Mobile vs Desktop
Here is an interesting fact, 2015 has seen mobile devices surpass desk top usage when it comes to accessing the internet – check out this article by Search Engine watch.
So it come to no real surprise that search engine giant Google will be tweaking its mighty algorithm to favor those sites that offer the best experience for mobile users. Effective April 21st mobile users will receive search results that are relevant and optimized for their device essentially increasing the ranking of any site that is mobile friendly. Google claims these weighted results are only applicable to their mobile search results, but mobile friendliness clearly carries some clout.
Ahead of this announcement Google developed a handy online tool that will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design.
You can test your site HERE
Time for Mobile Friendly Website
If your site passes and gets the “Awesome! This page is mobile friendly message” then all is well. But if you get the dreaded “Not mobile-friendly” result , then your site will be penalized in Google mobiles search engine results.
As a small business owner if search engine traffic is an important part of your marketing plan then now is the time to act and get your web site mobile friendly. Contact us today to find out how
We have done just this for two of our long standing clients, both original site failed the Google test, but now they both get the coveted “Awesome” notice.
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If you are interested in making your site mobile friendly contact us today