So they should not be ignored.
Many websites are not designed for mobiles so they are often hard to use on a mobile. This could lead to lost visitors and business.
Modern websites can be designed or old ones updated so that they provide these mobile users with a good experience.
The popular method at the moment is called Responsive Design where the website changes based on the size of the screen.
I'm also an advocate of Progressive Enhancement which is about creating a website that improves based on what your browser is capable of. It still works for small simple browser and gets super cool on large modern browsers.
Responsive Design + Progressive Enhancement also makes the search engines life easy, because they are like a blind and very simple browser. It's good for #SEO
A while back I did some testing and came up with the conclusion that the true visible title length rule is 512px. This is strongly supported by the fact that the css on search results crop the title at 512px.
Now, Google is rolling out larger title fonts. This means more pixels per character and therefore less characters will fit in the designated title space.
This is currently showing up as formatting issue in the new search results. Titles are currently being cropped mid word as the title text is now too long to fit in the 512px.
I suspect, once the new look is fully rolled out they will update the title text generator to make titles that fit correctly.
I will then have to update my own SERP emulator tool.
And to all those people who sculpted their titles to fit nicely. Sorry.
I'd like to extend their process so that they do some follow up via semi automated emails. e.g. A booking confirmation email with details, a post appointment follow up, a year later follow up etc.
I presume this is the realm of a CRM. Anyone have any they would recommend?
I still crop on word boundaries while Google is currently chopping words up. I presume Google will catch up with me at some point ;-)
He's created a great place for kids that normally struggle in life. Watch the video to see happy orphans for once!
Time to buy a desk...
For the same search result with a page of mine in it:
If I search as myself or as a G+ who circles me, I see the Author photo.
If I am anonymous or a G+ stranger I do not.
Another thing I may have seen:
If you have two pages in the search result then only the first may have the Author photo. Yesterday I had a case where the first was not worthy so I was not seeing any photos. I 404ed the first page to get it out of the results. Now the second page is first and voilà, it has a photo. But only for me and my friends (see first observation).
Thanks for that.
I personally like helping out for free in public forums like this, but I don't feel I should do that when it's a private/personal request.
How do you guys deal with it?
Should I quote my hourly rate and demand payment up front?
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