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What is Responsive Webdesign and Why You Should Care

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As a business owner, you might have heard about responsive design. This presentation is to help you understand what it is, how it works and how it can help you appeal your customers who use mobile devices to browse web on a daily basis.

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What is Responsive Webdesign and Why You Should Care

  1. 1. RESPONSIVE Website Design Presentation by: Jonathan Passley
  2. 2. About Us • Founded in 2008 by Jonathan Passley (me) • Website Design & Online Marketing • Your strategic partner in generating customers • We service SMB • www. pdrwebsolutions.com
  3. 3. Today we will talk about • What is responsive web design? • The difference between responsive design and a mobile website • Benefits of responsive design • Design tips and best practices with live examples
  4. 4. What is Responsive Design? The Goal of responsive web design is to provide the best viewing experience across a wide range of devices. • Responsive = responds & adjusts to the environment (size of the screen) • One website for every screen • Easy reading with minimal zooming and scrolling • Simplified navigation • Custom layout • Designed for touchscreens
  5. 5. Why Bother? • 58% of all US consumers already own a smartphone. Source: comScore • 61% of people have a better opinion of brands when they offer a good mobile experience. Source: Latitude • 90% of people move between devices to accomplish a goal. Source: Google
  6. 6. Responsive vs. Mobile A mobile website is a separate site with different code and URL. Your main site will redirect to the mobile version when accessed via a mobile phone. Example: m.yourwebsite.com Advantages of Responsive Design • Simplicity: manage one site instead of two • Adaptable to all screens, not just smartphones • Responsive design is recommended by Google • Easy to maintain and update • Faster loading times
  7. 7. Best Practices Predict user intent and adjust design, content and calls to action accordingly • • • • • • • Readable font size Prominent navigation with easy-to-touch buttons Back-to-top link to reduce scrolling Simplified content Click-to-call phone number Custom layouts for portrait and landscape views Easily accessible address with a map view
  8. 8. Questions? www.pdrwebsolutions.com www.facebook.com/pdrwebsolutions @pdrwebsolutions Follow & Read Our Blog for More Tips!

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