In today’s episode! What ‘link equity’ might mean in a mobile-first index world Why you don’t need a URL to be indexed anymore Language & Keyword Indexing vs Entity Indexing What chatbots have to do with voice search Google Actions and Google … [Read more...] about 092: Mobile First Indexing: A Whole New Google w/Cindy Krum
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share tweet share pin it e-mail share Google has announced nothing less than the end of an era: Until now, a URL’s desktop version has been used as Google’s main index for evaluating websites and determining rankings. In the future, a … [Read more...] about Mobile-First: How You Can Prepare for Google’s New Index –
Like any other large-scale change to Google’s search infrastructure, Google’s decision to adopt mobile-first indexing has prompted a mixture of confusion, intrigue, and excitement. This post will explain what mobile-first indexing is -- e.g., it … [Read more...] about The Mobile-First World: Is It Time to Batten Down the Hatches?
As everyone in our space is getting ready for the Google mobile-first index and Google has suggest that you should go responsive before the mobile-first index rollout, which looks like it is happening soon . With that Google has published a new blog post explaining how to … [Read more...] about Google On How To Move Your M-Dot To Responsive Before Mobile-First Index Rollout
A study of 700 top ecommerce brands found that the majority are underperforming when it comes to optimizing their sites for speed. Find out how you can avoid the same mistakes. Web users are not patient. The speed of your site can make a massive difference to whether … [Read more...] about Site speed tactics in a mobile-first world: Why ecommerce brands need to step up their site speed game
Before Google made a massive index change in 2009 or so named Caffeine, Google released a public sandbox for you to preview the changes in the search results based on this index change. In short, it gave people like you and I a way to see how the new index will impact the … [Read more...] about Google: No Plans For Mobile-First Index Test Sandbox Preview
It’s probably a sign of the times, but lately I have been fielding a lot of questions regarding SEO for mobile websites. Because there are so many ways to build a mobile site and because there are such a variety of mobile devices, one area that really piques my interest is … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For Optimal Mobile Site Indexing
Google has started testing its mobile-first index. This new index will look first at the mobile version of your website for its ranking signals and fall back on the desktop version when there is no mobile version. Google has been slowly moving toward a mobile-first index for … [Read more...] about 5 steps to optimizing your site for Google’s mobile-first index
Hopefully, all of you learned from “Mobilegeddon” in 2015 and “Mobilegeddon 2” in 2016 that the updates Google makes to improve the smartphone user experience for the majority of Google searchers are not the end of the world. Not even close, in fact. … [Read more...] about A simple checklist to prep for the Google mobile-first index
Google recognized early on that the future of the web was mobile. They also saw a trend in mobile users favoring native apps over traditional websites. A 2015 report published by Morgan Stanley pegged web traffic at roughly 2X that of native apps. Google needs to hold on to this … [Read more...] about Progressive Web Apps: The New Standard For Mobile Search?