By now, you fully understand that having a mobile website is essential to your local search success. However, do you know what your mobile site should look like or what kinds of features it should have? In more general terms, do you know what mobile users want from your site? As reported by Adam Stetzer of Search Engine Watch, the experts at HubShout recently did a study in which they polled 450 mobile users about their mobile-browsing habits. Their intent was to find out exactly what consumers … [Read more...] about Does Your Mobile Site Give Users What They Want?
Does it feel like we're always trumpeting some game-changing update to the online advertising world? You're not wrong. But that's because the online advertising world is always changing. As consumer behavior evolves, so must advertising. In the last couple of years, the most dramatic change in consumer behavior has been the rapidly growing usage of mobile devices. Advertisers and search engines alike have had to make sweeping updates in order to account for the fact that, on the whole, more … [Read more...] about Two Need-to-Know Changes That Will Impact Your Advertising Campaign for the Rest of 2015
We've recently heard from a substantial number of clients who were concerned about whether their LeadTrax™ sites were optimized for mobile. Before we delve into an explanation, let us just say this: Yes, your site is optimized for mobile devices. You have nothing to worry about. All of this concern came from the announcement of Google's latest update, which took place earlier this week. The update is intended to favor mobile-optimized webpages in mobile search results. It only applies to … [Read more...] about Don't Worry: Your PG Site Is Already Optimized for Mobile
Does your website have a mobile version yet? If not, you only have one month before your rankings will begin to suffer. Starting April 21, your ranking on Google will be affected by whether or not your site is mobile friendly. The new update, which was announced by Google on February 26 and takes effect on April 21, will impact all Google searches that take place on mobile devices. We've been expecting this move for some time now, as Google has been gradually making changes to increase the … [Read more...] about Mobile-Friendliness Is Now One of Google's Ranking Factors
Here a Smartphone, There a Smartphone… Do you ever feel like everyone has a smartphone these days? And that people are constantly staring down at their screens playing games, using the Internet, and checking their e-mail? Well, it’s not quite constant, but the truth is more and more people are choosing smartphones as their primary tool for mobile communication. From iPhones and BlackBerries to the latest Android-platform phones, smartphones are becoming increasingly common in the US. In fact, … [Read more...] about Smartphones, Local Search, and Your Business