What is a Mobile or Responsive Website?
Responsive websites will format themselves to what ever device it is being viewed on, whether it’s handheld, tablet or desktop.
When you have a responsive website google will rank you higher on a mobile/handheld phone. If you don’t have a responsive website and your competitors do they will rank above yo u .
FACT: Mobile usage of the Web is growing and evolving. Just as it did with websites the mobile user experience, is driven by mobile device technology.
FACT: It is expected that by 2021, 53.9 percent of all retail e-commerce sales will be generated via mobile. Amazon was the most popular shopping app in the US, as of Feb. 2017 with a mobile reach of forty percent.
What does this mean for the Small business Owner?
It means your website must be built and designed for easy access and navigation on mobile devices.
Without a mouse to point and click, mobile users have to rely on tiny keypads, trackballs and touch to navigate mobile websites. Add in the small screen with the need to complete tasks quickly and efficiently, and clear and intuitive navigation becomes crucial.
Mobile users are not captive like computer users are.
A user’s environment and situation while using a mobile device, include distractions, multitasking, motion, lighting conditions and poor connectivity.
Mobile user’s are usually doing one of the following:
Microtasking: Using the phone for quick communications and other short bursts of activity.
Searching: Finding out what’s going on in and around town.
Bored: Using the phone for distraction and entertainment.
Shopping: Quick access to making a purchase while on route.
Are you ready for the millions of mobile users?
For a quick, easy, inexpensive way to turn your website into a mobile website [click here]
Be sure to try it on your hand held and full size computer.
Want to know which option is best for you?
If you’re not sure what you need, give us a call and we’ll assess what would work best for the results you want to achieve.
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