Google Trends is the only keyword research tool that offers insights based on actual Google search data.
These seven tips on how to use Google Trends will show you how to extract real keyword trends that are accurate and will be useful for creating keyword strategies for promoting websites.
Discover new ways to use Google Trends to unlock hidden insights and keyword volume data.
While Google Trends is accurate, it doesn’t show the amount of traffic in actual numbers.
Paid SEO tools provide numbers for keyword search volume. But those numbers are estimates that are extrapolated from data providers.
So even though paid SEO tools provide estimates of keyword traffic, the data presented by Google Trends is based on actual search query volumes.
That’s not to say that Google Trends is better than paid keyword tools. When used together with paid keyword tools, one can obtain a near accurate idea of true keyword search volume.
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There are other functions in Google Trends that can allow accurate segmentation of the keyword data in order to understand what locations to focus promotional efforts, and also to discover new and trending keywords.
Google Trends shows a relative visualization of traffic on a scale of zero to one hundred.
You can’t really know if the trend is reporting hundreds of keyword searches or thousands because the graph is on a…