10 Mobile Website Tips for Your Local Business


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Today, there is no question about it; every business not only needs a website, but they also need a “mobile-friendly” website that is completely accessible by their mobile audience. Traditional websites were built to perform on desktop computers; not small mobile devices with far less processing power.

How many people do you know who surf the web these days on their mobile devices? You probably answered “a lot.” What happens when they come across your site and it takes forever to load? They leave.

With billions of mobile subscribers across the world, every business needs to ensure that your mobile customers don’t have any problems what-so-ever pulling up and finding what they need on your website.

As a business owner, you may be wondering exactly how to create a mobile-friendly version of your website. How do they work? What content should be added? What content should be left off? What’s the best way to go about the actual design?

There are a lot of questions that need to be answered if you want to have a reliable, fully-functioning mobile website that will help you reach a wider target audience.

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10 Mobile Website Tips for Your Local Business

  1. 1. 10 Mobile Website Tips for Your Local Business Presented by: Logan Wenger 917-677-9937 logan@loganwenger.com www.loganwenger.com
  2. 2. Tip #1Only Give Them the Content They Need  Determine what type of content your mobile audience will need while “on-the-go”  Only provide that type of content on your mobile website  Phone Number  Address  Hours of Operation  Menue
  3. 3. Tip #2Carefully Plan Your Layout  Limit the number of pages on your mobile website  Avoid any clutter and confusion to make it easy for visitors to navigate and find the information they need
  4. 4. Tip #3White Space is Your Friend  It is not necessary to cram a lot of information onto your mobile web pages  Leave some white space so everything is easier to read and easier to “tap” while navigating
  5. 5. Tip #4Landing Pages Should be Simple  Keep landing pages short and sweet  Avoid using extra programs that can slow your site down  Avoid using too many images on your pages
  6. 6. Tip #5Design for Multiple Browser & Device  Make sure your mobile site is compatible with all internet browsers  Make sure your mobile site is viewable on all mobile handsets  Implement some testing to ensure compatibility across the board
  7. 7. Tip #6Always Include Social Media Icons  Link your social media icons to your mobile website  Allows mobile users to quickly jump over to your social media profiles  Helps to build your brand and more customer loyalty through mobile
  8. 8. Tip #7Use Mobile Redirects  Use a redirect script on your main website that directs mobile users to the mobile version of your website
  9. 9. Tip #8Provide a Link to Full Site  Always provide a link to your main website on your mobile website so users can access your full website if they want
  10. 10. Tip #9Usability Should be Top Priority  Make sure your mobile site is user-friendly from all angles  Does it take forever for your site to load?  Are the links and button sizes right? Is there too much text to scroll through?
  11. 11. Tip #10Keep Branding Unified on All Platforms  Keep the look and feel of your mobile site consistent with your main site for branding purposes  Builds trust and makes your company and products easily identifiable across the board  If you overhaul one site, overhaul all others
  12. 12. THANK YOUFor Viewing Our Mobile Website Presentation! If You Would Like More Information About Mobile Websites, Contact Me Today. Logan Wenger 917-677-9937 logan@loganwenger.com www.loganwenger.com