RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN
Smartphone and tablet usage has skyrocketed…
Make Mobile Customers Your Customers
Have you ever pulled up a website on a smart phone, maybe your website, and had to zoom in or scroll to see the content? It becomes almost impossible to navigate and attempting to read the text becomes excruciating. Now, think about your customers and what this says to them.
In the world of website usage and mobile technology, lots of things are changing. Due to the fact that smartphones are now available with larger screens and ample size to browse the web, we’re seeing more and more folks use their phones for not just calls and texting, but for website browsing. Your customers don’t have to wait until they get home to their computer to use the Internet. They can now pull up your site on their phone while they’re on the go.
The future is now
Smartphone and tablet usage has skyrocketed over the last few years and now the smartphone/tablet users exceed the number of desktop users.
One website for all devices and browsers
Responsive Web Design is a design approach that allows web designers and developers to build and maintain a single website that adapts to any size screens: PC’s, smartphones, tablets, laptops and more. The days of having to build multiple websites to fit smartphones and tablets are gone. This was cumbersome and expensive, but now, with Responsive Web Design, your business can have one site that fits all.
Another reason to make your website responsive, besides the obvious convenience to your customers, is Google now highly recommends using responsive website design. The reason Google favors sites that are responsive is because these sites use a single URL for each piece of content instead of multiple URL redirects depending on the device used. Having one URL reduces load time, and Google prefers faster load times. Plus, if Google favors your site, that means you get ranked higher in Google search results.
If your website is not responsive, now is the time to adapt to your customers’ needs. Whether you’re starting from scratch or need to switch your site over to this new technology, we are here to help.