According to Google, by the end of this year over half of all Americans will have a smartphone and over half of all consumers are more likely to buy from stores that have mobile websites.
Does your real estate business have a mobile website? If not, you can easily create one with Google Sites.
The new service has several templates to choose from including ones for restaurants, local businesses, lead generation, eCommerce. There is also one called “Social,” which links to your business Facebook page, Twitter account, and YouTube videos. The service also allows you to get analytics on traffic to your mobile site.
How To Create A Mobile Landing Page For Free With Google
Step 1. Go to sites.google.com/mobilize and choose a template.
For this tutorial we are going to use the “Local Business” template.
Step 2. Pick a color.
Step 3. Click “Try this template”
Step 4. Your mobile website will open and include some sample text. If you think you will be happy with the template and colors click the “Use this template” button.
Step 5. Setup Your Website.
Name your site.
Choose a theme. There are currently 52 themes to pick from.
Type in the verification code and press “Create Site”.
Step 6. Customize your mobile website.
Depending on what template you picked, you can now add your logo, a description, social median links, your contact information, and photos.
You can click on “Edit Page” at the top of your mobile website to open the site editor where you can edit the template information including links and text.
If you are using the local business template, you can upload your company logo by going to More Actions –> Manage Site –> Site Layout –> Change Logo.
You can add a company description and enable Google Analytics by going to More Actions –> Manage Site –> Site Layout –> General.
Press Save and you are done.
It only took a few minutes to create a mobile site for my business. You can view the mobile site here.
The Bottom Line
While the mobile sites are fairly basic and don’t allow for a lot of customization, creating a mobile site for your business couldn’t be easier.
The mobile site could serve as a stand alone site linked to your business listing or as an addition to your blog or full company website.
Does your Real Estate business have a mobile website?