How the Pros Engineer a Lighting Fast Web Site - Part 1
...for increased conversions and a higher ranking Web site!
The Internet is getting faster every year and Google has made it clear that sites that don't adjust their load time to the new standards will be ruthlessly dropped from the results. However, aside from avoiding a penalty, a fast loading site comes with some serious perks. Based on numerous studies, we know that faster loading pages have higher conversions, are far more pleasurable to use, and the almighty Google hopefully will reward us by ranking our pages higher in the process.
Chances are this is old news to you as we've written about it, talked about in our Podcasts and drilled it home in our monthly MasterMind Meetups. However, we've never really gone into depth on what you actually need to do to your pages in order to speed them up. Today that changes. In this article we're getting down to the nitty gritty and not only giving you the tricks we use to speed up our pages, but we're also going to help you truly understand what matters so you can laser focus your efforts.