In the post "What's Your Mobile Strategy", we went through a high-level overview of why having your website well-adapted for mobile is important. This message was reinforced by a recent post by Harold Dediu, an analyst who follows the mobile market and keeps track of mobile trends. In "When will smartphones become phones?", Harold reports that about 30% of US cellphone users (above age of 13) use smartphones, up from 21% at the same time last year. If this trend continues (and there's no sign that it won't), we will soon find that the majority of our customers are using smartphones. This adds an exclamation point to our earlier point that you really need to have a sensible strategy for supporting mobile users. What's your strategy?
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It seems that, everywhere you look, you see people on cellphones, iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, Blackberries and so forth. Does it make you wonder: "Should my business be doing something in mobile"? Good question. The short answer is: "Yes". But behind that simple answer is a host of complexities. It will take a series of articles to explore the subject in depth. Let's start by seeing if we can answer the question: "How important is mobile for my business?". Is It My Imagination, Or Is Mobile Popping Up Everywhere? It's not your imagination. People have been using cellphones for a very long time, but the market has shifted dramatically. The introduction of large-screen smartphones like the iPhone and the many Android models have fundamentally changed how people ... [»]