Web stats that’ll make you go, hmm.

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39% of people will stop engaging with a website if images won’t load or take too long to load.

Website load time is a key signal Google look at when ranking your website. Typically, photos make up the majority of load on the server, so optimising your images is one of the easiest ways to reduce load time. We recommend uploading images to your website that are under 500kb in size.

44% of website visitors will leave a company’s website if there’s no contact information or phone number.

Contact forms and live chat are great, but there are still people who like to pick up the phone and speak to someone, 44% in fact! Best practice would be to ensure your phone number or contact information is always visible i.e in the website header.

More than 40% of online transactions are now done on mobile.

And certainly unsurprising, we’re wanting our online purchases to be quick, painless and on the go. With this type of statistic, it’s important that ensure that your website is best optimised for mobile devices.

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