I get comments on how slow this blog loads.
Now I understand that some problems occur due to my links on the side. However it also is the problem with the need for instant gratification we have become used to on the internet. With high speed loading and broadband ISP's the average websurfer expects instant gratification.
"People make instantaneous judgements about whether to stay on a site, and if a site doesn't give the right impression users will bypass it," said Dr Jim Jansen, Assistant Professor at IST.
The average wait time is not minutes nor even a half minute it is mere seconds, 2 to 4 seconds and then folks move on. If a page does not appear immediately they leave.
As one wag called it; What I Want Is Instant Results, WIWIIR.
Well I guess if I want readers I will have to make my page more time efficient for loading. Though it does load faster if you keep it in your cache.
So I have removed some of the widgets, dodahs, etc. on the sidebar, does it load faster now? And I seem to have solved the pop-up problem.
Let me know if this loads faster now.
And while your at it check this out;
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