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Boston Web Performance Group Pages

This group meets to discuss various topics related to Web Performance, both front-end and back-end.

Why is this so important?

Google, Amazon, Yahoo!, Shopzilla and others have done research and were able to connect web site performance to revenue.


  • +100ms → -1% sales (Amazon) *
  • +400ms → -5-9% full-page traffic (Yahoo! Autos front page) **
  • +500ms → -20% searches (Google) ***
  • Phil Dixon's presentation at Velocity 2009 on the impact of improving load time for Shopzilla****

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About Boston Web Performance Group May 24, 2010 11:00 AM Jonathan K.

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