How to Boost Your Website’s Performance

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A site needs to perform well for its visitors in order to perform well as a business asset. However, there’s no set recipe for good performance and every web designer will have different approaches to the matter. The approaches don’t matter (and some can get quite complex), but the result does. If a page delays a customer by just one second, it results in 11% fewer page views and a 16% decrease in customer satisfaction. This means improving your site’s functional performance has a huge impact on how well it…

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4 out of 5 shopping apps leak user data

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A new NowSecure survey showed that 80 percent of these commerce applications breach security. Consumers who plan to use shopping apps to get their holiday gifts under the tree this year are being warned to pay closer attention to the efforts they make on behalf of their own security. The vast majority of mobile commerce applications are leaking the user’s personal information. A NowSecure survey found that 82 percent of shopping apps from brick and mortar stores are leaking personal data. Similarly 92 percent of commerce applications for online-only retail…

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How you can optimise your website’s speed?

How you can optimise your website’s speed

Is your website up to speed? And, more importantly, is your site’s speed keeping visitors around until they become a customer?  If you have any doubts about whether your site is not performing these two very basic fundamental tasks, then you need to optimise your website’s speed. The internet is instant, fast and easy to access – your website must be the same.  Today’s modern online consumers will not tolerate websites that are slow to upload or take time to navigate from page to page. Online consumers access sites not…

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Mobile order and pay adoption took off this year

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A new analysis showed that consumers are increasingly using this opportunity to purchase in advance. The results of a new analysis showed that consumers are adopting mobile order and pay at an increasing rate. The data clearly showed that some forms of retail have become quite successful in its implementation. The research was conducted based on data from the Mercator Advisory Group. That firm published their findings in their report called “Mobile Payments: Making a Comeback.” The report looked at the adoption of mobile order and pay trends as a…

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QR code spam threat rises as most device users remain fully unaware

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New research shows that 74 percent of internet users have no idea of the risks from quick response codes. Seventy four percent of internet users have absolutely no idea that QR code spam exists, according to a G.M.X. commissioned survey. This lack of awareness has occurred despite the fact that the problem is becoming worse. Security experts from G.M.X., a European email provider, has detected a stark rise in the amount of QR code spam. The survey was commissioned in order to better understand whether or not device users understand…

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