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Understanding The Mobile Patron Webinar

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June 1st, 2017 Webinar

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Understanding The Mobile Patron Webinar

  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING THE MOBILE PATRON
  2. 2. www.StacksDiscovery.com HELLO, ● Chief Design Officer (CDO) - Stacks Inc. ● Author - Learning Zurb Foundation - responsive web framework (Packt Publishing) ● Columnist - TechZulu (UX/Design/Startups) ● Columnist - AlphaGamma (Business Portal for Millennials) ● Host - Building the Future Radio/TV show Kevin@StacksDiscovery.com @KevinHorek I AM KEVIN HOREK!
  3. 3. WHY IS A MOBILE FIRST STRATEGY SO IMPORTANT IN TODAY'S WORLD?
  4. 4. www.StacksDiscovery.com WHY IS A MOBILE FIRST STRATEGY SO IMPORTANT IN TODAY'S WORLD? ● Mobile & tablet internet usage surpasses desktop/laptop for first time in 2016 ● Mobile first means designing for smaller screens first, then add more features and content for bigger and bigger screens.
  5. 5. WHAT IS RESPONSIVE DESIGN AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
  6. 6. www.StacksDiscovery.com WHAT IS RESPONSIVE DESIGN AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? ●Design/development should respond to the user's behavior and environment based on screen size, platform and orientation ●As of 2015, Google penalizes your non-responsive site by impacting your search results page ranking
  7. 7. WHAT IS A NATIVE MOBILE APP AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
  8. 8. www.StacksDiscovery.com WHAT IS A NATIVE MOBILE APP AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? ●Apps come from either the Apple or Android App Stores based on the phone you have ●An app has access to use the full capabilities of the phone (Camera, GPS, etc.) ●You can store everything in the app, use it offline and the performance of the app is fast
  9. 9. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RESPONSIVE WEBSITE AND AN APP?
  10. 10. www.StacksDiscovery.com WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RESPONSIVE WEBSITE AND AN APP? ● Responsive website can be accessed from the browser and require an internet connection ● An app needs to be downloaded from either the Apple App store or Google Play for your phone or tablet ● Responsive web is easier to update because you do not need to submit an update to both app stores
  11. 11. www.StacksDiscovery.com DO I NEED A RESPONSIVE WEBSITE AND APPS? Depends ● If you use a phone’s camera to scan a book's barcode and check out that book from your library - this can only happen in an app ● Mapping/location features are more advanced in an app ● Notifications in an app are more advanced and interactive
  12. 12. www.StacksDiscovery.com WHAT DO MOBILE PATRONS EXPECT? ● If you have an app, it needs to be for iOS and Android ● Younger people expect apps ● Parents can use parental controls on devices to install certain apps, you can’t control where your kids go in a web browser
  13. 13. WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BUILDING A RESPONSIVE WEBSITE?
  14. 14. www.StacksDiscovery.com WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BUILDING A RESPONSIVE WEBSITE? ●Load time ●Screen size ○Phone, Tablet, Laptop, Desktop, TV and more ●Functionality depending on screensize ●Embellishments
  15. 15. WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BUILDING FOR ANDROID AND IOS?
  16. 16. www.StacksDiscovery.com WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BUILDING FOR ANDROID AND IOS? ● Android & iOS have totally different user experiences by default but... ● Google has built a cross-platform design language called Material Design so their apps match across platforms ● Stacks Mobile leverages Material Design so your users have a very similar experience on iOS and Android, this keeps support and feature development between the two platforms similar
  17. 17. HOW OFTEN DO UPDATES FOR THE WEB, ANDROID & IOS HAPPEN?
  18. 18. HOW OFTEN DO UPDATES FOR THE WEB, ANDROID & IOS HAPPEN? ●Browsers ○As often as every 6 weeks ●Android/iOS ○Public versions - Fall ○Developer versions - Spring/Summer ●Stacks and Stacks Mobile are constantly optimized to support and be compliant with the updates and changes to the platforms
  19. 19. STORE SUBMISSIONS ANDROID & IOS
  20. 20. www.StacksDiscovery.com STORE SUBMISSIONS ANDROID & IOS ● Both platforms require a developer account ● Apple App Store - $99/year + ● Google Play - $25 one time fee ● Each have a process to submit your apps ○ Description, screenshots, icon and more ● Apple has a lot stricter guidelines than Google that need to be followed meticulously ● Stacks Mobile handles these submissions
  21. 21. LET’S RECAP
  22. 22. www.StacksDiscovery.com LET’S RECAP ●Mobile and tablet internet usage surpasses desktop for first time in 2016 ●You need to be thinking about your mobile solution because both Google, Apple and your users expect it ●Google penalizes sites which are not responsive
  23. 23. https://www.ebsco.com/promo1/stacks-mobile-webinar THANK YOU, QUESTIONS? www.StacksDiscovery.com Kevin@StacksDiscovery.com @KevinHorek TO REQUEST A DEMO

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