Get mobile-friendly… now
As if Google’s recent decision to include mobile-friendliness to its PageRank criteria isn’t enough to change how you look at webcomics publishing, maybe this news from the Pew Research Center will.
According to Pew’s State of News Media report for 2015, a whopping 39 of the top 50 news sites have more traffic from mobile devices than from desktop computers. That’s about 80% of their traffic.
It’s pretty obvious that this is going to mean some big changes in how folks like us approach self-publishing. Luckily, the members of this site have a head start on that. Within 24 hours of Google’s formal announcement, we had a step-by-step tutorial to help bring you in line with Google’s new criteria. But that’s not going to be enough. So, here’s what you should be keeping in mind for the next few months: