Google announced the addition of a new Mobile Usability feature to Webmaster Tools, which shows you issues Google has found with your site. It includes graphs that look at issues over time, so you can see any progress you’ve made.…
Jakob Nielsen Talks Mobile Usability At Google
Veteran web usability consultant Jakob Nielsen recently gave an “At Google” talk about mobile usability and where it’s headed. Google has now made the talk available for all to see. If your’e developing a mobile app or site, you may…
Speed: Recommended for Content, Conversions and Holiday Traffic
It’s become clear that site speed and performance have become increasingly important on the web, particularly with Google. The company has made a plethora of announcements over the past year or two directly related to making the web faster in general. Most recently, for example, Google announced mod_pagespeed, a tool for webmasters to use to automatically optimize their sties. "It’s like Page Speed, but makes the changes automatically," Google told WebProNews.
Usability Counts for Content Too
In a recent article, we talked about the importance of usability of both the search engines and your site, with regards to the path to conversions. If you create content, you would do well to consider similar lessons in how you craft that.
Conversions Rely on Usability of Both Search Engines and Your Site
WebProNews talked to a lot of interesting people at Search Engine Strategies in New York this week, and one theme that ran through more than one of these conversations was the relationship between user attention and usability and how this relates to search marketing.
Note: There is plenty more useful information in the videos embedded in this article than the points I have referenced. I suggest watching the interviews in their entirety for some helpful advice.