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Mobile Usage Facts and Figures 2017

Written by: , Jan. 8, 2017

Mobile Usage Facts


As we begin 2017, mobile device usage has already grownbeyond anyone's expectations. Is mobile device usage still growing? If so, how quickly? To what degree do users use mobile devices instead of desktop devices? How is it affecting online shopping?

We have gathered the answers to these and other mobile usage questions for you, such as:

  • How much of Internet traffic is via mobile devices?
  • How much of mobile traffic is watching video?
  • Do users make online purchases from their mobile devices, or is it mainly research?
  • Do mobile users prefer mobile apps or mobile web site via browsers?
  • Where do users go when they are looking for online shopping deals?
  • Are retailers already taking advantage of the trends is mobile usage?


Yoast – Building Best in Class SEO Products

Written by: , Jan. 6, 2017

An Interview with Joost de Valk, Founder & CEO, Yoast

I think that just about every WordPress developer knows the name Yoast – if not the name Joost  de Valk – since the Yoast SEO plugin is basically the standard SEO plugin for WordPress. It is certainly one of the handfuls of plugins that I automatically install on every WordPress website. In this interview, I discuss with Joost the changes in his business strategy and focus, his plans for Yoast, and how he sees the future of SEO and WordPress plugins.



Top 100 UAE Web Designers

Written by: , Dec. 24, 2016

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In our continuing efforts to locate and highlight the best web designers in countries around the world, we decided to identify the Top 100 web designers in the UAE (United Arab Emirates). We started asking around and these are the names that came up as the best web designers in the UAE.

Do you know of a great web designer that should be on this list? Leave us a comment and let us know.



Cloudflare – Making Your Website Fast, Safe, and Accessible Everywhere in the World

Written by: , Dec. 22, 2016

An Interview with Maria Karaivanova, Head of Business Development & Partnerships, Cloudflare

Every webmaster or website owner wants their website to be as fast as possible – but there are a lot of approaches and techniques needed to achieve that.  Everyone webmaster or website owner is (or certainly should be!) concerned about security and various forms of malicious attacks on their website – but there are many different steps that must be taken to maximally protect a website. Rather than have to mix and match various services from multiple different vendors, Cloudflare attempts to provide all of these services in a single, simple, and integrated fashion.

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