Starting today, Google has changed its search algorithm to promote mobile-friendly websites above others.
In other words, if a website doesn’t double up as a good mobile website, companies may find themselves dropped rapidly down Google search rankings.
Why does this matter? For a start, Google estimates that 50% of all searches on its site are made through a mobile or smartphone device. Google said the change, which will affect mobile searches in all languages globally, will have a “significant impact” on its search results.
“Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high-quality search results that are optimized for their devices,” the company stated in its blog announcement.
There is an important distinction, however, in that Google is looking to give a higher ranking to websites that are designed specifically for mobile, as opposed to those that merely look good on a mobile phone or tablet.
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