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When was the last time you checked the response speed of your website? DMD’s team of experts
persist of the quick acceleration for your website.
In studies conducted in 2011, the standard for web comparisons between them on the Internet, were:
- If your page loads within five seconds, your page is faster than 25% of all websites worldwide
- If your page loads in 2.9 seconds is faster than 50% of all websites
- If your page loads in 1.7 seconds is faster than 75% of all websites
- If your page loads in 0.8 seconds is faster than 94% of all websites
Five years later these studies, and these figures seem to be very cautious, according DMD’s digital marketing specialists
based in Dubai. Plus, most of the time the priorities on a website vary between online marketing, social media marketing, optimization in search engines, etc.
Milliseconds are important
Typically, the response speed of a site does not appear to be part of the equation for a properly constructed site. DMD’s team of digital marketing experts
based in Dubai completely disagrees with this technique. This means that you may have a fantastic site, with wonderful possibilities, valuable content, but what about its response speed? Digital Marketing Dubai believes that even the milliseconds are important in optimizing a website, as strange as this sounds.
Have you ever asked yourself " it seems that I finally have a lot of visitors to my page, but why do they come and go without actually doing acting on my page"
The most critical question is: How fast should my website be nowadays?
In Google’s page for web performance (Google site performance for webmasters), it is stated that "two seconds is considered as an acceptable good speed limit for online stores (e-shops). At Google, we are aiming for half a second!"
Half a second, is equal to 500 milliseconds. Experts believe that the blinking of an eye takes between 300ms and 400ms.
So, the answer to the question about how fast should a website be in 2016, we would say that the limits are between 0.5 and 2 seconds.
According to different statistics overlooked by the team of digital marketing experts here at DMD, the figures are as follows:
- Average Web Page Load Time: 5 seconds
- Average site size: 3MB
- Average number of images: 42
- Average number of requests http: 89
These statistics show that most websites on the Internet are not yet fully optimized according to the response speed limits. A website’s response speed goes hand by hand with the brand’s sales.
Optimization Tactics - Response Time
There are a number of simple tactics that you can implement to result into a better performance speed for your website.
- Play on a millisecond scale
There are many ways to reduce a web page response time. Remember that every millisecond counts towards your brand’s overall image amelioration.
- Choose a good web hosting company
Choosing cheap hosting, leads to low-quality results. Making a good choice in terms of web hosting, will make the difference. Furthermore you will have better support and better speed. DMD website offers for we page development and guarantees to choose the most appropriate hosting platform and tailor it to match your business’ individual needs. DMD’s services offers have left hundreds of customers satisfied, fact that speaks for itself about our digital marketing experience. Digital Marketing Dubai is internationally recognized the quality of its services.
- Get the UX
In the process of designing a website, feel free to use beautiful "touches" which refer to your personal taste. If the market in which you operate requires more graphics than text, select the best usability while offering images and graphics, but optimize these pictures by tolerating their size. The rule is one: simplicity and usability. If all this just sounds too complicated to you, leave it to the experts; contact one of our representatives here at DMD, that would be more than happy to undertake the design of your brand’s website.