Yesterday for the heck of it I enabled Google Search tracking on my web log. That means that everytime someone uses Google to search for a given word or phrase and they end up landing somewhere on my web log, I record the event.
Believe it or not, within 24 hours I had already amassed an amazing 138 searches on my blog originating from Google!
Here is a sampling of the most popular phrases, a snapshot of the last twenty-four hours of distant unknowing clicks:
I find the resulting list quite enlightening for some reason, although some people might consider it pure randomness and/or trivial data-mining. But for me it is entertaining enough, that I will actually dedicate a whole blog entry to it.