Mobile-First

  • Google Index set to go ‘mobile-first’ within months

    …-friendly content. Although Google promised that non-mobile optimised content can still rank highly if it’s the best match for a query, having a mobile-only index may mean certain websites are excised from mobile SERPs all together. According to Gary Illyes, we may not be waiting long for the answers to these questions. We’ll keep you updated when we learn more. …

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watchin Google- 39 readers -
  • Yelp, Foursquare, and the Downsides of Mobile-First

    … In an era where the “mobile-first” motto borders on dogma for tech companies, the virtues of the desktop internet often are overlooked. Technology folks wax poetic about the mobile revolution but often ignore the fruits of the previous era. It’s a point Mark Suster made in a post two years ago. The outspoken entrepreneur-turned-venture…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fight- 23 readers -