Andrew Simon           Joan Mullally         Mobile MattersEternalSpiralBooks.com
   Before designing which mobile operating system    to optimize for, check your analytics to see what    people are usin...
   Load time is important for mobile users. Make    sure your site loads quickly.                               http://et...
 WordPress is not only a popular blogging platform  but a great content management system. You can choose a mobile-frien...
   More prizes and more entries means more    exposure for your contest and to your content.    You can create a buzz as ...
   Multiple columns make it    harder to see your content    on mobile. Try single    column designs instead.            ...
Make your site easy to use for touchscreens onSmartphones by not having too many choices onyour main navigation bar.      ...
Make your site easy to use for touchscreens by double-spacing your linksso that they can tap them accuratelywith their fin...
Make your site easy to use for touchscreens, byensuring buttons are large enough to be tapped withanindex finger.         ...
   Responsive design allows you to optimize    for a wide variety of mobile browsers by    loading multiple style sheets....
   Just like with your regular website, your mobile    site or page should include a call to action. Here    is one examp...
To learn more about mobile best practices, see:3 Mobile Myths, 3 Mobile Musts: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Business...
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Building a Great Mobile Website: 10 Top Tips for Going Mobile The Right Way

  1. 1. Andrew Simon Joan Mullally Mobile MattersEternalSpiralBooks.com
  2. 2.  Before designing which mobile operating system to optimize for, check your analytics to see what people are using to access your website. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  3. 3.  Load time is important for mobile users. Make sure your site loads quickly. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  4. 4.  WordPress is not only a popular blogging platform but a great content management system. You can choose a mobile-friendly theme, and/or use a plugin that will create a mobile-friendly version of your site. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  5. 5.  More prizes and more entries means more exposure for your contest and to your content. You can create a buzz as you improve your site. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  6. 6.  Multiple columns make it harder to see your content on mobile. Try single column designs instead. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  7. 7. Make your site easy to use for touchscreens onSmartphones by not having too many choices onyour main navigation bar. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  8. 8. Make your site easy to use for touchscreens by double-spacing your linksso that they can tap them accuratelywith their finger, especially theirindex finger (though a pinkie fingerwill do. Remember that most mobiledevices do not have a mouse orstylus. Clicking the wrong link willonly lead to frustration and themclicking out. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  9. 9. Make your site easy to use for touchscreens, byensuring buttons are large enough to be tapped withanindex finger. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  10. 10.  Responsive design allows you to optimize for a wide variety of mobile browsers by loading multiple style sheets. Set a style for each format you want to cater for. Then if you have to make any global changes, all you need to do is edit one page, not thousands. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  11. 11.  Just like with your regular website, your mobile site or page should include a call to action. Here is one example: Buy now, Order now and similar calls to action also work well. http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/
  12. 12. To learn more about mobile best practices, see:3 Mobile Myths, 3 Mobile Musts: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Business by Making It Mobile-Friendlyhttp://tinyurl.com/MobileMythsMobileMusts4 Top Mobile Marketing Trends to Try: Making Your Content Mobile-Friendly to Increase Your Presence and Profits Onlinehttp://tinyurl.com/4MobileMarketingTrends40 Ways to Use QR Codes For Mobile Marketinghttp://tinyurl.com/40WaysUseQRCodes6 Steps to Smartphone Success: How to Use QR Codes in Your Mobile Marketinghttp://tinyurl.com/6StepsSmartphoneSuccessHow to Profit from Your Mobile Websitehttp://tinyurl.com/ProfitfromMobileWebsiteMobile Marketing Mind Reading: Mastering the Mobile Revolution By Understanding the Mobile Commerce Habits ofSmartphone and Tablet Computer Usershttp://tinyurl.com/MobileMindReadingMobile Marketing Minefields: 10 Main Mobile Marketing Mistakes and How to Avoid Themhttp://tinyurl.com/MobileMarketingMinefields http://eternalspiralbooks.com/category/non-fiction/mobile-matters/

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