The Flathead Valley is mobile, are you?
If you knew this about your website you would panic!
Readers of this blog are very familiar with my frequent recommendations that they upgrade their websites to be mobile friendly due to the increasing traffic from smartphones and Tablet PCs.
This screen capture from the Flathead Guide’s analytics report from earlier today dramatically illustrates traffic from mobile devices. It shows that 6 visitors are on the website at the present time. Of those visitors, 3 are from desktop users and 2 are using smartphones while 1 is on a Tablet PC. 50% of the current traffic are from mobile devices.
What does this data mean to you?
Simply stated, if your website is not mobile friendly, you could be missing out on as much as half of your potential business. People using smartphones will not remain on a website that is not “responsive” to their devices. This is not my opinion, it is a proven fact of current web traffic behavior.
I have posted numerous articles on the need to make sure that your website can be viewed on mobile platforms; see Smartphone Alert!, The Mobile Website Revolution and Are you responsive to your customer’s needs? This video will give you the details…
Get mobile friendly or get left behind!
By 2015, mobile internet will surpass desktop internet usage and the chart above shows this trend. There are many ways to make your website mobile friendly, but the one that can make it happen tomorrow while increasing your SEO value online is a FREE benefit of being listed on the Flathead Guide.
You do business in the Flathead and your customers are using smartphones to find businesses like yours. Plus, those millions of visitors to Glacier National Park and to ski Whitefish…they are no longer bringing their laptops with them – they now rely on their smartphones and Tablets. Can they see your website on their mobile devices? Go here and learn how you can get a FREE Mobile Friendly Website!