Annoying pop-ups will hurt mobile sites
Annoying pop-ups will hurt mobile sites

Annoying pop-ups will hurt mobile sites in search results come January, Google announced August 23. If you or your webmaster are among those who insist on programming pop-ups into your mobile site which block the real content or pop-ups which users have to dismiss (X-out) before getting to your real content or which trick users […]

Speed is key to mobile effectiveness
Speed is key to mobile effectiveness

Speed is key to mobile effectiveness and Google has the research to prove it. “Immediate gratification: It’s not just for toddlers anymore,” says Google. “Mobile has trained all of us to expect to get what we want, in the moment we want it.” What that means is that any marketeer’s success with a mobile outreach […]

Can government work on the web?
Can government work on the web?

Can government work on the web? Making the government work well on the web – at least the U.S. federal government – is the goal of a task force created by the U.S. Digital Service (USDS), from within The White House, and 18F, a team from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). So far, the […]

The news is mobile – mostly
The news is mobile – mostly

The news is mobile – mostly – these days, according to the latest research from the Pew Research Center and its Journalism & Media Section. “At the start of 2015, 39 of the top 50 digital news websites have more traffic to their sites and associated applications coming from mobile devices than from desktop computers,” […]

Mobile websites rise to top April 21
Mobile websites rise to top April 21

We’ve been telling you and telling you (and telling you): Google will give extra search boost to mobile websites starting 4-21. Chances are you’ll miss that deadline if you have yet taken steps to make sure you website loads and reads well on mobile devices – that is, your website is what’s called, “mobile-friendly.” And, yea, […]

Google Mobile Search update: Google guide
Google Mobile Search update: Google guide

As surely you know by now, Google mobile search update will hit April 21 and your website could get left in the search dust if it isn’t what’s called, “mobile-friendly.” We’ve posted about this a few times before and Google has published its own guide to help you get ready. We’d be happy to help […]

Mobile is the new normal – your website
Mobile is the new normal – your website

If your website – and overall online strategy – isn’t now ready for mobile devices you are being left behind. That’s just a simple fact and online marketeers who adapt to the new normal get ahead, sure, but you’re really adapting to the new normal: a world in which most information is shared on, through […]

Google to drop the mobile hammer
Google to drop the mobile hammer

Go mobile or go home. Or, at least, go mobile with your website or get dropped way down the page in Google search rankings. We’ve suggested this to you before. But, now, it’s official and Google means it. You quite possibly missed this little piece published by Google at the end of February and even […]