If your web pages are taking a long time to load, you could be negatively impacting your business in several ways. To maximize on your traffic and sales potential, you’ll have to pay attention to page speed and performance. Understanding how it applies to important aspects of your website design will play a key role in maximizing your outcome. Here are a few important areas regarding your website design and page speed :
- User Experience –
If users have to wait, they’ll leave. Simple as that.
- SEO (search results) –
Google is now factoring in page speed in their search results (“algorithm”). Content needs to be clear, relevant, informative, and fast!
- Optimization –
If your website is not optimized for page speed or your hosting configuration is sub-standard, there are some improvements to be made!
See what Sky1’s page speed was on the day of writing this post:
March 26 at 04:33:43 from San Jose, California, USA. The web page took 561 ms to load, used 25 requests, and weighed in at 1.1 MB.
The Google Page Speed performance grade for this web page is 99/100
Be sure to test your website from the San Jose server to get the most realistic page speed results closest to your local Bay Area customers.
If you want your website to load faster than your competitor’s website, there are several options for your business! Contact Sky1 for a website evaluation today.