In April of 2015, Google announced that it would use mobile friendly sites as a ranking signal. It labeled sites as “mobile-friendly”. This pushed nearly 85% of all websites to a responsive design.
In August of 2016, Google decided to drop the “mobile-friendly” label to clean up search results. The Mobile Friendly Algorithm used by Google is not dead and it is still very important for your site to be mobile friendly for a better search ranking. To check to see if your site is labeled as mobile friendly with Google you can use the mobile friendly testing tool.
If you still need some convincing to make the move to a mobile-friendly website below is an infographic with seven surprising statistics that will blow your mind.
If you are feeling stressed out about where to begin with a responsive design, contact us today and we would be happy to discuss a plan!