Mobile website development had started to appeal somewhere in mid 2008 and people had began to take the importance of Mobile website development seriously. The presence of enhanced mobile technologies and features started to make people realize the importance of having a mobile presence, as the searches on mobile phone started to increase with the improvement in mobile handsets. The market was at its peak in early 2011 and searches had grown tremendously at that point of time. But later on it became like the momentum was stable and could not see much volatility in it.
Mobile website development is basically websites being designed for the purpose of accessing them on mobiles. Generally, the regular websites just require modifications and then can be viewed on mobiles itself and sometimes mobile websites are made separately and solely for the purpose of mobile use. The trends in the searches show mobile website development has not been able to grow. Mobile application development started picking up in 2009; more and more people started getting aware about it.
Mobile Application development grew tremendously with the passage of time and app entrepreneurs understood what returns they could yield from a successful app on the app store. Apps are more of a necessity these days than just a luxury; the importance of a right app at the right time can be priceless. For e.g. using a location finder app while visiting unknown places.
In mid 2010, the mobile Application development rose to almost twice from their previous levels. There was a similar momentum in 2011 the searches for “Mobile Application Development” again doubled from their previous levels and the fact was one of the best things that happened to mobile became more evident. There are millions of apps over multiple platforms and they are still continuously growing and we can say that the app craze is not going to end anywhere in the near future on the basis of the search trends. Mobile website development is well behind from mobile app development in terms of searches.