Mobile internet users continue to grow every day. Results of Monetate Q1 2013 Ecommerce Quarterly revealed that mobile and tablet devices now share almost 25% internet visits to large e-commerce websites.
Internet shopping through smartphones and tablets is also on the rise. Internet Retailer cites comScore Inc.’s new report titled ‘State of the U.S. Online Retail Economy’ that shows online retail increased from 17.1 billion in February 2010 to 34.9 billion in February 2013, a 104% increase. What was interesting is that most of the increase was due to mobile devices. Online retail on smartphones grew from 2.7 billion to 12.9 billion, a staggering increase of 385%.
With so many people now relying on smartphones and tablets to visit websites, it’s important that you carter your WordPress website to different displays, otherwise you’ll be missing out on a major chunk of traffic and revenue