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Use Google Lighthouse to improve your website
Categories Google, Website Performance

Let Google Lighthouse Guide Your Way to a Faster Car Dealer Website

by Adam Dennis and Tom Kline A Slap in the Face Should Get You to Wake Up! As we discussed in our last article, Is Your Dealer Website Hurting Your Bottom Line?, we found that the average Google mobile speed performance rating for almost 10,000 auto dealer websites is 13/100.  Yes, that’s right.  The rating varies … Read more

Slow websites hurt your bottom line
Categories Google, Website Performance

Is Your Dealer Website Hurting Your Bottom Line?

by Adam Dennis, David Kain, and Tom Kline Pull up your average dealer website and you typically find a bunch of stuff besides the core content and inventory: A slider with multiple promotions that load every few seconds. A range of calls to action (CTAs) across the home page, with many treated equally whether they are important or not. … Read more

Categories Website Performance

Mobile Page Speed Benchmarks for Your Dealer Website

What is the mobile page speed of your car dealer website? Does it load in two seconds or less? Three seconds? Four? “2 seconds is the threshold for ecommerce website acceptability. At Google, we aim for under a half second.” That came from Maile Ohye, who oversaw Google’s Search Console product until 2017.  She’s now … Read more

Categories Website Performance

The Need for Speed – Why Your Dealer Website Must be Fast

The speed of your dealership’s website can have a huge impact on its profitability. Load times hold are important for desktops, but even more so for mobile sites. Fifty-three percent of mobile internet users immediately vacate web pages when load times exceed three seconds, according to Google’s DoubleClick division. Think about it. Half your visitors… … Read more