Search by drawing - Google Correlate
You have most likely read about or tested Google Trends, the Google tool that let’s you know how the search trends online goes. In that tool you get a chart with years/months and the amount of searches for your chosen word or phrase over time. But today I found a new Google tool, that is built on the Trends tool, but is even more awesome, and fun as well. Keep reading for getting to know what Google Correlate – Search by drawing is. Attention! You might find yourself still testing the incredibly funny tool in hours after this, when you should be sleeping. Read on!
What is Google Correlate – Search by drawing?
As earlier mentioned it is a tool that is measuring search trends visually. You can search for a word or a phrase, and see what kind of other words and phrases have the same kind of trend in searches. The other way to use the tool is to manually draw a curve in the tool, and hit search, then the Google Correlate searches the web for words that have the same trends as the curve you just been drawing. This is the fun part! Test it yourself here, or check the examples below!
Search by drawing, examples
So let’s see what has been trending:
So, now try yourself to draw things in Google Correlate, draw peaks and curves, see what kind of searches is matching your drawings.
Use Google Correlate the other way around, compare trends
You can as well write a word or phrase in the tool, and let Google Correlate find another word or phrase that matches your search. This is quite interesting, search for words in your niche and look what kind of other niches are following the trends of your niche or the other way around.
But stop checking my things now, go and test it yourself, you find the tool here:
Do you find anything funny? Let me know in the comment field below! :)
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