Search engine optimization for small and very small businesses.

Helpful Smartphone User Information for Your SEO

Good-to-know smartphone usage information.

The infographic below is from last year and from UK Web Host Review, but it’s still definitely relevant in 2021 in the US.

As just a single point of SEO related information, search engines have been increasingly penalizing web pages that aren’t mobile-friendly. Last year Google doubled down on its mobile-first policy.  Now your website may not just rank lower if it doesn’t work well on phones, it might not show up in the search results at all.

Here are some more relevant statistics for you.

Smartphone User Information for SEO from UKWebHostReview

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63% of Google searches are from smartphones. That means it’s critical that your website be mobile friendly, preferably responsive. It’s also essential that your site downloads to a phone quickly, preferably within 2½ seconds. You can test your speed at Google’s Mobile Website Speed Testing site.

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