Websites, Do They Worth the Cost?
have a website that you are happy with,
but you get emails, phone calls and many
other forms from companies offering you,
with some fees, to convert your site to
a mobile friendly site. You are
wondering why do I need a mobile
friendly website and whether or not it
worth to pay that much money.
following describes the differences
between a traditional website and Mobile
website, why Mobile websites are
important and if they are worthy.
everybody, person, club, organization,
company, etc have already has some sort
of website, traditional website, and are
familiar with it. Some could have
hundreds of web pages with a lot of
information. A sample of traditional
website is shown below:
Traditional websites are using Internet
browsers with no limits and no
restrictions on number of pages and
technologies. Of course they need to be
optimized for faster download. They
don’t use any of your computer memory or
This is what your website looks like on
most popular smart phones and tablets.
friendly websites are using Internet
browsers from the mobile device, though
technically there is no limit on the
number of pages, it is usually much
smaller size. Also Mobile devices do not
support all technologies and features
that are ready available for traditional
websites such as: Flash and uploading
documents to the server currently are
not supported in any Mobile devices.
Who Are Using Mobile
People on the go that they need to
access information quickly use Mobile
devices to access the Internet.
That is almost everybody, who is not at
their own desks, use Mobile devices to
access the Internet. Specifically, real
estate agents must have immediate
access to MLS data, property Tax and
appraisal information, capability of
calculating mortgage payments, search
According to Morgan Stanley, in five
years there will be more mobile internet
users than desktop internet users.
Why Mobile Websites are
Did you know that 43% of all phones are
smart phones, and 87% of them use it to
access the internet? Therefore, it
probably makes sense to get this in
place sooner rather than later.
People on mobile phones are spending
more time on the site. They're not as
likely to abandon, and people are going
to the big product category pages.
bounce rate of mobile visitors was about
50% higher than that of normal visitors.
Their time spent and conversion rates
are significantly lower, too.
Some of the Basic
Designs that should be considered in
developing a Mobile website are:
websites should be simple and
utilitarian to allow visitors to quickly
get the information they need and move
were large enough to be easily read and
clicked on a touch screen.
using too many images to ensure the site
would have an efficient loading time.
websites cannot afford to be as large as
traditional websites. The devices, the
networks and the consumers’ time are
much more limited in mobile browsers.
This means you cannot fulfill mobile
visitors’ every goal.
You need a mobile CSS if you want people
to access your site on their smart
Does It Worth?
It all depends on how much you get
business from your website and how much
you can afford to build a Mobile
friendly website. Remember,
Consumers using mobile Web browsers are
visiting your site ‐‐ whether you have
pages designed for them or not. If they
don't find what they want, their visits
will be short before they go somewhere
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