Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have heard about the phenomenal sales of the new iPhone by Apple. It sold approximately 1 million handsets in 3 days – which is approximately 231 handsets per second.
Now stop and think what that means for website marketing. There’s no prizes for realizing that a mobile version of your website is now becoming more important than ever.
I understand it might still be hard for you to justify the expense of getting a professional mobile version of your website designed, but here’s 5 FREE ways to get a mobile version up.
If your website produces an RSS feed, then Mofuse could be the answer. It takes your sites RSS feed and turns it into a mobile friendly website – perfect for viewing on a myriad of handsets.
Mippin is another free tool that allows you to turn your website’s RSS feed into your new mobile site. While it’s a simple tool to use, it lacks a lot of the customization that mofuse offers.
Don’t have an RSS feed, then Wirenode might be a better option. While it offers some handy templates to get you started, there isn’t much in the way of customization. It does however offer some basic analytics to track performance.
4. Google Mobile Optimizer
The quickest, easiest but possibly ugliest way to mobilize your site is thanks to Google. Just submit your URL and voila – you have a mobile friendly site. But forget about customization – it’s not for those with fancy mobile website aspirations. But heck – it works!
So if you want to ensure you have a mobile friendly version of your website for all your new iPhone carrying customers, without the hefty redesign costs, you’ve got 5 easy ways to get started.
If you try out the tools, make sure to link to your new mobile website via our comments section below so we call all take a look.