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8 Statistics That Prove Responsive Web Design Is Essential To SEO

May 26, 2019

Websites are the most important component for all businesses, irrespective of the size or industry. A
website connect businesses with the target audience, helps build its reputation, acts as the online
platform to reach global audience and last but not the least help businesses transform into brands.
Now, just like every other tech field, the website design and development industry is fast evolving
with new trends shaping the industry for better. One such important trend for all website owners is
the growing competition of mobile-responsive websites.

Ok, if you haven’t been living in Siberia or somewhere in the woods of Alaska, you must know the
growing number of users preferring mobile searches over desktop searches. Ok, if you have missed it
up till now, let us tell you once in for all that the number of mobile users have fast surpassed the
number of desktop searches (that’s official as per the Google; which is the largest search engine in
the world). So, basically what we are saying is that with increasing number of users switching to
mobile devices, as website owners you need to cater to the needs and requirements of this majority
segment and if you aren’t doing it already than let us share with you some mind-wobbling statistics,
after which I am sure you won’t leave any stone unturned to get yourself a highly aesthetic and
responsive website:
– 72% of people want mobile-friendly websites
– 77% of adults own a smart phone
– Almost 60% of all internet access is done through the phone
– 94% of people judge websites on responsive web design
– 50% of total ecommerce revenue comes from mobile
– Google prioritizes responsive websites

Interesting huh?

Just to add a little more information to you, Google has already released its “Mobile First Indexing”,
which means the search engine giant is already on its way to prioritize mobile-friendly websites for
higher ranking.
So, it’s high time you start looking to invest in getting your business a mobile-friendly website that’s
aesthetically pleasing and professional functional for mobile users.