Maile Ohye, Senior Developer Programs Engineer, Google delivered the morning keynote on day two of Search Engine Strategies Toronto. Maile discussed Google’s approach to helping site owners and shared answers to burning questions from the moderator and audience.
The format was a Q&A, and the following is a summary of the best questions and answers from the session.
How did you get to Google?
I studied computer science/artificial intelligence in college. From that point on, I went into information retrieval and then joined the department of defense. Then I took some time off, and eventually joined Google. I’ve now been at Google for 5 years.
After a previous update, we heard a story of someone ranking #1 who lost positioning (and was previously making $10,000/month just from that one ranking). The same thing again seems to be happening with the Mayday update. What exactly is that it?