A survey carried out by Compuware has revealed that UK businesses risk losing revenue if their websites fail to load quickly enough on consumer’s smartphones. With a growing number of people using smartphones as their primary method of connecting to the internet, it’s increasingly important that businesses ensure their websites deliver a satisfying experience on mobile devices. 46 percent of people said they would be unlikely to return to a website if they had trouble accessing it on the first attempt and 29 percent said they would visit a competitor’s site instead. Mobile users increasingly expect the web experience on their smartphone to be comparable with that of a broadband connected PC, and have little patience for sites which load[…]

Google today launched a new tool to help businesses easily create mobile web-sites to reach the increasing volume of consumers who now use smartphones rather than PCs to browse the web. Google Sites for Mobile enables non-technical users to quickly build a free mobile-optimised website and can be integrated with Checkout, Google’s online payment processing service, so that businesses can start selling through the new mobile site within minutes. Related Posts:Mobile web experience not good enough say UK consumersFive business tech trends for 201337 percent of UK workers reply to business emails in bedWhy UK businesses need a Google Places listing [INFOGRAPHIC]New Version of 1st Touch Mobile Innovates Across Multiple Platforms and Devices