Blogging

Yes, I Noticed

I had a rare occurance last night. Someone came to my blog from a link at Think Christian discussing my Defined By What We Do posting. They stayed for almost three hours and read forty-six other postings on the site. They even downloaded at least one. I have mentioned several times that people who come…

Spam, Comments, And Loss

I get a tremendous amount of spam, almost all of it now is in the trackback section. However, every once in a while in dealing with this trackback spam mistakes occur. One such problem just occured and the last ten or so valid comments accidently got deleted. I sincerely apologize since I value each and…

A Blog’s Life

It has been one year since I began prospecting beyond the rim. Some of you may not know it, but this site is my second attempt at keeping a web journal. My first effort started on my personal site (william.meisheid.com) and lasted for almost a year. But managing the regular postings by hand with FrontPage…

One Year Anniversary Tomorrow

Tomorrow, June 16th, will mark the first anniversary of my being out beyond the rim. I plan to attempt a retrospective tomorrow on my experience, what I’ve learned and what I see for the future. Exciting stuff, no? 😉 Some of my early postings did not have much of an audience, and let’s face it,…

Search Terms

Various blogs have been posting some of the weird search terms people use to come to their blog but I have several recent ones that appeared really strange, at least at first glance. The first one makes me wonder why anyone who entered it would come to my site. It is gay cowboy boot worship.…

Dumpster Diving The Numbers

I periodically examine my site information and one statistic that has always interested me is whether someone visiting is a returnee or brand new to my site. Up until the end of April the traffic to my site was primarily new visitors, but now in May the average number of returnees outnumbers the new visitors…