Following on from Google's Zeitgeist we've had the Yahoo Buzz index, Blogpulse, and now the Shopping.com Consumer Demand Index.
It's very interesting, but only up to a point.
What would make it much better would be the ability to:
- Put your own queries in,
- Show actual numbers of searches (a 791% increase in shredder queries is pretty meaningless)
- Show actual sales, rather than searches