Last year mobile search volume surpassed desktop query volume according to BIA/Kelsey data just released in May 2015. On April 21st Google changed their local search algorithms for searches from mobile devices to demote or exclude your website from the search results if it isn’t “mobile friendly“. It is clear that mobile devices are changing the requirements of how you are found in search and the technology used to present your message and brand to visitors.
Top local search results in Kansas City, are the desire of every business in town. With only a few spots on the first page of Google and only seven spots on the search map for businesses in your industry, only those businesses that put in the work over time will receive a share of that organic local search traffic. There is no silver bullet or quick way to the top that lasts, just old fashioned hard work, knowledge and consistency.
There are so many poorly implemented websites, not just WordPress, that are not properly hardened for security when originally built. Proper website maintenance should also include keeping up to date with your websites security. With the amazing growth of WordPress as a website platform comes the pitfall of being a target of hackers because of the large number of unsecured sites.
You might have the impression that Google doesn’t like marketers to optimize their websites for search engine optimization. To the contrary Google actually likes true professional SEO, those that don’t game the system but make their sites optimal for the search engines and ultimately the site visitors.