Top 1000 asked questions in Google and their cost per click value

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/03/30/top-1000-asked-questions-in-go.html

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My two top questions are: 1] Where is the closest bathroom 2] Where is the closest bar.

The rest is meaningless to me.

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SO Meineke just paid Google $14.85 after I searched on “how to jump a car” and clicked through to the Meineke site?

Sorry.

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Top 20 CPC if you don’t want to DL the spreadsheet

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Cha Ching, add another $14.85 to the pile.

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Is that actually per click or do they mean per 1000 clicks?

/Asking for a very stupid friend

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Sadly, “how old is snoop dogg” (rank: 741) isn’t worth anything at all to advertisers. (He’s 45, by the way).

FTFY: Snoop Dogg isn’t worth anything at all to advertisers because he is over 40.

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Number 21 is my favorite: “when the bough breaks”. Why are so many people typing that into google?

Added: oh, I see it is a recent movie, and google thinks it’s a question. Ok!

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I am more surprised that “how many mb in a gb” is a zero-pay search term.
Really? These people are clearly doing computer stuff!

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The car jumping thing isn’t surprising. Cars and car maintenance are expensive. If your car needs a jump-start you are likely in the market for one or both if those. At $20/1000 click, if one in 100,000 people decide to replace their old and busted car with a reliable new Toyota that is worthwhile advertising.

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Number 17 by volume: area of a cirlce

That many people misspell circle?

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“how to get pregnant.” That one made me sad.

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61 “how do you make slime”

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How I mine for fish?

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But if they don’t ask, how will they know how is babby formed?

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8,690,000 results

Must be a lot of alt-right guys want to answer “how old is hillary clinton”

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I saw the Meineke search result, but I didn’t see where it said that it was an ad. It look like just one of the top search results. Are those paid too?

In fact, I didn’t see any ads on the first page of search results.

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they need to do way instain mother.

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