How Effective Is Your Mobile Web Presence?
The 3 Most Overall Important Factors About Taking Your Business Mobile
What does it mean to go mobile? For starters, the mobile web is a completely new frontier. You can’t expect to simply transfer your web site into the mobile domain if you want to be effective.
Effective mobile websites are different. Mobile users expect different things and mobile search engines use a protocol unique to the mobile world. If you don’t take your business mobile, you will be missing out on this new and exciting sector.
Therefore, it pays (literally) to get in the know. Here are the three most important factors in effectively tackling the mobile web:
- Traditional Website Design vs. Mobile Site Design
- Typing text
- Waiting for pages to load
- Your Mobile Audience
- They use the web to search for businesses and get quick information.
- They do very little web browsing “just for the fun of it.”
- They don’t want to have to work to use a website.
- They want quality, not quantity!
- Mobile SEO
While it’s true that people can access and view your traditional website using their mobile devices, it’s also true that users will have an extremely difficult time reading your site’s content — and an even tougher time navigating your site.
Do you want to know what your traditional site looks like on a mobile device? Simply zoom out — a lot — on your desktop computer screen. Not pretty, huh?
Whereas traditional site design is aimed at creating a comprehensive and visually pleasing experience for visitors, mobile site design focses primarily on ease of navigation. Mobile web users don’t like:
Therefore, effective mobile web design keeps content and graphics to a minimum. We focus on providing exactly what is needed in a way that is super-simple to view and navigate.
Many mobile web users use only mobile devices to access the Internet, foregoing computer use altogether. That means they expect certain things:
Search engine optimization is just as important in the mobile web as it is in the traditional web. If they can’t find you, they’re going to buy from your competition!
However, it’s also much different. Mobile search engines behave differently. The unique composition of mobile websites means they must be optimized in ways that are unique to the mobile world. Taking wrong steps or skipping certain steps when optimizing your mobile website can render it virtually invisible on the mobile web.
Taking your business mobile is a great way to stay relevant in today’s market. The effective mobile web means getting customers on the go. Loud Mode Interactive and MDS Resource are here to show you the way to profitable mobile business.