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Terri Billups

Houston, TX, United States

Member since July 07, 2012

  • Hints On Designing A Mobile Website

    Communication, Environmental Design

    Smart phones are a revolutionary technology that countless people around the world today use on a regular basis. The basic design and features offered on these technologies help consumers remain as fully connected and communicative as possible at all times throughout lives which makes it pertinent for businesses to make themselves available to consumers while on the go. Companies facing this particular issue should learn a few tips of success in creating a mobile website.

    Mobile websites are now commonly offered among businesses to ensure their sites are accessed with convenience by consumers on their smart phones. Consumers often find that pages created within this particular manner are much simpler to read and understand while businesses discover that consumers find use them heavily when available. Companies are often heavily focused on making sure the end result of their creation efforts is as effective and useful as possible.

    Any business that is considering this particular effort traditionally faces a large number of challenges in the process. The use of various sites through the phone platform continues to increase in overall popularity which makes it difficult for companies to keep up with and remain competitive within. Comprehending some of the most effective hints in this process ensures that any creation effort is as successful as possible.

    Companies should initially make sure that any site created in this manner is as easy to use as possible. Websites that are complicated and filled with different links and features that are ambiguous are often avoided by consumers for a multitude of reasons. This avoidance is even more popular when using the site on a handheld device.

    Any page being created under the guidelines of this need should also be capable of being utilized under any cellular platform. Different phones and carriers have completely different platforms of operation in which businesses are required to remain within during the site creation efforts. The page under completion should be capable of being launched on any browser and under any platform option.

    Businesses that offer full features and range of use are often the most successful at attracting consumer interest. Many sites that are truncated in version are limited in the features and tools that consumers are allowed to access from their phones. Limited access often leads to waning interest among consumers which can detract from the overall reason the site was even initially created.

    Continual and effective updates should also be a primary focus in this creation effort. Updates are a crucial component for any site in question as they are traditionally designed to ensure the page is able to operate in the most streamlined and effective manner possible. All updates offered should be performed without disruption to the basic access needed by consumers.

    The creation of a mobile website should be inclusive of heavy advertising upon launch. Many internet users are unaware that a page has been created for use on their phones which leads to a lack of popularity and overall use. Heavily marketing to all consumers that currently use the traditional page as well as through mobile network carriers helps ensure that as much user interest as possible is able to be generated.

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design