Many well recognized brands are scrabbling to lower the influence of the algorithm update of Google mobile. Search experts from UK and US believe that it gives an edge to small businesses unless they panic. Ahead of the next month’s SEO conference in digital circles, some of the finest minds reflected on the meaning of algorithm roll for smaller and bigger brands.
USwitch.com SEO head, Lucasz Zelezny was giving some confidence to small enterprise owners suggesting they enjoy an edge over others. According to Zelezny, small business can be more flexible owing to their tech team’s ability to apply for changes quickly and more easily compare to larger ones. With a lesser complicated infrastructure, it is simpler for them to roll away fresh software and process.
The European Union’s personal website, several Fortune 500 company sites and BBC website in UK are reportedly non compliant with Google’s mobile compatible criteria. This is despite two months of prior warning from the same search giant. Mobile algorithm change of Google’s early Panda and Penguin updates is aimed at improving web than penalizing practices which should be accepted by many businesses, expressed one of the organizers of the upcoming SEO conference.
According to Jono Alderson, both small and big enterprises should utilize the mobile friendly updates for assessing their own mobile strategy. There are stats to reveal how business is conducted through smartphones these days.
All of the quotes and opinions shared were well resonated with the experts. All of them agreed that small business start ups are well designed to benefit out of rolling out if they approach changes with appropriate mindset. They should also understand that the revolving strategy on consumer purchasing pattern is a suitable way of maintaining market share and having an edge over competitors.
Jono Alderson pointed out that a change in mindset will assist the business owners to harness the opportunities rolled out by the Google algorithm. Kaspar Syzmanski from Google Webspam advocated a frank approach and pointed out that website owners should provide the suitable experience based on the user at an appropriate time. Co-founder of SerchBrothers.com Wiese requested business owners to maintain a cool despite the roll out by Google. Even if a website owner fails to adhere with mobile SEO compatible requirements, there is still hope at Mobilegeddon tunnel.
Matt Beswick from Aira web agency believes that a healthy dose of reality is required in accordance with Google announcement where smaller brands and site owners shouldn’t fear Google as much they do at present. He said that Google has an unparalleled expertise in public relations and manage to threaten SEOs and business owners. The main aspect to consider is that Google doesn’t follow what it always says and ultimately they aim for improved search experience among users. In a fast paced space where the consumers frequently alter the way of interaction, accepting the change is the most suitable way to ensure progress and success. Evolution and proper practice of the digital strategies are equally important.