• More sites migrating to “mobile first” index – Digital Minute 04/04/18
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    More sites migrating to “mobile first” index – Digital Minute 04/04/18

    Hi, I’m Carrie and on today’s Digital Minute, we’ve got an update on the roll-out of Google’s mobile first index. Google announced last week that it was moving ahead with the next stage of its mobile first index this means that more sites will be ranked based on how well they perform on mobile ranking factors, rather than desktop. Google started moving a small number of websites to the mobile first index back in October, but this is the first time that the search engine has announced that a large number of sites will move to it. That, it would seem, is a sign that Google is pushing ahead towards…

  • Google testing new mobile search results, whlist clarifying mobile first  – Digital Minute 11/07/17
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    Google testing new mobile search results, whlist clarifying mobile first – Digital Minute 11/07/17

    Hello and welcome to Digital Minute. This week, we’re looking at big developments with Google and mobile search. It looks like Google is testing a new results page for its mobile search results, after a new page layout was spotted last week. The new layout appears to show fewer ads, includes the website URL at the top of the search card, and adds a touch more colour, with Google’s colour dots appearing on the corner. The design appears to only be a test at the moment, but it comes after a series of recent developments surrounding Google and mobile search. Last week Google’s John Mueller hosted a Webmaster Central hangout,…