Part of the purpose of my blog is to go through all of the news and information that comes out in the SEO world and filter it down to important things that the smaller business owner can do to help themselves. Sometimes I like to put my own spin on it, but other times, like today, I like to just share a great article written by someone else that provides some great help for your site.
Site speed is becoming more and more important. Google has a tool that tells you how to speed up your site and that isn’t just for fun. Speed is an important ranking factor, likely directly and indirectly. Because it is such an important part of the user experience and Google tracks bounce rate and other experience statistics to include in their algorithm, having a quick to load site is crucial.
This article came out recently with some important and fairly easy methods to help speed up your site significantly, which in itself can see boosts in SEO performance. If you are tech savvy enough to do this stuff yourself, go for it, or take it to your developer or web team and have them take a look. Speed improvements like this can definitely help your performance considerably.
Here is the link to the article….