Your website is a portal to your brand and should engage visitors, introduce them to you, and establish your identity in a way that visually stands out from the noise of the Internet.
Responsive – Mobile Friendly Design
Is your website mobile-friendly? The majority of users coming to your site are likely to be using a mobile device.
Why make a website mobile-friendly?
Quoted from the Google website . . .
“The desktop version of a site might be difficult to view and use on a mobile device. The version that’s not mobile-friendly requires the user to pinch or zoom in order to read the content. Users find this a frustrating experience and are likely to abandon the site. Alternatively, the mobile-friendly version is readable and immediately usable.
In the USA, 94% of people with smartphones search for local information on their phones. Interestingly, 77% of mobile searches occur at home or at work, places where desktop computers are likely to be present.
Mobile is critical to your business and will continue to be so – whether you’re blogging about your favorite sports team, working on the website for your community theater, or selling products to potential clients. Make sure visitors can have a good experience on your site when they’re visiting from their mobile.”
When I started the process of trying to find a developer for our new web site, I was certain we would be working with a designer in a far off location. Fortunately I was directed to you Paul and have been very pleased. We ended up with a 1st class site like the ‘big boys’ for a price I could afford. Thank you for your patience with us and the awesome job you did! Sincere regards,
Managing Partner, Indian Hills Marina
Google Mobile-Friendly Test
Since April 2015 Google has favored responsive sites over all others, giving them a better search rank. Our client websites pass the responsive mobile-friendly test. Yours could too!
Sampling of our sites that have passed the Google Mobile-Friendly Test.
Google Mobile First Indexing
Due to the growing number of searches performed on mobile devices, Google is now (July 2018) using the mobile-first index. Google now indexes and ranks websites by giving priority to their mobile versions. In other words, if your website provides a shoddy mobile experience, your SEO efforts will take a hit both on desktops and mobiles.
From Google . . .
“Mobile-first indexing means that Googlebot will now use the mobile version of your site for indexing and ranking, to better help our (primarily mobile) users find what they’re looking for. Google’s crawling, indexing, and ranking systems have historically used the desktop version of your site’s content, which can cause issues for mobile searchers when the desktop version differs from the mobile version.”
Can new customers find you?
Need professional help with your internet presence? We can help.