We’ve received many inquiries about “mobilegeddon” and thought that we would share some information with you:
What is it?
On April 21, 2005, Google released an update to its search algorithm (dubbed “mobilegeddon” by the media) such that users making searches on mobile devices (which includes both phones and tablets) will see mobile-friendly websites ranked higher than non-mobile friendly websites. Google has stated that, at this point, more searches occur on mobile devices than on desktop devices. In 2007, it was 0 and the number of searches on mobile devices will only continue to grow.
Does it affect me?
Google provides a tool that you can use to test the mobile friendliness of your site which can be accessed here.
Many of the businesses we deal with receive most, if not all, of their business from word-of-mouth and referrals. If that’s the case with you, then your search rankings likely won’t affect your bottom line.
While we do NOT offer SEO services, we do offer the following advice: