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Google's mobile update was a joke

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Anonoptimization, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    In some niches the top rankings aren't even mobile. Some even with pretty outdated looking sites. :cow04:

    Didn't one of Google's search engine engineers say it would be one of their most significant updates ? :rolleyes:
     
  2. babasss

    babasss Regular Member

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    same here, but second result are mobile friendly,
     
  3. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    ummm you realize that the mobile update only affects mobile queries, right? Searching for your competitors on your desktop isn't doing you any favors.
     
  4. peetrike

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    Mobile and desktop results on some niches are way different. And whoever does IM or has a website the responsive design is a must from years ago. But i see a lot of people paying only attention in rankings and not converting visitors into money.

    Cheers
     
  5. Adrian112

    Adrian112 Supreme Member Premium Member

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    66% of my traffic is mobile and tablets.

    So if my theme is not responsive and friendly mobile my CTR would be like loww down.

    Jesus, it's 2015. and it's mobile time, you can't use huge html templates for websites anymore.
     
  6. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    The update was fairly minimal. In one niche I use I saw a difference of #11 on desktop to #9 on mobile devices. That isn't much. On other terms there is zero difference.

    Going mobile is good, but given that the effect right now is minimal and that mobile traffic typically converts like shit I see no reason to get too worried for those who can't afford to make the switch yet. Not at the moment at least.
     
  7. Gioom

    Gioom Newbie

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    I went from #5 to #7 on the most important keyword for my main site by not having a mobile version. It´s almost ready though so I hope to reclaim that spot and maybe even get higher.
     
  8. assphuck

    assphuck Senior Member

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    Good luck. I've seen non-mobile friendly websites get updated only to see Google throw them in the shitbox.
     
  9. Marc_L

    Marc_L Regular Member

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    So how do you know you dropped for that? Just curious.
     
  10. Aty

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    I have a couple websites that aren't mobile friendly and rankings didn't change so far.
     
  11. Aluminium

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    If a website isn't mobile-friendly you're just flat-out missing on possible converts.

    GOTTA PUT YOUR EGGS IN DIFFERENT BASKETS, MAYUN.
     
  12. Sweetfunny

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    Here's something interesting i saw when testing things yesterday, a lot of large seo and marketing sites pages fail the mobile test like Moz.com, SEOBook.com, QuickSprout etc. Even Matt Cutts own blog failed with a score of 60.

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  13. T0NYS

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    they bluffed and all the webmasters fell into it lol ,I had my sites mobile friendly anyway ^^ but just sayin