Mobile-First

    • Google’s mobile-first index: how to prepare your business

      The important news that we have all been waiting for, Google has finally announced mobile-first indexing. This of course takes into account that the majority of Google users now “search” on mobile devices, as opposed to desktop computers, and so a shift needed to happen somewhere at some point. The fact now is that businesses will need to adjust to this new algorithm.

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

    … behaviour. You’re already aware that more than half of all searches happen on mobile, but also if a page takes more than a few seconds to load, a user will abandon and visit somewhere else. Google has been working to make the user experience for mobile better, by introducing Accelerated Mobile Pages, making site speed a ranking factor and perhaps…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watchin Google- 25 readers -
  • Mobile Consumer Engagement: A Marketer’s Best Friend?

    The race for brands to capture and engage customers with mobile technology has already started. The emergence of consumers’ anytime-anywhere mobile behavior has forced the hand of marketers to keep pace. Furthermore, consumers’ increased desire to use and engage with mobile technology has emerged, and so has the demand for brands to provide superb mobile experiences in a variety of ways.

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  • 4 Reasons Your Content Isn’t Cut Out for Mobile

    … Published 1 min ago 23 At one time, websites were created with desktop and laptop computers in mind. But consumers increasingly use mobile devices to read email, search the Internet and read content, making it more important than ever that businesses give prudent thought to mobile content marketing. When content is consumed on small…

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  • Five Reasons to Adopt a Mobile-First Web Strategy

    … Published 1 min ago 33 As the time we spend on the web increasingly shifts away from desktops and laptops to mobile devices, the need has grown for business owners, publishers and marketers to consider adopting a mobile-first strategy. We’ve been hearing the term “mobile-first” a lot over the last couple of years, typically…

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  • Delving Deeper into the Aftermath of ‘Mobilegeddon’

    Published 6 hours ago 60 Few names – if any – strike quite as much fear and awe into the digital masses as Google. As the biggest player in the search engine world, everything this tech giant does seems to send shockwaves through the rest of the industry. Don’t believe it? Just look at the panic and fervor surrounding the most recent search algorithm update, “Mobilegeddon.

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  • 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…

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