3 Reasons A Mobile Website Is a Must For Your Service Business
by Laura Heuer
Three Reasons a Mobile Website is a Must for Your Service Business
- 70% of all mobile searches result in action within 1 hour. (Source: Mobile Marketer)
- 91% of all U.S. citizens have their mobile device within reach 24/7. (Source: Morgan Stanley)
- Searching for local businesses is the #1 way people use smart phones (source: Google)
Those are some pretty compelling facts. Action within one hour, in reach 24/7, and searching for businesses is the number one way people use smart phones!
The Most Important Fact
Not mentioned, is probably the most important. If your site is not up to par your potential client will move on to the next site. You have a few seconds to get your potential client everything they need: a phone number, an email, directions…If your site is not clear enough to navigate people will move on to the next (or your competitors) site.
What does Your Mobile Site Look Like?
You need to know what your business website looks like via a mobile phone or tablet. Do you have easy to read call to actions? If your site needs to be expanded or manipulated to see the phone number, then you are in need of a new or enhanced mobile site.
Time For A Better Mobile Site?
- easy call button
- email us
- easy navigation
DIY – How To Make Your Site Mobile
There are very good options to getting your website created into a mobile site. If you are on WordPress, some themes offer a mobile version. Expand2Web’s SmallBiz theme offers a exceptionally nice mobile option. If you have an html site, then we recommend Duda Mobile. We have seen a few free mobile options but do not have any to recommend at this time.
Check Your Site Today
There are ways to check what your site looks like via different mobile devices. Check out what your site looks like on a mobile phone by using the Divas mobile viewer. Which ever way you choose to go mobile is okay as long as you do choose to have a mobile presence.
Go Mobile Today
As always if you need help we are happy to help you get your mobile site designed and working to grow your business!
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