In an effort to offer a better mobile experience to their customers, many companies have built mobile apps with rich, mobile-only experiences. This is terrific and can provide companies with a real competitive advantage in the ever-growing mobile space. However, you must still be able to drive users to your app, and this can be difficult for some companies. Luckily, search engines provide a path to help you accomplish this. Read More »
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Mobile changes everything – your website design, and the search engine page results that will lead a user to your site. Make sure your customers can find your brand via mobile search by learning mobile SEO best practices, as well as tips for making your mobile content user-friendly and conversion-focused.
If you’ve yet to go mobile, or if you’re planning on developing a new mobile site, it’s important to take a step back and look at the big picture before diving in. In this post, we’ll look at the mobile website landscape and look at the benefits and drawbacks of each – especially as it relates to SEO. Read More »
The research firm emarketer released so-called M-Commerce numbers for 2012 last week, and the numbers were staggering. Emarketer estimates that mobile shopping jumped 81% overall last year to nearly $25 billion, capturing 15% of all online sales.
And that’s just the beginning. Emarketer estimates that sales from tablets and mobile phones combined will jump to more than 37 billion this year.
This isn’t surprising when you consider that mobile customers are everywhere. When they’re not “second-screening,” they’re shopping for shoes while pumping gas, looking for a broker while enjoying a latte, or sending flowers while waiting in line at the bank.
In order to take advantage of these trends, you not only need a mobile website, you have to make sure that people can find it.
That’s why it’s time to get your mobile house in order.
From there, make sure potential customers can find you by encouraging social and review site users to check in, running ads that target mobile devices, and sending them to simple, user-friendly landing pages with click-to-buy-capability where applicable.
Do these things and you stand the chance of having a very, very good year.