Google has announced that the speed with which the website loads has now officially become a factor in their rankings. This is not a great surprise, nor is it likely to be a major factor right now for most websites. They have been talking about it for some time. However, it is now official. Good to ensure that your website is loading quickly and allowing visitors to move around easily. It has always been a good idea to make your website a good experience by ensuring that the site loads quickly. Now it is even more important.
For more information, here is some insight from Matt Cutts at Google. If you feel you might need a site tune-up, please contact us.