Website Speed – The Viral Zone

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Vrooom! Why Website Speed Matters.

Vrooom! Why Website Speed Matters.

Technology
When you imagine your website’s visitors, what do you see? Small business owners? Local homeowners? Impatient clickers? If your visitors are anything like other people on the web, they’re almost certainly in that third group: the impatient crowd. These folks expect your site to load in the blink of an eye. If it doesn’t, they’re gone -- maybe never to return. Now, I’m not saying your clients are bad people. Our natural frustration with waiting for a page to load doesn’t mean we’re overly demanding or even particularly stressed-out. It’s just . . . normal behavior. Fact is, slow pages are a drag. Nobody likes them. If people think they can find a faster page, or they can get the information faster, the average web users among them will click away -- fast. How fast? T