__/ [justobservant@xxxxxxxxxxx] on Friday 16 December 2005 23:06 \__
> I'm developing Internet content for small to medium-sized businesses
> involved in niche products and services. I'm seeking listings of "least
> popular keywords/phrases"; that is keywords experiencing significant
> percentage growth patterns within say.... three month periods.
> Such Internet content is aimed at audiences seeking emerging
> industry/social trends; who would most likely use least popular
> keywords in search-engines.
> Many of these keywords may include newly quoted words/phrases, industry
> jargon, long forgotten words making a comeback, etc.
> In short, specialty words which may become increasingly-known to wider
> and wider audiences over a period of a few months.
There are software tools (only commercial as far as I can tell) that en-
able you to query number of requests (volume) for a particular phrase. You
would still need to make guesses at good phrases and explore before you
discover that 'perfect fit'.
Also try asking this (maybe follow-up to) in alt.internet.search-engines,
which is quite focused on SEO and boasts many dedicated readers. This
group is seeing low volume of activity and is largely inactive (apologies
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