Friday, April 17, 2015
FIR On Technology with Dan York, Episode 4 - How To Make Your Website Mobile-Friendly
How do you make your website “mobile-friendly”? Given Google’s impending April 21, 2015, deadline to start using mobile-friendliness as a ranking factor for mobile search results, what can you do both in the short-term and in the longer-term to both provide the best experience for mobile users - and also retain your Google search result ranking?
In this fourth episode of “FIR On Technology” Dan York explains what you need to be thinking about with regard to “responsive design” of your website, outlines some of the resources Google offers to help, and explains several of the options you have to make your site mobile-friendly. During the episode Dan discusses the following sites:
- Disruptive Conversations: Google Says Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly By April 21 - Or Drop In Search Results
- Resources from Google:
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About Your Host
Dan York focuses on explaining the changes going on all around us within communication technology and practices. An author of multiple books on networking, security, IPv6 and Linux, Dan frequently presents at industry conferences and events, has been blogging and writing online since 2000 and has been podcasting since 2005.
Since the mid-1980s Dan has been working with online communication technologies and helping businesses and organizations understand how to use and participate in those new media. Today Dan serves the Internet Society as the Senior Content Strategist focused on helping the organization tell the stories about its work to ensure the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world.
Previously Dan worked for Voxeo Corporation heading up the company’s communication through both traditional and new/social media. Prior to that, Dan served in the Office of the CTO for both Voxeo and before that Mitel focused on analyzing/evaluating emerging technology, participating in industry standards bodies and addressing VoIP security issues.
Connect with Dan on:
- Twitter: @danyork
- Google+: +DanYork
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- SoundCloud: danyork
The music for the intro and outro is “Early Warning” from Mark Knox and is used with his permission.
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