Google Loves Fast Loading Websites
I'm willing to bet the farm ( so to speak) that we all have had this experience when we visited someone's website and were ready to make a purchase online.
Don't let this be your web page visitor experience...
Let's say that you have done your research and you have created a product that is just what people want, people need and people are searching the internet to buy. You also built a beautifully designed sales page and a sales funnel of high quality affiliate products that compliment the main front end product you have created.
So now you put your sales funnel pages right in front of the hottest traffic source that has eager buyers that are searching for what you created. They see your brilliant ad image and they click on the link to your offer with their credit card in hand ready to purchase, your sales page starts loading and... it keeps loading, and loading and loading and... well, you get the picture.
But unfortunately they never get the picture and you never get the money because there is " NO SALE!" And that is do to the fact that the website is to slow to load and now they have closed out your sales page and honesty, that potential customer will probably never return to your web page again.
It's true, nobody likes a slow loading website and it will cause you to lose sales, opt-ins and of course profits. I openly admit that I don't wait on a slow loading web page because it is so annoying.
That is why you should use some kind of website speed testing source to help you analyze the loading speed and the loading time of your websites and learn how to make them load faster. And just for the sake of argument, "yes I admit in some cases it can be the visitor's computer that is running slow and not your website."
So how do you know for sure it's not your websites that are running slow?
I use Pingdom Website Speed Test and I use it at least three or four times a week myself. It is a great resource that has both a paid version and a free version and the free version is available to everyone to use online and it lets you know if your web page is fast, slow, to big, or what are the best practices that you are not following that are slowing your web pages down.
Pingdom has made it super easy for anyone and everyone to use for both the experts and novices alike so you can continuously track your website’s load time, analyze your data and find bottlenecks that affect your customers end-user-experience.
I created the video below so you can see it in action in real time for yourself.
In short, it is a very easy-to-use tool to help webmasters and web developers everywhere optimize the performance of their websites.
By using Pingdom’s website monitoring, you’ll be the first to know when your website is down or if a transaction is slow or broken which can also help you deliver a higher quality web experience for your blog and website visitors using data from a real up to date real monitoring service.
Pingdom is no fly-by-night joke, here's a little about them so you know...
Pingdom is using the latest technology which allows them to filter out false alerts using a second opinion process that double-checks downtime from another location before they consider whether the website's or it's application's is down. They have an extensive network of 60+ probe servers in both North America and Europe to help to reduce false alerts and maintain the high levels of reliability.
They use the most up to date platform which allows you as the customer to easily and quickly set up monitoring without all the technical work normally involved. All that is needed is a URL, Pingdom will take care of the rest.
With Pingdom, customers will be the first to know of any issues with their website, DNS, email server, or any other of your infrastructure they choose to monitor. Pingdom will alert customers of any issues so that they can focus on their daily business.