Google Instant Single Character Keywords

Many blogs are reporting on Google Instant and it’s many features and the impact this major change will have on SEO and other online marketing channels.

I for one enjoyed the streaming session held by Google and found it highly entertaining, the Bob Dylan section was a nice touch. I decided to look at which keywords are displayed by typing one character in the search bar, below is the list of what you will get if you type in each letter:

Results from Google.com

Amazon
Best Buy
Craigslist
Dictionary
Ebay
Facebook
Gmail
Hotmail
Ikea
Jet Blue
Kohls
Lowes
Mapquest
Netflix
Orbitz
Pandora
Quotes
Rei
Sears
Target
Usps
Verizon
Weather
Xbox
Yahoo
Zillow

Results for Google.co.uk

Argos
BBC
Currys
Debenhams
Ebay
Facebook
Google maps
Hotmail
ITV
John Lewis
Klm
Lotto
MSN
Next
O2
Paypal
QVC
Rightmove
Sky
Tesco
Utube
Vigin
Weather
Xbox
Youtube
Zara

I’m sure you’ll agree there’s a few interesting keywords being returned here, it will be interesting to see how often these change to meet trends of the web. For more information on Google Instant and some SEO feedback chack out Matt Cutts take on it.





7 thoughts on “Google Instant Single Character Keywords”

  1. Hi John,

    Thanks for the reply – I was wondering if these keywords changed by location too – good to know and awesome article on SEL

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