Do you know that 96% of consumers who are online research products and services before they will purchase an item? They can search using their home internet or their mobile device. As a smart business owner, you want to make the right decision for your company so you need to make sure that your website can be seen on mobile devices. If you think this is a trend, read on because being found on a mobile device is just as important as being found online*:
By 2013, more people will use their mobile phone than computers to get online
By 2015, it is estimated that there will be one mobile device for every person on earth
Here is a Google article that I think is a great read about WHY your business needs to have a mobile website.
Stagering statistic, so lets get you out there. I can develop a mobile website and provide the code that will forward to mobile devices so your website can be seen properly!
What does this mean for you?
Simple. You're missing out on a massive amount of traffic coming from mobile devices and potentially losing business. It's not unusual for small businesses to be last to adopt emerging technology. We saw a similar story in the Web boom of the late 90s, so it's not surprising that we're seeing this now. The problem is that the consumer adoption of mobile is taking off much quicker than the Internet boom from a decade ago. But with the rapid development of technology comes more affordable and more viable options for the local business owner who may not know how to go mobile. For a low monthly fee, I can build you a mobile website, call me today!
*Source: Google and **Source: VSplash 10-2012