With more of us reaching for our mobiles to provide answers to a myriad of queries, mobile searches have hit a record high. Despite this, most dental practices are still sending a desktop website to a mobile device. What kind of mobile experience are you offering your patients?
If you think smartphones are just about social networking, think again. Mobile phones and devices, like iPhones and iPads are fast becoming the medium through which the general public surf, browse and make buying decisions on the internet – making mobile websites the perfect way to reach an increasingly tech-savvy audience.
Simply put, a mobile website is a massively stripped down version of your desktop site. The general look and feel will remain the same, but because network speeds, bandwidth and screen size differ greatly from desktop to mobile websites, there are significant differences in the way in which both sites are designed.
What people expect on their mobile is very different from what they want to experience seated in front of a PC; a mobile website is not an alternative view into the web, it’s a different experience.
Is your website mobile friendly? Read more…
Is your website mobile friendly?
Have you ever taken a minute to see how your website looks on your phone? Don’t make the mistake in presuming that if it looks good on a desktop, it looks good on a mobile, it’s very rarely the case. Images not displaying correctly, slow loading times and excessive scrolling all make for a very poor mobile experience.
Key in your web address on your mobile, it’s the only fool-proof way to replicate what your patients are seeing when they view your site.
Get more from mobile
For years, the desktop website satisfied our search requirements but now we expect information at the touch of a button, on the move, 24/7 – mobile devices make this possible.
Why mobile is better:-
1. Next level technology
Mobile phones boast inbuilt functionality that will make it easier for users to perform certain tasks, removing the need for manual steps:
2. Quicker, easier info
Up to 80% of the content available on your desktop website will need to go – serve your patients the information they need, in simplified format. They will predominantly be looking for any (or all) of the following 4 things:-
The best thing about mobile? It’s superb value for money. For a one off cost of £900 + VAT, Dental Design can put you on the mobile map – and one call is all it takes. Speak to one of our team now on 01202 677 277 or visit www.dental-design-products.co.uk