4 Tools to Help Content Marketers Track Trends
This is a free tool that lets you know what’s popular on Google, which is a sure way to know what people are interested in. Here’s a look at the term Content Marketing. As you can see the trend spikes upward starting in 2011.
This tool allows you to create alerts for the topics you care about. It’s a real-time tool that keeps you on top of trends by monitoring web content, including that of Facebook and Twitter.
Trend Hunter is a community of people who report on the latest trends. The site has lots of interesting information on what’s trending and why.
BuzzSumo has added a trends section to its search capabilities. It shows you content that is trending for major topics or the specific topics you set up. To create your own trend search, go to BuzzSumo and set up the topic of your choice. You can see what’s trending in 2, 4, 8, 12, or 24 hours.