eCommerce Fastlane Podcast

131: Speed Matters To Your Bottom Line. Accelerate Your Shopify Store Through Speed-as-a-Service

EP131 Edgemesh

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Being an entrepreneur is a life of learning, implementing, and iterating. All it would take is a new idea, a strategy, a Shopify app, or a marketing platform to be the next thing you need to improve efficiencies, drive more revenue, and build lifetime customer loyalty for your Shopify brand.

In today’s episode, my guest is Jacob Loveless, Co-Founder at Edgemesh. Faster Shopify stores convert more users, have better search ranking and dramatically lower bounce rates.

Advanced ‘pre-cache’ technology helps your customers pre-load content they’re likely to request before they’ve requested it.

Edgemesh enabled customers see an average performance improvement of more than 40% in the first week, resulting in real, measurable improvements in your business. Make sure to listen through to the end of today’s episode to get access to an exclusive listener only bonus.

What You Will Learn Today

  • How to painlessly make your Shopify store run and stay 20-50% faster.
  • Understanding the two different methods of how you measure site speed.
  • The meaning of First Contentful Paint and Time to Interactive.
  • Get actionable insights through detailed performance metrics for every page load, on every device.
  • Intelligent browser caching uses your past customer behavior to anticipate what your new customer wants to see.

Links And Resources Mentioned

Accelerate Your Shopify Store

Tweetable Gold Nuggets

Edgemesh is Speed as a Service by continuous intelligence to the browser to help visitors load your Shopify store 20-50% faster.Click To Tweet
When a site is fast, especially during a multi-page experience, customers are ‘shopping’. If that multi-page view experience is super fast - then they end up buying want they ‘want’ vs just coming in and getting what they need.Click To Tweet

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About the author

Steve Hutt

Steve has entrepreneurship in his DNA, starting in the early days of online commerce when he achieved Power Seller status through his eBay store. This propelled him to become a co-founder of VisionPros.com, a contact lens and eyewear retailer. With a successful exit from his startup, he embarked on his next journey into agency work in e-commerce and digital strategy.

Currently, Steve is a Senior Merchant Success Manager at Shopify Plus, where he helps identify, navigate, and accelerate growth in the complex world of commerce.

To maintain his competitive edge, Steve also hosts the eCommerce Fastlane Podcast and Shopify Founder Stories, a top-rated twice-weekly podcast where he interviews Shopify Partners and subject matter experts who share the latest marketing strategy, tactics, platforms, and must-have apps, to help Shopify brands improve efficiencies, grow revenue, profit, and lifetime customer loyalty.