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Attention Website Owners: Take This Mobile-Friendly Test

this website would pass a mobile-friendly test

Google officially told us last year that more searches take place on mobile devices than on computers. If more than half your customers are looking for you on a mobile device, you’ll want to be sure you can be found. How do you know if your website is mobile-friendly? You can check for yourself with a free Google […]

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6 Ways Web Design Firms Make Life Easier

a web design firm makes life easier, like a dog in a hammock

Who was president the last time you updated your website? Depending on your answer, it might be time to find yourself a talented web design firm. Start by answering a few questions. How effective is your company’s website? Are you proud to show it to potential customers? Does it easily do everything you need it to? […]

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VIDEO: Why Your Non-Mobile-Friendly Website is Costing You Money

Why your non-mobile-friendly website is costing you money

The Importance of Mobile-Friendly Websites I recently gave a talk at the monthly Small Business University over at the Montgomery Community Media studio.   It was entitled, “Why Your Non-Mobile-Friendly Website is Costing You Money,” and you can see it right here.

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8 Signs That Your Website Needs Work

Here are eight signs your website needs some work: It Looks Like Your Cousin Designed It… in 1998 OK, it may not be that bad, but like even the finest French bread, all sites go stale at some point.  Every few years it makes sense to reevaluate the design and functionality and keep it fresh. […]

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What is “responsive design?”

What is responsive design? - Web Mobile Image

Why is responsive design important? Because of the proliferation of tablets and smart phones with varying screen sizes, and, more importantly, because such a growing number of people are using them to search and surf on the web, it makes sense to implement responsive design.  There is no better way to take control of your […]

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What does “mobile-optimized” mean?

What does mobile-optimized mean? - Web Mobile Image

“Mobile optimized” can mean a lot of things, but, to me, the most important two elements of it are: The site is designed to be read – and look good – on smaller screens, particularly on smart phones; and The site is “thumb navigable” – includes buttons big enough so that people – even those […]

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Why Mobile Matters

Why Mobile Matters - Web Mobile Image

Why does “mobile” matter? Mobile matters if you are trying to reach more people. A significant – and growing – segment of your clients, prospects, and audience is using mobile devices to search and surf online.  And that segment is expected to quadruple over the next five years. The number of mobile devices is growing exponentially. […]

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