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What are your tips for a successful fax list holiday and Black Friday marketing campaign? Share in the comments below! Ever since Google's Gary Illyes dropped his first mobile index announcement at Pubcon, there's been a lot of theory, guesswork, rampant speculation, panic and confusion about what exactly that means. Will desktop users get mobile sites? Will sites without the Mobile Friendly designation suffer? Do we need to change all of our canonical tags? How will Google deal with the reduced token corpus? What the heck are tokens and a corpus? Google said it's still figuring out exactly how to handle some issues, but that's probably not comforting for many businesses that rely on Google traffic to pay their bills.
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