Speed and reliability are undeniable priorities for any website: 47% of customers expect online stores to load in less than two seconds, and a one-second delay in load time reduces page views by 11%. And with search engines increasingly prioritizing loading times, maximizing your site’s speed is becoming crucial for SEO too. This has a real impact on your business!
While there are a variety of ways to improve website speed, a content delivery network (CDN) should be one of your first considerations.
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How much does the quality of your site’s content matter? As it turns out, it matters quite a lot.
You might be surprised to learn that quality content can impact your search engine rankings. The truth is that as Google’s algorithm becomes more sophisticated, content matters even more than it used to. The sites recommended by Google aren’t stuffed with keywords and links, but feature quality, relevant articles.
High quality content can also contribute to audience growth. It encourages people to stay on your site longer to browse different posts. It might even increase the likelihood that readers interact with your site, share your content to their social media platforms, and come back for repeat visits in the future.
Quality content is certainly important… but it isn’t always easy to create. If you aren’t a professional writer or lack the budget to hire one, you should consider using tools designed for improving the quality of your writing.
Let’s cover four of these tools in more detail, and how they can improve the quality of your site’s content.
Continue reading → Create High Quality Content with These Free Tools