Mobile Growth at ChristianBlog

A look into the growth of mobile use at ChristianBlog.Com

Over the last year I have invested a great many hours into the redevelopment of the design and layout of the ChristianBlog.Com website, and I have continued to make the statement that it is "for those using mobile devices" or something along that line.

I wanted to take a brief moment to share three graphs that really show-case the issue of why this is so important, because I am sure that there are folks out there thinking a lot of these changes are for naught.

A computers/devices operating system is the type of device (windows computer/laptop, apple computer/laptop, iphone, android phone, etc) that people use and by tracking/reporting on it, we are able to get the easiest method to compare just how fast or slow a websites growth of mobile devices is.

So in these grapsh we are going to take a look at the operating system of those who have visited the website over the course of March 2013, March 2014 and finally March 2015.

March 2013

A combined 69.31% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular desktop/laptop operating systems on the market.

A combined 23.96% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular phone operating systems on the market.

March 2014

A combined 69.0% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular desktop/laptop operating systems on the market.

A combined 27.3% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular phone operating systems on the market.

This is an increase of 3.34% of mobile activity from 2013 to 2014.

March 2015

A combined 52.19% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular desktop/laptop operating systems on the market.

A combined 43.26% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular phone operating systems on the market.

This is an increase of 15.96% of mobile activity from 2014 to 2015.

This is an increase of 45.22% of mobile activity from 2013 to 2015.

April 2015

A combined 47.51% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular desktop/laptop operating systems on the market.

A combined 47.48% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular mobile operating systems on the market.

This is an increase of 4.22% of mobile use over the previous month. This is also the first time the iOS usage has dropped below that of Android.

May 2015

A combined 44.92% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular desktop/laptop operating systems on the market.

A combined 49.28% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular mobile operating systems on the market.

This is an increase of 1.8% of mobile use over the previous month.

June 2015

A combined 78.83% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular desktop/laptop operating systems on the market.

A combined 19.69% of people accessing the ChristianBlog.Com website are using the two most popular mobile operating systems on the market.

This is an decrease of 29.59% of mobile use over the previous month.

Many Continued Blessings,
+John Abela
Founder/Owner, ChristianBlog.Com

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 John B. Abela+ (@abelajohnb)

I am the owner of ChristianBlog and a believer in God's blessings!

I have been a minister for 20+ years and suppose I would describe myself as a literal messianic levitican.

I do not publish very many blogs as I tend to spend my time working on the CB website.

The motto of ChristianBlog.Com is "A place to be blessed and to bless othersI" and I truly do hope that is something that applies to you!

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John Knox+

Certainly appreciate all your work. and I am sure I can speak on behalf of other users.

wmj

K Reynolds+

Thanks for this information. I realized as I read this blog that I access CB on three different devices. While I most frequently access it via my Mac desktop, as of the summer/fall of 2014, I have also started accessing it via my iPad and my iPhone. I really appreciate the work you have done in order to make CB mobile friendly.

Blessings!

K :princess:

John B. Abela+

The thing I forgot to point out is this:

Total Desktop Usage: 53.44%

Total Mobile Usage: 45.14%

This is putting mobile use rather close to the total desktop use. I suspect that eventually, if not rather soon, mobile use is going to overtake desktop use.