5 Common Mobile Web Mistakes Google Wants You to Avoid
When Google talks to marketers, it pays to listen.
Organic search remains an important part of a complete SEO strategy. With the mobile web gaining relevance over the desktop, now is the time to protect your sites ranking.
Google recently updated it's guidelines for improving SEO for your sites mobile users. Below we list 5 common mobile site mistakes to avoid.
We all know that Flash is all but rotting in the grave at this point, but there may be other reasons video or interactive content is not mobile compatible. Test your sites content, and replace any offending videos or elements with HTML 5 equivalents.
If your site serves content to desktop users accessing a URL but shows an error page to mobile users, ranking will drop. Make sure that your sites desktop URLs resolve correctly on all pages for mobile users.
If your site has an overlay that covers the content a visitor was expecting to see, search ranking will be negatively affected. Sign-up forms, advertisements and other elements that must be dismissed by the user to access content should be kept to an absolute minimum.
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