Mobile Internet use in Japan: iPhone vs Galaxy

When optimising mobile websites for the Japanese market–iPhone is where you need to start. Kantar, the consumer insights company, reports: In Japan, consumers’ desire for all things Apple continued into the final quarter of 2013, with iOS taking 68.7% share of smartphone sales. iPhone sales rankings in Japan as reported by the bcnranking.jp website. Apple…

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Site Speed Page is a Dangerous Report

Google’s site speed report can be a dangerous metric. I recently saw how Safari showed an upload time of 36 seconds. Not a number you would want to see. Besides being too high to be true, Safari doesn’t even support Google Analytics’ site speed report. So Safari should be zero. It turns out that by…

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SMX Israel SEO Conference Notes on Mobile

The SMX conference in Jerusalem featured Google’s John Mueller. What was really interesting was the disconnect between Google’s emphasise on the user experience and mobile sites. By mobile site I am referring to smartphones as opposed to feature phones or tablets. John Mueller said that Google recommends having responsive sites however there are legitimate reasons…

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