The way people are accessing the Internet and its content is changing.
Today a growing number are using small screen devices like smart phones and tablets to surf the web.
Almost half of their searches are for local information.
You might think it’s enough that you make you you have optimized your website for mobile traffic.
A mobile app can do everything a mobile site can do and more.
A mobile app allows for far more interactivity than a website.
The app owner can send out messages to their customers through the app at any time.
These messages could include coupons or specials, valuable information or tips or other incentives which encourage social sharing.
Prospects can easily reach you through one touch dialing and find you through turn by turn GPS directions.
Your mobile app can contain a built in loyalty program further building ties that bind.
You can give your customers handy tools like mortgage or tip calculators they’ll really appreciate.
There is no doubt that businesses are moving to mobile ready sites. And that can create a problem.
There are about 270,000,000 active websites. Competition is fierce and costly.
The app market is barely in its infancy with just about 1 million apps available for both iPhones and Android systems.
It’s been shown time and again that the market rewards first movers.
The chances of your competition already having a mobile app of their own is probably slim.
Who is going to get one first? Who is going to be left behind?
Get one first.