How many hits on Google
Thread poster: Helena Grahn

Helena Grahn  Identity Verified
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Apr 23

I simply forgot how to find how many times a term has been hit on Google. I suppose there is one for each language or am I not making sense now?

 

Jean Lachaud  Identity Verified
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No, you don't! Apr 23

Helena Grahn wrote:

[snip] am I not making sense now?


 

Jean Dimitriadis  Identity Verified
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Google Trends? Apr 23

...Do you mean Google Trends? https://trends.google.com/trends/

 

neilmac  Identity Verified
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Eh? Apr 24

I just ran a Google search for "Correctional Institute" and it got 285,000 hits. I often do this to see how frequently a certain word or phrase is used. But from the wording of the query, I'm not sure if that's what you're asking about.

[Edited at 2018-04-24 11:08 GMT]

FWIW, if you want to find out how often similar phrases are used, (although I don't set much store in it) you could try this:
https://www.googlefight.co.uk/

[Edited at 2018-04-24 11:10 GMT]


 

Baran Keki  Identity Verified
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searching terms in quotes Apr 24

neilmac wrote:

I just ran a Google search for "Correctional Institute" and it got 285,000 hits. I often do this to see how frequently a certain word or phrase is used. But from the wording of the query, I'm not sure if that's what you're asking about.

[Edited at 2018-04-24 11:08 GMT]

FWIW, if you want to find out how often similar phrases are used, (although I don't set much store in it) you could try this:
https://www.googlefight.co.uk/

[Edited at 2018-04-24 11:10 GMT]


This is what I do all the time as well, but I am confused when hundreds of thousands of hits suddenly drop to mere hundreds when you get to, say, page 21 or 22. Why is this happening?


 

Noni Gilbert  Identity Verified
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Only available when you don't specify the country Apr 26

I have observed how you lose the number of hits if you specify, via Tools, the country. Frustrating and I don't know how to get round that one.

So if you're not seeing the number of hits, it may be because you have the country-specific setting in place.

As for changing from one language to another, I tend to move from, say, google.co.uk or google.ie to google.es


 

Christophe Delaunay  Identity Verified
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A bit different but somewhat usefull as well Apr 26

https://books.google.com/ngrams/

 


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