NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wix.com, a free web publishing platform, announced the market wide launch of its free mobile website builder today. The new WixMobile adds to the companys current products, which create free websites and customized Facebook fan pages, and are already being utilized by over 12 million users worldwide. Wix mobile site builder is an easy and cost-effective way for anyone and everyone to get a mobile site up and running in under 10 minutes. WixMobiles pre-release to Wix users has clearly demonstrated the demand for such a product with over 3,000 mobile sites created daily.
With an ever-growing percentage of internet searches being carried out on mobile devices, Wix developed a mobile site builder to make the creation of mobile compatible websites simple and cost-effective. Users can select a site template and customize the background, colors, text, icons and more to create a mobile site that perfectly matches their brand. The Wix mobile platform allows everyone to build mobile optimized sites with easy navigation and one-click access to action oriented information like business hours, contact information and directions. Now a small business owner can easily create a mobile site without the need to hire costly experts because no coding is necessary.
More and more customers are turning to the web while they are away from their desktops and counting on their smartphones to get quick information from mobile sites. That said, only 1 percent of websites are mobile compatible. WixMobile bridges this huge gap by enabling all businesses to be accessible on the go.
Smartphone sales are rocketing which has resulted in a major growth of mobile web browsing. We give small businesses and brands the opportunity to hop on the bandwagon and capitalize on this trend, says Avishai Abrahami, Founder and CEO of Wix. Our new mobile product lets small businesses tap into this new market cheaply and easily. Our mobile optimized sites, guarantee constant accessibility across multiple devices. This completes a brands online presence making them visible wherever their customers are.
Wix is already working on adding new features to WixMobile, including integrating mCommerce, music, video and blog capabilities into its mobile templates.
Wix Triple Play websites, customized Facebook fan pages, mobile sites can be used as a complementary package or each as stand-alone products. Each solution adheres to Wix core principal of creating user friendly, free and professional looking websites, with no prior design or coding skills necessary by the creator.
Visit the WixMobile website to try it out.
Wix was created in 2006 and released the open-beta version of its website builder in June of 2008. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in San Francisco and Tel Aviv. Wix is backed by investors Insight Venture Partners, DAG Ventures, Mangrove Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and Benchmark Capital. For more information please visit wix.com.