Mobile Friendly

  • Worldwide mobile internet use surpasses desktop for the first time ever

    …%, and in China mobile accounts over 54% of internet use. As StarCounter reminds us, it’s a stark warning to post-Brexit Britain that businesses looking to trade outside of the EU will need to ensure their own mobile presence is fully optimised. And if that wasn’t enough, Google of course considers mobile-friendliness as a very important ranking factor. If you need help optimising your website, we have a thorough mobile friendly checklist written by Rebecca Sentence that will help. …

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 35 readers -
  • 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- 39 readers -
  • Facebook unleashes its very own mobilegeddon

    … Last year, Google changed its algorithm to favour mobile-friendly sites. The change was dubbed Mobilegeddon as it threatened businesses that had not built mobile-friendly sites with lower rankings. Now, Google rival Facebook is weighing in on mobile-friendliness. Citing research, the social network says up to 40% percent of users will abandon…

    Search Engine Watchin Social- 28 readers -
  • Three technologies you absolutely must have for better SEO

    …, mobile users performed more internet searches than desktop users. Google knew it had to do something. Enter Mobilegeddon, the algorithm change that Google rolled out on April 22, 2015. It was considered the apocalypse of the internet. Mobilegeddon promoted listings of mobile-friendly websites in the search results. Non-mobile-friendly sites were…

    Matt Morgan/ Search Engine Watch- 27 readers -
  • Five absolutely vital elements for mobile SEO success

    … decision you can make regarding your mobile site. Responsive site: Responsive Web Design is a technique that allows you to show the exact same website, with the same website code, but the site conforms (or morphs), depending on the size of the screen. Sites like Starbucks, The Next Web, Mashable, Boston Globe, Drive Me Safely, and Hot Jobs Myanmar use…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO- 29 readers -
  • 10 Tips to Align Your Email Marketing and Social Media

    … social channels and run advertisements to win them back. Make sure everything you do via the web is mobile-friendly. Most social activity happens on mobile devices, so going from a great social link to a page that doesn’t perform will drop your engagement. Test, test, test! Continue to optimize both channels based on the response rates and cross-channel promotions you’re improving. Download the Free Whitepaper © 2015 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 23 readers -
  • 10 Tips to Align Your Email Marketing and Social Media

    … social channels and run advertisements to win them back. Make sure everything you do via the web is mobile-friendly. Most social activity happens on mobile devices, so going from a great social link to a page that doesn’t perform will drop your engagement. Test, test, test! Continue to optimize both channels based on the response rates and cross-channel promotions you’re improving. Download the Free Whitepaper © 2015 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social EMail- 49 readers -
  • Eight key improvements from an ecommerce site relaunch

    … the site mobile-friendly Simply Hammocks has managed to increase mobile conversion rates from 0.06% to 2.3% by optimising for mobile. Previously, the site wasn’t mobile-friendly at all, so mobile users had to work hard to make it through checkout. Here’s the old version on mobile: And the new version: Optimising for speed Site speed matters. It’s…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watch- 20 readers -
  • Is Google AMP a ranking signal?

    … a super-quick refresher on AMP in case you’re completely lost: Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages are an open source initiative which aims to improve the performance of the mobile web. stripped-down versions of web pages. When you Google search for an article on a mobile, you may have spotted the ‘lightning’ symbol. This is to indicate…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 29 readers -
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