According to several studies from Kissmetrics and Linkedin the average person will abandon your website if it takes more than 3 seconds to load on their mobile device. They state that Google recommends website load times of one second or less on mobile devices.

What is the reason your website might be loading slower than other websites?

Why does a small site with less information load slower than a larger site with more information?

To understand, you must understand the critical rendering path. Google defines the critical path as the “code and resources required to render the initial view of a web page”.  A webpage is rendered when it can be seen by a user.  The rendering path of your content can be optimized and if you haven’t done it yet, it is something you needed to do yesterday. Read more…

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

My Top 10 SEO Definitions

As I am new to the world of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) I have compiled a list of the top ten definitions I have found interesting learning.

Algorithm (algo) A mathematical formula used by search engines to determine what pages to suggest for a given search query.

Analytics A program which assists in gathering and analyzing data about website usage. Google analytics is a feature rich, popular, free analytics program.

Bounce rate The percentage of users who enter a site and then leave it without viewing any other pages.

Conversion (goal) Achievement of a quantifiable metric on a website. Ad clicks, sign ups, and sales are examples of conversions. Read more…