Google's free mobile commerce tool - Mobilize - enables small businesses to create high-quality mobile sites or landing pages quickly and easily
Mobilize offers a range of free templates that allows small firms to build mobile sites and landing pages so their customers can easily access information about them on their smartphone. These include designs for types of firm such as restaurants as well as designs aimed at generating leads or for ecommerce. There’s also the option to make a completely customised mobile site.
Mobile commerce is fast becoming the new commerce battleground. Ofcom reports that over 90% of people in the UK own a mobile phone and 47% own a smartphone. Another Ofcom report states that 46% of internet users were using their phone to go online in October 2011. This is backed up by figures published in the GSMA Mobile Media Metrics Report which says that in April 2011 8.8 million mobile phone users in the UK accessed the internet using an app on their phone.
According to Google, mobile commerce accounts for 10% of all e-commerce and the value of mobile commerce transactions increased by 43% in the 12 months to September 2011.
So, if your site isn't mobile ready, you could be missing a trick.
Yes, Mobilize is integrated into Google Analytics, so businesses can monitor the traffic on their site.
You can get your site ready for mobile commerce with Google's free tool.
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