Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Black Friday Feature: Interesting Black Friday Search Trends

You may have realized that "black friday" is one of the most popular searches on the web around this time but here's what you may not know about Google's listings.

-The number of searches for this term increased by almost sixty times (over average) last year at the highest point
-Pretty much the only searchers of "black friday" come from the United States and Canada
-The number of searches for "black friday" at this time has steadily increased over the years
-The city that is the greatest provider of searches in Louisville, Kentucky
-Two of the top 10 "black friday" cities are in Florida
-Rochester (6th) is the only city in New York that is part of the top 10
-English as the language of a particular search dominates all other languages in searches of "black friday"
-Generally, the spike in search quantity occurs right before Black Friday itself
-There are around 22,400,000 search listings for the term "black friday"; that's about 1/6 of the number of results for "Barack Obama" but seven times the number of results for "boxing day"
-The first result for a search of "black friday" would lead you to BlackFriday.Info
-Six of the first ten results include multiple mentions of the word "Black Friday" in their titles

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