When discussing website facelifts or redesigns, the importance of responsive and mobile friendly websites is an important topic!
People are more opt to search what’s nearby, find an idea or search products and services on mobile devices. In fact, 88% of consumers who search for a type of business on a mobile device call or go to that business within 24 hours. The majority of us are near or on our phone literally 24/7!
There are big changes regarding responsive websites and security on power search engine…Google.
What is the difference between mobile friendly and responsive websites?
Mobile friendly sites make the entire site fit on the screen. If you find yourself pinching and zooming, your on this type of site.
Responsive sites create a high quality, complete formatted, user experience on all devices.
Responsive websites are now considered the industry standard.
“Mobile devices are projected to reach 79% of global internet use by the end of 2018”
Google. The powerhouse of search engines is now rolling out ‘mobile first indexing’. What does that mean?
Google will index and rank your site based on the content on your mobile, not desktop, experience. This can dramatically affect your rankings on Google.
Is your website, a 24/7/365 marketing tool, responsive?
More Big Changes…Website Security
Google has announced that by the end of July 2018 they will begin explicitly (leaving no doubt) warning users if a website is unsecure. This could have a huge impact on your web presence and cause visitors to leave your site.
If you have detailed goals for your website, this change could considerably skew your results.
We recommend converting to a Secure Socket Layer or SSL Certificate. It ensures that data passed between the web servers and browsers remain private, integral and SECURE!
Well, we’re giving you some homework.
Is your website responsive? Is it secure? Engaged Marketing Co. designs all websites to be responsive. We even offer the SSL Certificates, too!
If you have any questions, please reach out! We are more happy to connect and give more answers to your questions! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.