One of the best ways you could speed up your website is by using a cdn network. A Content Delivery Network might be hard to afford for newbie bloggers but is a must when your website grows big.
If you don’t know what a cdn is, its just a way to distribute your websites files into different high speed servers around the world so that when ever you load the particular website, it will load much faster. Since the contents are being delivered from a server much near to you.
There are some advantages of using a cdn network
#1) First and foremost, your website will load 2–3 times faster than the current speed. This would result in getting more page views for your website.
#2) As google now consider website load speed as a ranking factor, this would also help in boosting your serps (Search Engine Ranking Position).
#3) Since most of the files on your server gets delivered from the cdn servers, the load on your hosting server also decreases considerably and there wont arise a need to spend more for more bandwidth.
Should i use a CDN Network for my Website?
Still if you are in doubt whether you need to use a cdn network or not then here are some points for you to consider.
#1) A normal site visitor wont stay for long in your website if it doesn’t load fast. At least it should have an average load speed ie. under 10 seconds.
#2) Using a CDN Network will help you more in reducing the server load, especially when you are using a shared server, as the mostly used files are being taken off from the server where your website is hosted and delivered from the cdn server.
#3) You could use more plugins and heavy theme files for your site as this create a problem as the files are being delivered much faster than normal.