Keyword Research Tools: Google Trends: What is it? and Other Keyword Research Tools
It is broken into two areas –
Hot Searches – This is a list of the fastest rising searches on Google – updated daily.
Hot Topics – This is a list of popular topics in the news, Twitter, FriendFeed and other messaging services. – updated hourly.
This is useful for finding the hottest searched and talked about terms on the Internet.
You can enter terms related to your website or industry and find out what people talking about and searching for.
This is a free service and you try the service out yourself here – http://www.google.com.au/trends
This is website that archives and analyses Google Trends so you will never miss another trend – http://inddig.com
Want to know what Yahoo users are searching for? http://buzz.yahoo.com
You can also track Bing searches using this tool – http://www.bing.com/xrank/
Amazon Best Sellers
Here is a updated list of the best selling products on Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers
You can see what the most popular blog topics are right now broken down into months – http://www.blogpulse.com/trend
This site allows you to enter you goals in life and then people can add Â comments and goals to that. It’s an interesting concept but can be used for keyword research – http://43things.com
These tools are great for brainstorming for new ideas, keywords and opportunities.