There is a superb range of apps available for business use and every day the choices are growing. Naturally some apps are only going to suit a particular type of business model or a business sector, but there are plenty of more generic business apps that have great functionality for many different business needs. While there seems to be a general consensus that businesses should be embracing the latest efficiency-improving apps, there still seems to be a lot of confusion about how apps can help a business, over and above the website(s) they have. Top app development companies like messapps have been demystifying apps for business, but in the meantime, here are a few pointers to steer you towards apps that might make your business life even easier. (more…)
When the smartphone revolution began, website builders around the world largely ignored this new format. They didn’t worry too much how their websites looked on the mobile because people just used their phones to check a shop’s opening times or see where the nearest take away was, right? But as the growth in smartphones continues and the use of them rockets past any expectations, can businesses really afford to ignore this vital outlet for their website? No, because being mobile friendly matters now to the biggest name in the business – Google. Here, with the help of Grapefruit Marketing, a specialist provider of London SEO services, we look at why being mobile-friendly matters.
This year is set to see a new milestone in the way people use the internet. 2014 saw 72% of people searching for information on their smartphone for businesses within 5 miles of their location (source). It also showed that half of the people who conducted these searches visited the shop that they searched for within a day of the search. So, mobiles are being used for much more than just checking Facebook and Twitter. (more…)
It seems that just about every electronics manufacturer is releasing a smartwatch these days, with an Apple offering rumoured to be announced at their annual ‘launch’ in the next week or so. But out if all the watches currently scheduled for release, the LG G Watch R is the one that’s really caught our eye. See what you think.