How to reduce the impact of images on your mobile site speed

Images are the main culprit for causing oversized web pages (average size 2.2MB) that can perform slowly on mobile devices. Last week, we looked at how to optimize your mobile site speed  and test for issues that might be slowing your site down. With Google placing more and more emphasis on mobile site speed and user experience in order to achieve a good ranking, discovering issues with your mobile site speed is critical

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How to reduce the impact of images on your mobile site speed

Mobile-First Indexing: Everything we know, and how it could affect you

For the past five to six months the search industry has been buzzing with talk around the biggest change to Google search results for quite some time – the mobile-first index .

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Mobile-First Indexing: Everything we know, and how it could affect you

How to capitalize on Facebook mobile traffic – even with a poor mobile experience

We all know that Facebook is a viable source of huge amounts of mobile traffic with relatively cheap CPCs (cost per click). It’s too good an opportunity to ignore in today’s digital landscape – even if your mobile landing-page experience isn’t up to snuff.

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How to capitalize on Facebook mobile traffic – even with a poor mobile experience

Site speed tactics in a mobile-first world: Why ecommerce brands need to step up their site speed game

A study of 700 top ecommerce brands found that the majority are underperforming when it comes to optimizing their sites for speed . Find out how you can avoid the same mistakes. Web users are not patient.

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Site speed tactics in a mobile-first world: Why ecommerce brands need to step up their site speed game

What’s been going on with Google’s mobile indexing?

Back in October, Google announced the impending rollout of a mobile-first search index , a sure to be massive overhaul of the way Google indexes its search results which has had SEOs scrambling to prepare their businesses . In fairly typical Google fashion, a few months on from the announcement, we’re still no closer to a definitive date on when the change will take place.

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What’s been going on with Google’s mobile indexing?

Google’s mobile-first index: how to prepare your business

The important news that we have all been waiting for, Google has finally announced mobile-first indexing . This of course takes into account that the majority of Google users now “search” on mobile devices, as opposed to desktop computers, and so a shift needed to happen somewhere at some point.

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A guide to testing your paid social ads to enhance ROI

While display and paid search ads have their place in every digital marketing strategy, social media advertising is often an overlooked paid channel. Paid search is great at capturing user intent, but is a poor channel for proactive targeting customers, feeding the top of the funnel before the user has the purchasing intent.

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A guide to testing your paid social ads to enhance ROI

Why mobile commerce sites should be designed for context

If you want your m-commerce project to deliver the results you’re expecting, context should be front and centre of your design. Across all industries, mobile traffic is eating into PC web traffic in a big way, even in economies which have a large installed base of consumer PCs. But ecommerce sites aren’t seeing mobile web visitors, particularly those who use smartphones, converting to mobile shoppers with the same success as PC shoppers

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Why mobile commerce sites should be designed for context

10 tips to get your website to the top of Google search

Back when we first published a 10 step guide on how to top Google search, the world of organic and paid search was a vastly different place. Sure it was only three years ago (almost to the day), but my how the landscape has changed.

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10 tips to get your website to the top of Google search