You may have heard that on 21st April 2015 Google released a new algorithm for their search results to account for mobile friendly search. You may now be asking yourself Is my site mobile friendly? and How do I find out?
Depending on your site and what purpose it serves our research shows that between 13% and 37% of your site visitors are now using a mobile or tablet to access your website. For a breakdown of device and industry usage; check out our report for April 2015 usage based on the industries we work with.
Here are 10 useful facts & tips to find out more on this issue.
In April we completed a quick review of mobile usage based on websites we have designed & developed over the last couple of years.
In our review we looked at the analytics of the last 50 websites Web Prophets developed.
We broke these down into 10 sectors - which are the main areas we work within. Below are the outcomes of our research (all data is for the period 29th March 2015 - 28th April 2015)
I know at times it looks like what website designers and developers do is black magic. So, to explain everything we do when Web Prophets creates a website for you we thought we would break down the 10 steps of planning your website project.
Think about what you want the website to do for your business. Write this down and do research to find out how you can set up your website to achieve your goals.
The Walking Company already had an ecommerce website established when they approached Web Prophets. The site had been set up some months earlier but needed a face lift and a bolder ‘call to action’ for potential customers.
Arts Project Australia required a new fresh website that would help it promote its key activities. As a studio space and gallery for practicing artists with disabilities, the site also promotes online sales for artworks, upcoming exhibitions and events. Arts Project Australia also utilises Web Prophets Enews Manager for broadcast enews to its membership, patrons and supporters.
Mangkaja Arts is funded through a range of Government agencies. Other operational income is derived from commission from sales.
Mangkaja came to Web Prophets with a tight budget, but with the need for a website to promote the artists and art of the region as well as the online sales of some items.