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Why You Should Improve Your Website Speed Today

The speed that a site will have an impact in different ways, although many people underestimate it; website owners can spend a lot of money and time on ensuring their sites looks perfect, with an effective call to action, informative design, intuitive navigation, yet they might not realize how the speed of the page loading is.

Why should you have a website that loads fast?

There are many different factors that play part in page rankings on the results page, and load speed is one of them.

Here is a video that will provide a deeper understanding of how Google collects information: one thing to note here is that page speed will not necessarily relate only to how fast the server can deliver data:

So, Google will not only use the time it will take for the server of your website to make the data available, it will also consider how long it takes for the data to load from the point of view of the user; if their connection is slow and the website needs a lot of data because of the size, it will result in a slower load time and can harm your SEO efforts easily. This can seem like a point to get worried about, but this is only a scratch on the surface of the many issues that can result from having a website with a slow speed when loading. The main among this being that the user is not able to get access to what they want in a short period of time, then it causes them not to engage with your website, and many of them end giving up and looking for other options. This will have a lot of negative effects on your bounce rate and the overall time users are spending on your page; if there is no content to see, then why remain around?

Going away from the user a little bit, another important issue that rises when it comes to a page not being able to load at the right timeframe then there is the risk that the indexing of the website will run into problem; when the search engines robots are trying to connect to a page and don’t get any data within a short period of time, it will ignore the content, which will have a lot of negative effects for your website. Many people get worried about their rankings, but if pages are not properly indexed it means the content and the keywords in the page will not be put into account when it comes to generating search results, which can affect the traffic of your website.

According to Matthew Woodward another factor that Google uses when it comes to ranking pages is the user engagement index. Google will make the assumption that the website is not legitimate or is trying to misrepresent itself in some way, and this means getting pushed further down in the rankings.

The real-world impact of a slow website

The technical risks that come with a slow website are important, but they are nothing when compared to the fact that a website that has a fast load speed is able to improve the user experience, which can have a big impact on conversions. Imagine feeling hungry then deciding you want to buy a hotdog, then you go to a stand near you then find there is a long queue. Even if the hot dogs sold in this particular location are better when compared to the others, there is a good chance you will prefer going to the other provided you get it fast without wasting time queuing. You will not worry too much about the quality.

This same principle can be applied to the website too; we can have a talk about SEO the entire day, but usually, it does not take into account the emotional and impulsive nature of many people. There is nothing worse than having a website that slowly loads. Imagine a visitor reading articles or trying to buy a product from your website, but the page is taking longer than usual to load. There is a good chance that the visitor is going to give up and start looking for other options. They might have to deal with a drop in quality, but many people usually try to find the perfect balance between time and quality, accepting to go with the poor quality provided it can be delivered faster.

Every second is important when it comes to conversion.

It might sound hard to believe this, but this actually the normal ”seconds”. When talking about time, we mean the few seconds it’s going to take, like a blink of an eye, but when it comes to loading a page, a couple of seconds can seem like an eternity. There are many studies that have been done to show if there is a link between the load time of a website with the sales conversion, which affects profit margins and they have shown there is a relation.

Brand Perfect’s did survey of 2500 online shoppers from the UK and USA where they discovered that two thirds of the respondents (67%) from the United Kingdom while more than half (51%) of respondents from the US said that slow speed was the main reason why they abandoned a purchase they were about to make. Mozilla also found at by reducing the load time by 2.2 seconds they improved the rate of conversion by more than 15%, and this led them to get 10 million more downloads in a period of one year.

Delving further into the impact of site speed, Amazon reported that a 100ms extra delay (this is a fraction of a second) it caused a 1% decline in sales; which is a sobering thought. Google has been able to discover that delays can affect more than just the sales; they realized that by delaying the search results by a half a second, it resulted in a 20% increase of traffic. Imagine just a delay of a mere 0.5 second can result in a drop in traffic by one fifth. During the Velocity conference in 2013, the theory got further support from results that were gathered during the process of website updates based on Intuit, which offer support for older websites that came before the pre-Web standards era. There were some clear A/B tests done to see how SEO and conversion were being affected by the load speed.

What they were able to discover was very significant; older, slower sites that had load times of fifteen seconds and more were reduced into seven seconds load, and each second they saved in the load time, there was an increase in conversion by about 3% (which means there was a total of 24% increase when the load time hit seven seconds). When they reduced the time from the 7 seconds to 5 seconds, there was an increase in conversion by 2% every second they saved. When the load time was reduced from five seconds to two seconds, there was 1% increase in conversion rate for each of the second saved; this shows that improving the load time should be a priority because it has many benefits that you will be able to see.

Looking for ways you can speed up the load time of your website?

As seen from above, having a slow load speed will prove to be a problem for your website, not only for e-commerce stores, although it is far much more influential in online stores, and this can be seen as a matter of life and death. You will get a lot of benefits when you improve the load speed, but one questions that remain is how can you reduce the load time?

I will present detailed information covering ways of overcoming these obstacles in future articles. The information will cover how you can analyze your website, the right tools to use, and the solutions that can be applied for the best results.

In a short summary, based on experience I can some factors that will impact your load time are;

  • Lack of browser cache and Gzip compression
  • Slow hosting (this will also involve the configuration of the server; many websites will use Apache, but the question is why does it load a lot of redundant modules? Why not go with faster options such as NGix or LifeSpeed)
  • Using an excessive number of fonts and scripts; there are some websites we have seen that load 6-7 different fonts with many scripts, some of which were loaded more than once.
  • epeated scripts or CSS files – there are instances where a common script will run over and over by different extension.
  • Images have the highest volume; we have been able to see different cases of horror stories where images that should have loaded just 300px by 300px are being loaded at the original which was 2560px by 1600px resolution, instead of the page loading an image that was supposed to be 15kb in size, it ends up being 800kb. One good example is a post on GavickPro’s blog that we posted on when the images were optimized, they came down by 65 Megabytes

Too many extensions/plugins in the CMS- – most of the plugins for popular CMSs will not only send the requests to the database; it will also send them out to external sources, which can result in a delay when loading the webpage.

There are many other factors that have been shown to have an effect on load time, but the above list is a good place to start.

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Top 5 Web Marketing Tips for New Business Startups and SME’s

1. Twitter Marketing

Set up a Twitter Account and Follow up to 5,000 of your target audience.

A large proportion will follow you back and those that don’t can be unfollowed so that you can follow some more.

This could be a particular niche or businesses / consumers in a certain geographical location. Whilst you are building followers and when you have thousands of followers, send out information, tips, offers, competitions and advice that would be useful and of interest to your target audience.

2. Facebook Marketing, Facebook Pages and Facebook Group Marketing

Use your personal Facebook account to connect with potential customers and partners, also create a Facebook Page and get your friends, potential partners and target audience (clients etc) to like and share your page. Whilst you are building likers & followers and when you have thousands of followers, send out information, tips, offers, competitions and advice that would be useful and of interest to your target audience.

You can also set up groups for your target audiences and get some of those to join your group where you can also share information, tips, offers, competitions and advice that would be useful and of interest to your target audience.

3. LinkedIn Marketing and LinkedIn Company Pages

Make sure you have a good LinkedIn profile page that covers everything that you do including all of your skills and which links to your company website, blog and Facebook page etc. Also add links to any video that you might have etc.

Also create a Company page on LinkedIn (you need an email address on a registered domain to do this) and regularly post information, tips, offers, competitions and advice that would be useful and of interest to your target audience via your LinkedIn company page and your regular posts facility on LinkedIn.

Finally on LinkedIn regularly connect with lots of people in your target audience on LinkedIn (but not to many all at once though as LinkedIn can block you). Also join lots of groups full of your target audience and connect with them via the group (Something linkedin allows you to do more aggressively than just connecting with people).

4. Blogging

Create a blog or ideally add a blog to your existing website or get a new website with a blog already included and start blogging regularly about your business, products and services etc.

This can help to improve the Seo of your website and get it associated with more keywords to help you get indexed more regularly the search engines and helping you to appear higher up and more often in the internet page ranks.

5. Keyword Content Marketing via content pages on your website

You should have an existing website or get a new website and create great keyword written landing pages for your business, as well as every single product and service and geographical area covered etc.
This will help to improve the Seo of your website and get it associated with more keywords to help you appear higher up and more often in the internet search engine page ranks helping you to get more enquiries.

If you need any help with any of the above please call: 07517 024979 or email: maconsultancy1@gmail.com

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Website Resellers required in Cardiff!

Website Resellers required in Cardiff…

We are looking to rapidly expand and are seeking partners, affiliates or website resellers in Cardiff to sell our WordPress Websites or to become their own website resellers.

Additional Business Opportunity for those Self Employed…

This website reseller opportunity is suitable for people with an existing business who are looking to add an additional string to their bow, or an additional revenue stream to their current one(s).

The website reseller opportunity is ideal for someone with an existing Photography, Graphic Design, Marketing or Printing business, where you can use the website reseller business as a way to draw in customers, that you can then up-sell your existing products or services to. Especially as their is good stickability with website customers, as apposed to some other industry sectors (with the monthly hosting fees).


Self Employed Business Opportunity for Out of Work Sales Executives or Want to be Entrepreneurs…

The Website Reseller opportunity would also be a great opportunity for people interested in Starting their own business or for self employed Telesales or self employed Sales Consultants.

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We would be particularly interested in Website Resellers or self employed Telesales & Sales Consultants in Cardiff, Caerphilly, Pontypridd, RCT, Vale of Glamorgan & Bridgend in South Wales.

Website Resellers & Self Employed Telesales & Sales Consultants required!

We require website resellers in Cardiff and self employed sales people to sell existing 333 Websites or your own white-labeled branded website.

The website reseller opportunity is ideal for Graphic Designers, Photographers, Printers and B2B Marketers.
Successfull Website Reseller candidates would be working from home or existing premises…

Candidates must have a proven track record in sales and/or marketing or an existing business, must be conscientious, highly motivated enough to work alone from home or their existing business and innovative.

Own Computer, Laptop or Smart Phone is essential.

Full training in relation to all products and marketing strategies to be provided.

Website Resellers are able to choose whether to reseller websites under the 333 Brand or to have their own website for reselling websites from under their existing brand, or a newly created brand.

This position is for self-starters; commission arrangements and incentives are extraordinary.
Excellent networking, support and on-going training opportunities are provided.

Monthly sales meetings ensure all self employed sales & marketing consultants stay up to date in this rapidly changing environment.

All Website Reseller enquiries or Self Employed Sales Consultants CV’s to:

Mike Armstrong – maconsultancy1@gmail.com

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The Website Resellers required in Cardiff page was written “By Mike Armstrong” from Marketing Company MA Consultancy & Web Design Company 333 Websites

Website Reseller Opportunity for Cardiff & South Wales…

About our Website Reseller Business Opportunity for Cardiff & South Wales:

Do you or anyone you know need a self employed job or a secondary income?

Cardiff Web Design & Development Company 333 websites is currently looking for Self Employed / Entrepreneurial Website Resellers.

You could build your own business reselling websites completely from scratch or add an additional revenue stream to an existing business and gain an initial revenue from the sale of the new WordPress website as well as regular income from the hosting, support & management of that WordPress website, whilst you can also build up a portfolio of clients (with good stickability that web customers offer), in order to provide yourself with great up-sell opportunities for synergy services such as Graphic Design, Content Writing, SEO, Marketing, Photography etc.

How the website reseller opportunity in Cardiff & South Wales works?

We would build you a white labelled WordPress website for you to sell your new websites from (branded as your own and similar to our website; www.333websites.co.uk), and we will make this fully automated for taking payments and providing us with the creative specification that we require etc.  We can also provide you with branded business cards and brochures etc. to help you with the sales and marketing of the websites.

Our experienced web design & development team then works with the design specification and the customer to build the required website.
You just have to account manage the client and provide great customer service (we can help you with that).

Who this Website Reseller opportunity in Cardiff & South Wales would be ideal for?

The website reseller opportunity in the Cardiff & South Wales area would be ideally suited to:

  • People looking for “Work from home opportunities in Wales”
  • Self Employed Sales Agents
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  • Unemployed Telesales Staff
  • Self Employed Telesales Staff
  • Unemployed Marketers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Photographers
  • SEO People
  • Marketers
  • Content Writers
  • Social Media Managers

If you are interested in discussing this Website Reseller opportunity in Cardiff & South Wales further please call: 07517 024979 or email: info@333websites.co.uk .

Regards,

Mike Armstrong 

MD – 333 Websites

  
 

The website reseller opportunity in Cardiff & South Wales page is written “By Mike Armstrong”

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If you would like to have a meeting with a professional to request a quote or for a free consultation, with some advice and knowledge about the business products or services that you require, please complete the contact form on the relevant business services page you are interested in, by clicking the link and seeing what service providers we work with.

Business Services included are:

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Web Designers in Cardiff

  

 If you are looking for Web Designers in Cardiff, then look no further than 333 Websites.

333 Websites are Web Designers in Cardiff offering web design services to all businesses in Cardiff.

About our Web Designers in Cardiff

Our Web Designers in Cardiff offers a number of services which include;

  • Free .co.uk website domain name
  • Mobile friendly WordPress Website
  • Content Management Systems
  • Unlimited Website Support
  • UK Based Support Staff
  • Unlimited email addresses on registered domain
  • UK based project management
  • Website Backups
  • Integrated Blog with link to sharing posts via social media.
  • Website user Training Videos.
  • Search Engine Optimisation Services

Our web designers in Cardiff service also includes branding and logo design, if required?

How much do our Web Designers in Cardiff charge for our Web Design service?

Web Designers in Cardiff, 333 Websites charge just £333 for a new mobile friendly website and then £33 a month for hosting, security, unlimited support, unlimited emails and pages and full access to our WordPress website’s training videos.

How do I purchase some Web Design Services from the Web Designers in Cardiff?

You can purchase some web design services from our Web Designers in Cardiff, by making a one off payment of £333 and then setting up a monthly Direct Debit for the £33 a month.

  
What areas of Cardiff do Web Designers in Cardiff, 333 Websites cover?

333 Websites are Web Designers in Cardiff covering all of the following areas;

  • Web Designers in Cardiff
  • Web Designers in Cardiff Bay
  • Web Designers in Roath
  • Web Designers in Grangetown
  • Web Designers in Radyr
  • Web Designers in Cathays
  • Web Designers in Whitchurch
  • Web Designers in Heath
  • Web Designers in Canton
  • Web Designers in Fairwater
  • Web Designers in Caerphilly
  • Web Designers in Vale of Glamorgan
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The Web Designers in Cardiff page was written “By Mike Armstrong” MD of 333 Websites & Web Marketing Agency MA Consultancy.

Mobile Friendly Websites Cardiff

Mobile Friendly Websites Cardiff? 

Are you looking for a Mobile Friendly Website in Cardiff? 

 

Why do you need a mobile friendly website?

With mobile phone usage now outstripping desk top / PC usage, if your website is not a mobile friendly website it will get penalised in the Google Search Engine Page rankings.

This means that your web traffic, thus customer acquisition numbers will probably drop.

One way you can avoid this website drop or loss of new customer acquisition is to create a new mobile friendly website or have your old website converted in to a mobile friendly website.

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At 333 Websites we offer new mobile friendly websites Cardiff built on the WordPress website building platform.

These mobile friendly websites Cardiff are designed to look good and work well on mobile and tablet devices, as well as on Laptops & PC’s.

Convert old Websites in to Mobile Friendly Websites

At 333 Websites we can also convert older HTML Websites and other non mobile friendly websites in to new mobile friendly versions and give you the added bonus of access to a CMS / Content Management System with free instructional training videos to help you be more in control of your own website.
For more about our mobile friendly websites Cardiff, please get in touch or you can visit our online registration form should you wish to secure a new or converted mobile friendly website from 333 Websites for just £333 and £33 per month.

The mobile friendly websites Cardiff page was written “By Mike Armstrong”, MD of 333 Websites and Web Marketing Agency MA Consultancy.

Mobile Friendly Websites Cardiff

Mobile Friendly Websites Cardiff? 

Are you looking for a Mobile Friendly Website in Cardiff? 

 

Why do you need a mobile friendly website?

With mobile phone usage now outstripping desk top / PC usage, if your website is not a mobile friendly website it will get penalised in the Google Search Engine Page rankings.

This means that your web traffic, thus customer acquisition numbers will probably drop.

One way you can avoid this website drop or loss of new customer acquisition is to create a new mobile friendly website or have your old website converted in to a mobile friendly website.

New Mobile Friendly Websites Cardiff from 333 Websites

  

At 333 Websites they offer new mobile friendly websites Cardiff built on the WordPress website building platform.

These mobile friendly websites Cardiff are designed to look good and work well on mobile and tablet devices, as well as on Laptops & PC’s.

Convert old Websites in to Mobile Friendly Websites

At 333 Websites they can also convert older HTML Websites and other non mobile friendly websites in to new mobile friendly versions and give you the added bonus of access to a CMS / Content Management System with free instructional training videos to help you be more in control of your own website.

For more about the mobile friendly websites Cardiff, please get in touch on 07517 024979 or you can visit their online registration form via the 333websites website should you wish to secure a new or converted mobile friendly website from 333 Websites for just £333 and £33 per month.

The mobile friendly websites Cardiff page was written “By Mike Armstrong”, MD of 333 Websites and Web Marketing Agency MA Consultancy.

Web Designers in Wales

  
If you are looking for a Web Designers in Wales, then look no further than 333 Websites.

333 Websites are Web Designers in Wales offering web design services to all businesses in Wales.

About our Web Designers in Wales
Our Web Designers in Wales offers a number of services which include;

  • Free .co.uk domain name
  • Mobile friendly Website
  • CMS
  • Unlimited Support
  • UK Based Support Staff
  • Unlimited email addresses
  • UK based project manage
  • Website Backups
  • Integrated Blog with link to sharing posts via social media.
  • Website user Training Videos.
  • SEO Services

Our web designers in Wales service also includes branding and logo design, if required?

How much do our Web Designers in Wales charge for our Web Design service?

Web Designers in Wales, 333 Websites charge just £333 for a new mobile friendly website and then £33 a month for hosting, security, unlimited support, unlimited emails and pages and full access to our website training videos.


How do I purchase some Web Design Services from the Web Designers in Wales?

You can purchase some web design services from our Web Designers in Wales, by making a one off payment of £333 and then setting up a monthly Direct Debit for the £33 a month.

  

What areas of Wales do Web Designers in Wales, 333 Websites cover?

333 Websites are Web Designers in Wales covering all of the following areas;

  • Web Designers in Cardiff
  • Web Designers in Newport
  • Web Designers in Chepstow
  • Web Designers in Bridgend
  • Web Designers in Swansea
  • Web Designers in Neath
  • Web Designers in Llanelli
  • Web Designers in Merthyr
  • Web Designers in RCT
  • Web Designers in Pontypridd
  • Web Designers in Caerphilly
  • Web Designers in Vale of Glamorgan
  • Web Designers in Risca
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  • Web Designers in Caerleon
  • Web Designers in Blackwood
  • Web Designers in Cwmbran
  • Web Designers in Pontypool
  • Web Designers in Abergavenny
  • Web Designers in Monmouth
  • Web Designers in Magor etc.

The Web Designers in Wales page was written “By Mike Armstrong” MD of 333 Websites & Web Marketing Agency MA Consultancy.