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05/13/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Have you noticed a drop in the number of visitors to your website ? It might be because your website isn't mobile-friendly. Last month Google started boosting the rankings of mobile-friendly web pages in searches on mobile devices.

The more mobile-friendly your website is, the higher it appears in Google’s search results on mobile devices.

Why this matters to you
The 2014 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report found that more than half of Texas homebuyers use a mobile site or app in their home search. So, if your website isn't optimized for mobile, you may be missing out on these leads.

What to do now
Use Google’s mobile-friendly test to see if your website is mobile-friendly. And check out Google’s mobile guide for tips to customize your website and get advice for working with a developer to make it mobile-friendly.

Categories: Business tips
Tags: tech tips, technology, website, marketing


Shelley Cartier on 05/13/2015

This article begs the question, “When will provide a comprehensive mobile application for consumers that rivals Redfin or Zillow? ”  We have missed the boat with respect to technology.  NAR should be closing this technology gap ASAP.  It is no wonder that Zillow has taken the forefront with the consumer.

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