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Google Shakes Up Ranking System for Mobile

Did You Read the Latest Headline?

Most, if not all of you, read these headlines in USA Today recently. If you haven’t seen it you can read it here:

Essentially, the message is quite simple: As of April 21, Google is changing its ranking system to favor websites that are mobile friendly. What is a “mobile friendly” site? It is one that can be easily read on smartphones without a lot of graphics, flash or anything that might slow down the website load time.

Currently as many as 40% of top websites are mobile friendly, but there is a big category of people who have ignored mobile, according to the article. Google is making the change because so many more people are now using smartphones and tablets as the center of their daily lives.

Test Your Site

Google has a “mobile friendly” test page at, where you can simply type in your web address (URL) to see if it is mobile friendly.

3W Communications Can Help You

If your site is not mobile friendly, you can follow any of the suggestions in the article or contact us for a quote on making your site mobile friendly. We have already received numerous requests from of clients regarding this important change in the way Google ranks websites so please simply contact us and we will get right back to you.