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Speed-up Website with Free CDN

Without a doubt there are so many articles related to website speed. Certainly it is very important to have fast website or blog – first because website speed plays important part for achieving higher SERP and 2nd (which probably is more important) to serve your content faster to website visitors. Nobody likes slow website! Realistically, every website suffer from slow loading, unless it is hosted on cloud or have already utilize use of CDN. For instance WebmaisterPro is hosted in USA – loading time in Texas is 6sec, in Washington, DC – 8sec, but loading time in Europe is getting higher – London, UK – 10sec, Istanbul 12sec... and this is in term of static test – the reality is much different with 100 members on our website the speed goes up to 25sec! Don't get us wrong – we are also using CDN and gzip compression, just the answer to have faster website isn't very simple and depends on so many factors. Honestly, I am getting really mad when I read an article written by some copycat blogger that give “superb tips” rewritten from “A-list” blogger that also doesn't have a clue about server-side optimization, script optimization, number of requests,...
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5 Ways Your Web Hosting Affects Your Online Marketing

When it comes to precious commodities, time and money are up there. Yet these are also the top two things everybody loves to save on. But when you are choosing a webhost, the cheapest option is not likely to be the best choice for your business' online marketing strategy. Here is a rundown of what to look for and why when choosing your webhost. 1.SEO, and when it comes to the rules, it's best to play by the ones set out by Google.  Over 60% of shoppers now research their purchases of products and services online before buying. So when you are marketing your products or services on your super new website, it's a given that you want it to be near the top of the Search Engine Results Pages. Now you can employee a Search Engine Optimization expert to structure your pages correctly, build up a healthy backlink profile and develop your social media strategy, but did you know that Google now also includes in its search algorithm how fast your web pages load? So the key here is to make sure your website can load quickly and always has the available computing resources to serve the webpages being requested...
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Website Speed - How to Improve Loading Time

For a several years topic related to website speed is very hot. On one hand it is already known that website speed signal is already implemented in Google algorithms and particular page need to respond fast enough to web requests.  On the other hand a visitors that prefer fast pages and not much time waiting when surfing the Internet – statistics shows that fast websites have lower bounce rate and most likely this improve user experience to browse several pages and proceed to order or subscription. Being realistic there are many ways to speed up particular website – from really basic one like image optimization (excellent tool – Yahoo Smush.It and there is also plug-in for WordPress – WP Smush.It) to advanced methods on server side – for example installing additional modules like mod_deflate or mod_pagespeed, which actually require more resources and processor power from the server and of course advanced knowledge. Website template or theme is a factor that shouldn't be underrated, be sure to use light website template. How to check website speed? There are several very useful tools that can help webmasters to determine website speed and discover what exactly is slowing down loading time. All tools below...
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