Benefits of Having a Responsive Web Design for Your Business

Today, website performance tutorials and rules invented for desktop web access have been revised for the smartphone using generation. You need to be an expert in the web design field to understand what goes on in this field. Indeed, responsive web designing can be taxing and challenging if you don’t know what it entails or where to get started. To excel in responsive web design, you have to be acquainted with knowledge of the code that make it work. If you ignore the basics of web design, you also fail to understand what browsers can or can’t do and make use of a responsive website. If stuck, there are responsive web design London professionals ready to help.

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The arrival and high demand for internet services have impacted the business world. Many entrepreneurs are using the internet business platform to increase their website traffic as well as their daily sales. With majority of online customers using smartphones, laptops and tablets, many investors are opting for mobile friendly website. This is a kind of website that can effectively support all users’ needs as they can clearly see every data and interact amicably.

The investor and website user are responsible for daily use of the website. Therefore, as an online entrepreneur, you have to ensure your website is user friendly, whereas the user as to go for the best device in the market to enjoy these advanced technology. If you have not joined the responsive web design platform, it’s time to do so and practice extensively. There are many responsive website design London firms with experienced web designers who can guide your through the process.

Many inexperienced entrepreneurs have cited barriers such as fear of change, lack of knowledge and understanding of clients and environment as well as technology complexity as issues that make it had to be responsive to customer needs. It is easy to overcome these challenges and build a mobile friendly website. As an entrepreneur, you need to focus on providing your customers easy means to access the information and get rid of details they don’t need. Investors also need to be active and responsive to customers’ needs by improving their decision making policy.

They can also get rid of fear and design better website that customers can visit any time they want.  If stuck, you can not only seek WordPress website London services, but also go for effective approaches that will make your website more user friendly. You can also decide on flexible components and media queries to build fluid designs that adapt to varied device resolutions and positioning.

The experts you seek responsive web design London help from should be qualified and experienced to satisfy all your needs. The web design expert of choice should be able to arrange a great website layout and design a website that will easily attract more traffic. Also, the data on your web page should also be easy to read and accessible on a tablet or smartphone. Go responsive and flexible today, and satisfy the needs of your mobile friendly website clientele base.

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Internet is running out of IP spaces

The internet is running out of room. The regulator in charge of issuing internet protocol (IP) addresses has warned that it will run out of the essential online monickers in less than two years. IP addresses are numerical codes that use four groups of figures between 0 and 255 to provide access to the internet for as many as 4 billion devices.

The past few years have seen a boom in the number of devices connecting to the internet as the cost of Web access has fallen. Equipment such as household appliances that can be controlled remotely through the internet have also contributed to the increasing demand for space on the Web.

Since the 1980s, the regulator has assigned IP addresses under a standard called IPv4, which is reaching its limit. Another standard, IPv6, is capable of providing a near-infinite number of Web addresses but has not been widely incorporated.

“Many decision makers don’t realise how many devices require IP addresses – mobile phones, laptops, servers, routers – the list goes on,” said Raul Echeberria, the secretary of the Number Resource Organisation.

“The number of available IPv4 addresses is shrinking rapidly, and if the global internet community fails to recognise this, it will face grave consequences in the very near future.”

The concern that is keeping IT managers up at night is that everything connected to the internet that uses IPv4 technology will be rendered obsolete as soon as it runs out of available connections.

An estimated 10 per cent of IP address capacity remains under the IPv4 standard. “It’s going to be a lot like what happened with the Y2K bug, except this time it’s real,” said Ahtram Pirzada, a support engineer for Al-Futtaim Technologies.

Mr Pirzada said that anyone owning electronic equipment that was not IPv6 compatible would have to upgrade it or replace it with new equipment. While the impact on the region’s IT budgets will be felt over the next two years, Mr Pirzada does not expect too many disruptions when IPv4 addresses have been exhausted.

“This won’t be too much of a problem because companies already have upgrade policies set in place that will get new devices that will be IPv6 compatible,” he said.

Facts about Social Networking Websites

As our digital and physical lives blur further, the internet has become the information hub where people spend a majority of their time learning, playing and communicating with others globally. Emergence of WEB 2.0 came with the concept of Social Network. The purpose of social networking is to CONNECT WITH PEOPLE on a very personal level.

Facebook Facebook Statistics:

  • More than 300 million active users
  • More than 100 million users log on to Facebook at least once each day
  • More than two-thirds of Facebook users are outside of college
  • The fastest growing demographic is those 35 years old and older
  • Average user has 120 friends on the site
  • More than 5 billion minutes are spent on Facebook each day (worldwide)
  • More than 30 million users update their statuses at least once each day
  • More than 8 million users become fans of Pages each day
  • More than 900 million photos uploaded to the site each month
  • More than 10 million videos uploaded each month
  • More than 1 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photos, etc.) shared each week
  • More than 2.5 million events created each month
  • More than 35 million active user groups exist on the site
  • Big brand names, like Ford, WholeFoods, Comcast, IBM, Dell, Southwest Airlines, and many, many more are establishing a strong presence on social networking hubs like Twitter and Facebook.
  • Facebook membership has just passed the 300 million mark (that’s nearly the population of USA!) and Twitter is marching towards 18 million users by year’s end! That’s a lot of potential customers!
  • Although, started with college kids in mind, over 50% of Facebook’s members now are over 25 years old, over 55% are women (the new buying power), 51% have an annual income of $75K, with 33% claiming to bring home $100K or more.
  • Finally, Facebook has become one of the most trusted companies in America, and people spend three times more time there than on Google!

Social-networking Social Networking Websites Statistics:

  • By 2010 Gen Y will outnumber Baby Boomers….96% of them have joined a social network
  • Social Media has overtaken porn as the #1 activity on the Web
  • 1 out of 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met via social media
  • Years to Reach 50 millions Users:  Radio (38 Years), TV (13 Years), Internet (4 Years), iPod (3 Years)…Facebook added 100 million users in less than 9 months…iPhone applications hit 1 billion in 9 months.
  • If Facebook were a country it would be the world’s 4th largest between the United States and Indonesia (note that Facebook is now creeping up – recently announced 300 million users)
  • Yet, some sources say China’s QZone is larger with over 300 million using their services (Facebook’s ban in China plays into this)
  • comScore indicates that Russia has the most engage social media audience with visitors spending 6.6 hours and viewing 1,307 pages per visitor per month – Vkontakte.ru is the #1 social network
  • 2009 US Department of Education study revealed that on average, online students out performed those receiving face-to-face instruction
  • 1 in 6 higher education students are enrolled in online curriculum
  • % of companies using LinkedIn as a primary tool to find employees….80%
  • The fastest growing segment on Facebook is 55-65 year-old females
  • Ashton Kutcher and Ellen Degeneres (combined) have more Twitter followers than the  population of Ireland, Norway, or Panama.  Note I have adjusted the language here after someone pointed out the way it is phrased in the video was difficult to determine if it was combined.
  • 80% of Twitter usage is outside of Twitter…people update anywhere, anytime…imagine what that means for bad customer experiences?
  • Generation Y and Z consider e-mail passé…In 2009 Boston College stopped distributing e-mail addresses to incoming freshmen
  • What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook…
  • The #2 largest search engine in the world is YouTube
  • Wikipedia has over 13 million articles…some studies show it’s more accurate than Encyclopedia Britannica…78% of these articles are non-English
  • There are over 200,000,000 Blogs
  • 54% = Number of bloggers who post content or tweet daily
  • Because of the speed in which social media enables communication, word of mouth now becomes world of mouth
  • If you were paid a $1 for every time an article was posted on Wikipedia you would earn $156.23 per hour
  • Facebook USERS translated the site from English to Spanish via a Wiki in less than 4 weeks and cost Facebook $0
  • 25% of search results for the World’s Top 20 largest brands are links to user-generated content
  • 34% of bloggers post opinions about products & brands
  • People care more about how their social graph ranks products and services  than how Google ranks them
  • 78% of consumers trust peer recommendations
  • Only 14% trust advertisements
  • Only 18% of traditional TV campaigns generate a positive ROI
  • 90% of people that can TiVo ads do
  • Hulu has grown from 63 million total streams in April 2008 to 373 million in April 2009
  • 25% of Americans in the past month said they watched a short video…on their phone
  • According to Jeff Bezos 35% of book sales on Amazon are for the Kindle when available
  • 24 of the 25 largest newspapers are experiencing record declines in circulation because we no longer search for the news, the news finds us.
  • In the near future we will no longer search for  products and services they will find us via social media
  • More than 1.5 million pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photos, etc.) are shared on Facebook…daily.
  • Successful companies in social media act more like Dale Carnegie and less like David Ogilvy Listening first, selling second
  • Successful companies in social media act more like party planners, aggregates, and content providers than traditional advertiser