Reading Time: 4 minutes To continue from my last blog this should be ‘Responsive Web Design Part 2 but is titled differently as I would like to talk about the two different approaches to mobile design and why responsive design could be an advantage instead of having a separate mobile site. In advance I want to apologise for the […]
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Speed matters for the mobile web
Reading Time: 2 minutes We all remember when it was accepted to wait a few seconds for a computer to respond to a click on a web site or a tap on a keyboard? These days, even half a second — literally the blink of an eye — is too long. That barely perceptible delay causes people to search […]
The 5 enduring mobile website design trends of 2011
Reading Time: 3 minutes A record number of users are now accessing the internet via a mobile phone or tablet device. Most of these users have previously been using desktop PCs, and have seen what they are capable of and what they can do. The consequence of this is that users are very demanding and expect the same sort […]
Mobile web access increases by over 150%
Reading Time: 3 minutes Unless you’ve been in hiding, you can’t have helped but notice that the mobile channel is growing. In fact it’s not just growing, more spiralling. Every small and medium sized business needs to recognise this and adjust their marketing strategy to accommodate mobile web access. We’ve all probably seem various sets of statistics that demonstrate […]
Why are web metrics and SEO important considerations in mobile website design?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Perhaps the biggest challenge facing any mobile website designer is to design a mobile website that gets its message across loud and clear to the target audience. It’s all well and good designing a mobile website that looks great, but if it doesn’t resonate with the audience it’s aimed at, then it’s not doing its […]
Businesses need to mobilise to capture extra market share
Reading Time: 3 minutes Is your business stuck in a rut? Are you still clinging on to the idea that your main website is what will bring in the business? Can you not see the point in having a specific mobile website, or tapping into the social media revolution? If the answer to these questions is affirmative, then you […]
Nearly 1 in 2 adults now use mobile internet
Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re all aware that mobile internet usage is on the increase. We can see evidence of this all around us every day. However, it’s not been possible to put a precise figure on the number of adults who own a mobile phone and use mobile internet. Well, not until now at least. The Office for […]
What type of information are mobile website users searching for?
Reading Time: 2 minutes In spite of the massive increase in the number of mobile phone users logging onto the web every day, it seems there’s still a certain reluctance amongst smaller businesses to take the plunge and have their websites optimised for mobile browsing. Estimates suggest only 1% of UK businesses have bitten the bullet so far. Obviously […]
50% of website designers ignore mobile users
Reading Time: 2 minutes Internet marketing and company profitability is crucial in today’s increasingly competitive market. The more traffic that can be driven to any website, the more likely it is that some of that traffic will convert into sales. It makes sense therefore for website designers to drive as many users as possible to websites, and that means […]
Why is it important to consider download speed when designing mobile websites?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Designing any website for a mobile phone is a challenging experience. As clever as the technology of the smartphone is these days, there are still certain inherent problems that the mobile website designer has to overcome if he or she is to make the website as effective as it can possibly be. The screen size […]