Daily Archives: April 14, 2009

Part 2 of the Ayn Rand Traffic Experiment.


That’s how many.

I went down the list and checked every line. Not one mention of Ayn Rand anywhere by anyone.

This was a little test to see if you could randomly plant a major celebrity name in a blog and attract web traffic like ants to a dead sparrow, or country housewives to a pottery sale. But in fact it backfired. Maybe word got around. Sensing danger, Ayn Rand fans stayed off the internet yesterday in their thousands. 

Most visitors arrived here via my website – www.cashpeters.com – or through Facebook. But the majority were referred by Google or Yahoo! after typing in a ludicrous range of eccentric keywords, such as “television spankings”, “tied up naked girls”, “kim kardashian limping”, “naked black boys”, “marco pierre spank”, and “naked sport”. The usual things. Nobody, however, not a single individual out there in the entire world, typed the words “ayn rand” into their search engine yesterday and found themselves lost in the strange land that is TV Swami. I think that must tell you something.

At the very least it tells you that Ayn’s publisher is wildly exaggerating her popularity and book sales.

So that’s it. End of experiment. What a let-down. Believe me, I’m as disappointed as you are.  


TV Swami – he say NO to Ayn Rand, because Ayn Rand fans, they say NO to TV Swami.  Bastards.


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