Does the speed that your web pages load really matter for SEO purposes? How about for conversions? In a nutshell – yes! Consider the following facts:
- 47% of users expect your web page to load in under two seconds
- 57% of users will abandon a page if its load time is 3 seconds or more
- 75% of online customers opted for a competitor’s site instead of suffering inordinate delays
Here is an infographic from WEBRIS that explores PageSpeed in more detail and provides some recommendations as to how to improve page speed.