Great list of lifestyle trend indicators
Posted May 2, 2006on:
I’ve collected an extensive list of trend indicator. They shows what is hot on media, shopping trends, tendencies on lifestyle and changes on digital lifestyle. The list is helpful especially for agencies, brand planner, trendsetters, coolhunters and anybody like to see what’s hot. The list is most helpful when you share it with your workers, friends and colleagues and discuss meaning of indicators
1. Digital Trends
Google Zeitgeist: It is a search statistics are automatically generated based on the millions of searches conducted on Google. They classified list by time, by subjects and by locations.
GameSpy: Most populer online games. Site offers top online games list and their number of players
PeerMind: Peer2Peer sharing is reality is today’s world. Everyday, millions of songs are being downloaded by user. This site tracks peer2peer trends where billboard or itunes list could not cover.
BlogPulse Top News Source: Which news source is most influential on blogs and on people. blogPulse also offers most blogged people, top blog posts and top news on blogs.
Billboard Top100: pop100 list of Billboard magazine
last.fm: Last.fm charts are based on how many people listened to something in a given week.
EW Box office: Box Office Chart
3. Shopping trends
Ebay Pulse : Shows most populer searches on ebay. It is good indicator of which products and which brands do people willing to buy.
Amazon top seller: Amazon top seller lists are early indicator for offline stores. Amazon offers this list for facilitating people’s choice but we can use it for track shopping trends
Amazon Most wished items: You can view most wished items into different categories such as electronic, music, books, toys… Great and free list for predicting future sales.
Amazon most gifted items: Most gifted items on Amazon.
43things Zeitgeist: 43things is a social website where people share their goals. Tracking people’s goals and their desire is always good indicator of cultural tendencies. 43things offers to see most populer goals and most populer goals based on places.
JobTrends: Indeed gathers over 35 million jobs from thousands of websites. They are allowing anyone to search this archive in order to plot job trends over time. They also offers job posting based capital statistics
to be continued…