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December 2017

WordPress SEO tip: Use a theme that is mobile optimized

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We’re continuing our discussion on setting up your WordPress design so that it gets the most WordPress SEO bang for your buck. On this episode we’re going to talk about mobile. Obviously mobile is very important, if it’s not obvious to you think about how you use the web; I would guess that most of your time is accessed through your mobile device if you’re not setting at your desk working on something, I know it is for me. Just in case it’s not obvious let’s talk about some statistics. Mobile Web Design Statistics 80% of internet users own a smartphone. (Smart Insights) 57% of users say they won’t recommend a business with a poorly-designed mobile site. (socPub) Google says 61% of users are unlikely to return to a mobile site they had trouble accessing and 40% visit a competitor’s site instead. (MicKinsey & Company) 88% of consumers who search for a type of local business on a mobile device call or go to that business within 24 hours. (Nectafy) 40% Of Mobile Searches Have Local Intent (Google Mobile Moments Study) So as you can see mobile is very important if your site doesn’t look good on mobile your losing business…

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