At the Search Engine Strategies show being held in San Jose, today’s topic was Death of the .Mobi.
The first speaker was Dhana Pawar, Co-Founder & VP Products, Yojo Mobile who asked the question;
Why is .mobi less than ideal?
Bad for SEO (Mobile and Traditional)
Splits traffic, you have to duplicate effort.
Splits Index size
Doesn’t benefit from history
Risks Duplicate content
Confusing for Users
There’s no preferrence for it in Mobile search engines
No unique assets or features
Other speakers talked about the same thing we have mentioned in many of our posts, the huge use of the iphone for mobile internet users which has that .com button.
You can read the full transcript of the session at: