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Going from 24 to 89: A Site Speed Story – Kyle Faber
October 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Delivering an exceptional experience to site visitors is a paramount endeavor. Having a slow website can make this endeavor incredibly difficult, or near impossible to achieve. We’ll explore the 80/20 of what holds a website back from delivering an exceptional experience, as it relates to site speed, told through the story of a website relaunch. While our story will be based on using the WordPress platform, the principles—and tactics—to improve are globally applicable.
- What tools to use to gauge site performance
- The common culprits to slow websites
- What can be done to fix the common culprits
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Kyle [Faber] came from 11 years co-owning a small digital agency in Milwaukee, where he partnered with a diverse set of businesses to redesign/redevelop their web properties, often using the WordPress platform, and grow traffic to accomplish their goals. After shutting down the agency, he moved in-house to work at a distributor (Reinders) where he helped grow traffic over 300% (increased online revenue by over 600%), and then moved on to the publishing industry where he currently works on properties such as Taste of Home, Reader’s Digest and Family Handyman.