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

    … pages. When we try to figure out the winners and losers of this, it’s actually much easier to identify the losers. This has to do with Google using the same index for both desktop- and mobile-searches. This means that a small positive change, caused by the website’s SEO or webmaster, can actually improve the visibility of both the desktop…

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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

    … One year after Google put an algorithmic premium on mobile experience, the so-called “Mobilegeddon,” Google is at it again. New tools are coming in late spring to help webmasters make their websites work better on mobile devices. Mobilegeddon was the consequence of businesses not making their websites easier to use on smartphones and other…

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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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