Determine from Wikipedia keyword popularity

Determine from Wikipedia keyword popularity

Many common words and phrases are dominated by Wikipedia and it has first position in search engines. As you know the vast majority of people always clicks on the first or second result. If your search phrase is being dominated by Wikipedia the least you can squeeze out of it is to determine how popular this keyword is.

For example “Michael Jordan” Wikipedia article is just below the official NBA page so it should get a great amount of clicks.

In this page http://stats.grok.se/en/ you can check how many times per day particular article is being viewed by global visitors. The image below shows that in June 2008 there were a total 369064 visitors who viewed Wikipedia article about this legendary basketball player.

Statistics can be gathered by a monthly basis. There is support not for english version but also french, german, spanish, etc.

Viewing Wikipedia statistics can display a rough picture of how popular search term is.


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