PROJECT THE IMPORTANCE OF GOING MOBILE UPDATING YOUR SITE FOR THE NEW MOBILE AGEDATE BY JULY 30, 2011 FRANCISCO NIEVES
Introduction With more and more users accessing the Internet through mobile devices the importance of having a Mobile website may one day surpass having one on a Desktop website. Now is the time to make your site mobile. This is why...Introduction about why it is important to have amobile presence on mobile devices.
Mobile & Tablet GrowthOf the worlds 4 Billion mobile phones 1 Billionare smart phonesBy 2014, mobile internet should take overdesktop internet usage1/2 of all local searches are done on a mobiledevice Mobile growth is said to double its internet usage by 2014. Right now over 70% of the world uses a mobile phone. Half of all local searches are done on a mobile device.
How mobile usage impacts web designContent is simpler and prioritizedNavigation is vertical instead of horizontal as inpicture on slide 1A site is integrated with phone functions such asa phone number and geo locationNo more footers, hyperlinks, and graphicsA touch pad impacts how people maneuver on a screen.Most wanting quick info-in and out.
Technologies to make websites accessible on all devices HTML5 and CSS3 can help a website render correctly in most desktop and mobile devices Mobify, a popular service for creating a mobile- optimized version of a website User Agent detection is an automatic mobile device detection where a server makes a decision on what to serve based on the browserHTML5 will be THE standard for most websitesbecause it will allow a site to use just HTML so itrenders on almost all browser either mobile or nonemobile.
GREAT MOBILE SITE EXAMPLES Great example of Vertical Navigation with little to no Hypertext linkingLESS IS MORE
BadexamplesDon’t use ads that coverthe site. Minimize thegraphics.
More badexamplesToo many words and hyper-text links. This looks like toomuch reading. Users want aquicker experience.
To conclude, the mobile market is wherethe future of the Internet is heading.Without a mobile presence a business’ssite will be left behind where only a dustydesktop computer will see it. Everyoneelse who surfs the web on their mobiledevice will ﬁnd your competitors. Be theﬁrst to switch and have a presence.Mobile Internet is the new Desktop Internet.Don’t you wish you has an online presencewhen the Internet ﬁrst started?
RESOURCESSlide 4http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/2011-mobile-statistics-stats-facts-marketing-infographic/Slide 5http://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2011/03/10-ways-mobile-sites-are-different-from-desktop-web-sites.phpSlide 6http://www.sitepoint.com/7-tips-to-make-your-web-site-mobile-friendly/Pic Slide 6 and 7http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ljjwhx5mFn1qz5ecf.jpgPic Slide 1 White Castlehttp://5th-avenue-marketing.com/images/mobile_site.pngBad Nokia Mobile Examplehttp://mpfoxx.com/demos/mobile_usability/nokia.pngBad Example 2
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