May Day! May Day! Google Algorithm Changes Affect Long Tail Web Site Traffic!

by Dave Ingalls
Digital Marketing Consultant
July 8, 2010

OMG! The sky is falling! Or is it?

As Rand Fishkin of SEOmoz outlines in detail in his mid-May “Whiteboard Friday” presentation below, Google did in fact do something to their search algorithms in late April-early May (the “May Day Update”), but the KEY is to understand what Google did change, and if those changes affected your sites. The video is about 10 minutes long but well worth your time!


And if you haven’t already visited SEOmoz, this is a great opportunity to learn more about this SEO site and what they have to offer.