The need for speedy SEO hosting

There has been a lot of focus on speedy web hosting this year, and Google is likely to further increase the importance of speedy websites in it’s algorithm. After all, speedy web hosting is what users require. If they don’t get it, they are likely to bounce from your site.

Why do page speed matter?

Google noticed that users often abandon sites with a slow load time, while quick loading websites instead improve the user experience.

By integrating page speed into google’s algorithm, it’s clear that you should consider this factor as an important one.

Interesting to see that Google now list speed as paragraph 3 in their corporate information, while Google’s success with the Chrome brower is another reason why website speed is so important now days.

Therefore, SEO hosting offer the highest possible connection speed availible on ALL our SEO Hosting packages – 1 Gbit. So your websites will without doubt be among the fastest in the industry when choosing SEO hosting.

Tools to measure speed

There are many tools today, helping you to analyse and improve the speed of your website.

Here are a few:
Page Speed Extension
Discover your website speed and find out what can be improved.
Yahoo! YSlow
Another tool for analysing and making your web site performing better.
Firefox users are adviced to try out this powerful plugin.

How web hosting downtime can effect your SEO

It’s probobly one of the most underestimated factors in SEO, but server uptime, or rather downtime, do effect your search engine rankings. Google explained the importance of quick hosting and maximum uptime in numerous blog posts.

SEO Hosting recommend you measure your hosting speed with:

How to measure downtime?

There are a lot of services measuring downtime for free or for a low fee.

Free downtime trackers – One of my favourite for monitoring my websites. 100 % free.
Host Tracker – Another popular website monitoring service.
Site Uptime – Monitor one web server or email account for free.

Cheap downtime trackers

Service Uptime – For a small fee ($4.95/month), you will get notified when your website goes down.
Pingdom – One of the most popular performance montoring services around. Start at $9.95/month.
Web Metrics – Gives you a complete view of uptime and performance of your website.