#86 - Optimize your site for speed and get SEO bonus points

Besides improving your user experience, and typically resulting in more closed deals / sales, a fast website also gives you SEO bonus. When two websites are ranking equally, Google and other search engines will reward the webmaster who has focused on making their site faster better by ranking them better. See the following official posts from Google - Using site speed in web search ranking. Although relevance is the most important, two sites which are equivalent are then evaluated by site speed - as explained in the following Google Webmasters video. We've been using GTMetrix to check our site speed because it gives you many great recommendations on how to fix certain issues with your site. The coolest tool from GTMetrix is that it will create an optimized version of you images if they aren't optimized yet.

Remember that for a fast website your first step is a good hosting server.

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