Google announces better ranking for responsive websites

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Google has recently made a major announcement meaning that from 21st April 2015 they will be favouring mobile-friendly website in their search results and rankings.

This news means that businesses that don’t have a mobile-friendly website will be shown less in search results and therefore could lose out on traffic and effectively new business.

How can you avoid your competitors beating you to more business?

It’s more important than ever to make sure your website is responsive and SEO friendly. The rise in mobile users is growing rapidly, Google recognises this and wants to encourage better online viewing experiences for users and is now getting ready to help better rank those that do. And those that don’t have a mobile-friendly website will be less of a priority and could see a drop in traffic.

What do you need to do?

How old is your website? is it adaptable for mobile or do you know if a mobile version of your website was built so that users viewing on a mobile would just see the desktop version and have to pinch and zoom in order to view content? To avoid losing business to your competitors, it’s more important than ever to make sure your website design is mobile ready to help it rank well in Google.

Next steps?

  • Check your website is mobile friendly using Googles’ mobile friendly checker: Google Mobile Friendly Checker
  • If your website isn’t mobile friendly then don’t worry but you need to prepare, your website won’t vanish from the rankings but it might start to see a dip and drop in your ranking position come 21st April 2015.
  • Work with us, we can help you build your device friendly website and it doesn’t have to cost the earth, we have flexible monthly pricing plans to help make it more affordable, meaning you can have all the services and solutions you need and just pay monthly for them, no hefty bills and certainly no interest or hidden charges.
  • Get more results, we can work with you to give it a modern lift and refresh as well as making it responsive for all devices including Desktop, iPad and Mobile with full SEO optimisation maximising your online opportunity.

Get in touch, let’s discuss it and see how we can keep your business moving forward and stay ahead of your competitors

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