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The Importance of Mobile Friendly Websites

As more and more internet users begin to use mobile as their number on choice of internet use, it’s vital that websites are mobile-friendly. If you’re wondering what exactly ‘mobile-friendly website’ means and what is represents then this blog post is for you, so read on!


What Exactly is a ‘Mobile-friendly Website’?


A Mobile-friendly website is all about responsive design. A website which is mobile responsive means that it displays the website properly on a mobile device. If a website isn’t responsive for mobile, it could mean that issues occur when website visitors try viewing/navigating the website. Which could mean website visitors are more likely to try a different business with a better, mobile-responsive website.


Why Does Mobile-friendly Websites Matter?


As a local business offering local services, not having a responsive website design could mean you’re missing out on a lot of web-traffic, as many website visitors may prefer to find another business. As for the SEO impacts, Google prefers websites that are mobile-friendly. So, if you’re hoping that your website can climb the Google search results and attract more website traffic, your website will have to be mobile-friendly.


How Does this Impact Tradesmen


If you’re wondering what this means for your trade business, read on! Firstly, there could be a lot of competition in the areas your trade business covers. As more and more local businesses turn to having a website to represent their business, they may have a website that is both optimised with SEO and responsive for mobile. As a competitor, you’re going to want to stay ahead of other local competition with a great website. Also, as a local business that offers services, it is crucial that website visitors can operate your website properly to find out more about your services and more importantly, contact you. If they can’t, you run the risk of them leaving for another website where they can easily contact the business.

Now that you’re aware of the what, why and how of mobile-friendly websites, we’ve made a list of some of the statistics we have found out about mobile-friendly websites.



Up to 70% of web traffic happens on a mobile device


More than half of searches related to auto parts, services, and maintenance come from mobile


Nearly 1/3 of all mobile searches are related to location


Conclusively, as you can see, there’s plenty of reasons to make sure that your website is mobile-friendly. The statistics above demonstrate this importance of this, and if you’re a local business such as a tradesmen, and have a website, you should make sure that your website is mobile-friendly.

Here at Expert Trades, we offer website services for tradesmen across the United Kingdom. So, on that note, why not find out more about both our SEO services and website services? Finally, thank you for taking the time to read our blog post and we hope you found this interesting and useful, as a tradesmen with a website or looking to have a website.