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Responsive web design responds to the needs of the users and the devices they're using to view your site. The layout automatically changes based on the size and capabilities of the device. For example, on a smart phone users would see compressed content in a single column view; a tablet shows the same content in two columns; while a PC or laptop shows it full size.
Responsive means you DO NOT need a second version of your website for mobile devices. It's a one-website-fits-all market. But the most important thing is if you don't have a Responsive website, you're losing business.
Today, there are a number of different screen sizes across phones, "phablets", tablets, desktops, game consoles, TVs, even wearables. Screen sizes will always be changing, so it's important that your site can adapt to any screen size, today or in the future.
Forbes magazine reported in March, 2015...
"Beginning April 21, 2015 Google will use mobile-friendliness
as a ranking signal in search results, rewarding websites that are
fully optimized for mobile platforms."
Most modifications to the all-important Google Search Algorithm have only a low-weight impact on search results, however Google says the effect of this change is profound. It is very important for any business owner with a website to respond accordingly.
Google recommends responsive web design as the industry best practice for websites.
These changes have made it easier for mobile users to find relevant, high-quality search results that are optimized for their devices, creating a better search experience. Google provides very clear recommendations on what you can do to make your website mobile-friendly...
Mobile is changing the world. Today, everyone has smartphones with them, constantly communicating and looking for information. In many countries, the number of smartphones has surpassed the number of personal computers; having a mobile-friendly website has become a critical part of having an online presence.
Here's another example of how a desktop site might be redesigned to work on mobile:
On a very basic implementation level, transitioning an existing desktop site to mobile entails using existing sections of content from the desktop site and organizing them in a mobile-friendly design pattern.
For more information on the technical implementation of a mobile site, whether you hire a developer or do it yourself, see Google's docs on Mobile SEO.
The answer is... it varies! For example, here are some of the
The national average is around $7,500 for the typical small business. But, we at HomeBuildersLive.com can do it for between $1500 and $3800, using our simple, well-oiled approach of starting with a ready-made layout.
A Responsive layout adapts the display to the visitor no matter if they are using a desktop, tablet, or mobile phone. A ready-made layout can be used as a starting point, saving you $2,500 to $5,000 on your new Responsive website.
Of course, we realize you are not in the business of web design. That's why you're here! Let us help you take advantage of using a ready-made Responsive layout, customizing it to fit your business' needs.
We at HomeBuildersLive.com have hundreds of awesome free Responsive layouts from which to choose. You decide the look, and we'll take it from there!
In closing, if you have been thinking about having your website redesigned (and you should if it is more than 2 or 3 years old), make sure you select a Responsive layout.
If you can see the value in what we're trying to tell you then take a look at some of our Responsive Website plans.
Next, let's setup a time to speak about a mobile responsive website for your contracting business.
We are Google Certified. All our websites are built on a Responsive platform. They are clean, fast-loading, and comply with Google's requirement to work flawlessly on all devices. Three of our Plans come with complete SEO, addressing Google Local, Maps, Yelp, YouTube, and more.
According to Google, Your Website Absolutely Must Be Responsive or it Won't be Appreciatively Indexed. Responsive Means it Must Automatically Configure to Any Screen Size so it is Optimized for the Individual Viewer's Device. The bottom line is if you want to succeed online, you must have a Responsive website.
This new standard is required or you will not be indexed appreciatively by Google.
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Your business is always doing something good for your customers. You'll want to occasionally reflect that on your website.
Adding new images of completed projects, posting that new testimonial, or simply changing your contact information is as simple as completing this form or calling your designated web designer.
Your new website will be 100% customized to reflect your brand image. It will be mobile responsive, tablet friendly and SEO optimized (for Google, Yahoo and Bing).
Your site will have a modern layout and color scheme with appropriate call to action buttons/forms, beautiful images conveying your story and will be specially designed for lead generation and sales conversion.
We are America's Best web design company for Builders and Contractors. More importantly, we are Americans! With nearly 2,000 clients and 15 years experience, we understand your online web needs better than anyone. Speak with a web design expert who knows what you need and let's get started with your new website today!