Searchers Used Longer Queries in 2009
“The long tail is getting longer; 1- and 2-word queries are on the decline, while 4- and 5-word queries are rising. Even 3-word queries are down slightly, but not enough (in my opinion) to call it part of the trend just yet. […] Four-word queries are up 12% since 2007, and five-word queries are up 16%.”
So reported Small Business Search Marketing recently. More about how this might affect your keyword selections here.