Wednesday, March 7, 2012

More Stats

Yeah, I know, you're probably thinking, "WHY does she keep bringing up these stupid statistics?" The answer is, because I can't help myself.
I look at a list of the top countries that follow Ray's blog and it just brings so many questions to my mind. Like, why are the top three countries (excluding the U.S.) that follow Ray's blog Germany, Russia, and Ukraine? The U.K. is usually in there as well. They swap places depending on how long the tracked time is. (For example: during the timeframe spanning Feb. 29th - Mar. 7th, 48 Germans, 46 Ukrainians, and 32 Russians viewed Ray's blog. But during the timeframe Feb. 6th - Mar. 6th, the British edged out the Germans for a spot in the top three. The total was 161 Ukrainians, 86 Russians, 83 Brits, and 55 Germans.)
I'm not saying that there is HUGE following in these countries (yes, I can hear you laughing at the little numbers) but what I can't understand is why is there a following at all? Are there a lot of blind dogs in Ukraine which would make people google the term and accidently find a blog about one? Do they then have family in Germany or Russia and tell them about it and then they become followers? What is the process at work?
Like I said, I can't help myself. I see stats and I want to know why. But unless someone from Ukraine, Russia, or Germany puts in a comment below, I guess I'll never know.