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Search Strings

Sunday, February 4, 2007

January Search Strings

Take out last month’s holiday searches and this month’s search strings are remarkably similar. Folks are looking for info abou Reese’s, Kissables, Butterfingers and Rockaleta.

1. reeses
2. butterfinger
3. kissables
4. razzles
5. choxie
6. lemonheads
7. bonkers candy
8. japanese candy
9. pecan log roll
10. rockaleta

I think the biggest surprise after being Farked over the weekend is that KitKat isn’t on the list (and hasn’t even made it into the top 20 before).

POSTED BY Cybele AT 3:20 pm     CandySearch StringsFun Stuff

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

December Search Strings

How did new visitors find Candy Blog in December?

1. merry christmas
2. christmas candy
3. choxie
4. reeses
5. kissables
6. butterfinger
7. razzles
8. lemonheads
9. max brenner
10. rockaleta

Nothing suprising there, Christmas was higher on people’s minds in December than in November.

The continued appearance of Rockaleta does suprise me though, not that people come here (I’m the first result) but that the candy company (Sonric) that makes them doesn’t make more of an effort to get their web page higher.

M&Ms did not even make the list this time (that doesn’t mean people aren’t looking online for M&Ms, they’re just not coming to Candy Blog for their M&M content).

POSTED BY Cybele AT 4:35 pm     CandySearch StringsFun StuffNews

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

November Search Strings

Search string changes are a pretty clear indication of the season of the year. Last month’s search strings reflect the departure of Halloween and the arrival of Christmas. Oddly enough, Butterfinger is still going strong, having appeared near the top of all lists and taking over the #1 slot for the first time in November.

1. butterfinger
2. reeses
3. merry christmas
4. kissables
5. razzles
6. christmas candy
7. halloween candy
8. m&ms
9. choxie
10. lemonheads

As with last month, Candy Convention was still coming up pretty high (in the #15 spot), I guess Food Network is still running that special.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 7:25 am     CandySearch StringsFun StuffNews

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

October Search Strings

Here?s a list of what brought folks to Candy Blog through search engines during the month of October:

1. halloween candy
2. jackolanterns
3. butterfinger
4. kissables
5. m&ms
6. razzles
7. max brenner
8. reese?s
9. candy convention (a new one for the list)
10. happy halloween

The big changes this past month were of course brought about by the first holiday of Candy Season but Max Brenner still remains a strong contender on the list as they opened a new cafe in New York City a couple of months ago.

The big surprise for me was the number of search hits for the phrase Candy Convention. If you google that, my site comes up as the first one, with my profile coverage of the All Candy Expo this past summer. The Food Network started airing their special on the convention last weekend, so there’s been a huge spike in traffic regarding that.

The exceptionally fun part was last night watching the search strings as it was quite obvious that folks were searching to find out the number of calories and kosher status of many popular Halloween goodies!

POSTED BY Cybele AT 11:14 am     Search StringsFun Stuff

Sunday, October 8, 2006

September Search Strings

Here’s a list of what brought folks to Candy Blog through search engines during the month of September:

1. m&ms
2. buttefinger
3. kissables
4. halloween candy
5. razzles
6. rockaleta
7. gobstoppers
8. reese’s
9. turkish delight
10. choxie

Again, just because that’s what brought then to Candy Blog, that doesn’t mean that these were the most popular candy searches lately it’s just what’s on Candy Blog reader’s minds.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 6:59 pm     CandySearch StringsNews

Saturday, September 2, 2006

August Search Strings

Here’s a list of what brought folks to Candy Blog through search engines during the month of August:

1. m&ms
2. kissables
3. razzles
4. butterfinger
5. rockaleta
6. turkish delight
7. max brenner
8. reese’s
9. choxie
10. maya gold

I don’t know if the folks searching for Maya Gold were disappointed to find chocolate or not. Things that I don’t put on the list are searches for things like sweet, candy, sugar and blog.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 4:12 pm     Search StringsFun StuffNews

Tuesday, August 1, 2006

July Search Strings

So at the end of every month I give my webstats a little peek. It’s a way for me to check what people are thinking about and what they’re looking for. Most of all, it tells me why people come to Candy Blog.

So I thought I’d start sharing the top candy searches that lead people to Candy Blog each month:

1. m&ms
2. kissables
3. turkish delight
4. rockaleta
5. butterfinger
6. max brenner
7. choxie
8. razzles
9. marathon candy bar
10. ice cream skittles

Of course there are other searches going on out there on the engines that didn’t lead them here.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 7:19 pm     Search StringsFun StuffNews

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