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The Need for Speed: Fast Mobile Sites are a Holiday Must

The Need for Speed Fast Mobile Sites are a Holiday Must 230x300 The Need for Speed: Fast Mobile Sites are a Holiday MustWhat does your online retail website need in order to be appealing to shoppers this holiday season? Speed, especially on your mobile site.

Web browsing on mobile devices is, when compared to the speed achieved on laptops and desktops, notoriously slow, and that means that consumers are more likely to backtrack and look for another website than remain on yours.

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Infographic: The Cost of Missing Out on Mobile for SMBs

Infographic The Cost of Missing Out on Mobile for SMBs 300x225 Infographic: The Cost of Missing Out on Mobile for SMBsThe team at hibu, a provider of digital marketing solutions, recently shared with MMW its latest survey results that show U.S. small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) could be missing out on $1 trillion in annual revenue by not having websites that can be easily viewed and navigated on mobile phones and tablets.

According to the survey results:

  • U.S. SMBs predict that mobile-optimized sales revenues will grow by 630% in the next year
  • Even so, only 9% of U.S. SMBs have mobile-optimized websites, and just 3% have websites that can handle mobile transactions
  • And of SMBs without mobile-optimized websites, only 12% plan to get one in the next 12-18 months.

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6 Steps to Make Your Mobile Website Shine

6 Steps to Making Your Mobile Website Shine 6 Steps to Make Your Mobile Website ShineThis week, MMW was fortunate to catch up with James Ramsey, the CEO of digital creative agency Fiddlefly. Ramsey was kind enough to share with us his sage counsel on what it takes to make a mobile website a winner.

“True it’s not rocket science,” Ramsey says, “but getting what you need from your mobile website is not as easy as shrinking down your desktop content and moving it around.   Not if you want to drive real outcomes, not if you want your mobile site to shine.”

Here are Ramsey’s six steps to getting your mobile site on the road to greatness:
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Forrester Ranks Top U.S. Online and Mobile Banking Platforms

Forrester Ranks Top U.S. Online and Mobile Banking Platforms 300x184 Forrester Ranks Top U.S. Online and Mobile Banking PlatformsNowhere is the digital revolution more apparent today than in online and mobile banking.

And young Americans are driving that growth.

As MMW reported in September, the findings presented in this year’s xAd/Telmetrics Mobile Path to Purchase Study showed that banking and finance mobile users are heavily ruled by Millennials.
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Mobile Users Locked Out of LivingSocial

Mobile Users Locked Out of LivingSocial 300x167 Mobile Users Locked Out of LivingSocialOn Tuesday, darkness descended on LivingSocial. And by Wednesday afternoon, the darkness remained.

Although the company didn’t collapse, the lights certainly went out. And the massive website outage is still garnering plenty of attention today.

Boyan Josic, a thought leadership expert for digital media, content creation and local commerce, was among the first to report the outage, which has perplexed the digital world for more than 24 hours now.

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Mobile Website Builder Launches Non-Profit Program

Mobile Website Builder Launches Non Profit Mobile Website Builder Launches Non Profit ProgramDudaMobile, a self-serve mobile website builder, is launching the DudaMobile Non-Profit Program.

Per the announced details this morning, non-profit organizations within the United States are now eligible for a free Premium mobile website for life.

Organizations can submit their 501(c)(3) status verification to apply for the program, the company says.

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Mobile Website Builder Launches New Tools for Developers

Mobile Website Builder Launches New Tools for Developers Mobile Website Builder Launches New Tools for DevelopersOn Tuesday, DudaMobile – a leading do-it-yourself mobile website builder – shared with MMW the details of its latest solutions being rolled out to help developers.

DudaAPI provides a toolset for Duda Partners and developers to help them seamlessly integrate the mobile platform into their own website.

DudaAPI enables developers to create sites, set up sub-accounts, implement single sign on (SSO), access mobile site analytics and more.

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