The case for a mobile friendly site.

How important is a mobile site? Well, to some extent it depends on what business you are in. However, the numbers are compelling. The shift to mobile is the biggest change since the internet revolution.

smartphone stats

Mobile Usage Patterns

COUNTRY EMAIL PURCHASES TRAVEL SOCIAL NEWS
Canada 81% 24% 29% 63% 42%
US 75% 32% 31% 64% 38%

Statistics

81% of Canadians and 75% of Americans use their smartphone for email.
In 2012, the U.S. saw a 55% increase in smartphone subscriptions to make 98 million smartphone subscribers, representing nearly 42% of all U.S. mobile users. (comScore 2012)
Android has grown by 244% in the last year while iOS has grown 96%

In 2011, 41% of phone users had a smartphone and numbers are climbing dramatically.
68 million tablets were sold worldwide in 2011 while mobile handsets sold 1.5 billion.
61% of customers who visit a mobile unfriendly site are likely to go to a competitor’s site (Karim Temsamani at IABALM 2012 via IAB)

What can we do for you ?

Mobile friendly websites (Responsive Sites) are sites that look good no matter what device you are on.  Sites like this one, morph depending on the device that is being used, ensuring that the user has the experience that you intended.

Check out this site and then compare how your existing site looks to a mobile device user. Click Here.

We can review your current website and recommend enhancements.  We can create a web presence for you that will give you access to the mobile marketplace.  Contact us to discuss your needs and arrange a quote.