Hot Trends and topics
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Lists current trends in both Google searches and topics popular across multiple social messaging and media sources. Additionally you can search for specific trends - both past and present.
HOT SEARCHES shows a snapshot of the fastest-rising searches for different points of time. The Hot Searches list on the Google Trends homepage is of today's top 40 fastest-rising search queries in the U.S. It is updated hourly. You can also view historical trends by selecting a recent date to see what the top rising searches were and also what the search activity looked like over the entire course of that day.
HOT TOPICS is a snapshot of the topics with the most buzz in the news, on Twitter, FriendFeed, and on other similar messaging sources.
SEARCHING for SPECIFIC TRENDS: You can enter up to five topics to see how often they've been searched on Google over time. It also shows how frequently those topics have been in Google News stories, and the geographic regions people have searched for them most. Use commas to compare multiple search terms.
ADVANCED FEATURES - GOOGLE INSIGHTS Beta: To conduct a more detailed analysis of the search trends, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the link "Google Insights for Search" which will bring you to the page that has advanced search features along with a guide to using them. You can compare searches and use filters to limit it to images, news or products. Additionally you can narrow data to specific categories and use filters to specify specific time periods and geographic regions.
Use Google Trends to get a graphical representation of a keyword's popularity through the past several years. Interesting to look at, but I haven't found it to be overly useful. Use it as a component of your keyword research methods, for sure.
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What percent of the online search world is the data taken as a proxy from? Seems accurate and scary that Google is watching.
Scary how much data they collect about us, eh? This is still very interesting.
Google trends- have fun comparing stuff!!
Fabulous resource for research, especially for bloggers.
Great tool for reviewing keywords, especially for seasonal topics
Very cool tool to see (well search trends in Google) my favourite search is Christmas (don't we all know that feeling)...
Google trends is a great tool to do research for online businesses. This is a post that discusses how it can benefit for you:
From the page: "
The latest version of Google Trends is now live! If you've used it in the past, you know that Google Trends can be used to see how popular certain search terms are across geographic regions, cities, and languages. With our latest update, you can now see numbers on the graph download to a spreadsheet. (Note: Both these functions are available after you've signed in to your Google Account.)"