Is your business website running slow? A lot of visitors tend to abandon a page that takes 3 or more seconds to load, and that means that a slow website will cost you money in both lost sales and server fees.
What’s more, having a speedy website has a multitude of benefits beyond visitor retention: Google will rank you higher, your users will be happier, bounce rates will decrease, conversion rates will increase, and you’ll make more sales!
When you’re looking for somewhere to host your website, there are loads of options from which to choose. It’s always best to get into it knowing what to look for. There are several different types of web hosting solutions, from VPS and dedicated servers to shared, eCommerce, and cloud hosting, and each offer hugely varying features and benefits. Even the location of your web host is an important consideration for optimising response times and rankings. Finding the right combination for you and your business will depend on several things that we’ll touch on in this article.