Mobile Web: The Rise of Mobile DevicesPresentation Transcript
Mobile Web:The Rise of Mobile Devices By: Jessica Knight March 25th, 2012 Fundamentals of Web Design
Objectives To attract more customers. To add functionality to events and self-scheduling capabilities. Change how site links to menu options.
Mobile & Tablet GrowthOne out of four cell phone users Half of all searches are completedare using Smartphones. on a mobile device.
4 Ways Mobile Sites AreDifferent from Desktop Sites① Simpler and More Prioritized Content.② Very Few Hyperlinks, Footers and Graphics.③ Site Integration with GPS and Phone Numbers.④ Vertical Navigation as shown in the next slide.
Example of Vertical Navigation
Technologies to make websites accessible on all devices
Great Mobile Websites
Not So Good Mobile Websites
Recommendations forCollins Catering and Events Create a mobile website. Using HTML5 and CSS, make the menu a vertical navigation menu with the menu item, then a pullout vertical navigation with additional information, such as pricing. Add a calendar, where people can schedule their own events and be contacted by a representative to discuss details. Possible addition of a blog, possibly discussing of weekly events and follow-up posts, which can also double as testimonials. Update monthly for pricing, add photos of events to gallery.
In Conclusion…Mobile is the new way. It’s the wave of the future. Don’t you wish you would’ve been one of those firstcompanies to have a website when theInternet first came about? You can beon the cutting edge with a mobile site. Without one, your customers will find your competitors.
ReferencesSinger, Dirk, A Chart showing How the World is Going Mobile,published Dec. 6, 2010, located March 25, 2012 at:http://liesdamnedliesstatistics.com/2010/12/a-chart-showing-how-the-world-is-going-mobile.htmlMa, Shanshan, 10 Ways Mobile Sites Are Different from Desktop WebSites, published March 21, 2011, located March 25, 2012 at:http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2011/03/10-ways-mobile-sites-are-different-from-desktop-web-sites.phpAll images were located using Google on March 25, 2012 at :www.google.com