Want to Move Product this Holiday Season? Offer Free Shipping

Hitwise has released data showing how the term "free shipping" trends over time. Not surprisingly, it tends to spark just before the holidays.

Notice how the term spikes even higher as the years go by. Also, Hitwise says the peak for "free shipping" when online consumers are looking for great post-holiday deals.

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.