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Mobile Design Meets User Experience

Mobile Design Meets User Experience

With so many articles published in the last few weeks about Google’s April 21 2015 algorithm update, an important point may be overlooked as site owners focus on optimization to accommodate various device sizes…

Mobile-ready is fundamentally about giving all users a terrific user experience regardless of their device.… Read more
The Secret To Beating Google’s Algorithm Changes

The Secret To Beating Google’s Algorithm Changes

Once again, Google, the evil empire, is altering the deal. The deal was, we put up websites, and Google sends us traffic, right? Yet we’ve learned that on April 21st, Google is making another algorithm change, and we just have to pray they don’t alter the deal further.… Read more

The #1 Google Mobile-Readiness Resource for Small Businesses and Solopreneurs

The #1 Google Mobile-Readiness Resource for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

As you’ve no doubt heard, Google has taken the unprecedented stance of pre-announcing an algorithm change. On April 21st, Google will more heavily weight the mobile friendliness of your website when serving results to mobile search users.

It’s a topic that has been covered extensively in a number of different places, including this blog, and perspectives put forth have ranged from fear mongering to preaching calm, and everything in between.… Read more

The Do’s and Don’ts That Create a Good User Experience

The Do’s and Don’ts That Create a Good User Experience

You invest a lot of time (and money) into designing your site, writing valuable content, and attracting traffic to your pages. If things are going well, you are tracking a steady flow of new and returning visitors.

But once they arrive, do they stay for a while (time spent on page, number of page views)?… Read more

Mobile Readiness for Google; The What, When and How

Mobile Readiness for Google; The What, When and How

Google has recently made some announcements that have caused shockwaves throughout the online landscape. Business and website owners who depend on traffic from Google are now scrambling to adhere to the new guidelines and ranking factors.

In today’s article, we’re going to review what’s been announced, when you need to have your site ready, and how you can actually accomplish that.… Read more

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