Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marine Mobility?

Marine Mobility provides a service that makes your business easily available to mobile users with a fast and easy mobile website. Millions of people are now using their mobile phones to surf the Internet and look for information and services. Marine Mobility ensures customers can easily find their businesses anywhere, anytime. Thanks to our intuitive and easy-to-use interface, your customers get immediate access on their mobile phone to all the key information about the business and are able contact you with just one click or touch.

How are mobile Web sites different than PC sites?

Mobile websites are built to exploit the special characteristics of mobile phones and mobile users to provide the best possible experience to users. Besides adapting to the smaller screen of a mobile phone, they are also made easier to navigate using touch or a keypad and provide more direct access to the information that a customer is more likely to need while on the go.

Even on high-end devices with large touch-screens, a made-for-mobile Website helps visitors quickly become happy customers with content and a design that’s suited to someone in a mobile context for example, customers can use the unique features of the mobile phone to contact the business such as the ‘call us’ feature, where with one touch they call the business and the ‘find us’ feature, which provides access to a Google map showing the business address and allowing the customer to obtain directions from their present location to the business.

How does Marine Mobility help to increase a site’s visibility in mobile search engines?

The Marine Mobility site is built using good practice recommendations, as outlined in Google’s Search Engine Optimization Guide, which include creation of a sitemap, well defined page titles and descriptions, optimized site structure for navigation, good URL structure, optimized robots.txt, and site submission to directories.

In addition, the customer can provide keywords for their business, which are used to assist search engines to rank the site’s relevance to an end user’s search request. Links to social network sites will also assist in this process.

If modifications are made to the content on the source site, how quickly is this reflected on the Marine Mobility site?

If the Marine Mobility site includes links to content on the source site, then changes to the content on the source site have immediate effect on the content of the mobile site.

How soon is a Marine Mobility site live after the service is activated?

Your Marine Mobility site should be open for business from the moment you click the ‘Get Started’ button in the Setup Assistant. Depending on the domain you are using, there might be a certain delay as a result of how quickly the name servers’ information propagates on the Internet.

How much content can the mobile site hold/support?

There is no technical limitation to the amount of content that can be put on the site. However, since the site is for mobile consumption, it is recommended to limit content to only that which is of value to the mobile user.