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  • What do you think about the responsive mobile web debate? Some say you shouldn’t create a separate mobiel site and some say you should. Thanks!

  • I want to add a Paypal button to my mobile website. Is there an easy way to do it so when you click on the “Buy Now” button it takes the user to a “mobile-friendly” Paypal site?

  • Dragonfkydata V May 3, 2012 8:48 pm

    What would you do for a customer that wants only a mobile site? Could you host it on your site under a sub domain? How would that work?

    •  Hmmm good question. You have a couple of options. If your mobile site is a full width site ( a full width site I just finished) then you’ll want to use a subdomain or a I like the subdomain option ( Most of the big companies use the m subdomain so us little guys should follow.

      Now if the site is a responsive design then you can host it under a normal domain. My sites aren’t responsive but some designers do.

      The last option which is the best is to sell them a regular website and a mobile site!

      As for hosting you can redirect the main domain to the subdomain ( Do they already have a domain name?

      • Thanks! I was just wondering so I would know the best way to approach potential clients based on their situation. Some small businesses such as a small coffee or pizza place may want only a mobile site; others, both.
        If they want only a mobile site, I was wondering how to handle that. Get them their own domain and hosting or host it on my site for a monthly hosting fee. If the last one can be done, how would it work? That is what I was wondering. I expect it could with some redirect scripts.The other option is a 3rd party mobile web builder/hosting site for someone that wants only a mobile site — which Iʻd like to avoid. If they go out of biz, your clients site is gone.


        • If they insist on hosting it then I would charge a flat rate and set them up with a hosting service. If you want to host it then you could charge a setup fee and then a monthly fee.

          On your own host (or theirs) you would setup the domain Then on most web hosts you can forward it to another address. I would then forward it to a That way if someone looks at it on a computer they know they’re getting redirected to a mobile site.

          I wouldn’t use a third party for mobile sites. If they go out of business you’ll be in trouble! I’m working on a nice Wordpress plugin that will be easy to use and can be used for the offline marketer to include mobile sites in their services.

          I’m going to write a more detailed post on this next week so stay tuned!

  • Stayahome2earn May 4, 2012 7:19 am

    I tried to install the mobile web simulator in my wp site but it does not work. Not sure why. 


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