Mobile could reach 30 to 50% in the next 5 years.

This is the mobile share on Forexticket:

All websites on the Internet have the same evolution. Mobile could reach 30 to 50% in the next 5 years.

How To Best Optimize Your Mobile Site For SEO

  • Make It Truly Mobile
  • Create A Hybrid Of Mobile-Optimized & Mobile-Friendly Content
  • Redirect Appropriately
  • Don’t Forget the Images!
  • Analyze & Optimize

Making Websites Mobile Friendly

Once upon a time, mobile phones connected to the Internet using browsers with limited rendering capabilities; but this is clearly a changing situation with the fast rise of smartphones which have browsers that rival the full desktop experience. As such, it’s important to note that the distinction we are making here is based on the current situation as we see it and might change in the future.

Consumers love their smartphones. Now businesses must fall in love with mobile.

Smartphone ownership has jumped globally – increasing 11% to 44% of the total population in Spain and by 7% to 38% of the total population in the US.  Smartphone owners are always using their device – in France, 90% use their mobile devices to access the web every day.

[prediction for 2012] More than 1 billion people will use mobile devices as their primary internet access point.

New Study Reveals the Mobile Web Disappoints Global Consumers

Nearly 60% of web users say they expect a website to load on their mobile phone in three seconds or less, and 74% are only willing to wait five seconds or less for a single web page to load before leaving the site. 50% are only willing to wait five seconds or less for an application to load before exiting.

Mobile Site Best Practices

  • Keep it Quick
  • Simplify navigation
  • Be thumb friendly

Untangling Your Mobile Metrics With Better Redirects

Three aspects of this switchboard are worth checking:

  • 301 redirects
  • Manage user agents
  • One-to-one mapping

One thought on “Mobile could reach 30 to 50% in the next 5 years.”

  1. Very important indeed. Around 10% of visits to Forex Crunch are from mobile devices. Since I’ve added a mobile-friendly site, page views per visit jumped for mobile. And now 10% of visits make 15% of page views.

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