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As the Internet continues to grow and evolve, it's come to the point where it's no longer a minor consideration: if your website isn't mobile friendly, it has little to no chance of succeeding. Where are people checking their email, shopping for necessities (and luxuries), sharing links, and perhaps even reading this blog post? On mobile phones! As sitting down to check emails, surf the web, and wait for pages to load recedes into the not-too-distant past, multitasking...

Netsville presents our top 5 Best of the Week picks for Internet Marketing stories and developments from across the web. If you see a story or feature that you'd like to suggest for Best of the Week, please include it in the comment section below! Google's New Mobile-First Index and the Death of Desktop SEO "This will be a complete game-changer for on-site search engine optimization. Google just started rolling out the so-called 'mobile-first' index. It’s going to change the...

A few months back we had informed you on Google’s Mobilegeddon and how it affects your rankings in their searches. The Mobilegeddon has technically come and gone, but it’s effect still remains.  As it turns out, most sites’ rankings didn’t fluctuate drastically because a majority of the “1st page” websites already had strong, mobile-friendly sites. So why am I spouting about old news that may or may not have had any effect on you whatsoever? Well,...

Mobilegeddon, Google's epic evolution towards ranking sites that are mobile-friendly higher in search results, has come and gone. While it didn't leave popular websites in the immediate tatters of obscurity as many prophesied, this has been attributed to the fact that many sites had already converted. Google’s Gary Illyes stated on Twitter that "there were a load of sites that became [mobile-friendly] recently, so the actual number of sites affected decreased considerably." While slight changes have become more prevalent in search results as the weeks...

Once again Google has updated it's search engine rankings, this update is being called “Mobilegeddon” and it launched today. The update has an algorithm that will rank sites it labels “mobile-friendly” higher in the search rankings. Google is one of the most powerful search engines available so an update like this may cause some people to worry. We first learned about Google’s plan for an algorithm to reward mobile-friendly websites back in February. Normally Google does not...