A mobile ready website nowadays is not only an option but a necessity. With more and more locals accessing services like restaurants, pizzas, and small businesses through their phones, you must make your website mobile ready and mobile friendly to remain on top of your game.
According to Google, 1 out of 5 searches is a local search focusing on local services. Of all Internet searches, 1.3 billion people do so on their mobile devices. Sadly, of all .com, .net, and .org websites, less than 1 in 100 of them are mobile ready. This means that 99 out of 100 websites are not mobile friendly.
According to Comscore, smartphone ownership has increased by 60% over the past 12 months alone, opening up (or maintaining) a whole new breed of customers to a mobile ready and mobile friendly business site. As of this moment, over 500,000 smartphones are activated PER DAY!
Even the telecommunications companies sense the emergence of the “mobile web” as mobile phones are increasingly becoming the preferred way of locals in accessing the internet, so they started taking advantage of advertisements and added promos for browsing mobile friendly and mobile ready sites on their phones. Some technology experts predict by 2014, mobile devices will overtake desktop/laptop computers as the number one method to access the internet.
If your website is mobile ready and mobile friendly on PCs alone, you will have lost 50% of traffic, potential customers, and ready buyers.
In the US alone, 63 million locals own smartphones. Of those local owners, half browse the Internet through their smartphones and of course, access only sites which are mobile ready. Businesses must develop mobile ready and mobile friendly websites to keep up with smartphone us
Of all the 29.6 million tiny local businesses in the U.S., most of them have websites; 1 out of 5 people are searching for them on their mobile phone, and if they belong to the 99% of non-mobile ready or mobile friendly sites, those people – that is potential customers -won’t gain access to their business details, won’t be able to contact them. The business would lose potential customers who would simply move on to a more mobile ready and mobile friendly competitor site.
How do you feel about missing out on all those potential sales? Smartphone ownership is becoming exponentially widespread. Mobile phones are fast catching up with desktop PC usage and will soon overrun it at this rate. Mobile marketing IS the future of business as the “mobile web” is steadily becoming next big thing. Making your website mobile ready and mobile friendly is one of the very basic and important things you can ever do for your business.
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