Fast posting prompts fast Google SERPs behavior

Our earlier post on the verio hosting outage got ranked in Google in about 10 minutes

Verio Hosting Outage Blog Post

This behavior indicates 2 things:

  1. Google is paying attention to our RSS feed, which is likely a function of how we distribute in on our primary websites (3PRIME & SpiderGourmet)
  2. Google is doing a good job of deciding which content is relevant for temporary trends

Caffeine’s launch could be relevant to this as well.