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If you've already made your site mobile-friendly, you will not be impacted by this update. Google to Roll Out Mobile SERPs Update, in May, Increasing Mobile Ranking Signal [webmasters.googleblog.com]
And remember, the intent of the search query is still a very strong signal — so even if a page with high quality content is not mobile-friendly, it could still rank well if it has great, relevant content.
Until they work out a way to gauge more accurately how mobile friendly a site is, it's all a bit meaningless.
If you haven't got a mobile-friendly site you could see your mobile rankings decline.
If you've already made your site mobile-friendly, you will not be impacted by this update.If the 1st statement is true, wouldn't the 2nd statement be false? If non-mobile-friendly pages lose rank, wouldn't that effectively boost mobile-friendly pages?
If the 1st statement is true, wouldn't the 2nd statement be false?
Google refers to a mobile-friendly sites. In any case, it would be sensible to create a mobile-friendly site, rather than just a few mobile-friendly pages.
if you do update your site I think it would be crazy not to make it responsive.
If you can optimize content with the anticipated use in mind, you've got a competitive edge over site owners who just dump the same content onto different devices in different formats.
On the other hand i still see big brands with no mobile pages rank very well.
I see a lot of responsive sites these days that have obviously been tailor made for mobile, with huge fonts and huge pictures and acres of white space all over the place, and they look daft on big monitors.