Passing the Google Mobile-Friendly Test
By now most people have heard about the April 21, 2015 Google mobile-friendly update – being called ‘Mobilegeddon’.
The short explanation of the update is this – Google will provide higher mobile search rankings to websites that allow mobile users easy navigation and navigation.
Want to know how your website is fairing? Google has provided a VERY SIMPLE test that anyone can use. It only takes 1-2 minutes to complete – follow these 3 steps to get the results:
- Click this link Google Mobile-Friendly Test
- Copy and Paste the website URL into the box (i.e. http://evansvilleseo.net/)
- Click the ‘Analyze’ button.
Now site back and wait 30-60 seconds for the results.
It really is that easy!
If your website doesn’t pass the test Evansville SEO can analyze the results and provide an estimate for repair. Repairs can take anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. Besides this massive update many other changes have occurred in the last few years (within Google, browsers, mobile, etc.), so if your website is over 2-3 years old it may better to build a new website altogether.
Advantages of passing the Google Mobile-Friendly Test
Making a website mobile friendly could provide businesses with a quick leg up over their competitors in the SERP’s (search engine results pages). Ultimately getting on Page #1 in Google should be the goal because it will drive more traffic, calls and requests for quotes.