Some great stats to show you that your website needs to be mobile friendly

Is responsive web design important to you as website owner?

Are you still grappling with this concept? Or perhaps it hasn’t even occurred to you as yet. Then look at these stats and think again. You could be falling way behind. Can you afford to?

  • 63% of US smartphone owners make purchases on their smartphones at least monthly
  • Smartphone owners outnumber standard phone devices [Source]
  • Presently HTML5 “can do 95 percent of what we want” [versus native apps] says Thom Cummings of Soundcloud
  • Online shopping spiked 16.4% last Christmas day with 7% of purchases made on iPads
  • iPad and iPhone shoppers account for 90% of all mobile purchases [Source]
  • Gap Inc. cites mobile shopping as a major reason why it has tripled its online conversions in the last year.
  • eBay mobile sales grew from $600 million in 2009 to $4 billion in 2011