This is the first of what I intend to be a weekly feature post. It will be a compilation of some of the articles, design elements, development ideas, and content marketing insight that I have come across during the week. Once I get going, it should be out on Fridays, but I didn’t have this one ready to go until today. [Read more…]
WordPress continues to grow in market share. At present, it powers over 20% of all web sites. When you consider sites that are using content management systems, WP’s market share is 58.5%, with the next closest being Joomla at 9.5%. There is no question that WordPress has momentum to grow some more and I’ve staked a big piece of my business on it.
Nick Roach at ElegantThemes has put together a nice infographic to visualize WP’s growth trend.
Here is a great infographic from Quick Sprout: Why all marketers should be thinking mobile. Today’s web is growing in mobile. If you are not considering mobile devices in your marketing strategy, you are missing a huge piece of the market. By 2014 (just next year), 1 in 3 U.S. Internet users will have a tablet device.
Be sure to take a hard look at some of the stats toward the bottom – a large percentage of mobile shoppers will leave a site if it is not optimized for mobile devices, and they will abandon a site if it takes too long to load. Also, a surprising number of users prefer their tablet over their PC for online shopping. [Read more…]