Google Page Rank and the Speed of Your Site

  • Published on : Dec 4 2011

Remember when you started your first web site or blog and couldn’t wait for that next Google update so you could finally have a Google Page Rank score of your own? It’s always an exciting time for any web site owner, and earning a Page Rank is very important for how your web site will continue to rank in the search engines. Did you also know that the speed of your web site has a lot of influence on your search rankings and page rank score? It’s true!

An awesome infographic that was created to show the importance of page speed and comparisons among top web sites and marketing services below states “Google recognizes the faster pace we all crave. In April 2010, Google officially identified page load time as a key criteria in its Page Rank system and in March of this year provided a detailed tool, Page Speed, to help identify the extra baggage (aka JavaScript) that slows us down.”

Before looking over the Google Page Rank Race infographic below, be be aware of the following points for your web site, when looking for improving your overall speed and search rankings.

  • The longer it takes to your page to load, the lower rank your page receives.
  • Higher Page Rank = More Google Traffic.
  • More Concise Code = Faster and more pleasant browsing experience.
  • Javascript can greatly slow down the speed and performance of your web site.

Zac Johnson
My name is Zac Johnson and I have been an online entrepreneur for the past 18 years and blogger since 2007. This is my personal blog and I welcome you to the site. In full disclosure, it is safe to assume that I am benefiting financially or otherwise from everything you click on, read, or look at while on my website.
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