Now it’s more important than ever to have a Mobile Friendly website!

19 March 2015
Topics: mobile 

Now it’s more important than ever to have a Mobile Friendly website!

A Mobile Friendly Website will rank higher wef 21st April 2015

Google has said:-

“When it comes to search on mobile devices, users should get the most relevant and timely results, no matter if the information lives on mobile-friendly web pages or apps…  Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices.”

Therefore with effect from April 21st Google will be changing their algorithm so that if you have a Mobile Friendly website you will be ranked higher than those that do not.  

If ranking high on Google is important to you, then now it’s more important than ever to have a Mobile Friendly Website.

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Mobile Friendly Website Test

Net Digital Bristol can run a test to see how Google will view your site.  This is what Google says about ours:-

Mobile Friendly Website Test

If your Website is not Mobile Friendly this is what you could see:-

Mobile Friendly Website Test

Does your site meet the Mobile-Friendly test?

40% of all Ecommerce sales are from Mobile

A recent survey by IMRG & Capgemini covering the period November 2014 to January 2015, has shown that 'Mobile accounts for 40% of all online retail sales'.  With that in mind it’s not surprising that Google is updating its algorithm.

Internet Retailing magazine reported “A drop in the rankings will be issued to those sites providing the desktop website for smart phone and tablet users. The worst case scenario is that companies and their products will no longer be found on the first page of Google’s search results……    From 21 April websites that are not mobile optimised could see a decline in rankings as Google introduces a much anticipated change to its algorithm.”

Call us on 0845 6171717 or Contact us and we can discuss your mobile friendly website in greater detail.

Further Reading:-

Responsive Web Site Design

Importance of Mobile Friendly Websites 

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