Mobile app analytics tools can track your app’s performance

Mobile app analytics tools can track your app’s performance

Gone are the days when website development teams could focus on building apps and websites that worked on desktop computers. Today, we’re creating robust apps that work on everything from tablets and iPads to small screen cell phones. If you have a mobile app, it’s worth your while to use an analytics tool that shows you how users are engaging and using your app. Here are a few mobile app analytics tool you can use: Tapstream: Tapstream is a free mobile analytic

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Google Real-Time Insights Finder adds a new dimension to your website analytics

Google Real-Time Insights Finder adds a new dimension to your website analytics

Using analytics for your website is an effective way to make sure you’re marketing your site the right way to reach your target audience. You can quickly and easily see how certain people are landing on your site, what they’re searching for and what attracts them (or detracts them) from your site. This is essential for marketing for mobile, as it helps you market your business by building a site that takes advantage of your audience’s search and web navigation

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Do’s and Don’ts of Tablet Friendly Web Design

Do’s and Don’ts of Tablet Friendly Web Design

With the introduction of the Apple iPad and the many variations of tablets found on the market it is becoming increasingly important for companies to tailor their websites to tablet users. The market share of tablets and iPads continue to grow, making it vital for web designers to understand the design implications of designing for screens that are smaller than desktops and larger than mobile phone screens.   Here are a few ‘do’s and don’ts’ of designin

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Are South Africa’s websites mobile ready?

Are South Africa’s websites mobile ready?

Globally, internet users are shifting their browsing preference from desktop to mobile. As phones get smarter, information is more readily available and results need to be instantaneous.  2011 stats from International Telecommunication Union show that in Africa, while there are only 1 million fixed broadband subscriptions, there are 31 million active mobile broadband subscriptions (via mobiThinking). Some stats show that more Africans have access to a mobile phone

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Test your mobile website online

Do you know how your website looks and responds on an iPad or any other mobile device?  Did you know that there’s a couple of emulators available that you can test your mobile website on? These online mobile emulators will give you a good idea on how your mobile website will look in a mobile browser environment.  These emulators also gives you the opportunity to test your mobile website quickly. Take note that these emulators are only for testing purposes an

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How to get your WordPress blog mobile ready

The most popular Web 2.0 websites are linked to a mobile friendly version. This is due to the fact that the mobile web is growing at quite a fast rate and more  people are focusing on searching the internet via their mobile phone if they need information fast. It is a on-the-move business tool that is always available. Mobile friendly pitfalls The only problem with a mobile version of your website is that you have to get one. It usually involves the developm

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Tips for designing a mobile friendly website

The mobile web (mobile website) is an open field in web development and web design.  Businesses are quickly converting their normal websites to be mobile compatible to take the advantage of this growing technology trend. There is a couple of aspects to take into consideration if you are planning to create a mobile friendly website for your business. Text or graphics The smallest mobile handset screens have resolutions of 128 x 160 and these work best with text

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Mobile Website Design Myths

Found a great presentation “The Myths of Mobile Web Design” about mobile websites and some tips if you are designing a mobile website. The mobile web is growing fast and it is another way to expose yourself. Mobile websites are different than normal websites found on the web. Mobile devices usually have small screens with limited abilities and cannot process large websites full of graphics because most websites are developed and designed for the web, no

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Why you need a mobile website

The mobile web is growing rapidly.  More and more people are focusing on searching the internet via their mobile phone as you don’t need a computer to connect to the net. It is a on-the-move business tool that is always available.  This is an excellent opportunity for businesses. Most searches originating from mobile phones are for local businesses.  People searching for restaurants, driving directions, movie theater tickets, etc.  The problem is that

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Optimize your mobile site for search engines

Mobile (.mobi) websites are becoming more popular everyday as it is a on-the-move online business tool. Search engine optimization for mobile websites are busy exploding. Online marketing for mobile websites are not very different from standard Search engine optimization practices. A couple of mobile specific practices can keep your mobile site optimized. By optimizing your mobile site for search engines you gain an advantage of this new trend. Here is a couple

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