Mobile

Are You Mobilized?

To find out if your website is considered mobile friendly, use this Google-provided link: Mobile-Friendly Test.

If your website’s not mobile yet, better get a move on! We’ve got some suggestions for you.

On  April 21st, Google’s long anticipated and much discussed new criteria for internet searches on mobile devices takes effect, (all languages around the world) and there’s bound to be an impact on the search rankings for many businesses—particularly the kinds of businesses that tend to be searched on phones and tablets—retail, restaurants, and so forth.

With these changes, websites that are responsive or optimized for mobile devices will be ranked higher; and sites that don’t make the grade will sink in mobile search rankings. The reason for this, according to Google, is to make the Web a more effective and useful experience for mobile users, since that is how people, in ever greater numbers, are accessing the internet.  

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK 10: Mobile Sites: 5 No-Nos

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A METHOD TO MOBILE

Tenth in a series about website basics and the nuts and bolts that make your website work for you.

You can tell how important I think the topic of Mobile Websites is, since this is my third blog o­n the subject; but when I read that 79% of mobile web consumers use their phones for shopping AND that 40 % of them will abandon a site if it doesn’t load in 3 seconds, I was impressed!  Three seconds!

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK: 9: MORE ABOUT MOBILE

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Ninth in a series about website basics and the nuts and bolts that make your website work for you.

MORE ABOUT MOBILE

Do you access the Internet on a mobile device? If so, you’ve got a lot of company, as you can read in my last post about mobile websites. And it’s a growing phenomenon. Smartphones and tablets are driving huge numbers of visitors and shoppers to websites; and the number is increasing at a rapid rate.

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK: 8: THE MOBILE WEB

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Eighth in a series about website basics and the nuts and bolts that make your website work for you.

ON THE MOVE WITH MOBILE

By the year 2015, predicts Google, there will be a mobile device for every person on earth—over  six billion of them. What does that mean for you and your business? If you’ve ever tried accessing a regular site with a mobile device, you know that it’s not usually an optimal experience!

 

Mobile Website

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Okay, you have an excellent website. When searchers go online using their desktop or laptops and arrive at your website, it provides a positive positioning of your business and services. It offers, states why they should do business with you, ensures them of your credibility,and issues to call to action.