At Soapbox Digital Media we are really proud of or Performance Web Hosting packages. All websites require to be hosted.
Performance Web Hosting. What is hosting..?
Web hosting is the actual server space that any website occupy and there is an overwhelming choice of providers to chose from. Web hosting packages that you can find online range from expensive dedicated servers to cheap and sometimes free shared server space. Not all web hosting is created equal and it can have a massive effect on the success of your website.
The choice of Web hosting package will affect your websites impact in a number of ways. This is why we strongly suggest our customers use our in-house Performance Web Hosting service.
The main factor that is determined by choice of Web Hosting Solution is the speed at which a website will load. The longer your website takes to load the more likely your site visitors will get impatient and hit the back button leaving your site and heading on over to the site of your competitor.
Performance Web Hosting. Proven to increase conversions..!
It is proven that the average person will decide whether the website they have landed on is going to meet their needs within the first 3-5 seconds. If your website takes longer than this to load then you are missing out on potential business. Performance Web Hosting can help you to maximise on the traffic coming to your site.
This is now considered a direct ranking factor by Google as they have determined that a site that takes more than 3 seconds to load provides an inferior user experience and should therefore rank lower than better performing sites. Is the lure of cheap vs Performance Hosting compromising your search engine rankings.
Performance Web Hosting. Not created equal..!
Other factors related to hosting that can affect the performance of your website are the geographical location of the server, caching setup, content delivery networking CDN, Gzip compression and image compression.
At Soapbox Digital Media our in-house Web Hosting is fully optimised and our target load speeds are 1.5 seconds for the average page meaning that we ensure that the traffic coming to your website has a good user experience and the search engines reward you accordingly.
To find out more about Performance Web Hosting or for an analysis of your current hosting and website performance contact us today.