Of course, in these situations one of the best ways to gain clarity is to ping Google on Twitter. As it happened, Twitter user Vishal Marathe had already contacted John Mueller, Google's webmaster trends analyst, a few days earlier about the same issue. Mueller's theory was that the swap in rankings might be due to a problem in the way the sites themselves were set up. … [Read more...] about What’s been going on with Google’s mobile indexing?
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RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry can be followed on social media at @rustybrick, +BarrySchwartz and Facebook. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio and disclosures, click over here. … [Read more...] about SearchCap: Google mobile index, Bing ads in-market targeting and Pinterest search
And I think one of the the other tricky aspects there is that we're sending these messages more or less in batches. On the one hand to double-check that the messages work in the sense that people understand them, that we don't see a lot of confusion around them. And that's something where maybe the first batch of messages happen to hit sites like that, and the next batch kind of hits hits a broader group of sites. … [Read more...] about Why Google Is Moving Non-Mobile Friendly Sites To Google’s Mobile First Indexing
3. Think about UX on mobile A mobile website needs a different design than a desktop version to appeal to your audience. Your screen is tiny. Google explained last week that hamburger or accordion menus are perfectly fine to use. These kinds of menus make sense; they help a mobile user to browse through your website. Putting content behind a tab to make the mobile experience better is also totally fine. … [Read more...] about 5 things you need to know about mobile-first indexing • Yoast
Google’s open source project AMP, plus AMP stories, including PWAs. Google Chrome and the Polymer project , with implications for Chrome, You Tube, YouTube Gaming and Google Earth. Gmail, as shown in this video on what’s next for AMP. Google Web Designer and AMPHTML. Google AdWords and AMP ads, where the introduction of AMP into ad creation will benefit from the company’s earlier crackdown on ads in Chrome. Google Analytics where it overlaps with AdWords and AMP. Google Analytics attribution is key to cross-device functionality, and it is now tracking cross-device traffic, integrated into e-commerce. Google Shopping and e-commerce With AMP, Google is making a bid to dominate the format of, and SERPs in, as seen in its continued influence on the market with Google Shopping dominance in Europe. Google Image Search for mobile. YouTube videos in mobile search results. Blogger and WordPress, the latter of which … [Read more...] about Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: Google Mobile-First Rollout Creates Opportunity to Profit or Perish –