On the 26th March 2018, Google announced that after a year and half of careful experimentation and testing that they have started migrating sites that follow the best practices for mobile-first indexing.

Historically Google’s crawling, indexing, and ranking systems have typically used the desktop version of a page’s content, which may cause issues for mobile searchers when that version is vastly different from the mobile version. Mobile-first indexing means that Google will use the mobile version of the page for indexing and ranking, to better help – primarily mobile – users find what they’re looking for.

Google continue to have one single index that we use for serving search results. They do not have a “mobile-first index” that’s separate from our main index. Historically, the desktop version was indexed, but increasingly, Google will be using the mobile versions of content.

So what does this mean for you and your business?

Mobile is critical to your business and will continue to be so – whether you’re maintaining your brand or selling products to potential clients. Make sure visitors can have a good experience on your site when they’re visiting from their mobile devices! In the USA, 94% of people with smartphones search for local information on their phones. Interestingly, 77% of mobile searches occur at home or at work, places where desktop computers are likely to be present.

If your website is not mobile friendly, or even if you think it looks okay on a mobile it may not meet Google’s criteria then you need to act and quickly! Contact us to discuss how we can help your business succeed in the mobile age.

OUR CLIENTS

We work with some amazing companies across a range of industries and time zones. We recognise that each customer has their own unique requirements and that’s why we become SMEs in each industry.

As our skill-sets cover a range of digital, marketing and technology products, we are in the prime position to become our clients key partner.

We’ve never looked back

We are repeat customers for Ghost Digital. They developed our website which has a bespoke booking integration. They also provide IT Consultancy and the Microsoft Office 365 software which we couldn't live without.

Cool Runnings Airport Transfers

2018-04-11T21:12:21+00:00

Cool Runnings Airport Transfers

We are repeat customers for Ghost Digital. They developed our website which has a bespoke booking integration. They also provide IT Consultancy and the Microsoft Office 365 software which we couldn't live without.

Fantastic Website Design

The team at Ghost Digital IQ provide us with fantastic website design, with very quick turn around times!

Pepperells Limited

2018-06-27T14:54:35+00:00

Pepperells Limited

The team at Ghost Digital IQ provide us with fantastic website design, with very quick turn around times!

Cost Effective

Digital Ghost have been managing the IT side of our business for numerous years now. They have always been super efficient and helped me manage things in a cost effective way. I would highly recommend Ghost Digital.

Accommodation Centre Hull

2018-04-11T21:06:16+00:00

Accommodation Centre Hull

Digital Ghost have been managing the IT side of our business for numerous years now. They have always been super efficient and helped me manage things in a cost effective way. I would highly recommend Ghost Digital.

Fast and very efficient

Ghost Digital IQ look after all of our IT needs. They are fast and very efficient.

Station Garage

2018-06-27T14:57:55+00:00

Station Garage

Ghost Digital IQ look after all of our IT needs. They are fast and very efficient.

We wouldn’t be trading without them

Ghost Digital designed and built our website which includes our eCommerce platform and payment integrations. They go above and beyond and nothing is too much trouble.

iCamper Solutions

2018-04-11T21:10:33+00:00

iCamper Solutions

Ghost Digital designed and built our website which includes our eCommerce platform and payment integrations. They go above and beyond and nothing is too much trouble.

Very professional, highly recommended

Very professional, highly recommended and pleasure to work with. We use Ghost Digital IQ for the website design and search engine optimisation for both of our businesses.

Clarkson Services Ltd.

2018-06-27T14:56:35+00:00

Clarkson Services Ltd.

Very professional, highly recommended and pleasure to work with. We use Ghost Digital IQ for the website design and search engine optimisation for both of our businesses.

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