Are mobile website makers any different now then, say, 2012?

by twersk
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I guess there are a lot of experienced mobile website marketers here so I was hoping for some suggestions...

I have a really old (but good) mobile website maker. It is a WordPress plugin and has always made good mobile sites for me. I'm just trying to figure out if its worth spending money on a new platform if things are the same...

I know there are things like Duda...but can they build a site that I can honestly charge $800 to $1200 for? Any good makers you'all recommend?

Are there a lot of new features out there that I may not have seen? Can someone tell me what is out there that may be cool or cutting edge that may not have existed three years ago.

Thanks fellow warriors!
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  • Profile picture of the author DanielBlue
    I have done mobile websites and the "best" for me is jumpmobi.com. And yes, people now are looking for more advanced solutions than in 2012.
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    • Profile picture of the author 9AppAve
      You could always use a platform that offers mobile sites and mobiles apps, offer both, and charge more then $800 to $1200.

      This option would allow you to charge between $1500 / $2000 and $50.00 to $100.00 a month....

      Well, at least many of our resellers do.
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  • Profile picture of the author ballparkbob
    I think mobile websites have fallen by the wayside in favor of responsive design and adaptive design. After all, it's what Google recommends.
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  • Profile picture of the author andersson121
    Well, its always important to have mobile website for business, I think its worth to go with wordpress plugins even if the same things are there.
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  • Profile picture of the author ReenaSMO
    Google already started alerting through webmaster tools to make their website responsive and from April 21st it is going rank better those websites which are abiding the Google algorithm. I suggest you to look into fatbit.com to design your website responsive to mobiles and all other gadgets.
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris19h
    I think responsive design is what people are looking for in 2015. Definitely has changed since 2012. Look into creating responsive websites for people, its also a lot easier to manage!
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    • Profile picture of the author twersk
      Just curious Chris...do you personally think a responsive site looks better then a regular mobile one?
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      • Profile picture of the author jonathan12345
        Originally Posted by twersk View Post

        Just curious Chris...do you personally think a responsive site looks better then a regular mobile one?
        It really depends but typically yes.

        Responsive design is easier to manage and looks great across all phones / tablets.

        However I have seen some really slick HTML5 mobile websites.
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  • Profile picture of the author jonathan12345
    Talk to any web design company and they're typically building websites that are responsive.

    I think mobile websites were simply a band-aid for when mobile phones first came out and now with tables, multiple screen sizes, having to update content in more than one area, they don't make as much sense.

    But if a business doesn't have a responsive website they really need to get something in place so there's still opportunity, but responsive makes the most sense to me.
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  • Profile picture of the author Salum
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    There Are Some Different From Now Day, The Different Such As Quality Of Content To Make Search Engine Friend.
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  • They are different. But now separate mobile versions for websites will be discarded as Google and others will be preferring responsive designs and they will now focus in mobile apps that will have more or less the same layout that mobile versions had.
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  • Profile picture of the author twersk
    WOW! Shows how little I know.

    I think mobile websites have fallen by the wayside in favor of responsive design and adaptive design.
    I guess I am glad I reached out for advice. Never would have realized. I use this pretty cool template program called Template Toaster and the responsive part of it is the only part I don't like! I think it is nowhere near as visually pleasing as a mobile website, so I am surprised that Google recommends this over everything else.
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