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11696Re: [webanalytics] Re: Relationship between page load time and drop-off rate?

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  • Apurba Sen
    Jul 7, 2007
      Lol :D

      If consumer sees a blank page ,the perceived time would be much higher.

      A status update like "Loading in next N seconds" def helps to cater to the
      anxiety.




      On 7/7/07, Ravi Pathak <ravipathak1@...> wrote:
      >
      > When I start thinking about page load time, I think they have two
      > dimensions
      > to be looked at.
      >
      > 1. Actual page load time
      > 2. Perceived page load time by users
      >
      > Is anyone aware if we can actually reduce drop off by reducing 'perceived
      > page load time' then actual page load time.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Ravi
      > On 7/6/07, Apurba Sen <sensession@... <sensession%40gmail.com>>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Absolutely on the mark Pedro.
      > >
      > > Important elements should be called first..then the corresponding
      > ads..the
      > > basic idea of progressive download of a page.:-)
      > >
      > > Regds
      > > Apurba
      > >
      > > On 7/5/07, Pedro <pedro@... <pedro%40sostreassoc.com><pedro%40sostreasso
      > c.com>> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Some recent data I saw from a B2C website that I worked with found
      > > > that 4 seconds was the tipping point.
      > > >
      > > > You lost a large percentage of your users at the 4 second mark. The
      > > > interesting thing to note was that optimizing a page from a 10 seconds
      > > > load time to 6 seconds made almost no difference, whereas
      > > > optimizations from 6 seconds to 4 seconds had a huge impact.
      > > >
      > > > Then there's the issue of perceived load time vs. actual load time. If
      > > > pages load important elements very quickly, users didn't seem to have
      > > > a problem waiting longer for the full page to load.
      > > >
      > > > Hope that helps a little bit.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > Cheers!!
      > > Apurba Sen
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      Cheers!!
      Apurba Sen
      Product Development
      रेडीफ़.कॉम इंडिया लिमिटेड
      NASDAQ:REDF
      web:www.rediff.com
      http://apurba.rediffiland.com
      Phone :91-22 2444 9144 * 313
      GSM :91-98670- 85718

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      have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision."

      --Muhammad Ali


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