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11/16/2017

2017 ECommerce Leaders Survey

SITE PERFORMANCE AND INNOVATION TRENDS

eCommerce leaders face a “tug of war” when it comes to web performance. On one hand, they are facing competitive pressure to stay innovative, build new features, and provide rich and engaging online shopper experiences.

To do so, they must deploy 3rd party technologies, which have been proven to significantly slow page load times. On the other hand, they are also being told to speed up their websites or shoppers will leave in droves resulting in lost revenue.

This report examines the current state of eCommerce web performance with direct feedback from 125 eCommerce Leaders.

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The Yottaa Ecommerce Blog

Last updated on December 14th, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. And Paris, France. ? October 25, 2010 ? Zeroload , a web consultancy in Paris, France and Yottaa , an innovative cloud computing company focused on web performance, today announced the first international Web Performance Contest.

The contest is launched at http://www.webperf-contest.com , starting from today and ends on Nov 30th, 2010. The contest is open for participation. To participate, anyone can simply register at webperf-contest.com as a contestant, download the real world webpage example selected by the organizers, optimize the site, upload the optimized site to webperf-contest.com at any time, and will be able to see the optimization result immediately online. Winners will be decided using open web performance measurement tools, as well as manual checks by a selected group of judges.

?The growing importance of web performance is well documented, from the fact that Google now incorporates page load time into search engine rankings, to Mozilla?s ability to increase Firefox downloads by 15 percent, simply by decreasing load time by 2 seconds. Smart companies such as Google have been using web performance as a competitive differentiator for many years”, said Vincent Voyer, Zeroload’s founder. “However, many other businesses have not fully realized how performance can be the secrete sauce. We are organizing this first international web performance contest to help more people take advantage of the opportunities enabled by faster web sites”.

Contest Awards will be given on the following categories: Best Yottaa Score, Best onload & start render, and smallest number of requests & total size. Prizes are provided by contest sponsors, including iPad, iPod, and technical books. The judges of the contest include web performance experts such as �ric Daspet, Stoyan Stefanov, Jean-Pierre Vincent, and Vincent Voyer. Other contest sponsors include AlwaysData (a web hosting company providing both dedicated server and shared hosting services) and Catchpoint Systems (a web performance monitoring software company).

“Site performance has become an increasingly important factor to boost conversion rates, influence search engine rankings and increase overall user engagement?, said Robert Buffone, Yottaa?s co-founder and CTO. ?Speed is the differentiator. Performance is an opportunity. Better web performance can result in better business performance. At Yottaa, we are very glad to be able to contribute to the contest. Performance matters. We see this contest is an important step in building up the web performance community.?

Web Performance Contest starts immediately at http://www.webperf-contest.com . Come show how you can make web sites faster today.

About Zeroload

Founded in April 2010 by web expert Vincent Voyer, Zeroload is a web consultancy firm based in France. Zeroload analyze, prioritize and develop solutions for faster websites. For more information, visit www.zeroload.net .

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