If your web site is slow, you’ll drop down in the rankings
Posted 24.06.2010 @ 2.30PM
“If your web site is slow, you’ll drop down in the rankings, because we know users don’t like low sites” he said. Page speed isn’t as important as other factors (like content relevance) but can server as a deciding factor between two sites with similar rankings, Hölzle said.
What I find frustrating is two things that put the most load time on INfront are Google Analytics and Google Ad Manager. We are about to change over to OpenX for ad serving to remove that problem, but truly annoying that they are both Google products.