Small businesses are the backbone of our country. They are what make our communities great, and have a great deal of economic impact. But, many small business owners haven’t fully embraced that “thing” we are on hundreds of times a day – the Internet. Companies like Amazon are crushing the little guy by making online commerce easy, leaving small businesses in the dust. Part of the reason for this is poor design.
There are lots of reasons to update your website but one of the most important is to keep it at the top of the search engine results when customers or vendors are looking for the products and services you sell. Today as much as 60 percent of web browsing is now done on mobile devices, smartphones, tablets and a wider range of screen sizes. Websites that are not built to accommodate these different devices don’t display content properly, often due to incompatible motion formats like Adobe Flash.
Mobile money might seem like a hot concept, but consumers aren’t warming to it. At the world’s largest cellphone trade show in Barcelona this week, the 70,000 attendees are encouraged to use their cellphones — instead of their keycards — to get past the turnstiles at the door. But, very few people took the chance […]