The Riverboat Landing holds a special place with us here @ Impact Media, they were the second website we ever did professionally back in 2004, and they have been through several website re-designs with us through the times. This restaurant is a historic landmark in Wilmington, NC and if you have never been there, then I would encourage you to do so. On this website design we used responsive web design, and modernized the website design for today’s devices.
Impact Media has just launched a new responsive web design for Sea Hawk Paints on Friday! Sea Hawk Paints is Boat Paint Manufacturer located in Clearwater, Florida and when they approached us they were looking to switch platforms and of course make their website more mobile friendly. Sea Hawk, like many others are seeing that more than half of their web traffic is coming from mobile devices, such as Phones & Tablets and at this point, due to the amount of traffic coming from these devices Google applied a large shift in their algorithm back in April, that many called Mobilegeddon. If you have any questions let us know, and we will be happy to explain the benefits of responsive web design and how it creates a much better user experience, and in turn produces more leads or transactions on your website.
If you have worked with Impact Media Solutions over the last couple of years, you know that we have been preparing our clients for mobile optimization for multiple reasons that benefit their business.
The first and most important is that we see search engine and website traffic analytics every day and have a front row seat to watch the mobile dominance trend: now more than 50% of internet traffic is happening from a mobile device or tablet.
This is not a trend to be taken lightly. Usability is one of the key ingredients to any good website design, and if your website does not optimize for mobile devices it is scoring low in the usability rankings.
The second important reason is that GOOGLE has been giving favor in the rankings to sites with responsive web design, and they are about to tip the scales even further in that direction. This month GOOGLE will release a new algorithm update that will weigh even heavier on websites being designed for mobile devices. This change will occur on April 21st and we expect big shifts in the search engine rankings based on mobile responsiveness. Mobile responsive websites will enjoy a nice bump upwards, while unresponsive sites will suffer a slide down in search engine ranking.
There are many ways to accomplish mobile responsive web design, and while most client’s needs are similar, none are exactly the same, so there is no “One Size Fits All” when it comes to responsive web design. We recommend having your business and website evaluated to determine the best sustainable solution for your enterprise.
Is your site ready for April 21st? Let us help. Contact us and be prepared.
We just launched a new Responsive Web Design for Plantation Properties out of Southport, NC. This new web design incorporates our latest IDX for searching properties, which is responsive as well! We have been doing Real Estate IDX Web Design for over 10 years, and we keep getting better with each new version. Have a look at this web design on your Desktop Computer, Tablet or your phone and see for yourself that this is the easiest Real Estate Website design out there to use from any device.
Here at Impact Media we have been working on our new IDX, which is responsive, and by responsive I mean it is easy to view from any device you use, whether it is a laptop, desktop, tablet or your phone. Sandy Monroe has been a client of Impact Media’s for over 4 years, and in that time we have become friends as well as his marketing vendor, and when we finished this project, he was the first to get it! Sandy’s first web design came from us, and he got a lot of mileage out of that website, but as the years go by technology and users dictate what behaviors a website should have and here @ Impact Media we try to keep up with the latest technological advances, so that our clients stay at the front of the pack. Please go try Sandy’s new web design out from all of your devices and let us know your thoughts.
Impact Media Solutions has just launched a new custom web design for Aztec Masonry in Wilmington, NC. This new responsive web design responds to any device that connects to it, to ensure browsing is a breeze from your phone, tablet or computer. Aztec Masonry has been in Wilmington, NC for quite a while, and they create some terrific things from brick, whether it is a patio, outside grilling area, or the exterior of a house, there work looks terrific!
We just launched a new responsive web design for Southern Exposure Sunrooms in Wilmington, NC. Actually, Southern Exposure Sunrooms has been a client of Impact Media’s for 7 years, and in that time they have grown to have locations in Raleigh/Durham, Fayetteville and Myrtle Beach, SC. According to John’s video testimonial for us, which is to the right of this post, he attributes a lot of that growth to what we have done for his Internet Marketing & SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Southern Exposure Sunrooms is a highly ethical company and they do a terrific job with Sunroom additions. If you have not had a chance to check them out you should definitely go to their new website, it is really nice, of course I am a little biased..
Here at Impact Media Solutions we are always keeping an eye on the future of technology, with our focus on the web. In the past 6 months there is a platform that has caught our eye, and we have begun using it for Responsive Web Design for our own website as well as our clients. This platform is Bootstrap version 3.1.1. created by Twitter. The previous versions were good, but version 3 is the best yet, so we embraced it at the beginning of the year and are amazed how well it does on getting your site to look great, no matter what the device is the user is using to view your website. With mobile devices making up over 38% of all traffic on the web, if your website is not responsive you risk the chance of someone not using you for your products or services if your website is not responsive, not to mention that Google actually awards points to it’s algorithm for you having a responsive web design. If you would like to learn more about Bootstrap, or just Responsive Web Design in general give us a call to discuss.
Impact Media has just launched a new Custom Web Design for Alpha Mortgage in Wilmington, NC. Their new website is a responsive web design which conforms to any device that attaches to it. Alpha Mortgage has been a client of Impact Media’s for over 6 years and in that time has used Impact Media to design 3 different versions of their website, and in addition to using us for their Internet Marketing, we have been their SEO (Search Engine Optimization) vendor as well ensuring that they are #1 on the search engines for their desired key terms. We encourage you to visit their new website and see the new user interface tools we are leveraging to make the user’s experience second to none.