Mobilegeddon

  • 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. …

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  • Winners and losers of Google’s latest mobile friendly update: USA

    … Last week, Google’s John Mueller confirmed on Twitter that Google’s latest, stronger Mobile Friendly Update has been fully rolled out. FYI The mobile changes mentioned here are now fully rolled out. https://t.co/fTB3ia6LJ2 — John Mueller (@JohnMu) May 12, 2016 This update is supposed to give an even more powerful boost to mobile-friendly…

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  • How do I make sure my site is mobile friendly? A checklist

    … As we reported in our SEM news round-up on Friday, Google’s Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller confirmed that the latest wave of changes to Google’s mobile-friendly ranking signal has now finished rolling out. Ever since the initial ‘Mobilegeddon’ update which debuted on 21st April 2015, mobile-friendliness has been a significant ranking…

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  • The convergence of SEO and UI goals for mobile users

    … has come to be labeled “responsive web design” means that you can use one URL that will adjust to whatever device it’s being used on. Many websites still require horizontal scrolling or zoom on mobile, and layouts should be viewable on mobile without these shortcomings to the user experience. Responsive pages that can be viewed with ease…

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  • The winners and losers of ‘mobilegeddon’ in the USA

    … In the USA, mobilegeddon was much more successful in making website operators take note of Google’s mobile-friendly update than for any other country we looked at. For the European search-markets, the worst mistake we found was companies not having a mobile-friendly version of their site. In the USA, many website operators just made sure…

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  • The winners and losers of ‘mobilegeddon’ in the UK

    … redirected here when accessed from search on a smartphone. And here’s a final example of where domains can really mess up… 46) Monarch.co.uk Google has stated it won’t tolerate the use of full-screen mobile app ad interstitials and it’s clear from Monarch.co.uk that this is ringing true. Monarch has lost 36,40% of its visibility thanks to its use of interstitials. For a complete list of the top 30 winners and losers visit the original post at Sistrix. …

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