Small business may get 100% mobile website design in 2014

What? Small business websites might go 100% mobile in 2014.
Why it matters? Traffic to restaurants websites platforms has spread out to 14,000 restaurants since 2009 and will continue increasing and scattering to other business too.

 

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Mobile devices are about to be include in restaurant websites which proofs that small businesses need to get smart regarding mobile website design.

The percentage of visits to restaurant sites has risen 43 % during the last four years. On weekends, the number approaches 50%.

 

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Percentage of traffic to restaurant websites that is mobile, 2009-2013.Source: Let's Eat

In 2014, many business owners may skip desktop website designs and go for 100% mobile. The reason being that the expense of hiring designers is high particularly to small business’ budget.

With a rising number of clients accessing business sites through Android or iPhones, design costs and optimization for mobile could be easily afford from the very beginning.

Traffic to restaurants websites platforms has spread out to 14,000 restaurants since 2009, according to web designer Goro Harumi findings.

Mobile usage varies depending on the city .Chicago area has the highest percentage of restaurant customers using mobile devices, that is 48%. San Francisco has only 41%.

This tendency among restaurant customers may influence other business customers too, reason why business owners should get ready.

City

%

Chicago

48%

New York

47%

Los Angeles

44%

Boston

43%

San Francisco

41%

Seattle

37%

Sacramento

31%

Grand Rapids

27%

Mobile traffic to web sites varies by metro region.
Source : Let's Eat

Source: Venture Beat


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