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This Week in Conversation – 8/26/20

Trendsday has a new look. Instead of looking at sales trends, we’re looking at the actual conversation trends happening in major industries each week.

How do we know what conversations are trending online? Soundboard’s new AI feature Conversation Trends is how!

Conversation Trends tracks key phrases across thousands of articles to deliver the top trending words for each industry. Understanding the trends means understanding the industry, and the consumers that comprise it.

So let’s dive in to this weeks’ top Conversation Trends:


Top Trends

  1. Online sales – 163 hits
  2. Small business owners – 158 hits
  3. Real Estate – 157

Noteworthy Articles


Top Trends

  1. Machine learning – 195 hits
  2. Cloud computing – 108 hits
  3. Remote work – 86 hits

Noteworthy Articles


Top Trends

  1. Marketing strategies – 94 hits
  2. Marketing campaigns – 70 hits
  3. Lead generation – 53 hits

Noteworthy Articles

On the Rise

On the rise Conversation Trends are phrases that aren’t quite massive trends yet, but that have been mentioned a lot within the last 24 hours, and could go on to become trends. This is one way Soundboard keeps you ahead of the conversation!

Top Trends

  1. Republican national convention – 155 hits
  2. Health care – 129 hits
  3. Financial services – 65 hits

Noteworthy Articles

Want to see Conversation Trends more in-depth? Sign up for a Soundboard Pro Plan today and get access to trend data, interactive graphs that vary by industry and date range, and relevant articles to go with it all!

*hits indicate the amount of times articles mentioned the trend throughout the week.

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