A couple of weeks back, I was stalking reading MelO's back story, and she had a post praising the impact of getting featured on THE GREATEST BLOG EVER! (Shut up. You know that sucking up to the wise and powerful Zibbs doesn't hurt.)
As the chart demonstrates, getting a shout out on That Blue Yakcan have a positive impact on your numbers. This is now officially 'The Zibbs Effect', being the evil opposite of a 'Dead Cat Bounce'.