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Mobile friendly websites need to be a priority for your business. Google says so!

Recent posts on Google's Developers pages have confirmed that with smartphone usage on the increase, making a website that is mobile friendly (also known as mobile responsive) has now become a business priority. When Google makes a recommendation that mobile responsive websites are now the way forward, people tend to sit up and listen because Google dominates the online search market.

Did you know that 81%* of us use our phones or tablets to get online and this number is only set to increase in the future? What’s more 67% of consumers are more likely to buy from a mobile friendly website.

If you’re not sure what your website looks like when viewed on a mobile device or tablet, take a look at our handy online checker.

  1. Things to look for when viewing your website on other devices such as smartphones and tablets include:How easy is it to navigate around your website?

  2. Is it easy to read the content on your web pages or did you have to zoom in?

  3. Does all of your content load correctly when viewed on a smartphone or tablet device?

If, after checking your website you weren’t happy with the results and expected your website to look different then the time to optimise your website for mobile viewing has come. Give us a call on 1300 966 266 if you have any questions or want to find out more. It’s easier than you think to upgrade your website and make it mobile responsive, and in doing so, you will improve the end user experience and make it easier for people to browse your website.

*Source – Keynote 2013 Mobile user survey. 

Posted in: Website Development
On: 21 May 2014