Slow Load Time Bad For High Google Rank


Technical factors remain a prerequisite for your website to get to Page One of Google. One of the most heavily weighted factors by Google is how long it takes your site to load. This is especially critical on mobile. Google will mark your site down for a slow load.

Take the matter into your own hands and see how your site fares. Go to and type in your website URL. Give it about 25 seconds and a complete report will appear. You can show this to your webmaster and discuss any loading issues. You can put your competitors’ sites in there too and see how they’re doing. Here’s to fast loading times and great sales!

The author, Bob Ottaway, is President and Founder of Ottaway Digital.  Established in 1999, it has been a pioneer in SEO, digital advertising & social media since 2006.  

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