The Google “Mobilegeddon” Starts Today

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Back in early March, Google announced its decision to prioritize mobile-friendly websites in its mobile search results soon with a tweaked algorithm. Now that day has come, and any website without a mobile-ready version, which includes 44% of the Fortune 500 companies according to a TechCrunch survey, can expect to see their rankings plummet in Google’s search results on smartphones. This change, however, is only for organic listings and does not impact AdWords ads. If your site relies on organic search and has yet to develop a mobile version, now would be the time to make one.