Have you got a mobile friendly website?
At SMX West, Google’s Gary Illyes said the company is still experimenting with its mobile-friendly website-first index and doesn’t have an exact time. Even if Google’s mobile-first index is (still) months away, you need to act now to reduce the bouncing rate on your page.
In other words, if you customer is having a hard time navigating your website, reading the text, he/she will leave your website very quickly which tells Google that your website doesn’t provide what your customers are looking for on your website. as your customers will simply find another website easier to use than yours.
For more information about having a mobile friendly website: click here.
In other words, all website who are mobile friendly will be given priority to rank on the first page of Google. If not, you will have no chance to be part of the top 10 websites on Google.
The Google mobile-friendly update came as no surprise, however, they are still countless of websites which are still not mobile friendly, hence losing a considerable amount of revenue because the mobile users have a hard time navigating their website.
What is a mobile friendly site?
What Google calls a mobile–friendly website is able to display a web page properly on a mobile device such as a mobile phone, tablet, Ipad, smartphone, iPhone. You will also hear about having a responsive website. It means that your user can surf the web on all the mobile devices listed above without any issues with resizing or scrolling.
It also has these features: Loads fast – bloated sites cost more money to access. Easy to read – mobile phone screens are 1/5th the size of desktop computers.
On the picture below a non-mobile friendly site shows that:
- the text is too small to read
- the content is wider than the screen, which often means that the reader can’t access all the information on the page
To check if your mobile is Google friendly go to http://digitaloomph.co.uk/mobile-friendly-websites
How do I get a mobile friendly website?
If you are looking to switch your website to a mobile friendly website design simply fill in this Discovery form here so we can analysis and see exactly what you are looking for http://digitaloomph.co.uk/discovery-form.