m curious to hear what happens in this experiment of yours.

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  • thehappyhugger  On February 20, 2013 at 1:44 am

    I would love to know what amount of views you get on this one, Scott. 🙂

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