Ask the Expert: Optimizing your Google My Business listing

Ask the Expert is a blog series dedicated to answering your questions regarding entrepreneurship in the digital age.

When you’re starting or running your own business, it can be tricky to keep track of what types of accounts to maintain and how to optimize them. From Facebook to Yelp! reviews to your website, managing your digital presence can be a full-time job in and of itself. Plus, constraints, recommendations, and best practices are constantly changing, forcing most entrepreneurs to play catch-up or refrain from doing anything at all. The latter is what we all want to avoid since your business will likely suffer without social media and SEO. How do you draw the line?

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Does Google Consider My Website Mobile Friendly?

How can you tell if Google considers your website to be mobile friendly?

You know when you tap on a search result on your mobile phone and you are dropped on a page where the text is too hard to read because it’s too small?  This is the result of a page not being optimized for a mobile phone.

You can check by using your own smartphone, but that doesn’t exactly tell you what Google thinks about your page.

Well, you COULD ask a web designer.  They’d know for sure.  But what if you don’t have a web designer handy at the moment and you just NEED to know?

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