Will Google Instant Affect the Long Tail Keyword

About ten years ago, one word keywords were making life difficult for seo’s around the globe! But thanks to savvy searchers who know exactly what they want, the long tail has taken over. Need evidence of how the long tail is dominating searches? Take a peek at these statistics from Experian Hitwise: 

Long Tail Prevails

This chart compares search queries over a four-week period in August-September 2010 to the same four-week period in 2009. Clearly the results show that searches for 5-8 word phrases were up by an impressive 10%, while 1-2 word searches were down.
The big question is, how do you think Google Instant will affect these statistics next year?

About Lisa Bishop

Lisa Bishop has been with Mannix Marketing since 1999, pioneering through the years in the ever changing field of SEO. Lisa serves our clients with expertise in Local SEO, Senior Living Marketing and Organic SEO. She composes a unique battle plan for each client’s desired marketing goals and has a vested interest in showing our clients how a campaign succeeds. Lisa is a two time US Search Award winner:

  • 2015 - Best Use of Search - Short List Nomination
  • 2018 - Best Interactive Marketing WINNER – Health & Beauty
  • 2019 - Best Use of Search WINNER - Real Estate & Property
  • 2020 - Best Use of Content Marketing - Short List Nomination

Located in beautiful Williamsburg, VA, Lisa assists a myriad of local businesses promote themselves online and has skills in strategizing for both local and national marketing.

Lisa received a BS in Psychology at The King's College in Westchester County, NY.