The Internet Makes You Creepy

Top 20 Expensive Google Keywords List Reveals People Are Really Into Saving Umbilical Cord Blood


Internet marketing firm Wordstream crunched some numbers and came up with a list of the most expensive keywords you can buy through Google’s AdWords program, the bidding-based system that lets advertisers piggyback on what people are searching for on Google. The price per impression and price per click are determined by search volume and the number of advertisers competing for the word. The top 19 are all pretty predictable: “insurance,” “mortgage,” “donate,” with a few surprises–“conference call” is no. 11, for example. But the Betabeat team did a collective double take over no. 20, a phrase we had never seen before: “cord blood.” Read More