Today is the day. If you haven't heard, April 21st marks the beginning of the Google mobilepocalypse for sites that haven't yet optimized for mobile. The blogs are calling this google update mobilegeddon, though Gizmodo notes that "seems a tad over the top." In fact, it's a shift in Google's mobile algorithm that will reward pages that use mobile-friendly designs and could hurt rankings for those sites that are not optimized for mobile viewing. Google went live with this update today, though it will likely take a few weeks for all the effects to be felt. So whether this is the first you've heard of mobilegeddon or you just want to be sure you're doing everything you can to boost your mobile search ranking, here are five things you absolutely must know and do right now.
There is huge number of webmasters and bloggers who are trying to recover after Google Penalties. According to some statistics between 5% and 35% of websites are affected in a negative way every time Google uses its Google Panda algorithm update. Many bloggers and webmasters are unaware that their websites belong to the group of penalized websites.