SEO Keywords Popularity

Hi,

What's the most accurate way to compare two search terms, in relation to which is more popular, ie - which terms is entered into the Google more often:

'Golf Lessons Ireland'

or

'Golf Lessons Dublin'


Can anyone recommend some good resources for comparing search terms, thanks in advance.
oo7mlAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
oo7mlAuthor Commented:
Thanks Jason.

Not so sure how accurate it is. In April 2013 not 1 person search one but 54 searched the other?
0
GaryCommented:
Do you have Adwords?
Using keyword planner would be more accurate, trends is more (whats the word) - the trend...Someone in statistics would know what I mean, where the figures are shifted one way or the other depending on things.
0
JavaScript Best Practices

Save hours in development time and avoid common mistakes by learning the best practices to use for JavaScript.

Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
It's based on Google's own data, so believe/disbelieve it as you wish.  I think it's good data, though.

"golf lessons ireland" seems like a silly search anyway.  You don't ask for lessons across the entire country...you ask for lessons in your immediate area.  So I wouldn't search for "golf lessons united states" nor would I expect anyone else to...the returns would be largely meaningless.  "Golf lessons Los Angeles" or "Golf lessons Southern California" would be better searches and those would be keywords I would target.
0
Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
trends is more (whats the word) - the trend...Someone in statistics would know what I mean, where the figures are shifted one way or the other depending on things.

Sort of.  Trends reports search volume of the given words/phrases over time periods relative to overall search so for simple volume requests it's about as accurate as anything else.  Keyword Planner uses the same data, but allows you to get much more granular with it as $ is involved.
0
GaryCommented:
0
Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Right, but again, for any purpose other than adword planning, it's still accurate as to frequency and weight.  If one term has data and the other has none, it's VERY SAFE to say you should plan on the terms being searched for.  If both terms have data, you make a call based on how close the two data point are.  90 vs. 10 indicates go with 90.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.