IMPORTANT: If your website doesn’t work the way Google wants it to on mobile phones, they’re going to start kicking you off their search results.
This is a quote from Search Engine Land on upcoming Google updates:
“Google will rank your mobile and desktop sites based on signals they get from crawling your site from a mobile view.”
You can read more about this update here:
HOW TO FIND OUT IF GOOGLE THINKS YOUR WEBSITE WORKS WELL ON PHONES
Google has a tool where you can test your website now and see if it’s “mobile friendly.”
Test your website here:
Just type in your website address. Then run the test.
If Google says, “Page is not mobile friendly,” you better get it mobile friendly fast. Or you’re at risk of losing your search engine rankings.
GETTING YOUR WEBSITE “MOBILE FRIENDLY”
Here’s how a new website we recently built for a client did on the “mobile friendly” test:
The website was built using WordPress with a mobile responsive theme. That’s what I recommend for most businesses.
If you’ve been holding off updating your website, now is the time to get it done. You want a responsive, mobile-friendly website.
Here is a great place to set-up a WordPress powered website using a professional mobile responsive theme:
I don’t know if you’ve heard of CopyBlogger before, but it’s a great website that teaches people how to have a successful blog. Brian Clark of CopyBlogger started StudioPress Sites along with some other people I respect.
I use the StudioPress themes to build mobile responsive websites for clients all the time. It’s one of the best ways to build a WordPress powered website that Google likes.