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Why a Mobile Friendly Site is So Important

2013-04-16T17:21:58.588-07:00


As technology has evolved, so has how people view businesses in their online presence. The world has become portable, and if you’re website hasn’t followed suit, you could find yourself falling behind on your bottom line. The numbers today are staggering, and they’re expected to continue to grow year after year.

A World on the Go
While the numbers vary, 20% of internet users spend a majority of their time browsing sites through a mobile device. Counting them out is like saying that visitors from Yahoo! and Bing don’t matter to your business. Every visitor should be of equal importance, and if you’re not effectively communicating information about your brand, you could be creating a negative image for yourself.

The Important of Mobile on Local Businesses
While average research indicates that a good chunk of users browse sites via mobile devices, local businesses have a substantially greater need to pay attention to the mobile compatibility of their site. As of recent studies, nearly 90% of users that are on the hunt for a local business (especially those with brick and mortar locations) browse through information on a smartphone or tablet. This essentially means that competition could be beating you out simply with a mobile-friendly site if yours isn’t properly set up.

A majority of site owners that do not have mobile-friendly sites often claim that they don’t have the time or the money to lay out for a site overhaul. However, from a business perspective, most owners can’t afford NOT to make sure that the mobile compatibility of their site is up to par. As we continue to evolve mobile technology, it has no longer become a matter making your website simply look good, but saving the channel that can make or break your business.



3 Basics of Ecommerce Success

2013-04-12T18:05:17.189-07:00


When e-commerce specialists come up with new and creative ideas for driving converting traffic to a website, they often roll their eyes and wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that sooner?”However, for those that don’t let their lives revolve around an e-commerce site, the answers aren’t always so clear and up front. There are several basic strategies that a site owner should always look at from an e-commerce standpoint. Both new and old sites often suffer from a lack of these strategies, so if you feel out of the loop, don’t worry; you’re not alone.

Simple Checkout
The faster the checkout, the better; for those that have often wondered why people fall off within the shopping cart area, a majority of the reason lies in the fact that users have to conquer several pages of information before clicking that confirmation button. Focus on driving down the steps that it takes for a user to complete a purchase. One-step checkout pages are all the rage these days.

Competitive Pricing
If you’ve ever wondered how your competition got their price so low, it’s because they get a great deal on the things they sell. They get the great deal because they sold lots of product. They sold lots of product because their price was so low. This infinite circle is a tricky one to master. Inevitably, a majority of big businesses started out as small businesses that offered their products for little margin to make more in the future. It’s an early sacrifice, but one that’s an unfortunate truth in e-commerce. Push harder in the beginning and you’ll be well rewarded in the future.

Good Information
For the e-commerce site owner that sees a lot of bounces on product pages, there needs to be a point at which the content on your site is carefully examined. Users want a lot of information and they want it fast. The more emailing and requesting of customer service they need to do, the faster they’ll fall off your site. Provide as much information as possible on all products. Additionally, the more unique information you can provide, the better you’ll look in the eyes of a search engine.



Awesome New Features!

2013-01-24T16:08:42.412-08:00

Our Rock Star tech team has been hard at work and we have released some awesome new features!

MOBILE COMMERCE

This will automatically come with every Ecommerce Plan.  The entire process is automated.  As soon as you activate Mobile Commerce in your Shopping Cart, then customers can follow a beautiful well-designed checkout process on Mobile Phones, such as Iphones and Blackberry's.  It's all 100% secure and with Mobile such a hot market, we hope it helps increase your store's sales!

THUMBNAIL GALLERY

We added a beautiful new thumbnail gallery, you can view an example here:
http://www.lindbergh.co.za/palettes-of-the-skies.aspx

Create any number of galleries and control the size of the thumbnails and larger images.


BULK UPDATES ECOMMERCE

You can now create product options, shipping methods, coupons and discounts and apply to all products at one time!

NEW CATEGORY LAYOUTS

Bigger Category boxes which do a much better job of showing off each category and information about the specific category.

PRODUCT FILTERS

Allow your customers to much more easily filter products to find what they are looking for.  Filter by price, options, category, group, etc.  You can view an example here:
http://www.idolian.com/OnlineCatalog/IdolPad-list.aspx



Stay Tuned for:

ADVANCED EVENT CALENDAR
MORE SHOPPING CART FEATURES
STUNNING NEW DESIGN TEMPLATES




Facebook Page Builder

2012-10-22T14:26:49.089-07:00

Thanks to everyone who requested we add a Facebook Page Builder!  We have launched it now with 20+ Applications, allowing you to create Beautiful Facebook Fan Pages.

Applications include:
Promos / Coupons
Contests
Forms
Galleries
Ecommerce Products
Maps
Videos
Music Player
and MUCH MORE

Enjoy!

OnlyBusiness.com Team
 



New Designs!

2012-09-19T17:19:20.343-07:00

We have added a number of new great designs with many more to come!

These include Ecommerce and Non-Ecommerce Designs, that allow you to create beautiful websites in minutes, here are a few examples:


 

 OnlyBusiness.com Team



Filter By Category Added

2012-08-07T13:05:45.641-07:00

We have added a much requested feature for Ecommerce Stores!

You can now automatically choose to filter by Category, Options, Brands and Price.

All you need to do is check to "YES" the settings under 'Ecommerce Presentation"


OnlyBusiness.com Team



What we're working on!

2012-06-20T17:32:43.439-07:00

Our Development Team is hard at work on a number of new features we expect to release soon.  Please review below:

Beautiful new base designs - Ecommerce and Non-Ecommerce
Tons of new Ecommerce Features, including a new filters and Ecommerce Style Menus
Advanced Facebook Page Builder - Ensure your Facebook Business Page looks great!
New White Label tools for Web Designers who build sites on our platform for their clients
New Mobile Tools and Mobile Commerce

Stay Tuned!

OnlyBusiness.com Team



Flash Photo Galleries now work on Mobile Devices!

2012-06-01T10:23:35.660-07:00

We are pleased to announce that almost all our Flash Photo Galleries now convert to HTML5 to work on IPADS, IPHONES and other Moble Devices. 

This process is 100% automated and if you already have a flash gallery on your website, you dont need to do anything more, it will show on Mobile Devices.

Thank you!

OnlyBusiness.com Team



After 6 months of development, all our Flash Banners are now viewable on Mobile Devices!

2012-05-29T12:55:46.048-07:00

We now have applied a new milestone in making all OnlyBusiness Websites completely Mobile.  All our Flash Banners now convert to jQuerty automatically, allowing them to be viewable on IPAD, IPHONES and all other Mobile Devices.     In addition to our newly released Mobile Website Builder, all our member websites can be viewed by millions of users using Mobile Devices.

Thank you!
OnlyBusiness.com Team



OnlyBusiness.com launches fully Mobile Version of its leading Web Design, Shopping Cart and Marketing Platform

2012-05-23T09:48:52.056-07:00

OnlyBusiness.com announces new version launch of industry’s most complete Website Builder and Shopping Cart, targeting small businesses worldwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 OnlyBusiness.com (May 23rd 2012) http://www.onlybusiness.com) has launched a new groundbreaking version of its Website Builder and Shopping Cart.  OnlyBusiness.com currently serves thousands of business customers worldwide.  The new version converts all flash banners and menus to Jquery with HTML5, so they are easily viewed on IPhones, IPADS and all other Mobile Devices.   Also released, is a Mobile Website Builder, which will dynamically convert customer websites for Mobile Devices.  Customers can also adjust the way their sites look within the Mobile Site Builder.   OnlyBusiness.com also released an  entire new suite of marketing plans, including new SEO and PPC plans.  “We currently provide high-performance web marketing services for a large proportion of our customer base, so we upgraded our marketing suite of products and added plans which bundled web design and SEO to streamline both costs and business process for them” said OnlyBusiness.com CEO, Daniel MeyerovIn addition, OnlyBusiness.com has added a professional Facebook Page Builder and applied a new update of their highly tooled Shopping Cart.   OnlyBusiness.com are also releasing a range of  new and updated base designs shortly.  “Over the last year, we have invested significantly  in our technology to ensure all our customers can build the most professional sites  in the marketplace” added Meyerov, “We want to ensure that any type of site can be built, no matter how 'feature rich' it may be. We have built and integrated a number of complex business tools into our system for our members, such as our Database Search Add-on and Extranet tool for document sharing, as we didn’t want our customers to have to go out and  find any third party tools that they required for their sites and then integrate them".  Our platform therefore seamlessly integrates all of the tools offered in the Website Builder, Shopping Cart and Marketing Platform into our members websites, with a single click.OnlyBusiness.com customers have a very low price-point of entry.  Starting at $9.95/month, they can build beautiful business websites themselves, or choose for the world class OnlyBusiness.com Design Team to build it for them, starting at $49.95/month.  There are no contracts and terms are month-to-month only.“We know our competitive landscape  intimately, and we're confident that no other Website Builder can match us in terms of site quality, included tool set functionality and ease-of-use.  We’re extremely confident that when businesses compare the large number of featured websites generated from  our system to the very limited set of featured sites of our competitors, they will be able to quickly and clearly see the difference in quality of our platform output, and they will be enticed to sign-up,” said OnlyBusiness.com COO, Mark FriedmanThe New Release includes:·        Newly released website with more details about plans and offering·        New Marketing Product Line, including SEO and PPC·        Mobile Website Builder, automatically converting standard websites to be viewed and compatible on Mobile Devices·        Facebook Page Builder·        Conversion of flash banners and galleries to Jquery and HTML5 to be viewable on Mobile Devices·        New HTML5 Photo Galleries to be view[...]



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2012-01-24T11:11:24.626-08:00

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Congratulations to Hope 2.0 for being the site of the week!
www.hope-2o.org

Featuring:
Rotating Banners
Animated Text
Multimedia Integration
Social Media Integration
Search
Forms
Individual Company Sponsor Pages



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2012-01-05T10:27:53.249-08:00

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Congratulations to Genie Bingo for being the site of the week!
Featuring
Custom Banners
Game countdowns
Custom Footer
Vertical Nav Bar
Forms



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-12-07T10:14:12.996-08:00

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Congratulations to Digital Print Services for being the site of the week!
Featuring:
Shopping Cart
Wholesale Catalog allowing volume ordering
Custom Banners
Featured Products
Best Sellers
Forms



What we're working on!

2011-12-01T10:13:37.937-08:00

Many of you have asked if we could update our Blog with future development plans, so here we go with what is currently in the works!

Mcommerce - in development, this will allow those members who have Ecommerce Stores to sell their products on Mobile Phones / Devices.

Facebook Store - in development, this will allow you to export your products to a tab in your Facebook profile, so customers can shop within Facebook

Converting Flash Banners to HTML5 - In development, this will allow visitors to view banners on Mobile Sites.

Updating Features in the Ecommerce Store - In development, working on adding new Feature Product / Best Seller Layouts, ability to edit checkout fields and overall UI experience of the cart

Adding Atandra.com to interface with QuickBooks, allowing easy import/export control to and from Quickbooks.

Stay tuned for more....



IMPORT/EXPORT YOUR PEACHTREE DATA - FULLY AUTOMATED NOW!

2011-11-15T12:20:25.303-08:00

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We've had many requests to allow the popular Peachtree accountant software to be imported/exported in the Shopping Cart. Well, we've now added that functionality! You can now import/export Customers, Products and Orders to and from their Shopping Cart. No more tedious entering of data from one system to another, you can now automate this entire process!



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-10-13T14:26:37.058-07:00

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Congratulations to Highland Film Group for being the site of the week!
http://www.highlandfilmgroup.com/
Featuring:
Flash Rotating Banners
HTML Menu
Movie Gallery
Video Player
YouTube Videos Integration
BLOG
Social Media Integration



New Social Media Tools Added!

2011-10-03T14:35:08.620-07:00

We have now added the ability to add a Social Media Sharing Bar / Buttons to any part /page on your Website. These include all the major Social Media Websites, like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.
You simply need to go to EDIT PAGES - WEBPAGE ADD-ONS - SOCIAL MEDIA


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SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-10-03T14:22:10.537-07:00

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Congratulations to Fit With Ali for being the site of the week!
www.fitwithali.com
Featuring:
Flash banners with Animated Text
Flash Menu
Rotating jQuery Background
Forms
Flash Scrolling Testimonial Add-On
Video Player



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-09-20T13:33:40.247-07:00

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Congratulations to Marquee Funding Group for being the site of the week:
http://www.marqueefunding.com
Featuring:
Flash Menu
Flash Banner
Animated Text
Forms
Secure User Login
Database Add-on



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-09-12T12:04:08.947-07:00

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Congratulations to Ginkgo Spa for being the site of the week!
www.ginkgospa.com
Featuring:
JQuery Background rotating images
HTML Menu
Newsletter
Forms
FAQ
Social Media Integration



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-08-25T11:18:56.664-07:00

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Congratulations to CDS Nutra Sales for being the site of the week!
http://www.cdsnutrasales.com

Featuring:
Custom Flash Banner
Forms
Membership Area
Product Catalog / Shopping Cart



SITE OF THE WEEK

2011-08-09T11:18:03.715-07:00

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Congratulations to Carlucci's Deli for being the site of the week
www.carluccisdeli.com
Featuring:
Custom Flash Slides
Animated Text
Custom Menu
Galleries
Forms




SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-07-13T09:10:11.888-07:00

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Congratulations to Melissa South Africa for being the site of the week!
www.melissasouthafrica.com
Featuring:
Flash Menu
Flash Banners
Ecommerce Shopping Cart
Search
Newsletter
Social Media Integration
Form



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-07-01T11:23:54.485-07:00

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Congratulations to Yummy Popcorn for being the site of the week!
www.yummypopcorn.com
Featuring:
Custom Header
Custom Menu
Ecommerce / Shopping Cart
Flash Banners
Forms
FAQ
Social Media Integration
Registration / Login



SITE OF THE WEEK!

2011-06-21T16:00:02.309-07:00


Congratulation to Idolian Tablets for being the site of the week!
www.idolian.com
Featuring:
Flash Banner
Flash Menu
Online Ecommerce Catalog
Social Media Integration
Forms
Live Chat