Saturday, August 09, 2008

DBS is 2 Years Old!

Wow! DBS (i.e. Dancing Blue Seal not Development Bank of Singapore) has turned two. Spanning two years over three main countries, so far I think it has been a pretty good run. I know my posts aren't as regular as they used to be, it's not that I've gotten less interested in this but just the constraints in time of my "new" life in the States. I remembered when I first started; posting on almost a daily basis, with shoddy pictures as well haha.

Just some interesting facts about DBS:

A. Why DBS? What does it really mean?
I will take this secret to my grave!! (Cue super evil laughter here, as evil as skeletor from the old He-Man cartoons)

B. Who visits DBS? Where do you guys come from?
The Top 10 countries are:
1. Singapore
2. United States of America
3. Australia
No surprise that the top three countries represent the countries that I spent most of my time in.

4. United Kingdom
5. Malaysia
6. Canada
Interesting how the UK got fourth place, considering the fact that I've not been to the UK or even Europe for awhile now.

7. Indonesia
8. Brunei
9. Japan
10. Thailand

C. Who are DBS' Top Referrers?
In general, DBS gets most of her visits and hits from direct traffic (noone's linking haha) but here goes:
1. forum.hardwarezone.com
2. yummydummy.blogspot.com (not really active anymore)
3. yummyyummyyummy.blogspot.com
4. mykitchenmylaboratory (not really active anymore)
Funny how two of my top four referrers are inactive sites, I guess the golden age of DBS has come to pass as well?

5. blogger.com
6. masak-masak.blogspot.com
7. camemberu.blogspot.com
8. lex-mercatoria.blogspot.com
9. dancingblueseal.blogspot.com (how does one refer oneself???)
10. the-blueplate.blogspot.com

D. What keywords are used in a search that led to DBS?
1. dancingblueseal (duh!)
2. popeye's chicken singapore - er.. I mean there's kind of like only one?
3. Adam Road - Teh halia and fried chicken wings... man.. I do miss my 5am morning runs in Singapore which would end up with this haha, afterall, why waste all that exercise?
4. Kazu Yakitori Cuppage Centre
5. Nanjya Monjya
Although people love Japanese food, a fast food chain still edged them out to be on top haha.

6. Jang Shou Korean
7. che chuoi
8. Nam Sing Bangkok
9. Sin Kee Chicken Rice
10. Menotti
Besides Popeye's, Menotti was the only other non-Asian joint on the top 10 keyword searches, even moreso, that I don't even have a post on Menotti! I do have their sister Riccioti though.

E. Last but not least, a random one for the techgeeks, which browsers are used most often to view DBS?
1. Internet Explorer - 57.28% (Why do people still use IE??? Oh.. it came with the OS... silly me)
2. Mozilla/Firefox - 35.23% (go Mozilla!!)
3. Safari - 4.89% (Steve Jobs would not be too pleased)
Interestingly, I've even had a visit from a handful of people using a "Playstation Portable" browser.

So, DBS, the weblog about food, eating, cooking plus the occasional (ultra) sunset is still about the same thing pretty much. I hope, you guys have enjoyed reading this stuff as much as I have writing it. Let's hope the blue seal will continue to dance for many more years to come.

D

8 comments:

LiquidShaDow said...

I know this place will continue dancing for a long time to come, so don't let anything tell you otherwise. Lol. ;p

ice said...

Happy Bird Day!

I still use IE. :O

kahsean said...

haha 2 years! nice!
im sure u'll continue to keep on posting! :)

J said...

HUAT AH

J said...

hey i got refer also, why no mention of me ......太可恶了。。。

D said...

Thanks guys =)

Camemberu said...

Haha congratulations! Hope you keep this blog going for many more years to come, no matter where you are!

Hey you got traffic from me too? How strange the top referrers are inactive blogs - which period was this for?

summer said...

dbs = *** *** ***?
been following ur food blog for quite some time
congrats =D