If no one can find you online, you're gonna be in deep trouble. That's why it's really important to make sure that your interior design website is mobile friendly.
Everyone and their brother has a tablet and/or a smart phones
It's 2015 and if you made the unfortunate choice to go with an interior design website design that isn't mobile responsive shit is about to get real. And by real, I mean no bullshit, you've got to fix it. Like now.
If they can't look at your website online easily, you've lost them
So, Google is gonna favor interior design websites that are mobile friendly. That's given. And here's the deal on what a mobile friendly website is to begin with:
From SeaScape Web Design:
- A mobile-friendly website is one that displays correctly on hand-held devices such as smartphones, iPhones, iPads, and tablets.
- It also has these features: Loads fast – bloated sites cost more money to access. Easy to read – mobile phone screens are 1/5th the size of desktop computers.
Mobile Friendly Website For Your Interior Design Business Step #1: Check It
You need to know for sure. Use this tool from Google (it's free) to find out:
Google will run through you site and let you know if you're okay or if you've got a problem.
Mobile Friendly Website For Your Interior Design Business Step #2: Fix It
I'm gonna tell you that if you get a jump on this a) it will help your business and b) do you know how many interior designers aren't even paying attention to this stuff? It's really effing crucial. Get the leg up on your "competition" by being mobile friendly.
If you have a Wordpress Website, you can get a theme that's mobile friendly like the Swank Theme from Studiopress (you may need a tech guru to set it up for ya).
Mobile Friendly Website For Your Interior Design Business Step #3: Pimp It
Now, if people don't even know you exist you can change that. The biggest way to get people to start to pay attention to you is to use Google. How? Search Engine Optimization.
Mobile Friendly Website Homework
Take action, check your website and make sure it's mobile friendly. If it isn't, find a new theme for it. Then get to work and pimp it!
Alycia Wicker is a business coach for creative entrepreneurs. Her clients land more of their own dream clients and make more cash, period. Celebrity gossip whore. Elvis-obsessed.