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Google Issued a Warning about Poor Website Rankings 
for Non Responsive Website

Is your website responsive? If not, you could suffer from poorer ranking performance

Google has been making great progress for mobile search results by making SERPs (search engine result pages) a better place for smartphone and tablet users. A particular recent change has added a display that reads "mobile-friendly" by the site link on the search
pages, this shows the user that the website displays how it should on mobile devices.

In order to get this label of user-friendliness it is required for your site to meet certain criteria. If you want to see if your website meets
these requirements you can check here, Google PageSpeed Insights Tool.

Google are now warning users who have not verified their website with the Webmaster Tools, this is however, only when a website is
not user-friendly. So now webmasters may be informed by Google of the lack of mobile friendliness instead of doing it themselves.

If an error or issue is detected in regards to display or functionality on mobile and tablet devices, you should be expecting
an email stating why you have a lack of rankings.

In the email it will state the pages and sites where these issues lie and steps needed to fix these issues, there is also a
link on how to make CMS mobile-friendly. (Wordpress for example)

We all know that mobile and tablet are becoming ever more popular and therefore it is just common sense to expect an internet giant like Google focus their efforts on making mobile experiences more user-friendly. Can we expect a mobile-friendly update soon? I think we
can and should do everything in the meantime to prepare for exactly that.

Be thankful that we have been given prior warning, and although this is not for certain, with the way the mobile and tablet markets are going I am certain it will be sooner rather than later. So be sure to make your websites user-friendly for mobile and tablet devices
because sales do not just come from PCs.

 

Don’t fall for this scan…
A company is making telephone calls to consumers.  They will tell you that they are calling from Windows or from your server provider…. This company will tell you that you have malware and viruses on your computer and it is their duty to call you and clean it up.  Do NOT let them have access to your computer.  They will tell you that you are on their server and they can see your computer problems.  Unless you are paying a monitoring system, nobody has this type of access to your machine.  They can be very convincing.  If you are convinced that they are legitimate then hang up and call your Internet provider directly.  Microsoft does not call consumers to tell them that they have viruses.
The scam is that the person calls to convince you that you have viruses on your machine.  If you agree with them then they transfer you to a second person.  The transfer gives them more legitimacy of being a support center.  This second person will try to talk you into allowing them to connect to your computer.  If you agree, then they will transfer you to a third person.  The third person will actually make the connection to your computer.  They run some commands that are unrelated to virus scanning but it looks impressive when you start seeing a bunch of information flowing across your screen.  They will then try to get you to agree to pay them to fix the problem.  If you agree then you are transferred to a fourth person who I presume will take your money, run something across your screen so you think that they are “fixing” the problem and maybe even drop a virus on our machine for future use.
Although this is a scam and they take your money it is difficult to stop them. They did not hack into your system, you gave them permission to enter.  They did not “steel” your money, you willingly gave it to them.  If a phone number is displayed on your caller ID, it looks like the United States but they are probably in another country.  My best advice is to be on your guard and report them to your phone company as well as you Internet provider.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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