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Why do I need a mobile enabled website?

The term responsive website design has been around for a while now and it has definitely caused quite a commotion. Many initially thought it was just a hype, while others realised it was an important trend that was going to shape the web marketing and development industry for decades to come.

With the rapid rise of mobile internet users and the predictions that desktop usage will eventually get obsolete, it is clear now that businesses should respond to this evident market shift. No matter what your online business is, to neglect this tendency will mean to neglect all your mobile visitors and the money they are willing to spend purchasing your products.

This is especially true for the e-commerce business. If you run an online store and if you have been asking yourself what the benefits of the responsive design are and whether your e-commerce store needs to get responsive, we would like to answer this for you.

The most obvious benefit of responsive design is that you are going to reach a bigger number of potential customers. Your mobile customers are not going to bounce off your website but browse through it and shop, without difficulty.

Responsive design is different from mobile web sites as you only have to maintain one website with one markup, which adapts itself and looks good on all devices: desktop, tablet, smartphone, e-reader, etc.

Responsive design is also an investment in your website SEO as major search engines are now factoring responsive design in their page rank algorithms. 

All websites produced at Nexmedia use responsive styling - please get in touch for more information.

About the author

Richard Davis

Richard Davis

Richard has over eighteen years in the IT/Web industry. Previously an Analyst/Programmer for a hospital, Technical Director for a web design company and for the last 10 years he has been the MD of Nexbyte/Nexmedia. Richard has amassed a lot of experience in his field having worked on over 1,000 web design and software development projects. 

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