Google Will Rank Your Site Higher If It’s Mobile Friendly

Big changes to Google’s search algorithms are coming: beginning April 21, the company will increase the ranking of sites that are mobile-friendly and surface app results much higher. The company says…

Source: thenextweb.com

Thanks to Marta Rauch for posting this on Facebook today. I do see this as something that will have a big impact. As I was learning in my mobile marketing class this week (and already knew as well), mobile is continuing to gain speed as the primary resource of computing for most people globally. For many outside the US, a smartphone is the ONLY computing device they have. Having a ranking of more mobile friendly sites is going to have a major impact on how people access information via search! 

–techcommgeekmom

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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has most recently worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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