Last updated on October 13th, 2014 at 07:09 am
A recent survey revealed that 30% of all searches come from mobile devices, which makes the mobile search one of the most burning topics in the world of SEO at the moment. While people are constantly trying to make their websites as compatible as possible for its usage on mobile devices, there are a few common mistakes that they have been making .Remarkably, these mistakes once again bears out the same fact that a good mobile SEO is no different from giving users a great experience on mobile.
Here are some of those mistakes that you must understand and avoid.
Off beam Redirects
‘404 Errors’ on Smartphones
When smartphone users try to access the same page that they were able to access on their desktop, they often get this error message. So in such case the first thing you can do is to identify the correct mobile URL to redirect to however if can’t do that try displaying the desktop version to mobile users.
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Use of APP Download Interstitials
Marketers usually promote a website’s app to mobile web users when they visit a mobile URL however as per Google it’s a mistake as it tends to disrupt the visitor’s use of the website. So, instead try to use a banner to promote your app lined up with the content of the page. Otherwise, Google will lower the mobile ranking of the website if you will use app download interstitials.
Hopefully this piece of information will help you do a more efficient mobile SEO averting all the possible mistakes that you might have been making up till now.
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