Google has a new data source for the webmasters who want to capitalize on “how to” searches”. In a recent blogpost Google has shared most popular “how to” searches, not just this, Google has launched a new website to show this data.

In the last thirteen years, searches beginning with “how to” have increased by 140% and these searches are rising. Among all “how to searches”, people mostly look for help with “how to fix” things.

Google Trends has segregated this data by Geographic Location. While the North Americans mostly search for “how to fix toilets”, people in warmer climates look for help to fix their refrigerators, and people from North and Eastern Europe want to know how to fix a light bulb.

The new how to fix website by Google lets users select countries from a drop down list and check out the popular searches from that area.

You may check out popular:

  • Cooking queries
  • Love-related queries
  • Coming-of-age queries
  • Difficult/technical queries
  • Health queries

Site also mentions top viral queries. Google has shared data to show over ll top “how to” searches across the globe:

  • how to tie a tie
  • how to kiss
  • how to get pregnant
  • how to lose weight
  • how to draw
  • how to make money
  • how to make pancakes
  • how to write a cover letter
  • how to make french toast
  • how to lose belly fat

You may visit Google’s GitHub Page to see the top “how to” searches from 2004-2017.


Ritu from PageTraffic is a qualified Google Ads Professional and Content Head at PageTraffic. She has been the spear head for many successful Search Marketing Campaigns and currently oversees Content Marketing operations of PageTraffic in India.