Hi everyone! Hope you had a great and productive week. Maile Ohye, Developer Programs Tech Lead of Google´s webmasters support team, released several videos for mobile website improvement. In addition, Google has put out a mobile checklist for better understanding on how to go about making your websites more friendly for smartphone users.
Maile goes over several issues, from “stop frustrating your customers”, Mobile loading Speed, to verifying your mobile site on Google Webmaster Tools.
Optimize the top mobile tasks on your site
You can view the other videos:
On Bing´s front, this week, Duane Forrester posted a quick review of what’s important to focus on, and why it’s important to stay focused on impressing your customer. He starts by outlining some of the top things business owners (including webmasters) should be investing time in. These include, basic SEO, Social Media, Content and Usability, among other things. The post also provides some useful links to resources that I highly recommend reading:
- A webinar about SEO 101
- A webinar on Authority Building
- Blog post – How To Think Like Your Customer
And here´s an extra resource page about the best SEO and Online marketing guides I have come across with.
Finally and just in case you have missed it, you may want to know that I am currently running a giveaway for Elegant Themes. The giveaway will reward three lucky participants a full years developer memberships that will allow you to download all of their 87 themes and cool plugins for free. The recent theme (Divi) they just released is simply awesome. Learn how to win here.
And as usual, in no particular order:
Content Creation & Marketing/SEO
- How to Get More Links From Every Piece of Content That You Publish
- Google Gives Advice On Speedier Penalty Recovery
- Google’s Matt Cutts on How to Avoid the Guest Blogging Spam Trap
- Connect Your Social Media Sites to your Website Using Bing Webmaster Tools
Social/Small Business Bites
- How to find your affiliate niche? 15 top experts know the answer
- How To Build The Perfect Google Plus Profile Blueprint
- Why Every Business Should Blog
- Google Helpouts: A Gamechanger or a Lame Attempt at Relevancy
WordPress/More cool stuff!
That’s it! Enjoy and have a great weekend!
6 thoughts on “Mobile Website Checklist, Online Success and SEO Guides, Elegant Themes Giveaway, Speedlink 50:2013”
Great list of resources DiTesco!
I hate to admit, but I have not been checking my sites for mobile compatibility. Something I shouldn’t be ignoring. My wordpress sites run responsive theme’s, but I need to verify.
Thanks for the post, time to get to work for me 🙂
Thnx A lot for sharing such beneficial things, to be very honest i’m gonna use these awesome tips for my blog for 100% sure, i also watched the youtube video which i find very knowledgeable. The tip about “impressing your customer and their requirement to focus on” was great!
-Thankyou for Sharing
I love the ‘mobile checklist’ now I know where to work more on how to improve my mobile traffic.
Good tips. SEO it’s in continuous evolution. Google make the rule and then our work its to follow these line.
Needed to compose you a very little word to thank you yet again regarding the nice suggestions you’ve contributed here.
Thank you for your well written article. I did not consider to optimize my site for mobile users, but after reading your article, I think, I must do something to reach them successfully.
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