Top 10 Search Terms in 10 Categories, March 2009

April 21, 2009   |  Comments

This month's top 10 search terms in 10 categories by search volume.

Below, the top 10 search terms by search volume. Data are provided by Hitwise.

Top 10 Search Terms by Category, Four Weeks Ending March 28, 2009 (%)
IT and Internet Automotive Manufacturers
Search Term Search Volume Search Term Search Volume
paypal 5.92 toyota 1.44 1.42 honda 1.35
paypal login 1.06 oreilly auto parts 1.24
people search 0.85 ford 1.08 0.64 nissan 1.05
pay pal 0.53 harley davidson 0.99
jbbs 12449 0.42 hyundai 0.83
experian 0.35 honda motorcycles 0.64
intelius 0.33 dodge 0.58
mris 0.30 chevrolet 0.58
Movies Net Communities and Chat
Search Term Search Volume Search Term Search Volume
netflix 2.97 myspace 5.24
imdb 1.44 facebook 3.95 0.55 1.75
blockbuster 0.52 youtube 1.72
redbox 0.46 facebook login 1.03
fandango 0.42 0.80
twilight 0.37 0.64
natasha richardson 0.34 my space 0.57
movies 0.33 you tube 0.45
watchmen 0.29 0.31
Food and Beverage Brands and Manufacturers Pharmaceutical and Medical Products
Search Term Search Volume Search Term Search Volume
pizza hut 2.47 viagra 0.38
mcdonalds 1.01 flu symptoms 0.29 0.87 lyrica 0.27 0.80 cymbalta 0.26
dominos 0.75 chantix 0.23
starbucks 0.60 cialis 0.23
subway 0.57 affordable dentures 0.23
dunkin donuts 0.53 alli 0.22
mycokerewards 0.45 diabetic diet 0.21
kfc 0.42 lexapro 0.21
Blogs and Personal Web Sites Broadcast Media
Search Term Search Volume Search Term Search Volume
la salette journey 0.30 cnn 2.98
perez hilton 0.24 fox news 1.95
myspace 0.20 1.20
yahoo 360 0.17 msnbc 1.18
area codes 0.16 bbc news 0.64
tacoma news tribune 0.16 cnn news 0.61
seeking alpha 0.15 news 0.59
michael savage 0.14 bloomberg 0.57
caring bridge 0.13 foxnews 0.57
just jared 0.13 abc news 0.44
Shopping Rewards and
Travel Destinations and Accommodations
Search Term Search Volume Search Term Search Volume
coupons 0.44 0.50 0.32 disneyland 0.28
grocery coupons 0.17 disney world 0.26
free samples 0.16 carnival cruise 0.23
consumer reports 0.16 trip advisor 0.18 0.14 royal caribbean 0.18 0.14 princess cruises 0.16
free stuff 0.13 motel 6 0.14
printable coupons 0.11 hotels 0.14
free coupons 0.10 days inn 0.14
View: Top 10 Search Terms by Category, Four Weeks Ending February 28, 2009

Hitwise, a subsidiary of Experian, monitors how more than 25 million Internet users, including 10 million in the United States, interact with over 1 million Web sites across more than 160 industry categories. It collects Internet usage information through a combination of ISP data partnerships and opt-in panels. Data are collected in accordance with local and international privacy legislation and are audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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