Mobile is the new black: Google piles on the pressure for mobile-friendly websites

Friday (4th November 2016)  saw a blog post from Google outlining a search algorithm change that will be the final nail in the coffin of non-responsive and non-mobile friendly websites. Google have previously only used the mobile-friendliness of a website to determine which sites are shown to mobile users. If your site isn’t mobile friendly but a competitor is there’s a good chance that...
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Why use mobile-friendly responsive?

We thought we'd post a little follow-up to our article about responsive design from August last year where we give an outline of what "responsive design" is as it's now more important than ever for your website to be responsive and mobile-friendly. In this post we've summarised our top three reasons why having a responsive, mobile-friend, website is essential to keep your business or...
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Going mobile – Google is calling time on non-mobile friendly websites from 21st April

Until now Google has focused on labeling mobile-friendly websites in results, but from 21st April 2015 if your website is mobile-friendly you'll get a ranking boost over your non-mobile friendly competitors in search results pages when Google's latest algorithm change takes effect.  The aim of this shift towards mobile users is to show people browsing from their phones or tablets websites...
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Google now labels mobile-friendly websites in search results

Google have recently started to indicate whether websites are optimised for mobile visitors when displaying sites on search results pages served to mobile users.  Google have been testing out different methods of indicating whether a website is mobile compatible over recent months, including icons and various text based labels (some indicating that a site was mobile compatible and some...
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