As the number of people surfing the internet using their mobile phones grows, the importance of having a website that looks great on all devices becomes essential. It is estimated that by the end of 2018, traffic on the internet coming from mobile devices will be 79%. If this is not enough, then take a look at this next statistic: It is estimated that 57% of users say that they will not recommend a business that has a website that wasn't designed with mobile in mind. Can you imagine how much business you could be losing by not having a responsive website that looks great on mobile devices?
A Web Application can be defined as a computer program that is accessed by users on the web using a browser such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, etc. Some of the advantages of web applications include: the program is accessible anytime, from anywhere where there's an internet connection available. Another advantage is that web applications can be installed and updated to all users easily and quickly. Typically, these applications store their data in a database so that it can be accessed securely by anyone with the right username and password.
Examples of web applications include, Paperless Office Applications, Content Management Systems (CMS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Automation Systems. Here are some of the technologies that we use here at W3 Applications to develop Web Applications:
- Microsoft SQL Server
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If you have products or services that you sell using traditional means, then take a look at the following advantages to creating an online E-Commerce Website to sell these products or services:
- Overcome Geographical Limitations: You will be able to reach anyone with access to an internet connection.
- Gain New Customers: Anyone who views your website by performing a web search is potentially a customer.
- Lower Costs: When it is cheaper to run a business, you will be able to afford giving customers more discounts, and attract more sales.
- Open for Business 24/7: E-Commerce websites can be open all the time. This gives a great deal of convenience for users.
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