Prepare For Mobile-First Indexing and Take Your Business to the Next Level
Did you know Google has launched mobile-first indexing and recently announced this would now be the default for websites new to Google? Yes, mobile-first indexing will now be the default for all new web domains as of July 1, 2019. Mobile-first indexing means Google predominantly uses the mobile version of the content for indexing and ranking. It began to boost the rank of mobile-friendly webpages in search, and now makes up around half (occasionally more) of search traffic worldwide. Along with mobile-first indexing, you need to optimize your website for improving the loading speed of the pages. This is because a page speed to help determine a page’s mobile search ranking.
Key Factors In Mobile Optimization:
- Legibility of the Content
- Page Speed
- Hidden Content
- Right Size Images
- Responsive Design
- App-like Features
- Separate URLs (mobile site)
- Redesign Your Pop-Ups for Mobile Devices
- Choose a Reliable Web Host
Google makes mobile-first indexing the default for all new domains.
However, some businesses still don’t have a mobile-optimized website. People are increasingly searching on mobile devices, and Google is simply not going to show your website to its users if it’s not mobile-friendly, as it will give mobile users a poor user experience. So, hiring the right SEO expert to optimize your website into mobile-friendly is the knowledgeable decision to make and move forward for any small business.