Simple little bit of code that will show you the number of times the value of
@PhraseOrWordToCount is found in TextColumn.

SELECT (LEN(TextColumn) – LEN(REPLACE(TextColumn,
@PhraseOrWordToCount, ”)) / LEN(@PhraseOrWordToCount)) AS Occurrence
FROM dbo.MyTable

I noticed this on

Simon Sabin’s blog
, I think it has more applications than just
FullText searches so I thought I’d do a modified re-post.