You can spend thousands of hours creating the world's best content, but, if when someone tried to visit your web page and it takes forever to load a page then people won't stick around long enough to read it Research has found that if your web pages take longer than 2-5 seconds then people will leave your site before they even view your content. If you have a slow website you may as well give up now. Not only will you rank worse in Google than your competitors. It is a well-known fact that Google’s search algorithm includes your page load times as one of the many parameters while calculating page rank. Let’s have a look at what Google has to say about site speed and how it might affect your website and the size of your audience.
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As a webmaster, you have only a few precious seconds to grab and retain your visitor’s attention and you shouldn’t waste those seconds on loading.It doesn’t matter if you sell goods, offer services or have a simple blog. If your website is slow, you will be losing traffic, visitors and possibly money. Generally, if your website takes more than a second to load - it’s slow and needs optimizing