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Mobile friendly SEO for small business – Mobilegeddon

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A brief timeline of googles mobilefriendliness ranking notifications to date:

  • April 2015: Google’s mobile-friendly algorithm update goes live
  • September 2015: Google emphasizes the importance of mobile micro-moments
  • October 2015: Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) announced
  • February 2016: AMP news carousel goes live in Google search results
  • September 2016: AMP goes beyond Top Stories
  • November 2016: Google begins testing its mobile-first index

UPDATE 2 June 2016

The speed of your mobile pages currently doesn’t impact your mobile rankings, but soon it may, says Gary Illyes of Google.

Google says page speed ranking factor to use mobile page speed for mobile sites in upcoming months read more>>

Test your website’s speed and mobile-friendliness

 

From April 2015

What happened to Mobilegeddon?

The impact has been mixed, but if from what we know Google is ensuring that “good websites.” (Highly popular with high-quality relevant content) continue to rank well, despite their lack of mobile friendliness. But as more users switch to mobile platforms, the more these site will continue to slowly slide down the rankings as comparative sites (with mobile friendliness) start to gain traction.

Search Engine Lands recent article suggests an 11% page view gain after switching.

SMB Mobile Websites Saw 11 Percent Page View Gain After Mobile-Friendly Update

Summary.

It is still very important that you monitor your website’s performance on mobiles. If you don’t your competitors might and they will, eventually, roll right over you in the rankings.

To those in the SEO world and small businesses, it’s
“Mobilegeddon!!”
WHAT IS THE MOBILEGEDDON ?
Google has announced for the first time it will use mobile friendliness as a ranking factor.
WHEN:
Tuesday 21 2015
WHAT WILL IT MEAN?

According to the announcement, it will have “A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT” All you need to know from Google is here in this links
Sites that are mobile friendly will rank higher and sites that are not will rank lower

Take the Google Test
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY SITE IS MOBILE FRIENDLY?

TEST

IF YOUR SITE IS NOT MOBILE FRIENDLY CONTACT YOUR WEBMASTER GET IT UP TO DATE

The original announcement – Google Webmaster BLOG

Webmaster Blog – Mobilegeddon>>