Goin’ Mobile…

Today, google rolled out their “Mobilegeddon” mobile-friendly update, which ranks mobile sites independently from their desktop counterparts. What does it mean for your site? Long story short: if you don’t have a mobile-optimized site, it’s time to get one. It’s almost a guarantee that google is setting up a separate index for mobile, and only mobile-friendly sites will fare well there – even if the corresponding desktop version ranks well and has great SEO, a poorly optimized mobile UX will be ranked on its own merits (or lack thereof).

You can test your basic mobile-friendliness by clicking here

If the prognosis doesn’t look good for your site – or if you just want to really optimize your mobile site for best practices – contact WebStudio Perdue. We’ve spent most waking moments since the announcement of this update optimizing sites to be mobile friendly, and can help get your site goin’ mobile. Apart from being inspired (as always) to help make the web a better looking and more usable place, this 70s rock classic also helped with some of my inspired, mobile-friendly coding…