Thursday Tip: How to Make Your Web Site Really, Really Fast

February 12, 2009

If you get a customer to visit your Web site, one of the worst things that can happen is that the page loads so slow that they leave. How much marketing money did you spend to attract that person? It can be money down the drain if they leave.

What is one of the biggest and fastest sites on the Web? If you guessed Google, you guessed correct. Steve Souders of Google put together a list of tips to help you speed up your site. Some of this may be a little bit technical if you are new to Web design. For those who want their sites to continue to grow, this information is golden! I know that I am going to be going over it to see how I can find ways to speed up this site.

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