Eric Rounds 

Mobile Friendly Sites

Is Your Site Mobile Friendly?

Google's recent algorithm shift to favor mobile-friendly websites over desktop-only may strike panic in those who don't have mobile-friendly sites. And for good reason, as this will really affect your rankings if Google deems your site not worthy.

Is your site mobile ready

Over 50% of site visitors are now from people’s smartphones, not from their desktops. Therefore, it’s very important to get things right for mobile. What will your site show when your customers search for you or your products and services? How will it look on their phone?

Page Contents:

  • Test Site
  • Facts
  • Upgrade

What Do I Do If My Site Fails?

  1. First, check to see if your site really makes the cut. Not all mobilized websites are coded to Google’s specifications (when did they become the Internet police?) To see if your site is coded correctly enter your URL here: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/
  2. If your site didn’t score, there are options. Updating your site with a few adjustments can help. Therefore, you’ll have a chance of meeting those requirements with little fuss.
  3. Have your webmaster or developer re-code the site as a responsive theme. This will future-proof your site and make optimal use of the various screen sizes out there.

The Facts About Google's Requirements.

  1. Google is actually pushing us forward, which is good. Your site’s indexed rankings will not affect desktop-users’ search results.
  2. If your site is not, it’s a strong possibility that your site will not show up on the first or second page of search results, favoring your competitors’ mobile-friendly sites, for instance.
  3. If someone is searching specifically for your website (www.yourwebsites.com), you probably won’t have any problems.
  4. Your main audience is most likely using mobile devices to see your website. Ask your webmaster about your mobile users’ data from site analytics.

 

It's time for a site upgrade. Let's talk.

My team and I specialize in refreshing and upgrading a website’s layout and features. If you already have content, we’re 1/3 of the way done. Let’s work together to get your site up-to-date.

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