Google Mobile First Index and How It Impacts SEO

Google Mobile First Index and How It Impacts SEO

Everyone’s been hearing a lot about Google’s Mobile First Indexing and how it has impacted the search results – all in order to provide better experiences for mobile users. It was also done as a result of consumer behavior trends as they continue to flock to mobile devices to learn about or buy just about anything. As for business owners, there has been lots of confusion and even frustration as to what this means. In sum, if a website is not mobile-friendly, its rankings will suffer the most. But this does not mean that mobile-friendly websites’ rankings will improve. So what needs to be done? Or if the site is already mobile-friendly, what else needs to be done? This blog will cover the basics of Google’s Mobile First Index and how it impacts SEO. It will also provide the answers to common questions regarding the new index and what can be done to improve or maintain your rankings on Google. Find below the answers to all of the following questions about Google’s mobile-first index. What is mobile-first indexing? What needs to be done about mobile-first indexing? Is mobile-first indexing adding mobile pages to another mobile index? Is the mobile-first indexing happening everywhere? Will Google only use my mobile site to determine rankings? When will Google use the desktop site to determine rankings rather than the mobile site? What if I don’t have a mobile version of my site? What will happen if I have a large desktop site and a large mobile site? Will that content still be indexed and appear on mobile searches? How does this affect my...
How to Optimize Your Website Marketing for Mobile Devices

How to Optimize Your Website Marketing for Mobile Devices

With the number of searches conducted on mobile devices continuing to skyrocket, companies are scrambling to optimize their website in hopes to not only increase conversions but to provide a great customer experience. As you can understand the convenience provided as a consumer, strategically positioning yourself as a company at the right time and place is crucial towards getting that sale. This Google presentation explains how to accomplish these goals so you can get back to doing what you do best: serving your customers. On the other hand, some of the information provided can be technical and may require some background knowledge in order to conduct mobile SEO. But when working with Proceed Innovative, these digital marketing professionals have extensive experience in helping businesses from various industries to accomplish their goals, both online and offline. We are also a proud Google Partner, meaning that our experts take rigorous tests, follow Google best practices, manage significant AdWords spend, and attend ongoing training sessions in order to remain updated on the latest digital marketing trends. If at any time you have questions or become overwhelmed by this presentation, feel free to reach out to us through a contact form or phone call at (800)933-2402. Consumer Behavior Shifts Towards Mobile The Google presentation begins on how to drive growth for your business through mobile measurement. In fact, more than half of all web traffic is now coming through smartphones and tablets! This will have a significant impact on how your website will need to be optimized in order to stay ahead of competition. But despite these eye-opening statistics, the majority of advertisers...