Don’t be caught off guard by Google’s changes

Google has recently announced that effective April 21st, web sites that are NOT mobile-friendly will now be ranked lower in Google’s mobile search results over web sites that are optimized for a mobile device.

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Starting this week, Google will be expanding their ranking signals to include mobile friendliness. In the past, this meant simply putting a notation beside your web site in the search results to say ‘mobile friendly’. Now this means your actual ranking will be affected, and possibly lower as a result. This change will have a significant impact in the search results.
The good news!

If your web site is already optimized for mobile devices, your site has the potential to get a higher ranking. Not to mention that users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices.

Don’t be caught off guard by Google’s changes

How do you know if your web site is mobile-friendly? Most web sites built over the last couple of years should already be optimized, however, if you are unsure, you can test your site yourself by going to

How can we help?

OfficeSmarts Web Design will ensure your web site is not only mobile friendly, but also user-friendly – doing exactly what you need it to do to serve you and your clients.