Strikingly Stories: Y Athletics

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This is a first in a series of blog posts about Strikingly users. We’re having a chat with Sam Mazumdar, founder and CEO of Y Athletics. Learn about his background and how he got started with his activewear company, and of course, check out his Strikingly website here!

1. Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

My name is Arbab Sam Mazumdar and I’m the founder and CEO of Y Athletics, a premium activewear brand that designs elegantly simple performance apparel for men. I was born in Bangladesh, attended college at the University of Southern California, worked at a … Read the rest

Mobile Actions and Tablet Views for Your Website

We’ve just rolled out the ability to add “mobile actions” for Pro users. You can now let your viewers take action directly from their phone! Here’s what it looks like on a mobile view of ViralGains.com:

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The main navigation slides out on mobile as well:

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And here’s the same site on desktop and tablet. Or, just see it for yourself at viralgains.com!

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“Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication”

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“To Steve Jobs, Simplicity was a religion. It was also a weapon.” – Ken Segall, co-writer of Apple’s Think Different Campaign (Steve Job’s Narrated Version)

This quote of Leonardo da Vinci was never as precise as describing the ongoing design revolution in the Mobile Age. Although mobile brings more people online, you have much less time to do your sales. All data shows that the number of website is exploding and the average time spent on every site is decreasing. Everyone is fighting for eyeballs now.

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How can you win? Don’t waste your user’s time. No bullshit! … Read the rest

How to Stay Competitive in the Mobile Age

Here are some data that might make you rethink/start to think about your mobile strategy.

1. Forbes: 10% of all internet traffic is mobile in June of 2012 (from only 1% in the end of 2009, 10 times in 2.5 years). Mobile traffic has already surpassed desktop in India.

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Mobile Traffic India

2. Mashable: 21% of small business already have mobile optimized web presence by early 2011. Growing rapidly.

3. TechCrunch: Android surpassed Windows as the #1 operating system for all internet-enabled devices.

The simple lesson is that: Your audience and customers are already mobile.

For any individual or business, … Read the rest