Website Speed

  • How a CDN can be your Blog’s Secret Weapon

    … servers – therefore optimizing the bandwidth usage and eliminating downtime. This should grant you more freedom when it comes to blog design ideas. Finally, a good CDN offers a range of added security features, including protection against backdoor and DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks. The best CDNs should also have a reliable application…

    Christopher Jan Benitez/ The Blog Herald- 11 readers -
  • SEO PowerSuite: 5 Quick Ways to Get Results for Busy Site Owners

    … Digital marketing is a facet of marketing that you simply can’t ignore – and at its core is SEO. You’re probably aware of the impact that a good SEO strategy can have on your brand, but as a marketer or site owner, your focus is often elsewhere, and making SEO a consistent priority can be difficult. The solution is to utilize digital marketing…

    Marketing Technology Blogin SEO- 21 readers -
  • 18 Things Making Your Website Slow

    … and FlyWheel (affiliate links) which take care of caching. Needless to say, Joomla, Drupal and Magento offer caching options as well which can help a lot by providing cached versions of your site for consequent site visitors instead of generating each page over and over again. Caching your pages can drastically speed up your site Caching…

    How To Make Money Online- 16 readers -
  • Essential eCommerce Industry Stats For Page Speed

    … selling auto parts and accessories. They cut their page load time in half resulting in a 9% increase in concession rate, an 11% increase in average ticket size and about a 13% increase in sales. Take the Time to Test Your Website It’s a good idea to put your site though a speed test. It’ll help you discover the weak links and fix them. Many tools…

    Jon Correll/ conversionvoodoo.com- 20 readers -
  • Why Site Speed is Crucial for Every Blogger

    … has on various aspects of online business. Have a read through this list and see whether you think your blog might be affected. It affects your sign ups As a blogger your primary metric of concern is probably getting more email subscribers for your mailing list. A slow loading site makes it less likely that people will be patient through…

    Blog Tyrant- 9 readers -
  • How to Build and Grow Your Email List

    … Forms – This is your last chance for capturing that new visitor to your site, use it! Host a Contest – Just like your offers, make sure your contest is relevant to your audience and provides value. Speed Up Your Website – Fast websites are shared, are ranked and convert visitors better. A/B Test Everything – If you could double your opt…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail How To's- 25 readers -
  • 5 Ways You Can Speed Up Your Website

    … speed, especially if you have a media-heavy site? Here are five ways that you can speed up your website and improve your user experience. Compress and Optimize Your Images The biggest culprit of slow websites is usually images. Nine times out of ten, if a site is taking a long time to load, it’s because the website has a media-heavy homepage. It may…

    Noemi Tasarra Twigg/ The Blog Herald- 16 readers -
  • Avoiding Black Hat: Old SEO Strategies You Need to Terminate

    … cause your business' rankings in Google's search results to nose-dive. Here are just a few that you need to cut out of your existing strategy right away if you're still actively doing them. Spammy Comments There was a time not so long ago where leaving thin or spammy comments on a well-respected blog with a link to your website was an acceptable…

    Austin Paley/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO- 19 readers -
  • 10 Steps to Optimizing Your Web Pages in 2014

    … speed problems: Measure how long a page takes to load. Optimize your website to improve performance. If you are using a shared hosting server, you can try switching to a different hosting provider to see if it makes a positive difference. After making changes, measure performance again. If you use WordPress, make sure you keep plugins…

    Jeremy Page/ The Daily Eggin SEO Content- 14 readers -
  • Increasing Site Speed: 8 Often-Overlooked Steps

    … by Jayson DeMers How important is your website's speed? When it comes to internet traffic, it's critical - and that may be an understatement. Users expect their online experiences to move like lightning, and a slow-moving website can propel them to a different one in mere seconds. While many site owners know that speed matters, most don't…

    Search Engine Guide- 6 readers -
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