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Your Site Isn’t Mobile Responsive? You REALLY Don’t Want to Pay This Google Penalty

You only have until the end of March, 2021, to make your WordPress site mobile responsive or suffer the consequences. . . I’m going to make this short and sweet. This announcement is not a new thing. Back in 2014, Google announced that, in their search results, they would prioritize mobile responsive websites. After all, […]

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Should you Worry about Google’s new “Phantom” Update?

Have you been hearing about the Google Phantom update? Concerned that it’s going to be like Panda or Penguin and wipe out all your hard work? In May, 2015, webmasters began seeing some “phantom” changes in the way their pages ranked in search results. They started referring to this as Google’s phantom update. Some are

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You Need to Fix This NOW or Pay the Google Penalty

Recently Google implement two important changes in the way it serves up search results. The first requires immediate action from you. The second isn’t quite so urgent. #1. Mobile Responsiveness now Required If you want your site found when someone searches for it on a smartphone, it must be mobile friendly. There are some misconceptions

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Google’s Gonna Getcha (if you Don’t Do This)

A while back I wrote an articled titled What is a Mobile Responsive WordPress Theme and Why Should You Use It? When I wrote it, about 30% of readers visited websites on mobile devices — tablets and smartphones. Today it’s more — lots more. According to Darren Rowse of ProBlogger, those numbers, at least for

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