Mobile SEO – what it means for your website
What is Mobile SEO?
Mobile SEO is search engine optimization for websites to increase their ranking in mobile searches. It is necessary to ensure that your site shows in a viable position (first page of Google search results) for when users Google search on their mobile phones.
Why is it Important?
As of April 21st, Google have changed its search algorithm for mobile search results in which having a mobile friendly, responsive page will boost rankings. While this does not affect desktop and tablet devices, it is crucial to have a mobile-friendly responsive site. According to Our Mobile Planet (2013), 90% of smartphone owners access the Internet using their smartphones with 51% using it to search on their smartphones daily. This number will continue to increase along with the increase of the populations’ ownership and reliance of smart phones.
Responsive Web Design
Responsive Web Design (RWD) provides users with the optimal viewing and useability experience. Click here to read more about web design.
Not only will having a responsive website increase a site’s Google search ranking, it will provide Users with a better experience.
Click here to see if your site(s) passes Google’s Mobile-Friendly Test.