Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’ is coming this April! Anyone in the Adult SEO industry will know that the Google algorithm can be a bit of joke sometimes. Only a year or so a go you could just paste a bunch of links to random websites to gain Googles notice and make your way to the top of the search results page. Things have somewhat changed for the better recently, and a new update to the Google algorithm is bringing the mobile epidemic into the picture, and it shall be grand! Want to check your site fast.
We all use Google on our smart-phones (unless you have an apple product, then you probably use some stupid apple search engine, like Isearch. I hate apple), and having the ability to take it to the toilet with us has brought on a revolution in the way we use the internet. Sure, we still spend a lot of our time on our desktop computers, but you can’t take a desktop on your daily commute, and laptops are becoming a thing of the past.
What Does it mean for my Mobile Friendly Adult Sites ?
This means the internet, or more accurately, the websites, need to be more user friendly on the small touch screens of a mobile phone.
This simple idea, and the huge mobile market, are making Google put more emphasis on the importance of having a website that is user-friendly, and they will reward you for it.
“Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal,” Google’s official announcement stated. “This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a significant impact in our search results.”
If you wish to avoid the mess that resulted from the previous Google updates (Penguin and Panda), then you need to jump on the bandwagon as soon as possible. Google has always given more rank to those with a user-friendly website, as in the end, that’s the entire goal of Google. So as rule of thumb, you should always be trying to make your website for the user.
Mobile Friendly Adult Sites A Must for Seo
If you do your own SEO and web design work, but are unsure on how to make your website mobile friendly, check out Sitepoint.com for some great tips and helpful steps on how to be ready for April 21st.
Something to keep in mind when adjusting your website for the upcoming ‘Mobilegeddon’, is that Google wont be ranking your entire domain based on your homepage. They will be ranking the mobile-readiness of your website on a page-to-page basis. So make sure you have all of your sub domains up to scratch.
If you believe you’re ready for April 21st, test your website on the Google Mobile Friendly tool, and give yourself plenty of time to fix any problems. Despite what Google may say, it’s better to be prepare, than to have another Penguin update tragedy on our hands.