Anxiety graph among Americans - early 2017

American Anxiety in 2017

How are Americans feeling as Q1 2017 rolls onwards? One interesting quirk we found while researching for our Digital Health Visibility Index is a decline and then spike in people reading about anxiety and anxiety-related topics. It also seems to correlate with certain political milestones over the past few months […]

Top health category - Q4 2016

Digital Health Visibility Index – Q4 2016

The Internet is awash with health sites – some 80% of American Internet users look up health issues online, and 60% of those people spend their time on our network of endemic health websites. Once again, Swoop has polled the data from our traffic to take the pulse of what […]

Super Bowl visibility effect - auto

The Super Bowl Effect – Automotive Visibility Index

The Super Bowl is great, particularly for those of us who happen to live in the greater Boston area. One reason it’s so great: every year, football fans and non-football-fans alike tune in to see arguably the greatest, most creative day of TV commercials. A great, clever commercial can generate […]

Auto models with highest online visibility

Automotive Digital Brand Exposure Index – Q3 2016

The US automotive industry is one of the largest spenders on digital advertising, spending over $7 billion in 2015 and projected to grow significantly in coming years. The goal, of course, is to grow their digital exposure footprint and their sales numbers, and the Swoop Digital Brand Exposure Index (DBEI) […]

Top Thanksgiving recipes for 2016

The Most Popular Thanksgiving Recipes in 2015 and 2016

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and if you are an advertiser or a recipe website what should you be communicating to consumers? The best roast turkey recipe? Pumpkin pie? Gravy from giblets? No, no and no. What people are interested in is how to make Thanksgiving dinner a bit more healthy, with […]

Online interest in health topic vs. population - Q2 2016

Digital Health Visibility Index – Q2 2016

The Internet is awash with health sites – some 80% of American Internet users look up health issues online. As we did with our Automotive Digital Brand Exposure Index, we at Swoop wanted to look at what, exactly, people are reading about in order to get better insight into the […]


Automotive Brand Index – Digital Exposure vs. Sales

I’ve gotten quite a few questions about last week’s automotive digital brand exposure index, mostly centered around cars actually being sold. It’s an interesting dynamic; inspiring a lot of organic digital conversation about your models builds a brand, and building a brand is done with the express purpose of selling […]