More and more companies seem to be re-designing their websites with a responsive layout that adapts to the size of the device/browser being used, and the BBC News site has joined them. But the BBC News site, isn’t your ordinary blog or news site. This new responsive design has to support no less than 80 different browser, operating system and device combinations.
There will be over 1 billion “heavy mobile data users” by 2013.
That’s an absolutely STAGGERING number, and just one of the many trends covered at the Web 2.0 Summit this year by Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker. In fact Mobile Internet was the main focus of her presentation at the Summit this year.
I could go on and on about the overwhelming amount of data provided in the presentation this year, but how about I share the entire 68 page presentation instead:
Just read a great article over on Css Tricks about “The Heating Company Analogy” for Designers and Developers, and wanted to follow up with my own post on the topic.
The basic idea behind the article is just like the heating/oil company tries to anticipate your needs and charge you a steady rate throughout the year, we need to anticipate our clients needs and give them a similar option. Whether you’re offering graphic design, web design, development, or any other of a myriad of services, you should be able to use a subscription-based offering for additional work with your clients.