“Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices.”
Google is at it again, changing there algorithms to further support mobile friendly websites in there site ranking. More and more people are using mobile devices to view the internet, Google has decided to support this trend and these usage patterns. What does this mean for you as a website owner? As a website owner, you have to figure out if your site is mobile ready (“responsive”) by using this link HERE Typically, Google is very secretive about there changes – they tend not to let the public know about its inner workings, this was announced back in Feb that mobile sites would have a large factor in how you are ranked in the Google search engine. So what happens if your website is not “responsive” by April 21st? Do you have to have a “responsive” website at all? Simply put, no you do not – but just remember if you don’t comply with Google, they don’t have to rank you either. The scariest part of all of this is since Google has given a specific date that all of this will be happening – the change could literally happen overnight with most of the casual internet go’ers not even realizing what is happening.
Can All Web n Mobile help you? Absolutely! We are highly experienced in “responsive” website design and can help you get going on the right path to Google seeing your site as mobile ready and compliant to there new rule sets.