FIX WEBSITE SPEED

IS WEBSITE SPEED AFFECTING TRAFFIC?

You understand the value of a fast website. You know that it’s good for your customers and good for rankings. It’s also been tied to better conversions on e-commerce and contact forms. You’d like to fix your website speed.

Self Diagnose Website Speed

We assume you’ve already checked your own website’s page speed and maybe attempted to fix some of it on your own. But to fix website speed, you may need a developer to adjust the code. Best practices for code change every year, so what might have been fast in 2020 will not be the best practice in 2021. Here are the top self-diagnosis tools:

  1. https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/
  2. https://gtmetrix.com/

How is your website speed affecting your traffic?

Here are some case studies from Google regarding the actual impacts of page speed and SEO. Part of the algorithm’s ranking includes how fast your website loads for your users. Google is all about providing its users the best experience when they search. Having a faster website is a factor in ranking and ranking higher would mean more traffic.

If you have a serious page load issue, it could even cause users to bounce from your pages from waiting for a page element to load. We will go over best practices to keep your page speed lean and fast.

How Blink will fix website speed

Starting from the foundation up, we’ll take a look at your hosting environment first. Do you have the right hosting for your website or do you need to make adjustments? A common speed issue is due to a hosting class not matching our client’s needs. After that, it’s a deep dive into code. Is your website using best practices or are there hidden code problems that are affecting your page speed? A lot of code problems are not seen by site owners, especially those who have hired inexperienced web designers. We will dig to the root of the problem to show you if there are any issues. Finally, we’ll look at your on-page practices for content. This is an easy one to get carried away with, so we’ll be sure to break down the best practices to use into the future.