Is your site ready for the mobile market?

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CONTINUING from my previous article about the emerging mobile device market here re a couple of things you can do to make sure your site is mobile friendly.

If your business relies on the internet to generate revenue, then it is critical that you make adjustments to accommodate mobile customers.

A lot of people don’t realize that iPads and iPhones will not play Flash video without a special application that you need to download, so if you have a lot of videos on your site that use flash, you may want to post a link to the application on your site so that your iPad and iPhone users can install it and view your videos.

Another tip is to resize and compress images for the small screen to ensure fast page loading and eliminate any images that are really unnecessary.

There are a lot of things that can be done to make viewing your site an easier and more enjoyable experience for mobile users, just visit Google and search “creating a mobile friendly website” or something similar and you’ll find a wealth of information on the topic that will help you identify things you may or may not want to change.

I received an interesting email last week regarding “How do you feel about Facebook’s Facial Recognition Program?”  I will be answering it here next week.

Please keep your queries coming in and I will try to answer as many as possible here in this column.

See you all next week.

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