According to a recent survey done by Google approximately 1 billion people will use their mobiles as a primary access point to the internet in 2012. With such a staggering number businesses simply can not afford to be unprepared. A goal for any business in the upcoming year should be to optimize their websites to make them compatible to readers taking in their information on their smartphones, ipads, etcetera. The article below from Search Engine Land has 5 steps to help get your websites up to speed.
by Bryson Meunier
Last week my colleague, Michael Martin presented Mongoose Metrics data that demonstrates that less than 10% of you are mobile ready in 2012. He also presented some pretty compelling reasons for going mobile in 2012, including the Compuware study that 57% of customers would not recommend a business with a bad mobile site, and 40% would actually even go to a competitor with a better mobile experience.
If you’re a regular reader of this column and you don’t have a mobile experience, you are in the majority of site owners; but you’re also way behind and may not be able to catch up if you wait much longer.
So are you ready? Let’s talk about the ideal set up for your mobile site for SEO purposes.
There are cheaper, easier solutions, but this is the one that I would recommend to webmasters looking not just for a mobile friendly solution, but something that’s truly optimized to bring in traffic from mobile searchers.
If you want to build a mobile site in a way that will increase your organic search engine traffic, this is how to do it.