Monday, December 8, 2008

Knock, Knock? Who's There? Banana-Seeker.

Posted By on Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 1:00 PM

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A Houston, Texas, advertising agency called and emailed a couple of days ago. The art department somehow found a photo of slightly overripe bananas on my blog, Tupperware Avalanche, and wanted to use it.


Turns out, they're an ad agency to the oil-and-gas industry with a client that buys assets off the books of such companies. My bananas were the ideal image for the copy, "Assets getting a little ripe? Maybe it's time to make some bread."

It's true that I'm easily amused, but damn! That's a funny ad for an oil-and-gas trade show advertisement. So, sure, they can pay for my banana photo.

Still don't understand how they found me--which made me start wondering how people get referred online. I get some weird search terms, including the occasional hit for "big butts" because I posted once on a Cookeville roadside smoker loaded with big pork butts. And there are stranger hits.

Bloggers, what's the strangest referral source, search phrase or link you've ever received?

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