tedster - 5:37 am on Jul 7, 2010 (gmt 0)
That's more like what I call the honeymoon period that a new site can sometimes enjoy. In fact, spammers have been known to try to exploit it. However, it only happens right after launch, not anytime fresh content is added.
What Matt described as a mom and pop boost is a more lasting effect. So these are two different examples of how Google is not completely numb about the very small business. I'm looking to find the exact quote, but I've been using Google for the search and I can't find it so far ;)