Hey, I hope everyone had a wonderful Father’s Day! I should probably get my ducks in a row by preparing timely holiday posts, but I’m too busy celebrating with my family and am apparently not great at planning ahead. We had a nice time swimming and eating a good meal with my folks, at any […]Read More Reflections of Generation X
You might’ve noticed that Bubbles and Beebots looks different now. I may keep on tweaking it until I’m happy. But see, B&B is now getting enough foot traffic to receive advertising invitations and I had to rework its layout into a more ads-friendly theme. Which is kind of exciting, though I won’t be expecting more than pocket change for […]Read More The Wonderful World of Marketing
Every once in a while, we long-suffering bloggers check our WordPress stats and are thrilled by a sudden explosion of new views or followers. That’s probably the most awesome thing that can happen to bloggers when checking out our stats, but a close second has got to be finding out the search terms people used to find our blogs. […]Read More Do Bubbles Really Cause Obesity?
So after chronicling the failed first part of my quest to figure out why people hate cats, I found myself still pondering the question. It isn’t the idea that some people prefer dogs that baffles me so much as the greater social acceptance of outspoken cat hatred. In other words, why is hating all cats a thing […]Read More Where I Try To Figure Out Why People Hate Cats, Part 2
I don’t know if you guys have heard about this app yet, but recently I signed up for Nextdoor.com. It’s a private social network for the people in your neighborhood where you can post breaking local news events, like upcoming yard sales and block parties. Well, apart from some recent episodes of vandalism, it turns […]Read More Where I Try to Figure Out Why People Hate Cats, Part 1
As I’ve previously mentioned, dedicated bloggers can find detailed information about who’s checking out their blogs. They can find out how popular they are with different age groups, for example, or in different cities, and what kinds of topics interest their readers. There are so many blogs out there that figuring out your niche is critical for growing an audience, […]Read More My Blog Demographics Say I Should Be Writing Men’s Fashion Tips
When you have a WordPress account, your Stats page provides info about your blog readership. Stuff like how many hits you’ve gotten today, what countries they’re coming from, and any search terms that were used that lead to your site. Well apparently, today someone navigated to my site after entering “what is a d1ck beebot” into […]Read More Bizarre Search Terms