Saturday, February 9, 2008

Speaking of Photoshopped Things...

You know, according to Google Analytics, my currently most frequently visited post 9even more-so than the V8 Incident) is my Valentine's Eve Special. This has been due to a surge of new visitors in the last couple weeks. No real surprise there, seeing as V-Day is again upon us.

But what's interesting is that the most common entrance pathway is through Google Images. I'm pretty sure that means that everyone who is visiting is doing so because they saw this picture:
(I'm pretty sure I'm going to use this as my 2008 Valentine's Day card for my co-workers/secret admirees, by the way.)

Now, for the life of me, I don't know what people could be searching for to have this picture show up. The only things I could think of that got a result on the first page (and led to TLD) were the following:
Valentine's Eve
Jim's a jerk


Now, one really interesting I saw was when I typed in "Valentine's Day Gone Wrong". Now, this image was the very first thing to pop up. But it wasn't associated with TLD. It was on MySpace, of all things.

So, I checked it out, and saw that it was actually posted on a forum thread about things that people love by some guy named "Jim." Now, I don't care that there was no attribution; I'm happier that it's getting around, and that people like it. What I did care about was where Jim found my picture. So, I sent him a message to find out. I'm excited to see what the answer may be. As I say, seeing my creations make their way on the Internet is a true mark of pride. I'll update as soon as I learn something.

1 comment:

Christopher said...

I always loved this picture. I actually want to send it out to the Latino student groups that I'm on for the fun of it.

-Comrade Chavez