By now, you’ve probably heard the big news regarding mobile search and Google. At the end of February, Google announced they would be altering mobile search results to rank mobile-friendly sites significantly higher. Consequently, this means websites that are not mobile-friendly will see a severe negative impact on their site ranking and organic traffic.
Category Archives: The Mobile Web
Here at Duda, we live and breathe the world of small business websites. And, since our platform hosts an awful lot of them, over 5 million in fact, we tend to have a pretty good idea of where the world of web design is headed. As 2014 comes to a close, we thought we’d give…
Recently, Google made an announcement that changes the game for search engine optimization. The largest search engine in the world announced that mobile users will now see a “mobile-friendly” label next to websites on search results pages that meet their requirements for a mobile site. This change means that websites that meet Google’s benchmarks for…
I love food. I love food so much that it’s one of the few things I regularly discuss. Just recently I was on a guided hike through the Rockies and every time the tour guide pointed out a species of flora, I eagerly asked “Can I eat it?”
Having a mobile website is not just for the techies. If you’re interested in growing your business, you need to have a mobile-optimized site in order to capture new customers. Below are three important reasons why your business needs a mobile site.
April 2, 2015 *UPDATE* Google has announced from April 21, 2015, on, it will begin taking what it determines as mobile-friendliness into account as a mobile search ranking factor. In Google’s own words: “Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches…
As I discussed in my last post, website personalization is critical for business success and will lead to increased sales. But, what different types of website personalization are out there?
Google announced yesterday that it is taking additional measures against non mobile-optimized websites. This comes just one month after a different measure was announced, which I covered in this blog post.
Google has announced that starting today smartphone users searching the web will begin to see warning message when a non-mobile optimized website appears in the search results.
Flurry, recently published research that seemed to indicate the mobile web is in decline and that apps are the wave of the future on mobile devices. The purpose of the article seems to be to influence business decision-makers to invest their resources in apps. I disagree strongly with this conclusion and the impression this leaves…