Technology and Tools

6 Ways Your Website Can Create a Great Experience for Mobile Users

6 Ways Your Website Can Create a Great Experience for Mobile Users

If you have a website, chances are very good that more and more of your visitors are viewing your site from a mobile device, and are expecting a user experience (UX) that reflects a mobile-first mindset. Among internet users, 93% are at least occasionally viewing websites on mobile devices, and 42% of B2B decision-makers are using a mobile device during the purchasing process. 

Here’s what your website needs to give your mobile audience an excellent user experience.

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Apps & Oranges: Understanding Apps & Choosing the Right Type for Your Business

Apps & Oranges: Understanding Apps & Choosing the Right Type for Your Business

Short for application, an app is a program designed for use on a mobile device. Many of us use apps every day, and the growing popularity of all different types of apps can make businesses who don't have one feel like they should be jumping on the app bandwagon. But not every business needs an app, and there's a lot you’ll need to think about and understand before you decide whether building an app is the right decision for your business. If you do decide to create an app, the next step will be to choose which type of app offers the best combination of functionality and cost. Here's what you need to know to choose the best app for your business. 

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Mobile Websites 101: Key Mobile Design Terms and What They Mean

Mobile Websites 101: Key Mobile Design Terms and What They Mean

At Web Solutions, every new site we build is optimized for mobile, and we've updated many of our older sites to make them mobile-friendly. We’ve also written several blog posts about how important mobile optimization is for modern websites, but there's still a lot of confusion out there about what it means to have a mobile website, how they're built, and what technology and design approach they use. Here are some key mobile-related terms, and what they mean for you.

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4 Boring but Essential Things Your Website Must Have

4 Boring but Essential Things Your Website Must Have

Here at Web Solutions, we build countless websites. All of them have different designs and functionality, but most have four behind-the-scenes elements that we recommend including on every site. They're not flashy, but they're important. Here’s what they are and why we include them.

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How to Take Your Ecommerce Website to the Next Level

How to Take Your Ecommerce Website to the Next Level

Another year has come to an end, and with it another holiday shopping season. Did your ecommerce site perform optimally, or is there room for improvement? Make it a New Year’s resolution to take a good look at your ecommerce site and see if it offers the best possible shopping experience. Because the better the experience, the higher the conversion rate. Here’s what your site needs to stand out from the ecommerce crowd.

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Digital Marketing Must-Haves for 2017

Digital Marketing Must-Haves for 2017

Happy New Year! Now that the ball has dropped, it's time to make sure you're not dropping the ball with your marketing plans. Here's what you should have in your marketing toolkit for 2017.

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How Upgrading to SSL / HTTPS Can Secure Your Site and Protect Your Customers

How Upgrading to SSL / HTTPS Can Secure Your Site and Protect Your Customers

If you have a website, you’ve probably heard of SSL or HTTPS—an internet communication protocol that adds an extra layer of security to the standard HTTP connection. Though it has been around for more than 20 years, until recently it was used mainly by websites that handle sensitive data such as credit card information. Now, however, all websites are being encouraged to adopt SSL / HTTPS.

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3 Reasons You Need a Mobile-Friendly Site. Now.

3 Reasons You Need a Mobile-Friendly Site. Now.

There are now more mobile devices than desktops accessing the internet. That means if your website isn’t mobile-friendly, you’re already at a serious disadvantage, and it will only get worse. Here are three reasons you need a mobile-friendly site.

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