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Mobile Site For Apartment Finder Launched


June 06, 2011

Nielson Research has indicated an increase in the number of consumers accessing information on the go. Smartphone are now being used by 31 percent of mobile phone owners to search and browse online. Currently, web traffic on mobile comprises 12-17 percent of all web traffic. To take advantage of this trend, ApartmentFinder.com has launched a mobile version of its website to reach more consumers.

 

Apartment Finder now has a streamlined and easy interface which is accessible on any smartphone or Web browsing mobile device. Instant results can be delivered at any time and place with the instant search option in Apartment Finder's new mobile site. The advertisers at Apartment Finder are now connected with apartment seekers with greater speed and convenience with this latest offering.

 

In a release, Marcia Bollinger, president, Apartment Finder said, "We've made it easy for consumers to search for their next apartment home, whenever and wherever they want. The ApartmentFinder.com mobile site is free and there's no app to download or program to install. Our customers can extend their reach to more consumers, right when they are actively engaged in their search process. Our mobile site delivers higher search traffic, which generates more leads."

 

Similar to the desktop version, the mobile site of ApartmentFinder.com has a user-friendly screen. Users can easily read and view all information at once as the screen automatically fits on any smartphone. Based on current locations, users can search nearby properties or also search by zip/postal code. Price, distance, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, pets allowed, and other amenities are some of the advanced search filters provided. The mobile site provides one-click link to display an apartment on the map. Users can also view additional details, email the property, get directions, or call the number displayed on the screen with these links. Users can contact communities at any time and place. Apart from automatically storing a history of recent searches, the mobile site offers links for virtual tours and floor plans.

 

The digital suite of efficient and streamlined options provided by Apartment Finder is enhanced with this new mobile site.

 

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Carolyn John is a Contributor to unified communications. To read more of her articles, please columnist page.

Edited by John Lahtinen




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