04 Dec Why Go Mobile?
“Mobile Responsive” websites are a great way to attract new customers. Mobile responsive sites automatically change shape to fit your viewing device, whether it’s a smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.
If you are building a using WordPress, you can purchase a mobile responsive theme from StudioPress for a one-time $80 fee.
Why is it so important? If you have the type of business where people use their smart phone to shop for your services, you could be missing out on new business if your website is difficult to read on a smaller device.
Recent statistics show that 88% of adults in the U.S. have a cell phone, 57% have a laptop, 19% own an e-reader and 19% own a tablet. Sixty-four percent of smart phone owners use their phone to shop online.
How do you know if people are using their smart phones or tablets to shop for your services? Google analytics. Watch for my upcoming article on how to easily set up google analytics in WordPress and how to use it to determine the percentage of smart phone users that visit your website.