As predicted: More internet searches are being done on mobile devices than on desktop computers.
The chances are that when your website was developed, you looked at it while you were sitting at a computer, with a nice big screen in front of you. The pictures looked great; the type was readable, the action buttons were easy to find, your phone number and address were prominent.
That was then…this is now.
According to a recent study published by Hosting Facts*, 75.1% of U.S. internet users access the internet via mobile. They also report that mobile media time is estimated to be 51% vs. 42% of desktop media time.
Since more people are looking at your website on their mobile devices, it’s critical that you are aware of your mobile website impression.
Search for your website on your phone or tablet.
- Do the pictures look great?
- Is the type readable?
- Are the action buttons easy to find?
There are some sites that will show you your website on various devices…just in case you don’t have ready access to different types of mobile phones and tablets. The photo below is from mobiReady, which allows you to your compare your website layout on various devices.
While first impressions make a difference, you also want to be sure that you can navigate through your site easily as well. Is your contact info easy to find? How about your address and directions?
The numbers confirm that it’s an increasingly mobile world. Pay attention to your website access on multiple devices. It’s time to take a look at your website so that you can make sure that mobile customers don’t overlook your business.
*For the full report go to: Hosting Facts