It’s Green Monday! Is your site ready? Check out Brian Doll’s best practices for optimizing your site’s performance

greenmondayBlack Friday and Cyber Monday are over, but the shopping frenzy is just starting to heat up. As we usher in Green Monday, we thought we’d remind you of some tips that our own Brian Doll, a retail industry veteran, has recently shared for optimizing retail sites.

Optimizing your site for mobile devices

Is doing all your shopping from the couch really mobile? Well, at least your device is mobile. And whether it’s a on a phone or a tablet (see this study from Forrester’s Sucharita Mulpuru on the rise of tablet-based commerce) studies show that mobile shopping is on the rise. Fortunately, Brian anticipated the trend and published a piece called “5 Tips for Optimizing Ecommerce Sites for Mobile Access.” In this piece, Brian covers:

-Screen Size
-Trimming the Fat
-Page Weight
-Checkout
-Browser Optimization

Page Speed
And in “Lifecycle of a Click – Improving Web Page Speed,” Brian again shares tips for improving site performance. Let’s face it, anytime your site takes more than a second to two to load, your customers notice. Why not do everything you can, including following Brian’s guidelines, to make your site as fast as possible? Here Brian covers:

-DNS
-Network Time
-Web Apps
-DOM Processing
-Asset Loading

May you have  a happy and successful holiday season. And as usual, reach out to us for any reason info@newrelic.com.

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