Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Online

Cinco de Mayo

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Time for a quiz: do you know the significance of Cinco de Mayo?  If you guessed Mexican Independence Day you’d be …wrong. Cinco de Mayo is actually a day to commemorate Mexico’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is observed to commemorate Mexican heritage and culture.

Did you know that? If you didn’t, you are not alone. With Cinco de Mayo fast approaching, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the Daily Keyword Destinations for “Cinco de Mayo.”

Daily Keyword Destinations for Cinco de Mayo

We can see that many of the top 10 destinations are search or history sites. It seems as though many people are looking to learn more about Cinco de Mayo. In fact, mexonline.com, a site that calls itself “The Oldest and Most Trusted Guide to Mexico” receives a ton of search referral traffic from Cinco de Mayo related keywords.

Daily Search Referrals for mexonline.com

It appears as though most people learn about Cinco de Mayo online. What did you guys already know about Cinco de Mayo? Where did you get your info from?

About Kendra Bissonnette:
Kendra comes to Compete to work in the Online Marketing department as the social media co-op. Kendra is currently a student at Northeastern studying Communications and Interactive Media. Find Kendra on Twitter @KNBissonnette.

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  1. Lewis LaLanne

    I briefly learned about it in school but I grew up where the Mexican population wasn’t that dense so they probably spent a quarter of a day talking about.

    I imagine in places like East Los Angeles and other cities in California, Phoenix, and Austin they spend considerably more time diving into detail.

    I’m glad I stopped by because I’ve now found a great resource in mexonline.com. Thank you!