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How to Get Your Small Business Ready for Mobile First Indexing

Guest Article More than half of all internet searches take place on mobile devices. Now, Google has decided that they are going to adapt their search engine to this trend by prioritizing mobile first indexing. Google has already started testing mobile-first indexing with a small number of websites and expects to fully roll out the change later this year. Indexing happens when Google sends its robots to crawl your site. What the robots find determines how your business’ website will rank on organic search engine results pages seen by potential customers. Once this change takes place, what Google includes in their index and how they configure search rankings will be based on the mobile version of your website first. Will Mobile First Indexing Affect My Small Business? If you’re wondering if and how Google’s Mobile-First Indexing will affect you, the answer depends on how your website is set up. Here are some things to consider as you plan for this change by Google. If your website is a mobile responsive site and has the same content on both mobile and desktop versions, you shouldn’t have to worry about changing anything. If the main content on your website is different on the desktop and mobile versions? If you do not have a mobile responsive site, you should consider updating your online presence. Google will crawl the desktop version and that may hurt your organic search engine rankings. How to Prepare for Mobile-first indexing? Review Your Google Analytics. Take a look at your Google Analytics and determine how much traffic to your website is getting from mobile devices. See if there is a trend favoring mobile traffic over desktop traffic. If so, you’ll want to be in sync with Google and get ready for mobile-first indexing. Make Sure You Have a Mobile Friendly Website. A mobile friendly website loads quickly and can conform to the dimensions of a smartphone. Google’s robots will be able to crawl the content on the site. If you’re not sure if your mobile website can be crawled by Googlebots, use a robots.txt testing tool to check it…

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