A Slow Website Will Cost Your Local Business Customers

slow website costing you customers

According to Google, more than half of people on mobile devices will leave a page if it takes longer than 3 seconds to load. Coupled with the fact that over half of all web traffic is on mobile devices, and that’s a big problem.

Google outlined the rate at which people are leaving slow webpages on mobile devices below, with a “bounce” defined a person who leaves your website after only viewing or attempting to view one page:

Bounce Rate Mobile Devices

Local Marketing Institute has some suggestions for how local businesses can speed up their website right here!

See the article from Google here!

Eric Shanfelt
Eric is the Founder and CEO of Local Marketing Institute. He has 25 years of experience in digital marketing and has been the Chief Digital Officer for several B2B and consumer media companies. Eric has a passion for local businesses and focuses on practical digital strategies to help them attract more customers, build customer loyalty, and grow their business.