Eugene Cho

the most disappointing search

It’s amazing what people search on the world wide web to get to your blog, right?  Some stuff makes sense and others are just random.

Last week, I asked this question:

“This blog disappointed thousands and thousand of people this year…  Any guess what they searched for?”

Well, doesn’t seem like many folks were too curious but since I asked, here’s the answer.  In some form or sequence, one of the most common searches that led folks to this blog:

  • beautiful korean
  • korean beauty
  • depraved korean beauty
  • most beautiful korean woman
  • top korean beauty
  • korean beauty pics

Sorry dudes for seriously disappointing you.

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5 Responses

  1. Nancy says:

    I’m feeling you, PE. I can’t even post here what people search for to get to my gymnastics blog. It’s some pretty nasty stuff.

  2. Daniel Azuma says:

    Ahh, PE, I see… posting this article in order to get more google hits for precisely those phrases. =)

  3. e cho says:

    daniel: ahh. is that how it works? cool!

  4. j says:

    tried all those “key” phrases…almost all hits were x-rated…..what da hell….

  5. Michael says:

    On my blog, “dentist” — the single word — is the search inquiry used the most to get to my blog. BY FAR….like it dwarfs the next best term by multiples. (I scoured google and found an illustration of a dentist for one of my posts….and I guess people really like that picture. I’m pretty sure I infringed copyright laws…but hey, I got it off a blog that probably did the same thing.)

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