Still Need a New Year’s Resolution?

February 17, 2012

Tap into the 130 million Americans who…

Are searching for you on their mobile devices

Kindle fire vs ipadEstimates predict a combined 20 million iPads and Kindle Fires were sold last holiday season. That’s proof that mobile computing was this year’s big ticket item, and also opens the door for business owners who haven’t resolved a New Year’s Resolution for their business.

The most popular tech gadgets – the Apple iPad 2 and the Amazon Kindle Fire aren’t just for fun – they represent a golden opportunity for anyone who made a resolution to get more business from the Web in 2012.

Why you should care:

The good news and bad news: Your website will look the same on most tablets as it does on a standard computer, but it may seem unusable on a smartphone. The fix is easy. Get a mobile version of your website. This will ensure each and every tablet displays an easy-to-read version of your website regardless of the visitor’s screen size, operating system, or web browser.

It is important to keep this in mind – mobile computing and social media go together like peanut butter and jelly. It’s what people are doing when you see them staring at their phones and iPads. In fact, Facebook revealed that more than half of its 845 million users access the site via a mobile device (Facebook IPO – 2012). An easy way to get your business ‘mobile-ready’ for those 400 million + users is to set up your Facebook Business Page. Social media can be a major resource for your small business in 2012 if you start using it now. If you have questions about mobile devices or social media, contact us. We’ll give you free, helpful advice.

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Web Expert of the Year:

Web Experts Lynn

This month we celebrate Lynn Muldoon – the recipient of the 2011 Web Expert of the Year Award. Lynn is the true definition of a professional Internet marketing consultant. Since joining Market Hardware in 2006, she has given friendly and knowledgeable web marketing advice to more than 5,000 small business owners across the country. Lynn consistently earns rave reviews from her clients and co-workers for her ability to identify a business problem and offer a solution that fits a client’s needs. Websites, search engines, social media, and mobile – Lynn gives custom recommendations to each unique situation.

Lynn has been happily married for 22 years and is the mother of 3 wonderful daughters (yet she still looks 29 years old). She grew up in Norwalk, CT and graduated from Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA. Next time you call in for a web marketing consultation and talk to Lynn, be sure to ask her why she is so modest about her awesomeness.

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Web Digest Factoid:

In the year 2014, mobile Internet is predicted to take over desktop and laptop Internet usage (Microsoft Tag – April 2011).

What is Market Hardware’s Web Digest?

At Market Hardware our mission is to help you be an educated and successful web marketer. So we created the monthly Web Digest, quick, easy-to-scan news from the world of Internet Marketing.

Your Web Marketing TeamThe Web Digest complements our traditional monthly newsletter and is another example of how we’ve ‘got your back’ when it comes to web marketing.

Cheers to your web success,

Alain Sig

Alain Parcan

Market Hardware, LLC

Newsletter Editor

(I’m helping Griffin with half his workload at the same pay I had beforehand)

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