netmeg - 2:15 pm on Apr 1, 2011 (gmt 0)
One of the major manufacturers in my field launched a new product today that generated quite a media frenzy. The name of the product is made up, but G treats it like a spelling error for some other word. When searching 'brand product' you get the 'did you mean' option.
Welcome to MY world.
If you genuinely want your product with brand new name to be found in G within minutes of launch, you need to have done the online work a whole month or two before, complete with reviews from actual related product sites and so on. A few mentions in media outlets doesn't cut it. And your new site with the new brand name needs to have some decent backlinks too. "Natural" links from scrapers don't count.
Also, this is spot on. This one is not the search engine's fail.